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Knoxville’s 6th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tips Off Tomorrow Morning At 9

Posted: Friday, January 24th, 2014 at 5:52 am
Author: KNIA KRLS News - Karen Overgaard

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Knoxville’s 6th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer event tips off Saturday morning at 9. There will be women’s alumni games in the morning, men’s alumni games in the afternoon, a silent auction open all day, and many opportunities to give to the event to benefit the American Cancer Society, and to possibly top last year’s largest-ever high school fundraiser in the United States. The varsity boys and girls will play Chariton that evening. Organizer Angie Uitermarkt says that thanks doesn’t seem like enough, and they are proud of the community for getting involved and making this a successful event.

Schedule Of Events:

8:30am-8:00pm SILENT AUCTION

9:00 5 on 5 Women’s Alumni Basketball Game
10:00 6 on 6 Women’s Alumni Basketball Game
11:00 5 on 5 Women’s Alumni Basketball Game
12:00 Men’s Alumni Game – Competitive Game
1:00 Men’s Alumni Game – Competitive Game
2:00 Men’s Alumni Game – Competitive Game
3:00 Men’s Alumni Game – Just for Fun Game

2:30 OR 3:00-??? MEAL BEGINS-SERVED BY STEVE COON

6:00 VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME
*National Anthem: Northstar students
*Halftime Entertainment: Mikayla Becker-dance solo
*5 shooting contests (raffle tickets drawn to participate)

7:30(approx.) BETWEEN GAMES
*All 4 teams will encircle the floor
*American Cancer Society Award Presentation
*Presentation of Checks (bowling, swim, Pat Kading)
*Intro into Cancer Survivor Ceremony – Kyle K.
*Jim Valvano speech excerpts
*Honor Cancer Survivor Melinda Moore
*Honor Cancer Survivor Deb Ellerman
*Honor all Cancer Survivor in Attendance – have stand

8:00(approx.) VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL GAME
-:46 second Challenge in the Crowd (read announcement from ACS)
*Halftime Entertainment: Paige Spowart-dance solo
-5 shooting contests (raffle tickets drawn to participate)
-Raffle Ticket drawn for quilt
SILENT AUCTION WILL START SHUTTING DOWN DURING THE BOYS VARSITY GAME.