Washington Capitals Players Participate in Hockey Fights Cancer Flashes of Hope Photo Shoot

October 17, 2011

As part of the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer month, Capitals left wing Jason Chimera and center Brooks Laich participated in a Flashes of Hope photo shoot at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Oct. 14. The Capitals treated 10 Flashes of Hope patients and their families to lunch as they watched the...

Capitals to Participate in Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month

October 16, 2011

Capitals to Participate in Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness MonthTeam will take part in cancer awareness and education initiativesARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals are teaming up with the National Hockey League this October to educate the hockey community about cancer. Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month is a league-wide initiative founded...

Students raise funds for research

October 03, 2011  |  Posted by Ann Marie Jakubowski

Sorin College's second annual Kick It for Kevin kickball tournament Sunday raised enough money to lead to a donation to pediatric cancer research. The tournament is held in memory of former resident Kevin Healey, who died two years ago after a battle with cancer. "Kevin was really a charismatic person, and a...

Cleveland Indians partner with Kick-It to host kickball games at Progressive Field on July 15

July 13, 2011

Area Schools and corporate teams strike out cancer by playing kickball on-field, nearly $500,000 raised for childhood and young adult cancer research WHAT: An all day celebration of kickball at Progressive Field to raise money for childhood and young adult cancer research. Throughout the day teams of students from schools...

Flashes of Hope for Kids with Cancer

June 23, 2011  |  Posted by By Susan Campbell, Health Reporte

BOARDMAN, Ohio- Ryan Encinas is a three year old ball of energy, and watching him ham it up for the camera, you'd never know how sick the little boy has been."It was very dire in the beginning," said his mom, Angela Bozic. "The tumor he had was about the size...

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School students surpass fundraising goal

June 20, 2011  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

raised more than their goal of $25,000 for Kick-It, an organization that raises funds for pediatric cancer research through kickball games. The students surpassed last year’s amount of $23,500, a record then among schools, by playing 14 kickball games on the last day of school. Middle School physical education teacher Maria Ganim...

St. Bernadette Kids Rally Around First-Grader with Cancer

June 20, 2011  |  Posted by Kate Spirgen

The entire and parish community is doing everything they can to show their support for first-grader Michael Orbany. The 6-year-old from Rocky River was diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer in October, underwent a successfull surgery and is now undergoing chemotherapy. He comes to school at St. Bernadette when he can, and...

Padua to enter world record book after kickball game in Parma

June 01, 2011  |  Posted by Susan Ketchum

Padua Franciscan students are kicking back a little this week, after kicking their way into the Guinness Book of World Records Sunday. Students from the Parma school’s Peer Ministry, Teen Institute and Key Club divided into two teams and began playing kickball at 3 p.m. May 27. By the time the...

Longest kickball game: Padua students set world record

June 01, 2011

41 Padua Franciscan High School students played a kickball game for 51 hours, a total of 475 innings - setting the new world record for the longest continuous kickball game.The Guinness world record for the longest marathon playing kickball is 50 hr 00 min by the Mercy Project (USA) at...

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