PLAY4KAY Stories

#Ourmovement

Over the past 12 years, a nation of coaches have united in the fight against ALL cancers affecting women. Play4Kay stories give hope, courage, and strength.

We recently added this section to our website to enable us to share the stories of Play4Kay. Since 2007, communities have been rallying together in support of the fight against ALL cancers affecting women. Share your Play4Kay story with us!

Stories of communities UNITING in the fight against cancer...

Sherri Coale: The Vision

In May, Sherri Coale retired as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Oklahoma after 25 years of impacting lives. But, the ripple effect of Sherri’s servant leadership goes far beyond the decades of players she coached at Oklahoma. Sherri is a part of the fabric of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Taking

Read More »

314 Marathons…One Step at a Time

They say the first step of any journey is the hardest. In marathon running, each step, each mile builds on the one before. The marathon is one of the most grueling of competitions, and among the most revered. To say Carol Dellinger is a marathon runner is an understatement. She has completed 314 marathons, and

Read More »

Shelby’s Story…

Jimmy V said, “Don’t give up.  Don’t ever give up.”  Kay Yow said, “When life kicks you, let it kick you forward.”  Shelby Harris said, “Put your red lipstick on and smile.” This is Shelby’s story. Her journey was quite different, but she handled it with grace.  An inspiration to many, Mom was always a happy,

Read More »

Akin Elementary

When you hear of a child donating six cents to the fight against ALL women’s cancers, it cuts deep. Immediately you ask yourself, “Am I doing all I can do?” In February of 2017, a child at Akin Elementary in West Texas donated $.06 to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund as a part of her

Read More »

Ordinarily Extraordinary…

If you were lucky, life when you were 14-years old was relatively uncomplicated. Relatively ordinary. Sure, there was the occasional crazed cram session for the upcoming algebra test. Maybe there was a big game on the horizon or a recital where the final note would spell relief. Even so, life was good — if you

Read More »

Celebrating the Wins…

Agnus Berenato sat on the scorer’s table in Reynolds Coliseum on the evening of Kay Yow’s 500th win – waiting for a slice of cake. She figured she had helped Kay Yow reach the 500-win milestone– both as a student-athlete at the University of North Carolina and as head coach at Georgia Tech – she

Read More »
Scroll to Top

Thank you for your interest in joining the Cancer Warrior Network.

You should receive an email shortly with information to join our private Facebook group. 

If you have any questions or do not receive an email, please contact fellow Cancer Warrior and our director of community engagement, Jen Hoverstad at jen.hoverstad@kayyow.com.