Tag: Kay Yow

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

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33 Years Later…

2020 marked 33 years since Kay Yow’s initial cancer diagnosis. While Coach Yow is no longer here, she is always with us. Her story lives on. She continues to give. On August 5, 1987, Coach Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer. For those who are not as familiar with Coach Yow’s story, a quick Wikipedia

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Using Cancer…

Some of the things Cindy Alexander says belong on a shirt or a poster. Better yet, they belong in a song. Cindy is an artist. She uses her music to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and awareness for ALL women’s cancers. She is on tour this summer and donating the proceeds to

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Inspired to Continue

The truth is, Coach Kay Yow was inspired by a lot of people. She was grounded in her faith and she saw the very best in everyone she encountered. It was that outlook that enabled her to draw inspiration from literally, thousands of people, many of whom she never met. And yet, it still seems

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A Story of Hope, a Story of Survival…

As is always the case, fate writes a far better story than any of us ever could. This is a story of a mother, her daughter, and their coach. It is a story of faith and hope, courage and conviction, suffering and…then joy. When Hanna Halteman visited the campus of North Carolina State University as

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