The southwest Booster The Swift the latest Comp. Senior Ardens field hockey team rallied their school and community to raise over $15,000 for a local family experiencing cancer with their Pink Game on Feb. 27. The Ardens’ fundraising makes an attempt will benefit Swift Current’s Stacy Smith, Who has actually been battling cancer since December of 2017. The fundraising gumption concluded on Wednesday when the Ardens hosted the Regina Campbell Tartans before a near large crowd at the SCCHS Gymnasium. “I just think it’s so good for these kids to get together and gel even more as a team. It shows their companionship. Our people, this process shows everybody that, You know everybody is so busy doing everything in our day, It moldavian girls makes you step back and look around and notice when there is, Said Smith can be game. It was the third Pink Game if the Ardens have hosted, upcoming up on the 2017 edition that raised over $13,000 which late Rena Best, Who was a close exclusive friend of Smith. “We’re very honoured to be chosen for this, Said johnson. “I was here a couple years ago in opposition of the fence in the bleachers watching the game. It was a friend. At the time I never expected to be a recipient. It’s hard to be able to be able to accept similar to this actually. I guess it shows that you need to admit that you could use help I guess and that’s a hard thing to do, Smith has been through chemotherapy and radiation treatments and still has an upcoming surgery. “You’re never really sure that assure for your be okay, it requires hope so. I’m just trying to keep that attitude of looking for the good stuff every day, Because on the other hand you miss out, She says. “It was super hip, Said Ardens’ grade 12 guard Mackenzie Veason of the evening. “The first year it was a wide range of work. I was a rookie so I really didn’t do that much. Now as a grade 12 I contributed quite a bit. It all paid off obtain, Smith’s cousin, Tiana dark night, Is a third year member of the Ardens. “It feels mind-blowing, exceptionally since a girl on our team, Her auntie we raised your money for, So it was pretty special to conduct, rumoured Veason. The Ardens spent weeks raising money at the school and round the community. Their efforts were bolstered before game when the Irwin Ice basketball teams handed over a cheque for over $3,000 and the visiting Tartans forked out over $1,000 of their own efforts in Regina. Halftime featured teacher Gerod Wiens getting his beard shaved off and members of the Swift Current Home gardening Legionnaires shaving their heads after fundraising goals had been met. The Ardens also will provide a set of pink jerseys to the Tartans so they can host a Pink Game over time. “I’m very proud to be part of this community. These adolescents, This Ardens team along with Irwin team, It’s every one of them. It is awesome, Said jones. “It’s amazing. I can’t thank them enough and i think we live in a great community, built Veason. though it took a backseat, The Ardens did get an early 10 point deficit to defeat the Tartans 65 52. Grade 12 Danika Messer led the Ardens with 14 amazing, followed by 13 from Mackenzie Veason and 11 from grade nine Mackenzie McIntyre. Ardens cover Mackenzie McIntyre (effectively) Dribbled the ball up court the actual Ardens Pink Game on Feb. 27, 2019,I think we were a little bit nervous early on. We were kind of frazzled somewhat, But we came together as a team and we moldova brides started hitting shots in the second half and I thought we did pretty good, pronounced Veason. Smith said it was a welcome respite from her daily battle against cancer. “Yeah it’s so nice to see the force of the crowd and everybody is so positive. It’s a really good night. I’d love all the teams to be doing something similar to this. The kids are very proud to be part of it. I have talked to my niece and she said the girls on the team are just so excited for this game.