Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Rockets selling Pink Out shirts

Crittenden County High School football players and boosters are selling 2011 Pink Out shirts in preparation of its game on Oct. 21 against Caldwell County.

As part of a statewide effort – being orchestrated by Coach Al Starnes – the Rockets and more than 90 schools across the state will be hosting Pink Out football games to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Research. The theme is Tackling for a Cure.

During the football game on Oct. 21 at Rocket Stadium, there will be a memorial list read over the public address system and survivors will be recognized on the field at halftime.

The Rockets are asking everyone to wear pink during the Oct. 21 game. Players' uniforms will punctuated with pink accessories. Shirts are being sold for $10 to $12 each. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

For more information about others participating in the statewide Tackling for a Cure Pink Out, go to