By Michael V. Hannigan
The official college/community celebration of the Lady Cardinals’ seventh NJCAA championship is scheduled tonight. #CELEBRATING7 is set to begin at 6 p.m. at Cardinal Gym.
Scheduled speakers are Henderson County Judge Richard Sanders, TVCC President Dr. Glendon Forgey, TVCC Athletic Director Brad Smiley, Coach Elena Lovato and Lady Cardinal sophomores Victoria Wells, Savannah Carter, Shannon Smith and Krystle Henderson.
There will also be performances by Cardinal Cheerleaders, Cardette Showgirls and the Cardinal Regiment Pep Band.
After the ceremony, the Lady Cardinals will sign posters for fans and be available for photos.
The public is invited to attend.
The event will also be webcast by the Cardinal Sports Network at www.tvcc.edu
The Lady Cardinals will join the fight against cancer Saturday with the annual Strikeout Cancer doubleheader at Cain Park. They face Kilgore at 1 and 3 p.m.
Concessions will be available. There will also be a raffle for softball items and a pink acknowledgement banner for fans to sign after making a donation.
Pink Strikeout Cancer T-shirts will also be available for $10.
The Lady Cardinals would like to recognize cancer survivors at the game. Cancer survivors planning to attend the game should contact Lucy Strom at 903-675-6359.
The Lady Cardinals are 23-16 on the year and 3-3 in conference play.