Students step up for boy with cancer
September 25, 2019
Sweet Home's Sept. 11 volleyball game against Woodburn was more than just an athletic event.
The players all wore custom-made tie-dyed orange socks and the student cheering section was decked out in bright orange.
All in support of a 4-year-old boy, Noah Holman, who is undergoing treatments for leukemia.
The support was generated by a group of students, led by senior Katen Edwards, who said she's known Noah since he was a month old. He's the cousin of the Kurtz family, with whom Edwards lives, she said.
Noah is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer, for...