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West High Volleyball to honor Karen DeSerano October 1st

09/15/2019, 10:00am CDT
By Jeff Conrey

The Waterloo West Volleyball program will be honoring longtime Waterloo Teacher and Coach Karen DeSerano at their Breast Cancer Awareness Volleyball game on Tuesday, October 1st vs. I.C. Liberty High School.  The Sophomore and JV Team will begin at 5:30 pm with the Varsity game starting around 7 pm.  Coach DeSerano will be honored just before the Varsity game.

Fans are encouraged to pack the gym in support of Coach DeSerano and wear pink to the game.  Special "Team DeSerano" shirts are being sold to help raise money for the game and Breast Cancer Research.  Complete the form at the below link and bring to the West High Athletic Office or Hoover Middle School by September 23rd.

Karen DeSerano was diagnosed with breast cancer this past May and has gone thru several chemo treatments and is scheduled for surgery October 17th.  DeSerano has been a Teacher in the Waterloo School District since 2004 starting out at Kittrell Elementary and has been a coach and teacher at Hoover Middle School since 2014.

She started coaching Volleyball at Peet Junior High and has been coaching Volleyball, Basketball and Track at Hoover for the past several years.  She has also coached club volleyball teams throughout her career and has been the official Scorekeeper for home UNI Volleyball games for the past 31 years.  DeSerano has had such a positive impact on so many kids that she has taught and coached over the years with several of them playing for West High that night.

All proceeds from the sale of the Team DeSerano shirts will be going to Breast Cancer Research in Karen DeSerano's name.

Team DeSerano Shirt Order Form:

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