JESSE E. EVANS/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Neuqua Valley's Brian Kenney, a cancer survivor, tends the goal during the skills challenge at the District 203/204 Shootout for Cancer at the Seven Bridges Ice Arena Friday night, February 7, 2003. The shootout was a hockey game involving Naperville Central, Naperville North, Neuqua Valley and Waubonsie players to raise money for cancer research. Kenney is a senior goalie and has earned all-state honors. 2/7/03
It’s been more than a decade since Brian Kenney was diagnosed with testicular cancer at the age of 16. And while the 2003 Neuqua Valley High School graduate doesn’t dwell on the disease he battled his junior year, the Shootout for Cancer serves as an important annual reminder.
Brian Kenney, a 2003 Neuqua grad and goalie was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2001. Now 28 and cancer-free, he continues to support Shootout for Cancer, a fundraiser started by Kenney and his mom Annette,
Brian Kenney and his mom, Annette, helped organize the 11th annual Shootout for Cancer will take place Feb. 8 at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge. | Submitted