BREAKING: Students to "Bounce Cancer"

Springfield, Missouri - Students and community members following the "Bounce the KHS Admin Decision" controversy at Kickapoo High School are taking the issue with a positive spin, getting ready to Bounce Cancer. has learned from an organizer of the event that students will work with Relay for Life to write inspirational messages on thousands of the small rubber balls, and distribute them at the event at Hillcrest High School Friday night at 6:30 PM.

Supporters are reminded to show Springfield Public Schools and the nation that our school can rise above the negative, and only write positive messages on the balls.

Messages can range from "Bounce Cancer" to Bounce for Coach Phillips". Write on as many balls as you can and join us tomorrow evening to Bounce for a Cure.

Join the "Bounce for a Cause" Facebook page for additional updates from the group.

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A press release is anticipated to be released later this afternoon, check back for continuing coverage.