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Moriarty and East Mountain high schools both recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Dig Pink events this week. Left, during a pre-game ceremony at Moriarty’s volleyball game Tuesday, family and friends who are battling cancer or are cancer survivors formed a “circle of survivors.” Cancer survivors coach Kim Bell and assistant coach Michael Baguskis and his wife Jana, are flanked by players (left to right) Laney White, Malia Howe and Alyssa Adams. Right, East Mountain’s varsity, JV and C team players and coaches posing with B&D Industries owner, Troy Beall and his wife Cindy, who is battling cancer. East Mountain’s Dig Pink event is Friday. Photos by G. Demarest.

Ger Demarest
Ger Demarest

Ger has been writing and shooting photos of high school sports for The Independent for 15 years. His dedication to youth athletics goes beyond sports reporting. He is past president of East Mountain Little League and works as a baseball umpire. He lives in Edgewood with his family.