RazorSharks Help Make Courtney Wagner's Dream Come True
Courtney signs her one-day professional basketball contract
Rochester, NY- Courtney Wagner, a 17-year-old basketball at Canandiagua High School senior who has been battling brain cancer for the last three and a half years, signed a one-day professional basketball contract with the RazorSharks today.
The signing of her contract at the RazorSharks front office, officially made her the honorary captain and part of the team’s starting lineup for the 1pm tipoff against the Philadelphia Flight on Saturday.
Rochester, NY- Starting on Friday, February 27th the Rochester RazorSharks will bring one girl’s dream to life, and will look to their fans on gameday, Saturday, February 28th, to help her accomplish another.
Courtney Wagner, a 17-year old Canandiagua High School senior who has been battling stage-four brain cancer for the last three and a half years, will sign a one-day professional basketball contract with the RazorSharks on Friday at 3pm. The signing of her contract at the RazorSharks front office, will officially make her the honorary captain and part of the team’s starting lineup for the 1pm tipoff against the Philadelphia Flight on Saturday.
The opportunity to make a young girl’s dream come true doesn’t stop there for the four-time PBL Champion RazorSharks. Courtney has always dreamed of meeting talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, and the RazorSharks want to help make her dream come true.
Every fan who mentions #GetCourtneyToEllen to the box office will be given free admittance to Saturday’s game and become a part of helping Courtney meet her long-time idol.
Erik Tonge, Vice President of Marketing for the RazorSharks stated, “Our job is to help this young lady get to Ellen. We need everyone in Rochester to help participate, by spreading the hashtag; #GetCourtneyToEllen.”
As part of their 70s theme for the game, the RazorShark’s will be giving away six free tickets for Rochester’s “Ugly Disco,” Benefit Ball to the best dressed costumes at the game. The “Ugly Disco” is a community event that helps support Golisano’s Children’s Hospital.
Come to the Blue Cross Arena Saturday February, 28th at 1pm as the RazorSharks are set to host the Philadelphia Flight. Don’t forget to support Courtney by presenting the hashtag #GetCourtneyToEllen or visit our Facebook page to print out our 70’s Night flyer.