Owen: A Comets Champion

It was the Wednesday before playoffs, and although most players were heading to lunch and preparing for the upcoming games, John Negrin was heading to Boonville, NY to sing to his newest friend, Owen, with the KEYS program. In January 2005, Owen was diagnosed with Tetrasomy 18p just days before his first birthday. Tetrasomy 18p…

Austynn: A Comets Champion

This is Austynn. A six-year-old with a gorgeous smile, a goofy personality, and a caring heart. She’s also a fighter, but not in the way you might think. When Austynn was two years old, she was diagnosed with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy, which affects body movement on her right side. Cerebral palsy is not a disease,…

Amelia: A Comets Champion

The Save of the Day Foundation is proud to help children facing life-threatening illnesses. The Foundation learned of four-year-old Amelia’s story and were honored to help her and her family. Below is the story of our Comet’s Champion and “keeping everything yellow.” “I was waiting with Amelia in the room, when the doctor came in…