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    September 11, 2013

    Athlete Initiative to host "Battle of the Border" All-Star Basketball Game Sept 20 at ...

    The Athlete Initiative program has announced it will be hosting a special fundraiser in support of Right to Play Canada. The Battle of the Border All-Star Basketball Game will run Friday, September 20th, 7pm at Vincent Massey Collegiate featuring Manitoba All-Stars vs. University of Mary (Bismarck, ND). Catch your favorite hometown heroes as they rally together to play high level basketball when they take on the American's, the University of Mary Marauders, who are a NCAA Division II school from Bismarck, North Dakota.

    Manitoba All Star Roster

    • Uzo Asagwara (St. Norbert Alum, Wesmen Alum, CIS Medalist, Cdn Ntl Team Player)
    • Michelle Foreman (Wesmen Alum, 3 peat CIS Champs, Cdn Ntl team)
    • Sally Kaznica (Wesmen Alum, CIS Medalist, Great Britain Ntl Team, Spain pro team)
    • Catherine Grace Peters (Portage Collegiate Alum, Wesmen Alum, CIS Medalist)
    • Lauren Mortier (Glenlawn Alum, Bison Alum)
    • Amy Ogidan (Oak Park Alum, Wesmen Alum, Cdn Ntl Jr. Team)
    • Caity Purvis Collins (Churchill Alum, Wesmen Alum)
    • Kristine Zatorsky (Sisler Alum, Wesmen Alum)
    • Mackenzie Prasek (Vincent Massey Alum, Wesmen Alum)
    • Kait Flett (Miles Mac Alum, Bison Alum)

    The unique collection of ex CIS players from the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba will have you on the edge of your seat as you get to witness, Asagwara's offensive talents, Foreman owning the paint with her dynamic post moves, Mortier, draining the trey from the arc, and to Kaznica's no look passes, and stylish guard play.

    This event is aimed to raise basketball excitement in our community as the new season starts for many teams this fall.  Come down to support your local hometown heroes while supporting a great cause, Right to Play Canada, who's mission is to use sport and play to educate and empower children and youth to overcome the effects of poverty, conflict, and disease in disadvantaged communities.

    Fore more info email info@athleteinitiative.com or phone Suki Chhoeun at 204-990-8582.
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