1976 University of Manitoba "Bisons"The Manitoba Sport Hall of Fame has announced the inductees for the Class of '11, which includes in the Team category, the 1975-76 University of Manitoba Bisons men's team who captured that year's CIAU (CIS) National Championship (WATCH THE FULL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME NOW).  The Bisons are joined by 8 other individuals and teams which will make up the Class of '11.  On November 5, 2011, five athletes, one builder, one all rounder and two teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the 32nd Annual Induction Ceremonies. The full list of 2011 inductees include...










This year’s individual recipients being inducted into the Hall of Fame include a Vezina Trophy winner, a world champion in curling and another in sailing, a CFL record-holder, a lawn bowls legend, a baseball icon and a two-sport great they called “The Keeper”.


1976 University of Manitoba "Bisons" 


  • 1975-76 University of Manitoba Bisons Team (Basketball)

  • (view Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame Inudction Info )

  • Ed BELFOUR  Athlete  Hockey

  • Kerry BURTNYK  Athlete  Curling

  • Bob CAMERON  Athlete  Football

  • Clarice (LAWTON) FITZPATRICK  All Round  Lawn Bowls

  • Kelly HAND  Athlete  Sailing

  • Glenn McWHINNEY  Veteran Athlete  Football/Basketball

  • Joe WIWCHAR  Builder  Baseball

  • 1967 Winnipeg Mixed Bowling Team Veteran Team  Five Pin Bowling 

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum has inducted 432 members since it was established in 1980. “These nine recipients join an exclusive group of Manitoba’s finest in sport,” said Don Pincock, President of the Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors. “We strive to preserve, celebrate and showcase the history and heritage of sport excellence and achievement and these seven individuals and two teams have earned their place in Manitoba’s sport history. It is an exceptional slate for 2011.”

Tickets for the Induction Dinner go on sale August 1, 2011. Ticket and event information can be found at: http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/page.php?id=192

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is a registered charitable organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

About Sport Manitoba: A not for profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Power Smart Manitoba Games, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Sport Medicine Centre, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, and KidSport.


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