Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce the details on those honoured at the Basketball Manitoba Awards on Saturday April 15 as All-Manitobans, Players of the Year, Coaches of the Year, Carl Ridd, Mike Spack, Jim Bulloch, Ron Meyers Award and the new President's Award winners along with special recognition and service awards.

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2017 Basketball Manitoba Awards

All-Manitoba Awards



Basketball Manitoba would like to thank the following for their support of the Basketball Manitoba Awards...
  • Coaching Manitoba
  • Sport Manitoba
  • St. Paul’s High School
  • JJ Ali Photography
  • Home Run Sports
  • Victoria Inn Hotel
  • Wilson Sports
  • Russell Athletic 
  • Rogers
  • Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters
  • Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials      
Basketball Manitoba proudly presents the All-Manitoba Teams, Players of the Year, Coaches of the Year, Special Recognition Awards and Coaching Service Awards to those who have excelled on the basketball court at the high school level this past season.


AAAA AWARDS         


Male Player of the Year:


  • Wyatt Tait - Oak Park High School


Male All-Manitoba Team:


  • Don Dayrit - Sisler High School
  • Redeemed Kabashiki - Dakota Collegiate
  • Rodney Mutaasa - Fort Richmond Collegiate
  • Matthew Yaworsky - St Paul's High School
  • Risto Zimbakov - John Taylor Collegiate
Female Player of the Year:


  • Raizel Guinto - Sisler High School


Female All-Manitoba Team:


  • Niyah Becker - Vincent Massey Collegiate
  • Deidre Bartlett - Oak Park High School
  • Emily Dewey - Westwood Collegiate
  • Lauren Bartlett - Oak Park High School
  • Emerson Martin - Dakota Collegiate


AAAA Boys Coach of the Year:


  • Jon Lundgren - Oak Park High School


AAAA Girls Coach of the Year:
  • Murray Brown - Oak Park High School
  • Holly Kitchen - Oak Park High School




    CARL RIDD AWARD



    carl-riddThe Carl Ridd Award annually recognizes one graduating male and one graduating female basketball player who excels on the basketball court, in the classroom and is heavily involved in the community. Basketball Manitoba will be recognizing this achievement with a $500.00 scholarship to a male and female recipients to be used towards a recognized post secondary institution the following year.

    PAST CARL RIDD AWARD WINNERS


    Male Carl Ridd Award Winner: 

    • Cole Penner - Garden City Collegiate
    Female Carl Ridd Award Winner: 
    • Tania Wallack - Vincent Massey Collegiate




    RON MEYERS LEADERSHIP AWARD


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    The Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association in partnership with Basketball Manitoba is proud to recognize one outstanding male and one outstanding female grade 12 student who best meets the standards Ron Meyers set as a leader in the community. The MSSA will be recognizing this achievement with a $500.00 scholarship to a male and female recipients to be used towards a recognized post secondary institution the following year.

    PAST RON MEYERS AWARD RECIPIENTS


    Male Ron Meyers Leadership Award: 

    • Matt Yaworsky - St Paul's High School
    Female Ron Meyers Leadership Award: 
    • Jessica Edel - Morris School 


    BASKETBALL MANITOBA BURSARIES


    bursaryThe Basketball Manitoba Bursary Award is presented annually to an athlete who excelled on and off the court and pursuing a post-secondary education next year. Basketball Manitoba will be recognizing this achievement with a $250.00
    scholarship to a male and/or female recipient to be used towards a
    recognized post secondary institution the following year.


    Basketball Manitoba Bursary Award Recipients

    • Male: Redeemed Kabashiki - Dakota Collegiate
    • Female: Jessica Hartog - Vincent Massey Collegiate




    AAA, AA, A AWARDS

    A Male Player of the Year:  
    • Quentin Sylvester - Ross L. Gray School
    AA Male Player of the Year:  
    • Riley Ens - Carman Collegiate
    AAA Male Player of the Year:  
    • Ben Kroeker - Linden Christian School
    A/AA/AAA Male All-Manitoba Teams:

    1st Team

    • Dale Cook - R.D. Parker Collegiate
    • Kevin Zebrasky - Ross L. Gray School
    • Nash Bockstael - St. James Collegiate
    • Kaan Bitchok - Lorette Collegiate
    • Riley Paul - Neelin High School
    2nd Team
    • Cyrus O'Connor - Ross L. Gray School
    • Rylan Metcalf - Carman Collegiate
    • Anoush Sepehri - St. John's Ravenscourt
    • Dayton Black - Neelin High School
    • Jeremy Reimer - Steinbach Christian School
    A Female Player of the Year: 
    • Katelin Thiessen - Ross L. Gray School
    AA Female Player of the Year: 
    • Aly Kowalchuk - Souris School
    AAA Female Player of the Year: 
    • Robyn Boulanger - University of Winnipeg Collegiate
    A/AA/AAA Female All-Manitoba Teams:

    1st Team 

    • Alexa Hammond - Boissevain School
    • Rachelle Dunsford - University Of Winnipeg Collegiate
    • Frances Lerma - Ross L. Gray School
    • Hollea Rempel - Linden Christian School
    • Georgia Rae Maxwell - Elton School
    2nd Team 
    • Emma Parker - St. Norbert Collegiate
    • Alicia Dunsford - University Of Winnipeg Collegiate
    • Mackenzy Groot - Gimli School
    • Tanja Gohl - Souris School
    • Rachel Brown - Ross L. Gray School



      COACHES OF THE YEAR

      Boys Coach of the Year: 
      • Joel Rheault - Treherne Collegiate
      Girls Coach of the Year: 
      • Darryl Pederson - Ross L. Gray School
      AA Boys Coach of the Year: 
      • Larisa Ens - Carman Collegiate
      AA Girls Coach of the Year: 
      • Maddi Biluk - Gimli High School
      AAA Boys Coach of the Year: 
      • Don Thomson - Neelin High School
      • Carey Lasiuk - Neelin High School
      AAA Girls Coach of the Year: 
      • Raffaele Borelli - St. Norbert Collegiate And Denis Marinelli - St. Norbert Collegiate




        JUNIOR VARSITY

        Junior Varsity Boys Coach of the Year:

        • Adam Masi - St. John's High School
        Junior Varsity Girls Coach of the Year: 
        • DJ Dupasquier - Sturgeon Heights Collegiate




        JUNIOR HIGH

        Junior High Boys Coach of the Year: 

        • Brandan Zurkan - Acadia School
        Junior High Girls Coach of the Year: 
        • Charles Carlos - Arthur A. Leach School





        OPEN CATEGORY 

        Open Category Men's Coach of the Year
        • Kirby Schepp - University of Manitoba
        Open Category Women's Coach of the Year
        • Tanya Mckay - University of Winnipeg
        SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
        • Kirby Schepp -  U18 Men’s Canadian National Team - Fiba Americas Silver Medal - Assistant Coach



        WINNIPEG MINOR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 

        WMBA Bruce Russel Memorial Coach of the Year
        • Krishna Armogan - Maples Community Centre





        MANITOBA COLLEGES ATHLETIC CONFERENCE 

        MCAC Men's Coach of the Year
        • Billy Isaac - Canadian Mennonite University

          MCAC Women's Coach of the Year
          • Jaenas Pangilinan - Red River College



          JIM BULLOCH COACHING AWARD 

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          The Jim Bulloch Award annually recognizes a basketball coach with financial support to allow them to upgrade his or her knowledge and expertise in basketball which will directly impact on player and program development including sponsorship to a major coaching clinic outside of Manitoba).

          Jeremy Wielenga - Brandon, Manitoba






          PRESIDENT'S AWARD 


          The Basketball Manitoba President's Award was created in 2017 to annually recognized the contributions of groups or individuals who have used the the sport of basketball as a vehicle for social change of a sustained period of time.  


          Basketballs for InnerCity Kids & SWISH Programs

          • Dennis Bayomi
          • Karen Cook
          PAST PRESIDENT'S AWARD RECIPIENTS










          MIKE SPACK AWARD 


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          The Mike Spack Award annually recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the growth and development of basketball in Manitoba over a sustained period of time.

          Rod Peppler

          PAST MIKE SPACK AWARD RECIPIENTS






          BASKETBALL COACHING SERVICE AWARDS


          15 YEARS
          • Brett Nohr - Vincent Massey High School
          • Myron Friesen - McGregor Collegiate
          20 YEARS
          • Trever Penner - Souris School
          • Sue Gilmour - Lord Selkirk Regional
          • Phil Penner - Garden City Collegiate
          • Kevin Carter - Swan Valley Regional
          • Allison Laferty - Fort Richmond Collegiate
          • Darren Sampson - Acadia School
          25 YEARS
          • Jodi Sampson - Acadia School
          • Graham Collier - College Lorette Collegiate

            Game Results from 2017 Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games from St. Paul's High School.



            VIEW ALL-STAR GAME DAY PROGRAM


              VIEW FULL ALL-STAR TEAM ROSTERS



              Basketball Manitoba Awards A, AA, AAA Girls All Star Game
              Team Wilson 80 Team Rogers 66
              Players of the Game - Robyn Boulanger (U of W Collegiate) & Milko Badasso (Gordon Bell)


              Basketball Manitoba Awards A, AA, AAA Boys All Star Game
              Team Home Run Sports 105 Team Russell Athletic 76
              Players of the Game - Anoush Sephiri (St John's Ravenscourt) & Riley Rutherford (Glenboro)


              Basketball Manitoba Awards AAAA Girls All Star Game
              Team Rogers 59  Team Wilson 56
              Players of the Game - Raizel Guinto (Sisler), Aimee Garland (Kildonan East)


              Basketball Manitoba Awards AAAA Boys All Star Game
              Team Russell Athletic 89 Team Home Run Sports 88
              Players of the Game - Kniel Sullera (Fort Richmond), Don Dayrit (Sisler)

              All game results will be updated by the end of the day

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