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    April 18, 2018

    PHOTOS READY: 2018 Basketball Manitoba Awards Winners Announced


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    EVENT PHOTOS READY: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce the details on those honoured at the Basketball Manitoba Awards on Saturday April 14 as All-Manitobans, Players of the Year, Coaches of the Year, Carl Ridd, Mike Spack, Jim Bulloch, Ron Meyers Award, Donovan Gayle Scholarship,the President's Award and the new Courage Award winners along with special recognition and service awards.


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    2018 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 
    • Balling for the Cure     
    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:


    • Kyler Filewich, Vincent Massey Collegiate


    Male All-Manitoba Team:


    • Mark Tachie, St Paul’s High School
    • Tiernan Marshall, Maples Collegiate
    • Shawn Maranan, Sisler High School
    • Aliou Sesay, Dakota Collegiate
    • Benjamin Gardner, St Paul’s High School
    Female Player of the Year:


    • Claire Signatovich, Oak Park High School


    Female All-Manitoba Team:


    • Anna Kernaghan, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    • Autumn Agar, Fort Richmond Collegiate
    • Deborah Nkiasi-Kuku, Vincent Massey Collegiate
    • Emerson Martin, Dakota Collegiate
    • Lauren Bartlett, Oak Park High School


    AAAA Boys Coach of the Year:


    • Nick Lother, Vincent Massey Collegiate


    AAAA Girls Coach of the Year:
    • Bryan Kornberger, Glenlawn Collegiate




      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: 

      • Tysen Jensen, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
      Female Carl Ridd Award Winner: 
      • Vanessa Lee, 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: 

      • Logan Nyman, Sanford Collegiate
      Female Ron Meyers Leadership Award: 
      • Yasmin Banares, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate





      The Donovan Gayle Scholarship of $1000.00 each recognize 4 local basketball players who best represent Donovan’s attributes of strength, resilience, positive attitude and perseverance.  The award comes as proceeds from the annual Balling for the Cure basketball tournament which is held annually in August in Winnipeg.


      Since 2014, the cause has raised over $20,000 for supporting both CancerCare Manitoba and now supports these scholarships.  This award is to be used as financial assistance towards a post secondary education for the upcoming school year.
      Donovan Gayle Scholarship

      • Autumn Agar - Fort Richmond Collegiate
      • DeMar Kraus - Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
      • Mikayla Desaulniers - Sisler High School 
      • Talia Peters - Garden Valley Collegiate 




      AAA, AA, A AWARDS

      A Male Player of the Year:  
      • Andrew Early, Treherne School
      AA Male Player of the Year:  
      • Keegan Beer, Niverville Collegiate
      AAA Male Player of the Year:  
      • Riley Paul, Neelin High School
      A/AA/AAA Male All-Manitoba Teams:

      1st Team

      • Dayton Black, Neelin High School
      • Alex Dejong, Ste. Anne Collegiate
      • Parker Davis, Niverville Collegiate
      • Nathan Martens, Macgregor School
      • David Muller, Swan Valley Regional Secondary School
      2nd Team
      • Coltin Penner, Shevchenko School
      • Noah Parr, Pinawa School
      • Jalen Mangaron, St. James Collegiate
      • Matt Kaspick, R.D. Parker Collegiate
      • Abdihakim Hedoon, Gordon Bell High School
      A Female Player of the Year: 
      • Megan Wiebe, Shevchenko School
      AA Female Player of the Year: 
      • Theresa Guimond, Roseau Valley School
      AAA Female Player of the Year: 
      • Jillian Duncan, Linden Christian School
      A/AA/AAA Female All-Manitoba Teams:

      1st Team 

      • Ashley Williams, R.D. Parker Collegiate
      • Hannah Murdy, R.D. Parker Collegiate
      • Natalya Reimer, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate
      • Alex Chester, Warren Collegiate
      • Hanna Hamm, Shevchenko School
      2nd Team 
      • Clarissa Bird, University of Winnipeg Collegiate
      • Coral McCorrister, University of Winnipeg Collegiate
      • Raylin Unrau, Boissevain School
      • Carlene Waldner, Rosenort School
      • Tessley Korchinski, Hapnot Collegiate



        COACHES OF THE YEAR

        Boys Coach of the Year: 
        • Brent Berry, Pinawa School
        Girls Coach of the Year: 
        • Penny Hovorka-Alcock, Shevchenko School
        AA Boys Coach of the Year: 
        • Richard Toews, Niverville Collegiate Institute
        AA Girls Coach of the Year: 
        • Kalyn Suderman, Roseau Valley School
        AAA Boys Coach of the Year: 
        • Kevin Carter, Swan Valley Regional Secondary School
        AAA Girls Coach of the Year: 
        • Christy Steeves, Stonewall Collegiate




          JUNIOR VARSITY

          Junior Varsity Boys Coach of the Year:

          • Evan Cox, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
          Junior Varsity Girls Coach of the Year: 
          • Mark Neves, Daniel Mcintyre Collegiate




          JUNIOR HIGH

          Junior High Boys Coach of the Year: 

          • Evan Victoruk, Amber Trails Community School
          Junior High Girls Coach of the Year: 
          • Regan Moses, Acadia Junior High



          WINNIPEG MINOR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 

          WMBA Bruce Russel Memorial Coach of the Year
          • Jason Diaz - South Winnipeg Community Centre 



          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).


          • Ashley Hoitink, Morden, 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 over a sustained period of time.  


          • In the Memory of Donovan Gayle, Balling For the Cure

          PAST PRESIDENT'S AWARD RECIPIENTS






          LENA WENKE COURAGE AWARD

          The new ‘Basketball Manitoba Courage Award’ has been developed to recognize an individual who has overcome a number of obstacles and challenges in their life while staying involved in the sport of basketball.   The award is being named after its first recipient Lena Wenke and will be presented in future years carrying her name with it indefinitely.  

          • Lena Wenke, University of Winnipeg






          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.


          • Denis Marinelli, St. Norbert Collegiate 

          PAST MIKE SPACK AWARD RECIPIENTS






          BASKETBALL COACHING SERVICE AWARDS


          The Basketball Manitoba Coaching Service Awards recognize coaches who have a sustained long-time commitment to to coaching in the sport of basketball.

          15 Years
          • Kristen Asmundson, River East Collegiate
          • Megan Johnson, Fort Richmond Collegiate
          • Ryan Diehl, Glenboro School
          • Michael Tan, Sisler High School
          • Red Ducharme, Winnipeg Spirit Basketball Club
          • Sukhvir Singh, Fort Richmond, Red River College & Attack Basketball Club
          • Ogo Okwumabua, Fort Richmond Collegiate
          20 Years
          • Cathy Pleskach, Warren Collegiate
          • Stephen Tackie, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
          • Mark Neves, Daniel Mcintyre Collegiate
          25 Years
          • Jon Goosen, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate
          • Kevin Carter, Swan Valley Regional Secondary School
          • Jennifer How, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate
          • Adam Khan, Vincent Massey Collegiate
          • Jody Williams, Swan Valley Regional Secondary School
          30 Years
          • Colin Mark, Sargent Park School
          • Bryan Kornberger, Glenlawn Collegiate

          Game Results from 2018 Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games from St. Paul's High School will be updated by the end of the day at http://www.basketballmanitoba.ca


          VIEW ALL-STAR GAME DAY PROGRAM


          VIEW FULL ALL-STAR TEAM ROSTERS


          Basketball Manitoba Awards A, AA, AAA Girls All Star Game
          Team Wilson 67 Team Rogers 49
          Home Run Sports Players of the Game - Megan Wiebe - Shevchenko School and Cathlin Berndt - Niverville Collegiate

          Basketball Manitoba Awards A, AA, AAA Boys All Star Game
          Team Russell Athletic 78 Team Home Run Sports 75
          Home Run Sports Players of the Game - Justin Ejercito - WIlliam Morton Collegiate and Izaiah Maples-Stevens - Lorette Collegiate

          Basketball Manitoba Awards AAAA Girls All Star Game
          Team Rogers 54 Team Wilson 50
          Home Run Sports Players of the Game - Alexis Garcia - Vincent Massey Collegiate and Jojo Ngongo - Glenlawn Collegiate 

          Basketball Manitoba Awards AAAA Boys All Star Game
          Team Russell Athletic 104 Team Home Run Sports 78
          Home Run Sports Players of the Game - John Olukoju - Fort Richmond Collegiate and Ryan Giesbrecht - Garden Valley Collegiate

          All game results and POG's will be updated by the end of the day at http://www.basketballmanitoba.ca



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