The 10th Annual Hoops From The Heart games are being held on the evening of Wednesday August 8 in support of inner city kids.  Do you want to have fun, save lives and help inner city kids?

Could you do anything better?!

Hoops From The Heart is an annual event (now into its 10th year) where the best men’s and women’s basketball players in Manitoba play two games at the University of Winnipeg's Duckworth Centre. In the process, 150 inner city kids are there to watch the games, receive a free meal, get their own Hoops From The Heart T shirt and take a basketball home signed by one of the players. The proceeds of the games have also helped to create a Scholarship specifically for an inner city youth to go to either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg to play basketball. Watch great basketball and help Winnipeg’s inner city kids. Part of the proceeds also helps heart research at St Boniface Hospital. Help fight heart disease, the #1 cause of death in Manitoba today and show your support for the present and future basketball stars of Manitoba.

Come on out to the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre on Wednesday, August 8th. It’s all for a great cause!
  • 6:15 pm: Men’s game - Universities of Manitoba/Winnipeg versus Manitoban All Stars
  • 7:30 pm: Women’s game - University of Manitoba vs University of Winnipeg

U of Manitoba /U of Winnipeg                      Manitoba Men’s All Star Team
            Men’s Basketball Team
Coaches: Kirby Schepp and Mike Raimbault   Coach: Ogo Okwumabua
Denzel Soliven.    U of Winnipeg.                        Jamar Farley  
Joseph Medrano.  U of Winnipeg.                Donny Hayes 
Riley Paul.            U of Winnipeg.               Daniel Sackey 
Josh Gandier.       U of Winnipeg.                       Amarjit Basi
Don Dayrit.          U of Winnipeg.                       Emmanuel Adesida
James Wagner       U of Manitoba.                      Josh Ajibola
Rashawn BrowneU of Manitoba.                      Chad Posthumus  
Zach GiesbrechtU of Manitoba.           Ogo Okwumabua
Andre ArrudaU of Manitoba.                      Nicolas Bueno
Mark Tachie.         U of Manitoba.                     Amir Ali

7:30 pm Women’s Game
University of Winnipeg Wesmen University of Manitoba Bison 
Women's Basketball Team.                          Women’s Basketball Team                                                                                   
CoachTanya McKay                                  Coach: Michele Sung
Robyn Boulanger                                          Dana Inglis
Mikayla Funk                                                Montana Kinzel
Paige Van                                                      Claire Harvey 
Katie Van                                                      Deidre Bartlett 
Jessica Dyck                                                 Tiana Mighty 
Faith Hezekiah                                              Bettina Shyllon
Jillian Duncan                                               Emerson Martin 
Deb Nkiasi                                                    Tiara Licsi
Alyssa Grant                                                 Brittanie Parisien
Vanessa Millions                                    Keziah Brothers 
                                                                     Addison Martin 
                                                                     Lauren Manaigre

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