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    January 2, 2019

    Team Manitoba Wheelchair Basketball Team in Final Preparation for Canada Winter Games


    Manitoba will be sending a wheelchair basketball team to the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer Alberta Feb 15-21 that will host a total of 9 provincial teams.  In preparation for the tournament,  Manitoba attended a pre-Canada Games tournament in Red Deer, AB on Dec 15-16 2018.  The Dec tournament was attended by 5 provincial teams and provided a preview of the host venue.

    The Garry W Harris Center is a newly opened multi-use facility at the Red Deer College and will host the CWGS.  Wheelchair basketball is an exciting sport that is open to all participants that include able-bodied and disabled players.

    The CWG schedule as follows:
    • Feb 17, 2019 - Manitoba vs Saskatchewan 
    • Feb 18, 2019 - Manitoba vs Quebec
    • Feb 19, 2019 - Manitoba vs New Brunswick 
    • Playoffs to follow
    The roster for the Canada Games team as seen in the above picture: (left to right)

    Front Row
    • Emma Isaacs
    • Josh Brown
    • Bernard Rosello
    • Spencer Lambert
    • Teo Roy
    • Thomas Thevenot
    • Rylan Bileski
    • Matthew Wilton
    • Missing - Bethany Johnson
    Back Row
    • Jarrett Yaworski (Head coach)
    • Chantelle Horel  (Assistant coach)
    • Dave Bileski       ( Team manager)

    For more information please visit the Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association website at MWSA.ca

    GOOD LUCK TO TEAM MANITOBA AT THE GAMES!
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