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    February 17, 2020

    His choice was a slam-dunk Volunteer basketball executive 10 years in 'job' and counting


    By: Aaron Epp
    Photo Credit: RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    Ross Wedlake, president of Basketball Manitoba for more than 10 years, says his mission is to grow the sport in the province.

    Ross Wedlake recalls attending École Luxton School in the North End and playing two-on-two basketball with his friends on the outdoor court.

    "I didn’t really want to play that badly, but I did it just to make them happy," the 71-year-old says, adding that he relied heavily on his teammate. "All I did was stay out of his way, and if he happened to throw me the ball, I threw it right back to him. That was my introduction to the game."

    Read full article by Aaron Epp at https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/his-choice-was-a-slam-dunk-567963412.html
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