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-- Goaltender Matt Krahn, 20, of the OCN Blizzard has been named the Manitoba Junior Hockey League player of the week after posting a 1.20 goals-against average last week.

Krahn, a native of Winnipeg, played five games and allowed just six goals on 173 shots.

-- Pembina Valley Hawks forward B.J. Avery and Christian Stockl of the Winnipeg Wild have been selected as the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League's players of the week.

Avery was named the Chicken Chef West Division player of the week after he scored a pair of game-winning goals and added three assists to help lead the Hawks to two wins in three games.

Stockl was named the DEKALB East Division player of the week.

The 16-year-old had a five-point game (two goals, three assists) last Friday in a 6-4 victory over the Southwest Cougars.

-- Basketball player Eric Zimmerman and volleyball player Ellina Domnidou are the Pizza Hotline University of Winnipeg Wesmen players of the week.

Domnidou, a first-year right-side player, helped lead the No. 5-ranked Wesmen to a five-set victory over the No. 2-ranked Alberta Pandas last Friday, recording five kills, three assists, 11 digs and two blocks.

Zimmerman, a fourth-year forward, dropped two three-point baskets in the closing minutes Friday to help the Wesmen defeat the No. 5-ranked Alberta Golden Bears 71-70. He had 13 points in the game.

-- Forward Meghan Dufault of Winnipeg has committed to the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux women's hockey program for the 2012-2013 season.

Dufault is a Grade 12 player with the Balmoral Hall Blazers, who play in the Manitoba Women's Junior Hockey League.

Dufault has 24 goals and 11 assists in 15 games and was named the West Division's player of the week the past two weeks.

-- The men's badminton doubles team of brothers David, 25, and Andrew, 19, Harrison of Winnipeg finished in third place on Sunday at the Winnipeg Winter Club at the first event of the five-event Yonex Senior Elite Series.

Meliss Liew, 18, of Winnipeg played in the third-place matches of the three events she participated in but had to settle for fourth in women's singles, women's doubles with partner Elisa Lamb of Saskatchewan, and mixed doubles with partner Kyle Grymonpre of Winnipeg.

The next event in the circuit is Jan. 6-8 in Toronto.

-- The Deb Collyer team from Killarney and the Lois Fowler team from Brandon have earned berths in the 2012 Tim Hortons Senior Women's Provincial Championship, to be held Feb. 23-26 at the Stonewall Curling Club, while the Kelly Robertson team from Neepawa earned a berth in the 2012 Strathcona Senior Men's Provincial Championship set for Feb. 23-27 at the Beausejour Curling Club.

In last weekend's women's berth bonspiel at the Glenboro Curling Club, Collyer and her team of Marilyn King, Karen Dunbar and Val Strath defeated the Karen Rosser team from Grand Marais 9-4 in the A-event final, while Fowler and her team of Gwen Wooley, Lori Manning and Joan Robertson defeated Rosser 10-7 in the B-event final of the Tim Horton's Senior Women's Berth Bonspiel.

In the men's berth bonspiel held at the Morden Curling Club last weekend, Robertson and his team of Doug Armour, Peter Prokopowich and Bob Scales posted a 7-6 win over Scott Furevick's Fort Rouge team in the men's final.

-- Oak Park Raiders captain Jessie Hilton and Jane Roxburgh of the Kelvin Clippers have been named the Winnipeg Women's High School Hockey League's players of the week.

Hilton was selected in the CTV A Division after she scored five goals and had two assists in Oak Park's 11-1 victory over the Sanford Sabres.

Roxburgh was selected in the Winnipeg Free Press B Division as she picked up four points in Kelvin's 5-3 win over the St. John's-Ravenscourt Eagles and had two assists in her team's 3-3 tie with the West Kildonan Wolverines.

-- Prest

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 23, 2011 $sourceSection0

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