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Heidi Smith

Heidi Smith

Jared Nielsen

Jared Nielsen

THE volleyball season has now concluded with some excellent championships provincewide.

Highlights included: Lord Selkirk dominated the scene, capturing both the boys and girls junior varsity titles as well as the AAAA boys championship. The Linden Christian girls won their second consecutive AAA title and the Killarney girls made it two in a row for the JV A/AA championship.

The high school basketball season is now getting underway and hockey season has been going strong for the last couple of months with the first rankings now out. The St. Paul's Crusaders are the top ranked AAAA team, going undefeated so far this season, while Major Pratt of Russell tops the AA schools to begin the rankings.

 

Coaches of the month

  • KYLA Michalski of Lord Selkirk Regional School has been selected as urban coach of the month for November. Michalski recently led her junior varsity girls volleyball team to the provincial AAA/AAAA championship. The girls had an amazing season which included going undefeated in KPAC, earning first place in four tournaments and finally capturing the provincial title. A former KPAC volleyball player, Kyla also coaches indoor and outdoor track and field.
  • KALYN Warner of Roseau Valley School in Dominion City has been selected as rural coach of the month for November. Warner began at the school in 2011 and took on co-ordinating the girls basketball program that was in its infancy. Her work carried over to the 2012/2013 school year, where she took on the junior varsity and varsity girls and worked with them as an entire group to build some continuity in the program. She is also head coach of the varsity girls volleyball team.

 

Rankings

HOCKEY

AAAA

1.St. Paul's Crusaders

2.Oak Park Raiders

3.St. John's-Ravenscourt Eagles

4.River East Kodiaks

5.Jeanne Sauve Olympiens

6.Sanford Sabres

7.Vincent Massey Trojans

8.Dauphin Clippers

9.Kelvin Clippers

10.Stonewall Rams

 

AA

1.Major Pratt (Russell) Trojans

2.Cartwright/Nellie McClung/

Pilot Mound Tigers

3.Neepawa Tigers

4.Deloraine/Hartney Colts

5.Notre Dame/Somerset/

Westmount Mustangs

6.Melita/Waskada

7.Carman Cougars

8.Rivers/Elton Rage

 

There are 16 basketball tournaments taking place this weekend including the 32-team Spartan invitational in Brandon, a varsity girls tournament at Elmwood, the Wesmen Classic junior varsity boys tournament, and Red River College hosting a varsity and junior varsity girls tournament.

 

For more information and league and tournament results, visit www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/high-school/ and the MHSAA website at www.mhsaa.ca.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 11, 2013 D5

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