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Desiree Scott, a member of Canada's national women's soccer team, will join the University of Manitoba women's team's coaching staff for the 2011 season.
Scott, 23, played five seasons (2005-09) for the Bisons and was a four-time conference all-star. She will assist head coach Chris Lewis.
Scott recently played for Team Canada in its victories in the 2011 and 2010 Cyprus Women's Cup. She is part of the pool of players being considered for the Canadian side for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, June 26-July 17.
The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame needs your help in locating members of the 1963 St. James Rams football team.
The 1963 Rams and cricket player Ronald Turnbull are the hall's upcoming veteran inductees and they will be honoured at the Sport for Life Gala on April 28.
Coached by former Blue Bombers great Bud Tinsley, the Rams won the 1963 Canadian Senior (Intermediate) Football Championship.
Turnbull will be inducted posthumously.
Contact Rick Brownlee 925-5736 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
The Churchill Bulldogs will hold their ninth annual Hall of Fame dinner on March 24 at Niakwa Country Club.
Players who will be honoured in the 2011 class include Dwight Evans (1966-68), Karl Ruban (1969-70), Pad Brookes (1978-79), John Andrews (1982-83), Richard Elcomb (1985-87), Kevin Webster (1988-90) and Brenden Dufault (2000-02). Jack Carroll, who was the school principal from 1981-89, will be honoured as a builder.
University of Winnipeg women's volleyball team head coach Diane Scott has received a commitment from former Greek national beach team player Elina Domnidou for the 2011-12 season.
Wesmen men's volleyball head coach Larry McKay has added a third member of the 2010 provincial AAAA high school champion Dakota Lancers squad, as outside hitter Riley Delavau has committed for the 2011-12 season.
Players of the week
The Pizza Hotline Wesmen female athlete of the week is fourth-year guard Amy Ogidan, who scored a game-high 23 points against Carleton in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Central Regional semifinals last weekend in Ottawa. She also had seven rebounds, two blocks and three steals.
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League's player of the week is Selkirk Steelers' forward Kyle Mulder, 19, who recorded 10 points (5-5) in three games for the Steelers in their 4-1 best-of-seven series Addison division semifinal win over the Winnipeg Saints.
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