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"ö Cam Hornby of Winnipeg has joined the Lakehead University Thunderwolves men's basketball team for the 2009-2010 season.
Hornby, a 6-foot shooting guard, is a graduate of Glenlawn Collegiate who played for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen basketball team in 2007-2008 before sitting out last season.
"ö Serena Bredin of Winnipeg has been named to Canada's national women's water polo team which will compete in the 2009 Universiade (FISU Games) in Belgrade, Serbia on July 1-12.
Bredin, a goaltender, is a student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
"ö Manitoba athletes Amanda Thornborough and Jamee George have been selected to Rugby Canada's national women's under-20 team which will compete in the Nations Cup in England in August. Thornborough and George are both members of the Brandon Barbarians Rugby Football Club.
"ö Regan Lawrence of Stonewall hit a two-run home run, was the winning pitcher with seven strike-outs and was named tournament MVP as she led the Stonewall Rams to the 2009 Provincial High School Girls Fastpitch Championship title on Saturday. Stonewall defeated Major Pratt 6-0 in the championship final.
"ö The W.C. Miller Aces of Altona won the 2009 Provincial High School Baseball Championship title over the weekend with a 5-1 victory over Lord Selkirk Royals.
Colin Waldner of W.C. Miller was named the tournament MVP while his teammates Garrett Sawatzky, Troy Voth and Nick Thiessen were named to the all-star team. Lord Selkirk's Chad Leskiw and Jamie Thordarson were also named all-stars.
"ö Miranda Grayson, a 5-foot-10 outside hitter from Lord Selkirk Regional Secondary School, has committed to join the University of Winnipeg Wesmen women's volleyball team. Grayson, who was captain of both her high school volleyball and basketball teams, will join Wesmen coach Diane Scott's team for the 2009-2010 season.
"ö Olympic gold medallist William Tanui, a former member of the Kenya national team who won gold in the 800-metres in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, will be speaking at the University of Manitoba on Wednesday. The event is open to all and free of charge.
Tanui will speak at 8 p.m. in room 133 of the Frank Kennedy Centre when he will discuss his career as an athlete followed by a question-and-answer period. Tanui is in Winnipeg as part of a team of sport and recreation advocates exploring Sport Without Borders initiatives benefitting young athletes in Kenya and Canada.