Night of Champions Showcases Manitoba's Best in Amateur Sport!
Each year, Sport Manitoba’s annual Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken Producers celebrates sports excellence in Manitoba. There was plenty to celebrate on Saturday night as athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and Hall of Fame inductees were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province.
Announcing this Year's Winners
Manitoba Chicken Junior Female Athlete of the Year
Isabela Onyshko, Gymnastics – Brandon
*she won this category last year
Manitoba Chicken Junior Male Athlete of the Year
Travis Sanheim, Hockey – Elkhorn
Calm Air Junior Team of the Year
Team Calvert, Curling
*they won this category last year
IMPACT Female Coach of the Year presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Laurie Henderson – Gymnastics – Brandon
IMPACT Male Coach of the Year presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Tom Clasper, Curling
*Team Calvert’s coach
OPIN Official of the Year
Sandra Kirby, Rowing
Bill Finch, Softball
Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council
Manitoba Aboriginal Female Athlete of the Year
Sierra Halldorson, Soccer
Manitoba Aboriginal Male Athlete of the Year
Malachi Leclerc, Water Polo
Manitoba Aboriginal Female Volunteer of the Year
Chelsea McKay – Cross Lake First Nation
Manitoba Aboriginal Male Volunteer of the Year
Maurice Meeches – Long Plain First Nation
Manitoba Sport Hall of Fame
The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame inducted an all-round athlete who excelled in hockey and lacrosse, a former Hart Trophy winner and a national championship team from soccer...read media release.
We live-tweeted the event via Sport Manitoba's twitter account.