Eric Loeppky is Volleyball Manitoba's Mark Tennant Award Winner which goes to the 20U Player of the Year.

The Steinbach product recently completed his second season with Trinity Western University and helped the Spartans win the Canada West Championship for the third year in a row.

Trinity Western was swept by the UBC Thunderbirds in the National final.

The Spartans outside hitter was named to the USports All Canadian First Team.

 

2018 Volleyball Manitoba Players of the Year
15U Girls: Andi Almonte - SHOCK
15U Boys: Simon Hildebrandt - WinMan Krush
16U Girls: Devon Borody - Cobras 16U
16U Boys: Justin Cross - 204 16U Gold
17U Girls: Erika Vermette - Jr Bison
17U Boys: Isaiah Olfert - Jr Wesmen
18U Girls: Jayda Nault - Cobras 18U,
18U Boys: Nigel Nielson - WinMan Clutch

20U Players of the Year
Mark Tennant Award Winner - Eric Loeppky, Trinity Western University Spartans
Cheryl Cable Memorial Award Winner - Kearley Abbott, University of Manitoba

Mary Jean England Awards
Developmental Coach of the Year - Lorriann Ludwig of the WinMan Titans 14U Boys
Elite Coach of the Year - Rob Olfert of the Jr Wesmen 17U Boys

Wezer Bridle Golden Whistle Award – Referee of the Year
Lindsey Barnett

Volleyball Manitoba Volunteers of the Year
Catherine-Grace Peters - Chair of the 2017 Canada Games Beach Volleyball Event

Nikki Redekop Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Kelysian Warmington - Lord Selkirk Royals

Special Recognition Award
2017 Canada Games Indoor Women’s Team – Gold Medalists

Canad Inns Teams of the Year
Anna Maidment & Erika Vermette – 2017 16U Beach National Champions
Jr. Bison 17U Gold – 2018 17U National Champions

The Volleyball Manitoba Hall of Fame inductions included Andrew Zurawsky (Athlete), Fred Kelesnik (Builder), Taras Ilkiw (Builder) and the 1997-2000 River East Kodiaks Girls Teams (Team Category)

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Thursday, January 17th

South Central Athletic Conference
Junior Varsity Girls Basketball
Louis Riel 45 SRSS 27

WHSHL
SRSS 2 Lord Selkirk 1 (OT)

HTJHL
Red River 4 Steinbach 3
Springfield 8 Mitchell 3

MJHL
Selkirk 6 Wpg Blues 2

NHL
Winnipeg 5 Nashville 1
N.Y. Islanders 4 New Jersey 1
Boston 5 St. Louis 2
N.Y. Rangers 4 Chicago 3
Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 2
Anaheim 3 Minnesota 0
Los Angeles 2 Dallas 1

NBA
Toronto 111 Phoenix 109
Washington 100 New York 101
Philadelphia 120 Indiana 96
Charlotte 114 Sacramento 95
Denver 135 Chicago 105
L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, January 18th

MJHL
Steinbach at OCN, 7 p.m.
Portage at Virden, 7:30 p.m.
Neepawa at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.

Capital Region Junior Hockey League
Arborg at St. Malo, 8 p.m.

HTJHL
Lorette at Steinbach, 8 p.m.
St. Adolphe at Grunthal, 8 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Eastman at Wpg Thrashers, 7 p.m.
Norman vs Interlake
@ Teulon, 8 p.m.
Southwest vs Kenora
@ Souris, 8 p.m.
Yellowhead vs Central Plains
@ Portage, 8 p.m.

WWHSHL
SRSS vs Springfield
@ Oakbank, 4 p.m.

WHL
Kootenay at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Montreal at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Toronto at Florida, 6 p.m.
Ottawa at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 6:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Arizona, 8 p.m.
Detroit at Calgary, 8 p.m.
Buffalo at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

NBA
Brooklyn at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Memphis at Boston, 6 p.m.
Miami at Detroit, 6 p.m.
San Antonio at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Utah, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Portland, 9:30 p.m.
Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

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