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, August 16th

Winnipeg Women's Soccer League
3rd Division
Hanover Blaze vs Chicas @ Steinbach, 7:15 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Tampa Bay 3 New York 1
Los Angeles at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.
Toronto at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
National League
Chicago at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Washington at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m.
Colorado at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.
Arizona at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
New York at Philadelphia,
d/h @ 3:05 & 6:35 p.m.

Friday, August 17th

CFL
Ottawa at Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m.

Manitoba Major Soccer League
1st Division
Hanover Kickers vs Scotia United SC @ Wpg, 8 p.m.
4th Division
Hanover Strikers vs Central Plains FC @ Portage, 7 p.m.

Western Canada AA Baseball Championships
@ La Broquerie
Pee Wee
Round Robin
Carillon vs Portage, 11:45 a.m.
Carillon vs B.C., 5:45 p.m.
Bantam
Carillon vs B.C., 11:45 a.m.
Souris vs Alberta, 2:30 p.m.
Midget
Carillon vs North West Prairie Pirates, 9 a.m.
Carillon vs Beaumont Bosox, 5:45 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Sioux City at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto at New York, 6:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Baltimore at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Kansas City at Chicago, 7:10 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.
Houston at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.
National League
New York at Philidelphia, 5:05 p.m.
Miami at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Chicago at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
San Fransico at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Colorado at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.
Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.
Arizona at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
Interleague
L.A. Dodgers at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

 

 

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