The Carillon Sultans will be inducted in the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame in June of 2019.

"It's surreal," said Carillon outfielder Russ Kihn shortly after the news conference to announce next years slate of inductees wrapped up at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in Winnipeg on Monday. "I can't believe that we got to that point. You start off just with your friends playing ball, having fun and enjoying yourself and then 20 years later you find out we did a lot better than we thought."

The 1996-2003 Sultans captured the Winnipeg Senior Baseball League championships in 1998, 1999, 2001 & 2002, brought home a Western Canada Senior AA silver medal in 1999 and won the Provincial Senior AA title in 2003.

Kihn, who roamed the outfield for Carillon all eight of those years, said winning that elusive Provincial championship banner was a highlight.

"That was a big one for us because that was our fifth time there and we had been in the finals three times and the semifinals twice. That was a long time coming that one. It was great."

The 23rd Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held in Morden on Saturday, June 1st.

"I'm hoping a lot of guys will be there," Kihn said. "It's going to be like old times hopefully. You don't get a chance to see all the guys so it will be a great time reminiscing."

The Sultans join the 1955-60 Vita Cubs and the 1964-69 Steinbach Millers in the Hall of Fame.

The Cubs were inducted in 2008 and the Millers were added to the Hall in 2015.

 

1996-2003 Carillon Sultans
Manager: Linda Kihn
Players: Matt Banman, Dave Blatz, Raimey Cayer, Louis Cote, Jeremy Culleton, Jared Driedger, Garrett Gobeil, Geoff Grawberger, Brendan Harz, Russ Kihn, Heath Kihn, Everly Martens, Jason Mateychuk, Scott McLeod, Perry Nazarewich, Mitch Normandeau, Bud Penner, Marcus Samborski, Stacey Seidler, Roy Seidler, Kurt Seidler, Greg Seidler, Wayne Seidler, Chris Smook, Dean Sproule, Greg Stewart, Paul Turenne & Brad Woods

 

 

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Saturday, November 17th

CSHL
Red River 4 La Broquerie 3

MJHL
Steinbach 2 Swan Valley 1 (SO)
Neepawa 2 Selkirk 1 (OT)
Virden 7 OCN 4
Winkler 6 Dauphin 5

HTJHL
Mitchell 4 St. Adolphe 1

Capital Region Junior Hockey League
Arborg 6 St. Malo 1

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Eastman 5 Pembina Valley 4 (OT)
Wpg Thrashers 4 Interlake 2
Yellowhead 7 Wpg Bruins 4
Kenora 3 Central Plains 1
Southwest 5 Parkland 1
Brandon 12 Norman 0

WHL
Prince Albert 6 Brandon 0

AHL
Grand Rapids 3 Manitoba 2 (OT)

NHL
Tampa Bay 6 Philadelphia 5 (OT)
Detroit 3 New Jersey 2 (OT)
Buffalo 3 Minnesota 2
Columbus 4 Carolina 1
Montreal 3 Vancouver 2
N.Y. Rangers 4 Florida 2
Ottawa 6 Pittsburgh 4
Boston 2 Arizona 1
Nashville 5 Los Angeles 3
Calgary 4 Edmonton 2
San Jose 4 St. Louis 0

NBA
Toronto 122 Chicago 83
L.A. Clippers 127 Brooklyn 119
New Orleans 125 Denver 115
Orlando 130 L.A. Lakers 117
Philadelphia 122 Charlotte 119 (OT)
Indiana 97 Atlanta 89
Utah 98 Boston 86
Houston 132 Sacramento 112
Dallas 112 Golden State 109
Oklahoma City 110 Phoenix 100

Sunday, November 18th

CFL
West Division Final
Winnipeg at Calgary, 3:30 p.m.
East Division Final
Hamilton at Ottawa, 12 p.m.

CSHL
Red River at Grunthal, 6 p.m.

MJHL
Swan Valley at Steinbach, 7 p.m.
Portage at Waywayseecappo, 6 p.m.
OCN at Virden, 7 p.m.

Capital Region Junior Hockey League
St. Malo at Selkirk, 7:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Eastman vs Interlake @ Arborg, 2:30 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Central Plains at Kenora, 2:30 p.m.
Wpg Bruins vs Parkland
@ Dauphin, 1:30 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Interlake
@ Morden, 2:30 p.m.
Brandon at Wpg Wild, 1:30 p.m.
Yellowhead vs Norman
@ Shoal Lake, 2:30 p.m.

AAA U17 Midget Prep Hockey League
Eastman at Wpg Hawks, 1 p.m.

AHL
Manitoba at Chicago, 3 p.m.

NHL
Dallas at N.Y. Islanders, 12 p.m.
New Jersey at Carolina, 4 p.m.
Minnesota a Chicago, 5 p.m.
Colorado at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Vegas at Edmonton, 7 p.m.

NFL
Tennessee at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.
Tampa Bay at N.Y. Giants, 12 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Jacksonville, 12 p.m.
Carolina at Detroit, 12 p.m.
Dallas at Atlanta, 12 p.m.
Cincinnati at Baltimore, 12 p.m.
Houston at Washington, 12 p.m.
Oakland at Arizona, 3:05 p.m.
Denver at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at New Orleans, 3:25 p.m.
Minnesota at Chicago, 7:20 p.m.

NBA
Memphis at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m.
New York at Orlando, 5 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Miami, 5 p.m.
Portland at Washington, 5 p.m.
Golden State at San Antonio, 6 p.m.

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