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Basketball Manitoba Podcast

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  • The Basketball Manitoba Podcast Series is being produced to highlight, showcase and celebrate those that have been and continue to be instrumental to the growth and development of basketball throughout the province and beyond. The series will include a wide range of players, coaches and others who have been pioneers at all levels of the game. The series will explore the journey and reflections of a wide range of local basketball people focusing on how the game has impacted their lives and the lessons they have learned along the way.
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  • 56 - Bob Town - Basketball Manitoba Podcast
    Apr 23 2024
    Today, on the Basketball Manitoba Podcast, we have Bob Town. He graduated from Churchill High School and played at the University of Manitoba, where he was an All-Canadian and Captain of the team in 1972. His excellence on the court led to his selection for the Canadian National Team in 1972. Over the following five years, he represented Canada on the international stage, participating in prestigious events like the Pan Am Games in Mexico City, the World University Games in Moscow, and the 1976 Montreal Olympics. He also played for the St. Andrews Super Saints, where he achieved two national championships and was recognized as a Tournament All-Star four times. In 1996, he was inducted into the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame and in 2009, the Manitoba High School Sport Hall of Fame. In 2007, the 1976 Olympic Team was inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame. --- Send in a voice message:
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    1 hr and 9 mins
  • 55 - Dean Favoni - Basketball Manitoba Podcast
    Apr 8 2024

    Today, on the Basketball Manitoba Podcast, we have Dean Favoni.

    Dean is the Varsity Boys basketball coach at Dakota Collegiate, a role he’s held for over 30 years.

    He’s coached many of the province's Top 10 players, and his team won the high school Provincial Championship in 2002. He has been named the MBCA Coach of the Year and coached with the provincial team and the centre for high performance.

    His most recent success has been the fundraising and creation of a state-of-the-art $1.5 million multi-sport complex, which includes an outdoor basketball in honour of the great Dale Bradshaw.

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    1 hr and 25 mins
  • 54 - Reid Kenyon - Basketball Manitoba Podcast
    Mar 25 2024

    Today, on the Basketball Manitoba Podcast, we have Reid Kenyon.

    He has been officiating for over 30 years and is one of 4 Manitoba’s who has held a FIBA international official’s card.

    He has officiated in 14 U SPORTS National Championships and numerous international competitions around the world, including the USA Dream Team at Madison Square Garden.

    He has been the head assignor for the Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association (WMBA) since its inception in 1997.

    He is the current President of the Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials (MABO) and was awarded Sport Manitoba Official of the Year in 2015 for outstanding officiating achievements.

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    1 hr and 14 mins

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