The 2014 Class of the Manitoba High School Hall of Fame was honoured today at a reception at the Holiday Inn South.
Athletes to be inducted include Susan (Boroski) Bodie of River East Collegiate (High School Basketball, Badminton and Track), Lesley (Hanford) Lee of Vincent Massey Collegiate (High School Volleyball, Basketball, Track), Ted Stoesz of Dakota (Basketball, Volleyball, Track, and Badminton), Greg Haydenluck of Arthur Meighen in Portage La Prairie (High School track and pole vault), and Bobsleigh Olympian, and Sami Jo Small of College Jeanne Sauve (High School volleyball, badminton, javelin, shot put and discus), and two time gold medalist in hockey at the Olympics.
Sami Jo Small – College Jeanne-Sauve (Volleyball, Badminton and Track)
1994 - MHSAA Female Athlete of the Year
1994 - AAA Provincial Volleyball Champions - Selected MVP
1994 - Provincial ladies singles Badminton Champion
1994 - Still holds Varsity Girls record in Discus (44.98m) and Javelin (44.80m)
Susan Boroski – River East Collegiate (Basketball, Badminton, Track)
1977 - Varsity Girls Basketball Provincial Champion - MVP
1977 - Provincial Badminton Champion – Girls Doubles
1976-77- Provincial Girls Hurdle Champion
Lesley (Hanford) Lee -Vincent Massey Collegiate (Volleyball, Basketball, and Track) 1968-1971
1969 - Provincial gold medals in 80 yard Hurdles and Relay
1970 - Provincial gold medals 80 yard Hurdles and Relay Champion, Basketball and Volleyball all star
1971 - Provincial gold medals in 80 yard Hurdles, 60 yd dash and relay, 2nd in Long jump, Basketball and Volleyball all star.
Ted Stoesz - Dakota Collegiate (Basketball, Volleyball, High Jump, and Badminton)
1965 - Provincial Volleyball Champion
Provincial Basketball Finalist (1965)
1966 - Provincial Basketball Semi Finalist
Provincial Volleyball Finalist
Provincial High Jump
Greg Haydenluck of Arthur Meighen in Portage La Prairie (High School Track and Pole Vault), and in high school Greg was dominant on the track. The 1976 Provincial Rural Championships saw him win the 200m (23.0), the 400m (52.4) and the long jump (6.19m) and then at the Provincial “A” meet he was 2nd in the 400m (49.5), first in the 200m (22.5) and first in the long jump (6.43m). The 1977 Provincial Rural Track Meet saw Greg win the 200m (22.4), 400m (50.8) and pole vault (14.0 ft). The provincial “A” Championships saw him win the 200m (21.8) and 400m (49.5).
Builders are long time basketball coach Dave McNabb of Vincent Massey (Winnipeg) with six (6) Provincial Championships, James Harrison, Volleyball and basketball coach at Miles Macdonell, with ten (10) Provincial Championships and Fred Kelesnik, volleyball coach and former MHSAA board member and two (2) Provincial championships at Morris School.
The team which will be inducted this year is the Miles Macdonell ladies curling team from 1970- 72 that captured three (3) Provincial High School titles. The 1970 team consisted of Maureen Jackson (skip), Cathy Pidzarko, Chris Pidzarko and Margaret Sader. The 1971 team members were Maureen Jackson (skip), Chris Pidzarko, Cathy Pidzarko and Gaye Birchall, while the 1972 Provincial Championship team was made up of Chris Pidzarko (skip), Cathy Pidzarko, Janet Walker and Linda Walker.