Athlete of the Week
Oliver Kampen & Cyrus Brandt
The Tire Recycle Rural High School Athletes of the Week are Oliver Kampen & Cyrus Brandt of the Steinbach Christian Flames badminton team.
The 6’2” Oliver and 5’10” Cyrus have had a great season so far in boys doubles. They have won two tournaments, the St. Jean-Baptiste and Westpark School tournaments, as well as all three Zone 13 league and qualifier events. They were also semi-finalists in both the Maples and Louis Riel tournaments. Coach Scott Schalla states, “Oli and Cy are both very easy going individuals who like to have a lot of fun. They both possess a very competitive spirit while being positive role models both on and off the court. They are the type of people who are able to remain calm even when things are not going their way.”
Oliver in grade 12 maintains a 92% average, while also participating in volleyball. Cyrus in grade 10 maintains an 80% average, while also participating in volleyball, curling, basketball and baseball.