Hall of Fame - Athlete Category

Ken Opalko

Hall of Fame - Athlete Category
Award Date
Apr 13, 2013
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute

Ken Opalko played basketball for Daniel McIntyre from 1973-76. He won a City and Provincial Basketball Championship and was selected as the Provincial MVP.  Ken was selected as a 1st Team High School All-Canadian in the Starting Lineup Newspaper.  At University of Winnipeg, Ken was All-Time leading scorer with 3603 career points, a record that still stands to this day.  Ken was a member of the Junior National Team for two years and Senior National A and B Team for two years. He competed in Brazil, Cuba and Argentina.  He has been a long time coach and administrator at Mennonite Brethren Collegiate.