Hall of Fame - Athlete Category

Lynda (Kidd) Chorley

Hall of Fame - Athlete Category
Basketball, Curling, Track & Field, Volleyball
Award Date
Apr 21, 2012
Hamiota Collegiate Institute

Lynda (Kidd) Chorley – was a star athlete at Hamiota Collegiate during the 1960’s.  She led her basketball team to the Provincial Championship in 1961 and 1964 and runner up in 1962 and 1963.  In her final year, 1964, Lynda scored 77 points in three (3) games to lead Hamiota to the Championship.  Lynda played Seniors Girls Basketball in all six years from grade 7 to 12 and scored a total of 2207 points.  She led the Western Manitoba League in scoring when she was only in grade 8, and broke her scoring record in each of the next three years.  After graduating high school she went on to a stellar career at Brandon College.  In Track and Field, Lynda also set a Provincial High School record in discus in 1962, and in 1963 set a Provincial Ball Throw record and won both discus and shot put in 1964. She has been selected as the Brandon Sun’s Western Manitoba Sportsman of the Year, and also named to the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame.   Lynda was also an outstanding athlete in Volleyball and Curling.