Hall of Fame - Athlete Category

Bob Town

Hall of Fame - Athlete Category
Basketball, Track & Field, Volleyball
Award Date
Oct 6, 2009
Churchill High School

Bob Town was an outstanding athlete who graduated from Churchill High School in 1967, the year of the first Winnipeg Pan Am games. At Churchill, Bob was a versatile athlete who played volleyball, basketball, ran cross country and track. At the MHSAA Provincial Track Championships Bob placed third in the ½ mile and 2ndin the mile. Bob took his post secondary education at the University of Manitoba and starred on the Bison basketball team. He was the only first year player to make the team in 1967-68. In 1971, he led the Bison’s to a second place finish at the National Championships and was an All Canadian, as well as team captain in 1972. After university, Bob played senior basketball for the St. Andrews Super Saints where he won 2 national championships and was named a tournament all star 4 times. In 1972 Bob made the National Team and over the next five years played in the Pan Am games (Mexico City), World University games (Moscow), and the 1976 Montreal Olympics./p>

In 2007 Bob Town was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. Bob is currently principal of J.H. Bruns Collegiate in Winnipeg.