Kamloops Sports Council announces award finalists for HOF banquet

By Chad Klassen
March 21, 2019 - 11:45am

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Sports Council has revealed the finalists for the upcoming sports banquet on May 11 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel.

In addition to individual awards, there are four individuals (Earl Seitz, Paddy Harrington, Ted Pierson, and Tony Parker) being inducted into the Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame. 

Geroy Simon from the B.C. Lions is the guest speaker. 

Female Athlete of the Year

Kristina Dodd – Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Club
Maddy Gobeil – South Kamloops Girls Basketball Team
Abigail Donaldson – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Male Athlete of the Year

Gavin Dodd – Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Club
Nick Sarai – South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
Stanley Netherton – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Coach of the Year

Dylan Armstrong – Kamloops Track and Field Club
Tim Unaegbu – South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
Stanislav Marek – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Team of the Year

South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
South Kamloops Girls Basketball Team
Team Brown – Curling

Sport Person of the Year

Niki Remez – 2018 BC Winter Games President
Keith Liddiard – Kamloops Youth Soccer Association Executive Director
Jan Antons – Multi Sport

International Excellence

Greg Stewart – Para Shotput
Kendra Woodland – Women’s Hockey
Josie Morrison – Speed Skating

University Award

Megan Dalke – Canada West Swimming (UBC)
Kyle Pawels – NCAA Lacrosse (Saint Leo University)
Tim Dobbert – Canada West Volleyball (TRU)

Masters Athletic Award

Women’s Dragon Boat Team – Kamloops Interior Dragons
Mike Stewart-Smith – Cycling
Dave Arthurs – Fastball

Blind curlers take joy in still being able to compete