Alberta Schools' Athletic Association

Individual Sportsmanship Winner

At the 2009 AGM, the Board of Governors voted to begin awarding sportsmanship pins to Individuals who show acts of sportsmanship at Provincial events.

The ASAA is pleased to announce the 2013/14 winners of the Individual sportsmanship awards.

Congratulations to these deserving players:

Name

School and/or town

 

Reason

Golf

Sharise Marchand Cochrane High Athlete Ran back a hole to get a competitor's club; really friendly and helpful
Sarah Graham West Island College, Calgary Athlete went back to get a cart for another player having issues
Robyn MacDermitt West Island College, Calgary Athlete went all the way back to replay ball
Shaylynn Nydokus Lloydminster Comprehensive Athlete praising and being helpful to a frustrated player
Taylor Tangedle Edwin Parr, Athabasca Athlete ran ahead to return forgotten clubs

Cross Country

Scott Gerke Jasper Place, Edmonton Athlete Shook hands with every runner who finished after him
Leah Nelson Cardston High Athlete gave her blanket to a runner having an asthma attack
Karina Manz Georges P Vanier, Donnelly Athlete Did not stop cheering, amazing at supporting her whole team
Chanelle Gange St Paul Regional Athlete gave encouraging words to a runner that was struggling
Egide Ndayirukiye St Joseph, Edmonton Athlete Shaking everyone's hand at the start
Cody Anderson Jasper Place, Edmonton Athlete Shaking everyone's hand at start and wishing all good luck

50th Anniversary Volleyball

       
       
       

Rural Wrestling

Joel Dionne Hillside High, Valleyview Athlete stopped match due to opponent bleeding even though it disadvantaged him
Brett Burak Eckville Jr/Sr High Athlete positive attitude, always happy to compete, respectful of opponents and showed fantastic sportsmanship
Morgan Reeves Wetaskiwin Composite Athlete always considerate of opponents and encouraging. Thanked all officials after each match
Paula Mueller Medicine Hat High Athlete fantastic example of sportsmanship in close matches
Erik Richardson Medicine Hat High Athlete Genuinely congratulated opponents in close matches that could have gone either way
Meaghan Wild Olds High Athlete has an aura of positive energy around her, always helps opponents up, encouraging
Grace Chambers West Central, Rocky Mtn House Athlete very supportive and encouraging, made most of the experience
Marie Waitr Bonnyville Centralized Athlete very supportive and encouraging, made most of the experience
Monica Zieggler Roland Michener, Slave Lake Athlete very supportive and encouraging, made most of the experience

Curling

       
       

Provincial Wrestling

Samara Galbraith Lester B Pearson, Calgary Athlete consistently shows amazing sportsmanship, very humble
Brayden Lambert Fort Vermilion Public Athlete won match convincingly and chased down opponent to speak words of encouragement
Ajay Copp Rundle College, Calgary Athlete showed great concern and was truly apologetic for unintentionally injuring opponent
Les Skretting Taber Parent paid the entrance fee for a team that was unaware of facility charges across from the event
Shelby Fink Lester B Pearson, Calgary Athlete committed to shaking hands with coach and opponent before leaving gym due to illness
Emmitt Campbell W.R. Myers, Taber Coach supportive of all athletes, not just his own
Grace Chambers West Central, Rocky Mtn House Athlete always congratulating athletes, sharing kind words before and after matches
Graham Fader Rundle College, Calgary Athlete chose to wrestle late opponent rather than taking the win by default
Kevan Chromick Bishop McNally, Calgary Athlete consistently congratulated opponents and wished them luck with rest of tournament

Dalena Do

Jennifer Dang

Lester B. Pearson, Calgary

Western Canada, Calgary

Athlete Displayed respect and camaraderie towards each other immediately following match
Erick Osburg Foothills Composite, Okotoks Athlete congratulated opponent after tough match, took time to thank officials

Basketball

1A Girls Basketball

Erynn Hunka Ryley School Athlete oustanding sportsmanship on the court; helped out Gimmics when letters knwocked off table
Torey Lauber Ryley School Athlete oustanding sportsmanship on the court; helped out Gimmics when letters knwocked off table
Kathryn Nguyen Clear Water Academy, Calgary Athlete Great sportsmanship on and off court; offered to help clean gym
Clara Nguyen Clear Water Academy, Calgary Athlete Great sportsmanship on and off court; offered to help clean gym

Rob Longhurst

Dennis Sereda

Nathan Farkas

Bawlf School Coaches At arrival, during banquet, all activities - first class entire time

1A Boys Basketball

Craig Panek Parkland Immanuel Christian, Edmonton Athlete works hard for self and team; encourages all on court, shows genuine concern for opposing players