Kamloops Sports Council reveals 2019 athletics award nominees

This year, the awards will be handed out online due to the pandemic

The 2019 Kamloops Sports Council athletics award nominees were announced on Tuesday,

Maddy Gobeil, Caleigh Silversides and Brooke Wills are nominated for the LN Group Female Athlete of the Year Award, while Ryley McRae, Bazil Spencer and Kian Zabihi are up for the Kamloops Minor Baseball Association Male Athlete of the Year Award.

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Nominated for the Tim Hortons Kamloops Coach of the Year Award are Dylan Armstrong, Victor Lizzi and Del Komarniski.

The South Kamloops Titans’ senior girls’ basketball squad, TRU WolfPack Team Black cheerleading team and 2003 Kamloops Blaze boys’ soccer squad are nominated for the Kamloops Blazers Sports Society Team of the Year Award.

Greg Stewart, Sunette Lessing and the TRU WolfPack Team Black cheerleaders are nominated for the PacificSport Interior BC International Excellence Award.

Nominated for the TRU Athletics University Award are Tim Dobbert, Jan Pirretas Glasmacher and Olga Savenchuk.

Mike Stewart-Smith, Kate Stebbings and Miriam Cavani are nominated for the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 52 Masters Athlete Award.

The awards have been handed out since 1990 in conjunction with the Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame banquet. This year, the awards will be doled out online due to the pandemic.

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