Fort High honours its athletes

Hannah Carter finished her stellar Muskie career in style Monday at Fort High’s annual “Recognition” night, winning three major awards including female athlete-of-the-year.
She also took home the Patti-Jo Reid Trophy as the senior girls’ basketball MVP and was honoured as the outstanding contributor for the girls’ soccer team.
Siobhan Devlin was another big winner Monday, taking home the two Walter Horban Awards as the MVP for the junior girls’ volleyball and basketball teams.
She also was named the MVP for junior badminton.
The male athlete-of-the-year went to Andy Hallikas, who helped the boys’ soccer team advance to the NWOSSAA championship last weekend and also was a pivotal player on the much-improved senior boys’ basketball squad.
Rookie-of-the-year awards went to Sarah Noonan (female) and Jamie Algie (male).
Meanwhile, Melissa Hagen was awarded the President’s Cup for sportsmanship, and also was named the MVP for cheerleading. Lindy Bruyere was honoured as rookie-of-the-year on the cheerleading squad.
David Bond was given the Letterman Award and Certificate.
Other volleyball MVP awards went to Evan Woodland (junior boys), Karen Harris (senior girls), and Jon Ottertail (senior boys). Basketball MVPs included co-winners John Sivonen and Woodland (junior boys) and Brian Kosowick (senior boys).
Katie Vittie was named the senior badminton MVP while on the soccer pitch, Laureen Cousineau (girls) and Daniel Ribeiro (boys) were named team MVPs.
Ray Koprowski won the Jim Curr Senior Memorial Trophy for his outstanding contribution to soccer.
On the gridiron, the football MVP went to Joel Grimard while Terry LaBelle and Justin Nick were co-winners of the Marc DeGagne Memorial Trophy for outstanding contribution.
Aaron Caul was awarded the Reece Scofield Memorial Trophy as the team’s top defensive player and Gary Wager was named MVP of the “B” football team.
On the ice, Aaron Grynol (who led the Muskies in scoring last season) and Frank Redford were co-winners of the Bert Egan Memorial Trophy as team MVPs while Dwight Galusha won the Rob Cain Memorial for outstanding contribution.
Also on the ice, Bill Crewson, Chris Matheson, Joel Perron, Matt Gushulak, and Tyler Bell all were named as team MVPs for boys’ curling after winning all-Ontario silver earlier this year.
Laura McTaggart was named the girls’ curling MVP while Matt Hickling picked up MVP honours for the mixed team.