Strain, Roach named as top Muskies


Josh Strain and Sara Roach captured the male and female athlete-of-the-year honours at Fort High’s annual athletic awards banquet last night.
It was Strain’s third award of the evening after claiming the track and field MVP and sharing the senior boys’ basketball MVP honours with Justin Anderson.
There were a number of multiple award winners, including:
•Colton Spicer—male rookie of the year and boys’ hockey rookie of the year;
•Steve Romaniuk—MVP for boys’ soccer and senior boys’ volleyball, as well as the Douglas Morrow Memorial Award for academic and athletic achievement;
•Sian Donald—letterman award (for competing in 10 sports) and most improved player for senior girls’ basketball;
•Brandon Sinclair—MVP for junior boys’ volleyball and junior boys’ basketball;
•Anikka McTavish—girls’ soccer MVP and an athletic certificate (for participation in eight sports);
•Nicole Mueller—letterman award and the girls’ soccer outstanding contribution award; and
•Jolene Stahn—senior girls’ basketball MVP, athletic certificate, the Golden Plunger (the Muskie Sports Association’s award for outstanding contribution), and the Brent Ogden Award for sportsmanship and perseverance.
Other award winners last night were:
•Andre Valenzuela—football MVP;
•Cody Hunsperger and Eric Duffy—football rookies of the year;
•Alex McDonald—golf MVP
•Caitlin Sande—junior girls’ volleyball MVP;
•Samantha Jewett—senior girls’ volleyball MVP;
•Chantal Jodoin—junior girls’ basketball MVP;
•Gavin Moorhouse—junior boys’ basketball hardest-working player;
•Cassandra Spade—junior badminton MVP;
•Chelsea Carlson—senior badminton MVP;
•Liz Steele—cheerleading MVP;
•Brittany York—cheerleading rookie of the year;
•Ethan Jordbro—boys’ curling MVP;
•Carley Busch—girls’ curling MVP;
•Erika Anderson—girls’ hockey MVP;
•Courtney Bethune—girls’ hockey rookie of the year;
•Donovan Cousineau—boys’ hockey MVP;
•Jake Witherspoon—boys’ soccer outstanding contribution; and
•Danielle Jean—female rookie of the year.