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His wife says, "He feels that the enjoyment he gets out of coaching, and the appreciation his basketball teams have always shown for his efforts, and his interest in them, has been ample reward without any special awards being given to him."
The pictu re shown here was taken at the Sports Banquet in 1966, when Ralph Rowley was presenting Addy Ryngach with his trophy for most valuable player in basket ball that season.
In that season, her last in high school, she had averaged 23 points per game in 18 games. In the Pro v inc i a 1 Tour nament that year, in the three games she played, she outdistanced her clos est rival by 32 points!
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take the time to add some extra news of interest which appeared in the Daily Graphic on April 22, 1969. Quote: "Miss Addy Ryngach, 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Ryngach, of Portage, is one of three girls selected from Manitoba to attend training camp for Canada's national women's basketball team.
The women's development project camp is pointed towards the 1971 Pan-American Games to be held in Cali, Colombia".
THE PLOWING MATCH (and Lord and Lady Byng)
The highlight of any plowing match held on the Portage Plains must be the one of June 21, 1922, when the Honorable Lord Byng, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., M.V.O., Her Excellency Lady Byng, and members of their staff came to Portage Ia Prairie.
Mayor Burns and the Reeve of the municipality, along with other public representatives, met the train and conducted the party, via Main St. and Saskatchewan Ave., to the City Hall square, where the returned soldiers and Scouts were inspected, and the address of