NEWS & EVENTS

WHSTHL All Star Game

May 30, 2019

The 2019 high school season finished off with the annual All Star game at Glenlawn Collegiate where the league's best players came together to face off for bragging rights. The girls green squad pulled out the win while the boys game ended in a tie. Congrats to all the players who participated and thanks to all the parents, friends, and family for coming to watch! Also thank you to the volunteers, coaches, and referees for making the evening possible. Check out the WHSTHL page  for more!

WHSTHL Championship

May 28, 2019

High school playoffs wrapped up with the championship games played at Red River College. The Glenlawn girls team took their 2nd consecutive title against Fort Richmond girl while the Dakota boys stole a 3peat in double overtime from the Fort Richmond boys.

FINAL DETAILS SET FOR COACHING CLINIC

February 08, 2019

It's official! The Introduction to Competition Clinic will be held at Woodlands School (222 Good Street) in Woodlands, Manitoba on the weekend of March 9th/10th. Cost of the clinic is $150.00 so payment can be sent to the treasurer at MTHFtreasurer85@gmail.com (security answer mbteamhandball). Any further questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to Danielle Baril at MTHFdevelopment@gmail.com

DATE ANNOUNCED FOR COACHING CLINIC

January 24, 2019

The date for the Introduction to Competition coaching clinic has been set for the weekend of March 9th and 10th. Keep in mind that if you plan to register or attend, that it is two full days (~14 hours). If you wish to indicate interest or require more information, please contact Danielle Baril at MTHFdevelopment@gmail.com. You can also check out the "how to get involved - coaching" page!

JUNIOR BOYS TRY-OUTS

January 18, 2019

Details listed about getting involved for the first time or again at the provincial level.

***ATTENTION JUNIOR LEVEL GIRLS***

January 10, 2019

The MTHF is continuing on with development sessions hosted by: Pat Stanley and Jaimie Eyers.

THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND!

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WHEN:

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

both from 8:30pm-10:00pm

***Please arrive 30 minutes early****

WHERE:

North Gym at Red River College

2055 Notre Dame Ave

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Our goal is to assemble a team to compete in Regina in May 2019

Please email any questions to MTHF's development coordinator, Danielle Baril at MTHFdevelopment@gmail.com

***ATTENTION COACHES***

January 01, 2019

For anyone interested in taking their coaching abilities to the next level, the MTHF has created a check list to help guide you in your goal of becoming a certified handball coach. We have also provided the Handball Canada Introduction to Competition Coach Training and Certification Pathway for a visual of what will need to be completed. Check out our "Become a coach" section or click the picture above to see the above mentioned visual pdf's.

The MTHF has also committed to hosting the Handball Canada’s Competition Introduction Coach Training in March 2019. It is a 2 day course available through the provincial federation. The Cost is a $75.00 deposit at registration plus $75.00* due before start of clinic.

 

A secondary email will be circulated to those interested once the gym time and location is confirmed  and  more information about the deposit deadline will be available.

 

Please contact MTHFdevelopment@gmail.com to register/indicate interest

*The second payment may be more than $75.00 depending on the cost of gym time

TEAM CANADA ALERT!!

November 16, 2018

Good luck to Caleb Baranyk and Team Canada as they compete in the IHF trophy in Illinois this weekend! You can watch the stream in the IHF Facebook page!

Update: TEAM CANADA WINS GOLD and will move on to the next stage before worlds!! Congratulations Caleb on your win! 

Check our our blog for some questions and answers from our very own Caleb Baranyk!

GAMBIT AND FRIENDS PLACE 3RD IN VANCOUVER CUP

November 11, 2018

One of our WTHL women's team, with a few additions attended the 2nd annual Vancouver Cup, hosted by BC Handball. Gambit fought hard and were rewarded with finishing 3rd place. Congratulations ladies, we're always happy to see our Manitoba Players succeed beyond our Provincial boarders!

SANDBALL 2018 TAKES ON NEW LOCATION

September 17, 2018

This year, Sandball has been led to a new location, THE BEACH INDOOR VOLLEYBALL CENTRE. This facility is in East St. Paul, and it was the perfect place to host Sandball. Under the coordination of Tyler Cormier, this event saw just under a dozen co-ed teams compete against each other in a one day tournament.

The Beach proved to be the perfect setting for Sandball, with an easy access viewing lounge right beside the courts, with food and beverage available with speedy service. All courts were contained in the walls of the facility and some teams even took to dressing up with some flash! We loved seeing the costume coordination and the cleverness of everyone who attends. This year, we saw a repeat champion, flying under a new name, the MEME TEAM. Congratulation to all those who attended and with an indoor facility capable of hosting our Sandball tournaments, perhaps we might see multiple tournaments throughout the year?!

"This year was a lot of fun. I encourage a lot more people to join the following year."

-Tyler Cormier

CANADIAN HANDBALL LOSES A KEY FIGURE

August 06, 2018

As many of you are aware, Brian Hayes has passed away after a long battle with cancer over the weekend. The MTHF would like to extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brian.
 

A long time referee and active member of the handball community, Brian helped shape the sport that we know today and his memory will live on through those he has taught. He served as Treasurer of Handball Canada from 2006 until 2016, was selected as the lead federation delegate for numerous national championships, and was also appointed as the North American delegate for the Pan American Team Handball Federation.
 

Although he traveled quite frequently for different handball events, we could always find Brian at Red River on a Sunday catching a league game with his Tim’s coffee in hand. Sundays will not be the same without you. 


Rest In Peace Brian.

SILVER MEDAL FOR JUVENILE MEN

August 05, 2018

Congratulation to the Manitoba men on their 2nd place finish!! Way to go everyone!

BRONZE MEDAL FOR JUVENILE WOMEN

August 05, 2018

Congratulations to the Manitoba women’s juvenile team who picked up the bronze medal with a 26-12 win over Sask 2.

MANITOBA YOUTH HEADED TO SASKATCHEWAN

August 02, 2018

Good luck to the men’s and women’s juvenile teams as they head to Regina this weekend to compete in the 2018 national championship! Let's cheer them on in Manitoba's continued success at bringing home some medals!!

WINNIPEG HIGH SCHOOL HANDBALL COMES TO A CLOSE FOR THE SEASON

May 30, 2018

It was a great season in the WHSTHL, with exciting regular and playoff game play. Unfortunately, there can only be one team that finishes on top in both the boys and girls divisions. Taking top spot for the girls was the Glenlawn Collegiate Lions! On the boys side, Coach Quintin Kuby of the Dakota Collegiate Lancers led his team to another league win! Congratulations to all schools and players that participated in this year's season, we look forward to seeing more of you in our WTHL and future WHSTHL games!! Enjoy your rest in the off season.

SENIOR WOMEN SNAG BRONZE!

May 20, 2018

Congratulations to the senior women’s team on winning a Bronze medal at the National Championships in Edmonton, Alberta. The team pulled out a close win against the Ontario girls after narrowly losing to them earlier in the tournament. Also, congratulations to Taylor Thorkelsson and Rena Nayar on being selected as 2nd team All Stars. 

TEAM CANADA FINISH WITH MEDAL!!

May 04, 2018

Congratulations to team Canada in finishing 3rd at the IHF Trophy!! Pictured here is Team Canada with 4 Manitoba handball players. Arron Mitchell-Dueck, Sam Greenberg, Derek Brunet, and Tyler Cormier were accompanied by Manitoba coaches Pat Stanley (Gambit) and Matt Hymen (Fury).

TEAM CANADA ALERT!!

May 04, 2018

These four young men will be representing Team Canada next week at the IHF trophy tournament in Chicago. 
Congratulations to:


Sam Greenberg -Glenlawn class of 2016
Aaron Mitchell Dueck - Vincent Massey class of 2016
Tyler Cormier -Glenlawn class of 2017
Derek Brunet - Glenlawn class of 2018

THE WTHL HAS IT'S CHAMPIONS FOR 2017-18 SEASON

April 08, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of our Winnipeg Team Handball League, Tube Sharks and Fury!! See more pictures, all star winners and other stats and awards in our 2017-18 Results section! Pictured above: Fury

TEAM CENTRAL CANADA COMPETE IN 2ND PHASE OF SUPER SERIES

March 12, 2018

Team Central Canada participated in another weekend of the newly formed Super Series that saw several teams from across Canada and the United states participate in a highly competetive series that took place in AB, Canada.

Manitoba Players pictured above: (Top Row) Spencer Deally, Kirby Reutlinger (Bottom Row) Ethan Baranyk, Pierre Feng, Colin Bouchard, Joseph Deally 

Schedule can be found here https://www.teamhandball.ab.ca 

DEEP BLUE AND FRIENDS WIN HERITAGE 2018

February 25, 2018

The Heritage Classic for anyone who doesn't know, is a top notch tournament put on by our friends over at Sask Handball, based out of Regina, Saskatchewan. This was the tournament's 45th year anniversary, and you are always bound to see a few Manitoba Teams amonst the tournament match-ups. This year DEEP BLUE, with a few imports took the title as TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS. Congratulations Deep Blue, Sask Handball and everyone who helped put on a great tournament!! We look forward to seeing more teams and more handball in future tournaments to come.

Manitoba Senior Teams Announce Information Sessions

November 24, 2017

Interested in playing on Team Manitoba at the senior level in 2018? The MTHF is hosting information sessions on Sunday, December 3rd at Red River College outside of the North Gym - women at 2:15pm and men at 3:15pm.

The sessions will cover general information, tournaments, and potential costs associated with the program. If you have any questions or are unable to make it, please email mbteamhandball@gmail.com

Manitoba Junior Men's Try-Outs Announced

November 03, 2017

Any questions can be directed to coach Pierre Feng at p_feng1@hotmail.com

2017-18 WTHL Season Now Underway

October 22, 2017

This weekend, the Winnipeg Team Handball League opened with the 2017-18 season's first games. The men's games followed last season's trends with Tube Sharks, Pikeys, Rebels, and Shockers winning the first round of games. Hard to say who's going to stay on top in the competitive women's division. With a handful of double headers played, it was a tough day for most teams but Four Llamas, Gambit, Fury, and Y & R were the ones who walked away with first week wins. 6 weeks left in the first half!

11 Teams for Sandball 2017

August 27, 2017

The morning started off cold and foggy, but when that cleared up it was suns out guns out for the 80 sandball participants out at Adrenaline Adventures. There were some fantastic themes that teams came up with including the sweatband clad Harlem Beach Trotters and the 80's work out team Body Break (pictured above). Veteran team Hot Pizza Ass topped the ranks going into playoffs, but it was Tune Squad (featuring Manitoba players Colin Bouchard, Joe Deally, Kirby Reutlinger, Taylor Thorkelsson, Maggie Hiebert, and Mikaela Tymchyshyn) who took home the championship. Congratulations to everyone on a super fun day and a special shout out to the folks who came out from Saskatchewan! Everyone keep an eye out for Sask Handball who may be hosting their own Sandball tournament next year...

Follow the link to see some other team pictures!

Manitoba Juvenile Teams Return From Edmonton

August 04, 2017

The Manitoba 18U handball teams traveled to Edmonton this weekend to compete in the Youth National Championships! The girls team brought home a bronze medal and a 2nd Team All-Star awarded to Victoria Shahinfar while the boys team finished 5th and was awarded 2nd Team All-Stars to Tyler Cormier and Derek Brunet.

High School Sandball A Success

June 10, 2017

The rain delay didn't dampen the spirits of the 50 students and volunteers who showed up to compete for the title of High School Sandball Champions. When the skies cleared, it was all systems go for the Glenlawn, Dakota, Fort Richmond, and Vincent Massey teams. Glenlawn paved the way by earning many "spectacular" points early with their flops lead by Brock Harrison and Derek Brunet. By the end of the tournament, referees could no longer award extra points for their flops because they were just too easy! Needless to say, they took home the title.

Junior Men at Nationals

June 16, 2017

The junior men's provincial team, lead by coach Pierre Feng, was in Regina mid-June to see how we stacked up against the other prairie teams. After a tough round robin, Manitoba finished 2nd with the lowest-in-round 58 goals scored against thanks to experienced goalies Tyler Cormier of Glenlawn Collegiate and Owen Kemball of Dakota Collegiate.

Manitoba Players Represent Canada in Chile

April 22, 2017

Manitoba athletes Tyler Cormier and Aaron Mitchell-Dueck represented Canada in the juvenile Pan-American Games in Santiago, Chile this spring. Read the full interview HERE.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Players of the Week

Week 7: December 3

Lloyd Rana (Rebels): Centre Back for his team who were last year's runner up in men's final. Lloyd displays great sportsmanship and leadership in every game. Helped rebels go 2-0 this past weekend vs. Titans and Tropics.

 

Nicole Chartrand (4 Llamas): A Goaltender and a regular 'player of the game' nominee, Nicole helped her team split their games with Gambit and last year's defending champions, Y&R.