Thursday, April 19, 2007

Congratulations The PEI Road Runners Club and Shawn McCardle!

Rob Mackenzie (President, PEI RoadRunners Club) receives the
Premier's Award for Sports Organization of the Year, from Nicole Phillips,
President of Sport PEI, and Elmer MacFadyen, representing the Premier.
(photo by Sport PEI)

Congratulations The PEI Road Runners Club and Shawn McCardle! Last night at The Sports PEI Award banquet the PEI Road Runner Club won the Premier's Award for the best sport organization, Shawn McCardle was Master Athlete of the Year. Jamie Mutch and the executive do a great job of running the road runner club. It a great club membership and I glad I am a member. Shawn was a very long run. He run of 100 miles race last year and he was 2006 PEI Road Runner of the Year.

Other PEI runner Jared Connaughton won Intercollegiate Male he a sprinter male.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Sports' big night - The Guardian :

SportPEI News :
April 19 2007

Moyse, Ellsworth take home senior awards

Heather Moyse and Jeff Ellsworth were named the top senior athletes at the Sport PEI awards banquet held at the Rodd Royalty in Charlottetown. Moyse, from Summerside, had an outstanding 2006 where she finished 4th in bobsleigh at the Winter Olympics in Turin, and then was the top points scorer in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Edmonton. Moyse was also named the winner of the Lieutenant Governor's Award for outstanding Island athlete. Ellsworth has been an outstanding softball player for many years, and in 2006 he made the Canadian team, appearing at the Pan-Am Championships in Mexico.

The Junior awards were won by Ashley MacIntyre from rugby, and Logan MacMillan from hockey. MacIntyre made the Canadian Under-19 team, while MacMillan won a gold with Canada at the World Under-18 Championships.

Intercollegiate award winners were sprinter Jared Connaughton from the University of Texas-Arlington, while golfer Angela Drane from the University of Louisiana-Monroe won the female award. Shawn McCardle, a long-distance runner from Lady Fane, was the winner of the Master's Award.

Speed skating President Glenn Holmes was named Adminstrator of the Year, while Jeff MacRae from gymnastics was the top official. UNB hockey coach and Gardiner MacDougall won the coaching award.

A number of special awards were also presented. The Roadrunners Club of PEI won the Premier's Award for Sports Organization of the Year, while long-time curling administrator and coach Marilyn Sutherland won the President's Award for long-time service to sport. Builder and historian Charlie Ballem was given Sport PEI Honourary Membership.

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