Thanks to a recent donation from Nick Janzen, ex-University of Winnipeg Wesmen player, the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum has added an interesting and unique team photograph of of the "Bearcats," City of Winnipeg Junior Basketball Champions from 1924-25. This nearly 100-year-old photo is the first to identify a Manitoba basketball team by this name in the museum records.  

Items like this are important artifacts chronicling some of the earliest years of organized basketball in Manitoba, and we are very grateful for the donation. 

If anyone has items of historical basketball significance (photos, clothing, equipment, newspaper clippings, medals, etc.), we are always willing to accept further contributions to our ever-increasing collection. The Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum is the appropriate place for these items of historical significance. 

If anyone would like a personal tour of our site, please contact Chair, Ross Wedlake through Basketball Manitoba at  

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