New award to honour longtime coach and athlete

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A new award was started as the New Glasgow Junior High held its 2014 Non Academic Awards this week.

 

An award is being created for the new New Glasgow Academy – The Mark Arbuckle Dedication to Panther Athletics Award. Pictured from left are: Shane Pitts, Bob Ballantyne, Mark Arbuckle, Allison Wilson and Peter White. 

The Mark Arbuckle Dedication to Panther Athletics Award is the first award that will be presented as part of the new “New Glasgow Academy”.

Arbuckle has been a part of the Panther community for over 25 years, 20 as a coach and six as an athlete. He has coached basketball, softball, track, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.

Earlier in his career he put countless hours into organizing the district track and field event.

Presenting the Award to Mark were three of the principals he has served under during his time at New Glasgow SR./JR. High.

Also at the awards, the top male and female athlete of the year were named. They were: Courtney Smith and Matthew Murray.

 

 

 

Athletic Awards

 

Girls Soccer

MVP: Kaitlyn Dunn/Jenna Burrows

Coaches Award: Olivia Murray/Lyndsay MacIvor

 

Boys Soccer

MVP: Matt Murray/ Isaac MacDonald

Coaches Award: Gage Hill/ Carson Ripoll

 

Cross Country

MVP: Matt Chediac/Kaitlin Kelly

Coaches Award: Oliver Schnare/Jake Martin

 

Girls Volleyball

MVP: Breanna Lodge

Coaches Award: Olivia Murray

 

Golf

MVP: Sophia Wornell

Coaches: Award: Jensen Arsenault

 

Girls A Basketball

MVP: Riley Sood/Katelyn Biron

Coaches Award: Abbey Delaney/Lucia MacKay

 

Girls B Basketball

MVP: Brianna Snell/Kendyl MacDonald

Coaches Award: Paige Best/Kaylee vanVulpen

 

Boys Basketball

MVP: Austin Williams/Bailey MacDonald

Coaches Award: Chad Russell/Chris Gillin

 

Girls Badminton

MVP: Jensen Arsenault

Coaches Award: Jaime Pike

 

Boys Badminton

MVP: Austin Williams

Coaches Award: Logan Quinn

 

Girls Track and Field

MVP: Camryn Halliday

Coaches Award: Hailey Fahie

 

Boys Slo-pitch

MVP: Matthew Murray

Coaches Award: Cameron MacGillivray

 

Girls Softball

MVP: Caitlin Taylor

Coaches Award: Kennedi Atwell

 

Hockey

MVP: Jake Martin/Luke Pelton

Coaches Award: Amanda Dunning/Camryn Halliday

 

 

Organizations: New Glasgow Academy, Cross Country

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  • Jimmy Arbuckle
    June 15, 2014 - 17:03

    I would say he got his athlete ability from me LOL