Sports Wall of Fame

Chippawa Superchicks Basketball Team

Chippawa Superchicks Basketball Team
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The Chippawa Superchicks Basketball Team played in the Midget and Juvenile divisions of the Greater Niagara Church Basketball Association from 1970-1974. They won the city title for three consecutive years. In the 1972-1973 season, they captured the City Championships, the All-Ontario Church League Championships and the Ontario Ladies Championships. This was the first Ontario title to be won by a Chippawa Team. Gail Poupore was named MVP for the league. In the 1973-1974 season,the Superchicks won the City Juvenile Championship with a perfect 10-0 record. Rosanne Black was named the MVP The team travelled to Montreal for the Eastern Canada Invitational Tournament and lost in the semi-finals. Judy and Al McRae coached the Superchicks throughout these four successful years. ; Back Row: Coach Judy (Miller) McRae, Mary (Mailloux) Boone, Pat (Ryan) Somerville, Lou Ann Martin, Gail Poupore, Marilyn (Sharkey) Lawrence, Amy Olmstead, Debbie (Miller) Willick, Coach Al McRae. Front Row: Lorraine (Straughan) Robinson, Wendy (Bosnak) Orr, Sue Gabrielle, Nancy (Angle) Cardwell, Michelle (Hauzer) Stranges, Rosanne (Black) Federow. 
 

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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Chippawa Superchicks Basketball Team
Notes  The Chippawa Superchicks Basketball Team played in the Midget and Juvenile divisions of the Greater Niagara Church Basketball Association from 1970-1974. They won the city title for three consecutive years. In the 1972-1973 season, they captured the City Championships, the All-Ontario Church League Championships and the Ontario Ladies Championships. This was the first Ontario title to be won by a Chippawa Team. Gail Poupore was named MVP for the league. In the 1973-1974 season,the Superchicks won the City Juvenile Championship with a perfect 10-0 record. Rosanne Black was named the MVP The team travelled to Montreal for the Eastern Canada Invitational Tournament and lost in the semi-finals ; Back Row: Coach Judy McRae, Mary Boone, Pat Somerville, Lou Ann Martin, Gail Poupore, Marilyn Lawrence, Amy Olmstead, Debbie Willick, Coach Al McRae ; Front Row: Lorraine Robinson, Wendy Orr, Sue Gabrielle, Nancy Cardwell, Michelle Stranges, Rosanne Federow ;

Description  colour digital image ; Image may not be reproduced without the written consent of the City of Niagara Falls, Parks, Recreation and Culture Department ; Inducted January 23rd 2005 ;
 
 
 
 

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Team Member  Boone, Mary Mailloux 
Team Member  Cardwell, Nancy (Angle) 
Team Member  Federow, Rosanne (Black) 
Team Member  Gabrielle, Sue 
Team Member  Lawrence, Marilyn (Sharkey) 
Team Member  Martin, Lou Ann 
Team Member  Olmstead, Amy 
Team Member  Orr, Wendy (Bosnak) 
Team Member  Poupore, Gail 
Team Member  Robinson, Lorraine (Straughan) 
Team Member  Somerville, Pat (Ryan) 
Team Member  Stranges, Michelle (Hauzer) 
Team Member  Willick, Debbie (Miller) 
Team Coach  McRae, Al 
Team Coach  McRae, Judy (Miller) 
 
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