Watson Robert

Watson Robert

Robert (Bob) Watson Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1980 Robert “Bob” Watson was born August 20, 1938 in Cornwall, Ontario. He started playing basketball at St. Lawrence High School in Cornwall. His team won three titles, including three consecutive Eastern Ontario high school Championships. Bob displayed an all-round athletic ability in high school, playing on the […]

Thompson Eleita

Eleita (Dusty) Burke Thompson Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1968 Eleita Thompson (nee Burke), known as “Dusty”, was one of Cornwall’s great basketball players. She played for the famous O.C.O.T. ladies basketball team which won the Ontario Championship for Cornwall. Dusty was known for her courage and great determination to win. She was also an outstanding […]

Taylor Robert

Robert (Rob) Taylor Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 2002 Robert “Rob” Taylor made the quantum leap from the high school basketball courts to the university level where he became one of the dominant players in the Ontario University Basketball League. Rob’s outstanding four-year career with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees followed a star-studded career with the […]

Taylor Bob

Bob Taylor Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1977 Bob Taylor, combining size, finesse, desire, and dedication, was Cornwall’s dominant basketball player during the 1950’s compiling a most impressive record of individual and team honours and accomplishments. As a junior, he led CCVS to the E.O.S.S.A. Championship in 1950. Still playing with CCVS seniors, he joined King […]

Stewart Charles

Charles (Chuck) Stewart Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 2000 Charles “Chuck” Stewart began his high school coaching career in 1970 when he took over the coaching of the junior boys basketball program at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School. For the following thirty-three years, he coached both boys and girls varsity teams at both junior and senior […]

Seymour Paul

Paul Seymour Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1968 Paul Seymour, a star basketball player for CCVS was a courageous player and always a gentleman. He was a tall athlete, and scored plenty of his team’s points. He was a exceptioal track star, and won the mile run for CCVS for many years. He also excelled as […]

Sanborn Joe

Joe Sanborn Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1988 Joe Sanborn was born in Portland, Maine, and was an outstanding athlete in high school earning letters in both football and basketball. After graduating from high school, and joining the army for two years, Joe was recruited to play football at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova […]

Parkinson Kevin

Kevin Parkinson Sport: Basketball:   Year Inducted: 1992 Kevin Parkinson has enjoyed an outstanding career at all levels of basketball, but it was on the court where he was at his best. As a member of CCVS basketball teams from 1963 – 1967, Parkinson established individual single game scoring records at all three levels of basketball. […]

O’Byrne Ernestine

Ernestine O’Byrne Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1986 Ernestine O’Byrne was the ultimate in a team player, a play maker, who set up others to score. She is the daughter of Mrs. Joseph O’Byrne and she has two brothers, Herman and Daniel, and three sisters, Florentine, Jennie, and Beatrice. Ernestine O’Byrne was a small, but dynamic […]

Morgan John

John Morgan Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1982 John Morgan was outstanding during his basketball playing career with the C.C.V.S. Golden Raiders, and the Carleton University Ravens. He was a 5’10” guard, a dominant player, and led his team in scoring all three years he played with the Senior Raiders. In 1961, C.C.V.S. won the EOSSA […]