Ledoux, Roy

Ledoux, Roy

Roy Ledoux

Roy Ledoux Sport: Builder, Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2018 Roy Ledoux has a 45 plus year love affair with Lacrosse at all levels. He began playing in the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse Association in 1965 and played competitive into the 70’s. Began coaching in 1978 and his juvenile team won Bronze at the Ontario championships. Lacrosse folded […]

Herrington, Alex

Alex Herrington

Alex Herrington Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2018 Multi sport athlete excelled as a Broomball and Lacrosse player. From 1963 – 1974, Alex starred on the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse association teams winning Eastern Ontario Junior C championship. 1976 Captained maquette Glass Rams to to silver medal Ontario summer games in London. Was the Lions Sportsman of […]

Riley, Terry

Terry Riley

Terry Riley Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2018 One of our fiercest and highly competitive lacrosse stars of the 1960’s Terry scored at will. Beginning with the Drummondville Athletics, where he led his team for two seasons, he came to the Miller Hughes Mustangs of the Seaway Junior Lacrosse League. In 1967 Terry played for the […]

McCrimmon Norman

Norman McCrimmon Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1970 Norman McCrimmon was one of the finest men who volunteered to act as a coach of a minor team when minor lacrosse was first started in the mid-fifties. He developed the same team from year to year, until finally they became the well-known Cornwall Wildcats. The Wildcats came […]

Herrington Sr. Richard

Richard (Sonny) Herrington Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1974 Richard “Sonny” Herrington was elected to and held the position of Secretary of the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse Association from 1963 to 1971. An avid fan, he also coached minor teams. In 1969, he was elected Director of the Ontario Lacrosse Association and was named the Junior “B” […]

Chisholm Colin

Colin James Chisholm Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1974 In 1930, Colin James Chisholm, while teaching at Cornwall Island, teamed up with Frank Roundpoint and established a small lacrosse stick company that ultimately expanded to become the World’s largest supplier of lacrosse sticks. The Cornwall Minor Lacrosse System is a result of Colin’s efforts. As one […]

Desjardins Roland

Roland (Bull Neck) Desjardins Sport: Wrestling Year Inducted: 1969 Roland “Bull Neck” Desjardins, born in 1916, started wrestling in Cornwall, fighting out of the Knights of Columbus Hall and the Canadian Legion Hall on Pitt Street. He won the Cornwall Championship in 1934-35 in the 158-lbs. class. He took part in the Olympic trials, losing […]

Wilson Alfred

James Alfred (Nit) Wilson Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1990 The Eastern Ontario Lacrosse League had been a breeding ground for local talent. A history of Cornwall sports legends would be anything but complete without the likes of Zip Jamieson, the Wheeler brothers, George Sinfield, the Roundpoints, Jacobs, Sundays, and Thomas’. However, there has seldom been […]

Whitford Rube

Rube Whitford Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1969 Rube Whitford, born in 1887, was a powerful lacrosse player who played on several Cornwall teams including the Professional Box Lacrosse Team in 1931. Rube also played hockey, soccer, and softball.

White John

John (Long John) White Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 John White, born 1875, was better known as “Long John”. He was one of the best National Indian lacrosse players of all times. He played for years with Cornwall and with the Irish of Montreal. John lived on Cornwall Island where he passed away. John also […]