Jack Entwistle (Deceased) Sport: Football/Builder Year Inducted: 2014 Played HS football at SLHS 1952-1957 – Ottawa U Gee Gee, 1958-1960 QRFU as a member of the Cornwall Emards and Vankleek Hill. He was a key organizer in the development and helped grow minor football where he also coached for 20 years.
Paul Emard Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2000 Paul Emard became part owner of the Cornwall Royals in 1968, when a group of Cornwall businessmen took over the team which was moving into the newly formed Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Under the restructured junior hockey program operated by the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, […]
Frank Eastwood Sport: Lawn Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Frank Eastwood was born in Cornwall and educated in our public and high schools. He was employed by the Bell Telephone Company of Canada for 43 years and became a member of the Telephone pioneers of America. In sports, Frank became a devout fan of tennis and […]
George Esper Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 George Esper, born in 1892, was known as one of Cornwall’s big three. When Esper, Carra, and Rubino were playing at Stanford and Kennedy’s Bowling Alley, they filled the Alley with spectators. George bowled 10 pin bowling for 30 years. He won many Cups and Championships. He loved […]
Ruth Mullen Empey Sport: Badminton Year Inducted: 1968 Ruth Mullen Empey played badminton for many years; she won many trophies and Championships. At the time of writing, she is still playing the game. In earlier years, she used to run in track and field events.
Robert (Bob) Eaton Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1969 Robert Eaton, born in 1928, was best known as “Bob”. He has been director of Cornwall’s Golf Course for many years. He was club Champion for the years 1960, 1966, and 1967 and won several tournaments. Bob was honoured by the Richelieu Club, being named Sportsman of […]
David (Dave) Ezard Sport: Hockey: Year Inducted: 2000 Hometown heros come in all shapes and sizes. Defenceman David “Dave” Ezard, who was born in 1959, was proof that dynamite comes in small packages. He was the quintessential hockey hero at a time when Cornwall held a prominent position on the national junior hockey map. The […]
Edward (Eddie) Emerton Sport: Hockey: Year Inducted: 1969 Edward “Eddie” Emerton, born in 1923, was known as “Big Ed”. He advanced through the O.C.O.T. ranks, and then through the senior teams in Cornwall. He turned pro playing for the Cleveland Barons, Buffalo Bisons, Tulsa Oilers, Dallas Texans, and with Fresno, California and Omaha, Nebraska. Eddie […]