Forrester Richard

Forrester Richard

Richard (Rick) Forrester Sport: Football Year Inducted: 2004 Richard “Rick” Forrester, born December 9, 1932, liked to say that it wasn’t the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. It was a philosophy he upheld his young football players – high school and junior to during […]

Flanigan Alex

Alex (Jolly Jelly Roll) Flanigan Sport: Multisports Year Inducted: 1969 Alex Flanigan started out as a trainer in the old Victoria Rink with Freddie McAteer, and John Denneny and then with Don Penniston in 1937 with the Flyers in the Allan Cup finals. He served with Bill Boucher, Lex Cook, and Frank Mario. He was […]

Fisher Carl

Carl C. (Mr. Sports) Fisher Sport: Media Year Inducted: 1998 Carl C. Fisher was, without a doubt, the father of Cornwall broadcasting according to another broadcaster, Bill Lasalle. He joined CKSF Radio in 1947. Carl instantly gained the trust of his fans and peers. Most people agree that, of all the local announcers who have […]

Flannigan John

John Flannigan Sport: Squash Year Inducted: 2000 If anyone deserves the title “Mr. Squash” in Cornwall, it would be John Flannigan. The quiet, easy-speaking city employee has ruled the squash courts for the past dozen years, after making the transition from badminton 14 years ago. John leap-frogged his way to the top of the rankings […]

Fagan Sr. William

William (Bill) T. Fagan Sr. Sport: Tennis Year Inducted: 1969 William “Bill” T. Fagan, Sr., born in 1902, was an outstanding tennis player. He won the Cornwall singles on three occasions. Bill was a great promoter of the game. He took a great interest in young Girls and Boys. Bill was instrumental in building a […]

Fagan Jr. Bill

Bill Fagan Jr. Sport: Tennis Year Inducted: 1984 In sports jargon, Bill Fagan Jr. was what they call a late-bloomer. Bill didn’t take up tennis until he was 13 years old, after years of watching his father play on the old Howard Smith Paper Mill court. His father became his instructor. But he didn’t waste […]

Fraser Jocelyn

Jocelyn Fraser Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1988 Jocelyn Fraser comes by her interest in sports naturally. Her father was a cricketer in Australia, her mother a tennis player, and her brother played soccer for the Academy at Woolwich. Her interests lay in tennis and cricket with swimming as a year-round sport. She played on teams […]

Fobert Marie-Ange

Marie-Ange (Brisson) Fobert Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Marie-Ange Fobert, (nee Brisson), was born and educated in Cornwall. She lived right on the banks of the St. Lawrence and began swimming at an early age. She competed against the best swimmers of that era. Being a very strong swimmer, she conquered the mighty St. Lawrence, […]

Fagan Irene

Irene (Dumais) Fagan Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1974-5 Irene Dumais Fagan was one of the most talented female all-around athletes ever produced in Cornwall. She excelled in field events – high jump and broad jump. Her performance, particularly in the high jump led her to setting, at the age of 14, the World’s […]

Flaro Bob

Bob Flaro Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 2004 Bob Flaro was a proverbial late bloomer when it came to golf, but he made up for lost time in a big way. As a teenager growing up in Cornwall, Bob’s first love was hockey, but with his junior and college days behind him, golf began to get […]