Mary Maud Connolly Phillips Sport: Badminton Year Inducted: 1968 Mary Maud Connolly Phillips, born September 28, 1908, was a star badminton player in 1931. In 1932, she won the Michigan State Badminton Championship. In 1936, she won the St. Lawrence District Ladies’ Badminton Championship. She also won a letter playing tennis for the Western University […]
Telesphore (Frere) Piteau Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Telesphore “Frére” Piteau was born in 1877 in Rimouski, Quebec. His parents moved to Cornwall when “Frere”, as he was known to all, was still a baby. He was educated in the separate schools of Cornwall and township. “Frere” took part in almost all sports, but his […]
Maureen Pinkos Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2012 Maureen Pinkos had success in competitive swimming from the get go when she attended the 1978 Ontario Championships as a 12 year old winning gold in the 100m, and bronze in the 200m freestyle events. Later that year, Maureen would win 3 silvers and bronze medal at a […]
Lester Provins Putnam Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1968 Lester Provins Putnam was born in 1907, and is known as one of Cornwall’s finest track stars, winning many Championships at C.C.V.S., and the Canadian Legion meets. He was a sprinter and also played baseball and football. He died August 4, 1962.
Kathy (Prosser) Pierce Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1990 Kathy Pierce (nee Prosser) first began to run seriously in grade 10 at CCVS. Three years later she was a Provincial Champion. At the Ontario Summer Games in 1974, Kathy won gold in the 1500 meters and silver in the 3,000 meters. These medals earned […]
Gilles Parisien Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 2010 Some Hall of Famers begin competing in their sport at a very young age. Gilles Parisien discovered his, competitive running when he was an adult. For the past 23 years, Gilles has been the face of running in Cornwall. Gilles started his running career by running […]
Richard (Dick) M. Proulx Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1968 Richard “Dick” M. Proulx, born 1916, was a very proficient athlete; he was an outstanding golfer and hockey player. Dick always gave a good account of himself when he was on the course, or when he was playing hockey.
Maurice (Moe) Proulx Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1998 Maurice “Moe” Proulx didn’t have to go far to find a golf instructor. His father, Dick, was a two-time Cornwall Golf and Country Club Champion. Moe will follow his late father into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame – Dick was inducted into the hockey category. The […]
Rosemary Phillips Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1968 Rosemary Phillips, born in 1943, is one of Cornwall’s greatest golfers. She was a junior Champion in 1956, and in 1957 was runner-up in Quebec Junior Girls Championship. She won the 1959 ladies’ “A”-Class Championship with Don MacGregor as partner. She played as member of the Quebec Junior […]
Dr. John A. (Jack) Phillips Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1968 Dr. John A. “Jack” Phillips, born in 1900, was one of Cornwall’s all-round athletes. He excelled at golf and won many awards locally and throughout the country. He was President of the local golf club and a devoted student of the game. Jack was a […]