Racine, Bob

Racine, Bob

Bob Racine

Bob Racine Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2018 Broomball Builder. Known as Zorro. Building from an established base, Bob Racine organized the a town league known as the JOC. He became treasurer of the Eastern Ontario Broomball Association during the 70’s and in 1979 amalgamated his JOC league with Seaway Valley Broomball League to form Cornwall […]

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 […]

Robertson, Robert

Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ W. Robertson Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 2016 Dr. Robert “Bob” Robertson was the first Head Boy at General Vanier Secondary School in 1965. Interested in all sports, track was his specialty. In 1966, Bob was the 880, mile and two mile champion at both EOSSA and Legion track meets setting […]

Racine Bernard

Bernard Racine Sport: Broomball/Builder Year Inducted: 2014 Pioneered the sport of Broomball during the 1940’s and fifties. Bernie played in four decades and was known as the Jean Beliveau of the game displaying unparalleled stick handling ability.

Roderick Clarence

Clarence Fredrick Roderick Sport: Softball  Year Inducted: 1968 Clarence Fredrick “Snowball” Roderick was born in 1913 in Cornwall. He played softball in Cornwall for many years on many Championship teams (Holy Name Jrs., and H.S.P.M.). He was best known as a pitcher, second baseman, and later as an umpire. He has worked for H.S.P.M. (now Domtar […]

Regnier Claude

Claude Regnier Sport: Skateboarding Year Inducted: 2012 An active athlete in many sports, Claude Regnier knew the first time he stepped onto a skateboard in the mid-1970’s that it was love at first roll. Claude began competing and was soon representing Cornwall in competitions throughout North America and the World. In 1981, Claude won the […]

Rouleau Ubald

J. E. Ubald Rouleau Sport: Curling Year Inducted: 1968 J. E. Ubald Rouleau, born in Bourget, Ontario, came to Cornwall in 1928. Ubald was active as a curler, joining the curling club as one of its founders and playing on many Championship teams. He also was a Champion lawn bowler, and played in the International […]

Raeside William

William (Bill) Mathieson Raeside Sport: Curling Year Inducted: 1972 William “Bill” Mathieson Raeside was born in Scotland on December 05, 1908, moving to Cornwall in 1934. He immediately started curling at the arena until the curling club on Amelia Street was built. Along with becoming a competitive curler he found time to give lessons at […]

Rubino Joe

Joe (Banana King) Rubino Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Joe Rubino was one of Cornwall’s outstanding bowlers at 10 pins. He played on several Championship teams and has many trophies at his home. Joe started bowling in 1914, and bowled for 40 years. He is a retired businessman and was known as the “Banana King” […]

Roffey Georgette

Georgette (Delacretaz) Roffey Sport: Tennis Year Inducted: 1986 Georgette Delacretaz Roffey grew up in the shadows of the Courtaulds Tennis Club in the days when junior tennis was flourishing in Cornwall under the direction of Bill Fagan Sr., and Nick Kaneb. In 1954, she made her presence known in both Provincial and Dominion Junior net […]