Savard, Rheal

Savard, Rheal

Rheal Savard Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2016 Rheal “Rollie” Savard is remembered as a gifted hockey player who was tough as nails and had sweet hands. Born in 1922, Rheal began his notable hockey career with the Cornwall Cougars in 1944. Rheal was part of a Canadian contingent that surfaced in Scotland to play hockey […]

St. Denis Joseph

Joseph Joe Alfred (Skip) St. Denis Sport: Multisports Year Inducted: 1970 Joseph Joe Alfred “Skip” St. Denis, born in Cornwall in 1903, was active in most sports as a player and organizer, forming teams and even leagues from the age of 12. He starred in many sports but was an outstanding baseball player, joining the […]

Seguin Claude

Claude Seguin Sport: Volleyball Year Inducted: 2002 Ecole Secondaire La Citadelle didn’t just lose a teacher in the spring of 2001 when Claude Seguin closed the book on a career which covered almost 30 years at the Second Street East high school. It lost a capable and dedicated athletic coach. The Ottawa native, who joined […]

Salhany Wayne

Wayne Salhany Sport: Shooting Year Inducted: 2004 Wayne Salhany has literally shot his way onto the international stage. The Cornwall native is one of Canada’s top pistol competitors, reaching the zenith of his career in 2003 when he won a pair of gold medals at the Canadian National Championships and earned a berth on the […]

Stewart Keith

Keith Stewart Sport: Motorcycling Year Inducted: 1992 Keith Stewart was born and raised in Cornwall, and graduated from Cornwall Collegiate Vocational School. Shortly after, in 1952, he began his professional motorcycle racing career by winning the Canadian Junior Championship in Gananoque. A year later, he captured the Canadian Senior Championship on the half mile dirt […]

Sauve-Boisvenue Claire

Claire Sauve-Boisvenue Sport: Broomball Year Inducted: 2006 Claire Sauve-Boisvenue was right at home with a broom in her hand, not in the kitchen but on the ice playing broomball. She was one of Cornwall’s top notch female broomball players in an era when the sport was riding a wave of popularity. The Cornwall native laid the […]

Scranton Bob

Bob Scranton Sport: Curling Year Inducted: 1996 Bob Scranton has been an organizer, promoter, and successful Cornwall curler for 35 years. At the Cornwall Curling Club, Scranton has skipped teams to victory in many bonspiels. He has seven victories in the Annual Closing Bonspiel, the latest in 2002. Scranton has six men’s club Championships under […]

St. Louis Leo

Leo St. Louis Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1998 Leo St. Louis started boxing at the age of 10 at the St. Columban’s Boxing School. His coaches were his father Don and brother Joe. Leo fought 10 fights in the Bantam division in 1945 and 1946, and won all of the fights. He moved up to […]

St. Louis Joseph

Joseph (Joe) Anthony St. Louis Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1986 It was almost as sure as night follows day that Joseph “Joe” Anthony St. Louis would take up boxing; there was without doubt a little urging and pressure from his Hall of Fame father Donald Senior and brother Donald Junior, along with older brother Leo. […]

St. Louis Sr. Donald

Donald (Don) St. Louis Sr. Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Donald “Don” St. Louis Sr., born in 1912, was one of Cornwall’s best WelterWeights. He fought for 15 years winning the Golden Gloves and the army Championship over Taffy Locks and Sergeant John Racicot in district no.3. Don won the Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec […]