Froats Wayne

Froats Wayne

Wayne Froats Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 2012 Wayne Froats was a well known pitcher in Cornwall’s Industrial League. Wayne made his way to the North End League in 1956, and spent three seasons chucking for the Howard Smith Paper Mill team (1961-63). While known for pitching, Wayne was also among the league leaders in batting […]

Forsyth Therese

Therese (Hebert) Forsyth Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1977 Therese (Hebert) Forsyth’s competitive athletic career started while she was a member of the Women’s division of the RCAF stationed at Aylmer, Ontario in 1943. Although she competed actively and well in swimming, badminton, and track and field, she was particularly proficient in softball, and basketball. In […]

Firth Joan

Joan Veronica (Firn) Firth Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1969 Mrs. Joan Veronica Firth (nee Firn), born in 1935, was an outstanding athlete in basketball playing for the O.C.O.T. for years. During this time the O.C.O.T. won the Ontario Championship. They advanced to the Dominion Championship which they lost. Joan also played softball with several Cornwall […]

Firth Jerome

Jerome (Jerry) Frederick Firth Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1969 Jerome “Jerry” Frederick Firth, born in 1931, was one of Cornwall’s best basketball players. He was a very fast, brainy player, a clever ball dribbler, and always a high scorer. He played with the great Holy Names teams winning Cornwall and District Championships. Jerry also played […]

Fawthrop Doug

Doug Fawthrop Sport: Lacrosse:   Year Inducted: 1986 Like so many Cornwall athletes, Doug Fawthrop came through the Joe St. Denis OCOT programme. He played hockey, softball, baseball, football, and lacrosse; in 1939 and 1940 he won the CCVS senior track and field trophy. While playing on OCOT lacrosse teams, Doug was picked to play for […]

Filion Rudolph

Rudolph Rudy (Breezy) Filion Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1969 Rudolph Rudy “Breezy” Filion, born in 1927, was on the OCOT Juveniles in 1945 winning the Ottawa District title. He was also a member of the Cornwall Falcons in 1947 in the Allan Cup playdowns. He then went to Seattle and the Tacoma Rockets. Breezy was […]

Filion Amedee

Amedee (Middie) Filion Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1968 Amédée Filion, born 1898, was known as “Middie” and was a star goal tender. A standup goalie, very seldom going down on his knees, he was always very calm. Middie played with the famous Rough Rider team in the old County league winning several Championships. He played […]