Parisien Gilles

Parisien Gilles

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 […]

Nicholls Bob

Bob Nicholls Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1988 Bob Nicolls was the dominant Cornwall High School distance runner in the 60’s. Bob worked hard, and as a junior at St. Lawrence High School, he was an instant winner. He won firsts in the 440, 880, and mile, and in 1963 added the three mile […]

Moore Floyd

Floyd Moore Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1968 Floyd Moore, born in 1930, was one of Cornwall’s finest all-round athletes. He was a star basketball player for many years playing on many Championship teams. He also starred on lacrosse, track and field, and was an outstanding hockey player.

McNaughton Duncan

Duncan Anderson McNaughton Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1968 1932 Olympic Champion gold medalist Duncan Anderson McNaughton was born in Cornwall in 1910, the only child of a civil engineer and a teacher. He became an outstanding track and field star, and one of the pioneers of Canadian sport at the early Olympic Games. […]

McLennan Roderick

Roderick R. (Big Rory) McLennan Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1969 Roderick R. “Big Rory” McLennan, Ex M.P. of Cornwall, won the Championship of the World in the hammer throw along with a gold medal and a $1,000 side bet at Toronto in 1865. He defeated Thomas Jermay who won the Championship in Scotland […]

MacDonald Donald

Donald (Don) Roderick MacDonald Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1998 Donald “Don” Roderick MacDonald’s involvement on the local track and field scene comes in two categories: participant and coach. In his high school days, MacDonald was a track athlete. He returned to the participant ranks at age 49, competing in triathlons, marathons, and road […]

Kinnear Bob

Bob Kinnear Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1982 In 1961, Bob Kinnear was awarded the Jacques Richard Memorial Trophy as the Junior Athlete in Cornwall. Actually, this was in recognition of his achievements during the 1960 track and field season when he established himself not only as the Best Junior High School Athlete in […]

Hollister Margaret

Margaret Hollister Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 1968 Margaret Hollister who was born March 26, 1910 was probably Cornwall’s greatest track star. She was the United Counties Champion at the Canadian Legion meets in 1930-31 and 32. She starred in the 100 and 220 yard sprint events. Leigh Miller’s coach, Mr. Anderson, wanted to […]

Hemmerick Marc

Marc Hemmerick Sport: Track & Field Year Inducted: 2008 Marc Hemmerick’s track and field career began in grade school at Ecole Notre Dame in Cornwall. He pursued track and field after moving to high school at General Vanier, and earned a spot on the Cornwall Cougars Track and Field team. In 1996, Marc competed at […]

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 […]