Levere Sr. Harry

Levere Sr. Harry

Ira Harry Levere Sr. Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1968 Ira “Harry” Levere Sr., was born in 1900 in Cardinal, and moved to Cornwall in 1925. He was one of the first men to organize the North-End Softball League. He coached and played for 20 years in this league, and his Maple Leafs were a household […]

Leduc Marcel

Marcel Leduc Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 2010 Marcel Leduc’s trek to the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame began in the 1950’s. Marcel began playing softball (or fastball) in the Industrial and North End Leagues in 1955 as a 15 year old pitcher. That same year, Marcel threw his first of 3 career no hitters but […]

Lamarche Bruno

Bruno (The Cannon) Lamarche Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 2002 The pitching mounds of local baseball diamonds served as centre stage for many splendid hurlers in the 1950s and 1960s, when the sport was at its peak in Cornwall. One of the best was Bruno Lamarche. Bruno launched his pitching career in 1953 in the Our […]

Lalonde Ernest

Ernest (Butch) Lalonde Sport: Football Year Inducted: 1968 Ernest “Butch” Lalonde was born in Cornwall in 1907. He played football with C.C.V.S., and Cornwall Cougars. He then went to the O.R.F.U. where he played with Camp Borden and Toronto Argos. Ernest was a tough and rugged player, playing the entire 60 minutes. He was known […]

Lomberg Doug

Doug Lomberg Sport: Soccer:   Year Inducted: 1990 Doug Lomberg has dedicated over 40 years to the game of soccer as a player, coach, administrator, and builder. This incredible span of years began in his native city of Cape Town, South Africa where he made his mark, first as a player, both as an amateur and […]

Li Chuck

Chuck Li Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2000 Chuck Li developed his skills in the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse Association. At the age of 15, he joined the Cornwall Wildcats of the Eastern Ontario Junior Lacrosse League. The Wildcats won the Ontario Junior “B” Lacrosse Championship in 1966, and lost the Canadian Championship to New Westminster, B.C. […]

Lauzon Edgar

Edgar (Carm) Lauzon Sport: Lacrosse:   Year Inducted: 1990 Edgar “Carm” Lauzon had an extensive career in lacrosse as a goaltender. In 1930, he played for the Cornwall Canadiens against the St. Andrew Lauriers for the Juvenile title. The Canadiens lost but the Freeholder noted that “the fine work of Lauzon in the Canadiens nets prevented […]

Larin Harvey

Harvey Larin Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1972 Harvey Larin was born in Cornwall on February 13, 1895. Although he has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for lacrosse, he was equally proficient at hockey. His dual career began in Cornwall where he played for the junior, factory, and senior teams, which had such well-known […]

Lally Joseph

Patrick Joseph (Joe) Lally Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 Patrick Joseph “Joe” Lally was born in Cornwall in 1868, and he was known as the “Father of Lacrosse in Canada” and “Mr. Lacrosse.” He was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1965 as a builder in the lacrosse sport. He was also enshrined […]

Lally Frank

Frank Lally Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 Frank Lally, born 1869, was known as the father of lacrosse in Canada. Joe and his brother Frank operated a lacrosse manufacturing plant. He did a good bit of refereeing and was known to be fearless and fair.