Montsion Hector

Montsion Hector

Hector Montsion Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Hector Montsion, born in 1903, was one of Cornwall’s great boxers. Hec fought over 200 fights in the U.S.A. and Canada. He fought some of the best and twice fought Ronnie Headlay, Canadian Champion and lost on close decisions. Some of his top fights were against Tom Mason, […]

Moore Dorothy

Dorothy (Hart) Moore Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Dorothy Moore was born and educated in Cornwall. She began her swimming career in 1942; in the same year, she received her Royal Life Saving bronze medallion. She became a qualified life saving examiner in 1944. She then became a supervisor and administrator of different organizations and […]

McConnell Pat

Pat McConnell Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2004 Pat McConnell combined exceptional natural talent, tenacious competitive instincts and dedication to a goal in a long and distinguished athletic career. His will to win took him from Cornwall’s tiny Kinsmen pool to the World stage in a swimming career marked by Provincial and National swimming records and […]

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 […]

McLeod Betty

Betty Jean McLeod Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1986 Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1925, Betty Jean McLeod was interested and involved in sports all her life. At the age of 14, she played softball for 2 years for a City of Detroit Recreational team. While attending Denby HS in Detroit from 1939-43, she was a […]

McAllister Alex

Alex McAllister Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 1980 Alex McAllister was born in Sudbury, Ontario, and moved to Cornwall in 1945. His elementary and secondary education took place in Cornwall. He was always interested in athletics and was one of the rare people who could be called a “natural” athlete. He became an ardent competitor as […]

Martin Rick

Rick Martin Sport: Golf Year Inducted: 2000 Golf Championships and Rick Martin are a good fit. The Cornwall Golf and Country Club member won his first Cornwall Go1f and Country Club Championship at the tender age of 18, the youngest person to ever win the club Championship. Since then, Martin has added four club titles. […]