Belmore George

Belmore George

George Belmore Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1975 George Belmore is considered a builder of bowling in Cornwall. He also had personal success on the lanes, both individually and as a team member. An important function in any bowling league is that of the statistician. George had devoted many hours of his time to this function, […]

Baril Norm

Norm Baril Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1998 Norm Baril was one of the founding fathers of the Cornwall Royals. He was also the man who sowed the seeds for a major junior hockey club which would win three Memorial Cup Championships in a 10-year span, a feat which had been accomplished just once before, when […]

Baker Royal

Royal Baker Sport: Angling/Hunting Year Inducted: 1972 Royal Baker was born August 26, 1890 in Osnabruck Centre, Ontario. His induction into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame was sponsored by the Long Sault and Cornwall Legions. His induction was for the sports of angling and hunting. He was a Games and Fisheries Overseer, and Fish […]

Whitham James

James Whitham Sport: Lawn Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Born in England, James Whitham moved to Valleyfield and then to Cornwall. He worked at the Cornwall Cotton Mill. Around 1910, he was instrumental in building the Capital and Palace movie theatres. James then built the first lawn bowling green in Cornwall between 1939 and 1941, called […]

Watson Gerry

Gerry (The Ghost) Watson Sport: Billiards Year Inducted: 2006 It was a long and bumpy road from the smoke infested Cornwall pool halls of the sixties to the posh international snooker circuit but Gerry Watson has traveled it. He parlayed the sport that he played since the age of 12 into a pretty good way […]

Taylor Boyd

Boyd Taylor Sport: Trap Shooting Year Inducted: 1994 Boyd Taylor was a registered ATA (Amateur Trap Shooting Association) Trap Shooter in the 1960’s. ATA governs the sport of trap shooting in Canada and the USA. Taylor earned five first-place wins in the AA class, at registered ATA shoots. He won the Glengarry Trap Shooting Club […]

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 […]

Regnier Claude

Claude Regnier Sport: Skateboarding Year Inducted: 2012 An active athlete in many sports, Claude Regnier knew the first time he stepped onto a skateboard in the mid-1970’s that it was love at first roll. Claude began competing and was soon representing Cornwall in competitions throughout North America and the World. In 1981, Claude won the […]

McCartney Brian

Brian McCartney Sport: Lawn Bowling Year Inducted: 1994 A native of this area, Brian McCartney lived in the former Milles Roches until 1956, at which point his family moved to Cornwall. He is a graduate from Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School and the former Ottawa Teacher’s College. He also received his specialist certificate in vocal […]