MacDonald-Ryan Donna

MacDonald-Ryan Donna


Donna MacDonald-Ryan Sport: Triathlon Year Inducted: 2002 Tiny Kinsmen Municipal Pool, a cramped indoor pool, has been home to some of Cornwall’s best swimmers who achieved provincial and national honours. Donna MacDonald-Ryan was one of them. But Donna, who was a member of the Upper Canada Swim Club, did more than make a name for […]

Eastwood Frank


Frank Eastwood Sport: Lawn Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Frank Eastwood was born in Cornwall and educated in our public and high schools. He was employed by the Bell Telephone Company of Canada for 43 years and became a member of the Telephone pioneers of America. In sports, Frank became a devout fan of tennis and […]

Desgroseilliers Micheline


Micheline Desgroseilliers Sport: Mat Sports/Judo Year Inducted: 2006 Micheline Desgroseilliers made a career of throwing people around. The Cornwall native did it while becoming one of Canada’s premier female judo fighters. Desgroseilliers can thank her mother, Jackie, for her award-winning judo career. As a youngster, she showed a keen interest in martial arts, but it […]

Irwin Albert


Thomas Albert (Bert) Irwin Sport: Motorcycling Year Inducted: 1982 Thomas Albert “Bert” Irwin, born 1931, began his motorcycle racing at the age of 16 on dirt tracks of Ontario and Quebec in 1947. It did not take long for Bert to establish himself as a Championship calibre racer. In 1950, he won both the Canadian […]

Watson Bruce


Bruce Watson Sport: Yachting Year Inducted: 1975 Bruce Watson has a long list of accomplishments. He helped organise and was one of the first members of the Stromont Yacht Club in 1958, and since that time, has held positions of Fleet Captain and Commodore of the club. His interest in the sport led him to […]

Haineault Numa


Numa (Red) Haineault Sport: Boating Year Inducted: 1975 Numa “Red” Haineault born 1902, and son John “Jean” Roger Haineault born March 9, 1929, both attained outstanding accomplishments in Canadian and International Boat Racing competition. Red was a driver and builder while John was a driver. Red built his first punt in 1937, followed by runabout […]

Haineault John


John (Jean) Roger Haineault Sport: Boating Year Inducted: 1975 Numa “Red” Haineault born 1902, and son John “Jean” Roger Haineault born March 9, 1929, both attained outstanding accomplishments in Canadian and International Boat Racing competition. Red was a driver and builder while John was a driver. Red built his first punt in 1937, followed by […]

Chaput Lloyd


Lloyd Chaput Sport: Sailing Year Inducted: 1998 Lloyd Chaput and sailing go hand-in-hand. The Cornwall resident has been associated with sailing since 1971, when he became a member of the Stormont Yacht Club. He has been a member of the Cornwall Power and Sail Squadron since 1977. Chaput’s impressive credentials include; Fleet captain 1980-82, and […]

Sauve-Boisvenue Claire


Claire Sauve-Boisvenue Sport: Broomball Year Inducted: 2006 Claire Sauve-Boisvenue was right at home with a broom in her hand, not in the kitchen but on the ice playing broomball. She was one of Cornwall’s top notch female broomball players in an era when the sport was riding a wave of popularity. The Cornwall native laid the […]

Harps Steven


Steven (Steve) Harps Sport: Broomball Year Inducted: 2002 If they awarded degrees for broomball prowess, Steve Harps would own a PhD. While the sport has been absent from the Cornwall scene for more than a decade, Steve has played in two World Championships, 11 Provincial Championships, and nine National tournaments. In all, he has won […]

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