Corn­wall Sports Hall of Fame 2018

Seaway News - - Sports -

CORN­WALL, On­tario - The Corn­wall Sports Hall Of Fame in­ducted the class of 2018 on Satur­day Au­gust 11th.

12 new mem­bers were added to the lo­cal hall dur­ing an in­duc­tion cer­e­mony at­tended by 130 peo­ple.

CSHOF pres­i­dent Thom Racine was happy with the turn out. “It was a tough year as we had two in­ductees un­able to at­tend, but the fam­i­lies and friends of the ath­letes who did at­tend made up for those who could not.”

Christina Julien in­ducted for her Soc­cer ex­ploits with the Na­tional team and pro­fes­sional ca­reer, lives in Aus­tralia and sent her ac­cep­tance speech which Racine read to the at­ten­dees.

Julien thanked fit­ness trainer Jeff Gibbs for be­liev­ing in a scrawny 15 year old and push­ing her to ex­cel. Aaron Gavey also un­able to at­tend thanked the com­mit­tee and con­grat­u­lated his fel­low in­ductees.

Chad Kil­ger drew a laugh when he re­called a note book his mother Ber­nice kept for all her boys. In it they wrote what they wanted to be when they grew up. The book showed en­tries from 14 years in the Kil­ger home.

13 of those years Chad wrote “hockey player” and the one year he did not, he wrote “Fire­man.”

Lacrosse in­ductee Alex Her­ring­ton re­called his large fam­ily and the sup­port they gave each other over the years and praised his par­ents for their pos­i­tive at­ti­tude to­wards sports be­ing included in the fam­ily unit,

Other in­ductees on the night were Terry Ri­ley-lacrosse, Michael Dorey-foot­ball, He­len Doll- Greer- Golf, David Mer­paw- En­durance Sports, Thorin Gault- Weightlift­ing, Giles Las­celle- Builder Girls Hockey, Roy Le­douxLacrosse, Bob ‘Zoro’ Racine- Builder Broom Ball.

“The CSHOF is proud to be con­sid­ered the keep­ers of our sports his­tory and her­itage,” said Racine. He ex­cit­edly in­vited the pub­lic to visit the new ‘wall of heroes’ at the Com­plex and the re-vamped Hall of Fame down­stairs. If you have some­one in mind for con­sid­er­a­tion in 2020, please con­tact the CSHOF by vis­it­ing their web site.

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