• Joyce Gamborg

    Joyce (Senyk) Gamborg

    Volleyball took Joyce Gamborg (nee Senyk) from Melville to Saskatoon. Then, it took her around the world. After graduating from Melville Comprehensive High School in 1978, Gamborg joined the University of Saskatchewan Huskiettes women’s volleyball team later that fall. As Read more →

  • Terrance “Terry” Puhl

    After dominating provincial baseball, Terry Puhl signed with the Houston Astros, in 1973, at age 17.  His 15-year pro career began in 1977, playing 14 seasons with the Astros, and winning three divisional titles. Puhl’s lifetime numbers include a .280 Read more →

  • Abel Sid

    Sidney “Sid” Abel

    Melville’s Sid Abel began his career in the National Hockey League with the 1938-39 Detroit Red Wings. In 1937, he had tried out with Detroit but returned to Saskatchewan to play one season with the 1938 Saskatchewan Senior Hockey Champion Read more →

  • George Abel

    An outstanding stickhandler and playmaker, Melville’s George Abel was a member of the Edmonton Mercurys Hockey Team that captured Olympic gold for Canada during the 1952 Winter Games in Oslo, Norway. Abel’s fans called him “Mr. Production” because he centred Read more →

  • Joanne Goulet

    Joanne Goulet started playing golf at the age of 14. She entered and won her first provincial tournament in 1949. At 16 years of age she was the youngest golfer in the Canadian championships. Since 1951, Joanne has won 19 Read more →