• Captain Edward Lyman “Hick” Abbott, MC/Bar

    Edward Lyman “Hick” Abbott was known throughout Western Canada as a great athlete, a true sportsman and an exceptional person.  Even today, many sports historians consider Abbott one of Regina’s greatest athletes. Originally born in Orillia, Ontario, Abbott moved to Read more →

  • Alvin “Al” Ritchie

    Alvin (Al) Ritchie holds the distinction of being the only coach to have won national championships in the junior ranks of hockey and football. Al Ritchie coached the senior Regina Roughriders during their fledgling years.  Although successful with 9 western Read more →

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    Dennis Pottage

    During his years in hockey, Dennis Pottage didn’t care who won the games. Instead, he was concerned with how the games were played. As one of Saskatchewan’s top officials, he helped develop hockey officiating on the local, provincial, national and Read more →

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    Allan “Al” Pickard

    Allan “Al” Pickard was influential in organizing the YMCA Hockey League, the forerunner of the Parks League.  In the 1920s he played, coached, and presided over the Regina Aces. Al’s administrative abilities were recognized as he was elected to the Read more →

  • Irvin Dick

    Dickinson “Dick” Irvin Sr.

    Dickinsn “Dick” Irvin played the game of hockey with such style and power that sports writers praised him as the “World’s Greatest Amateur Hockey Player”.   As an amateur he played with the Winnipeg Monarchs and the Strathconas, the Regina Victorias Read more →

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    Norman “Heck” Fowler

    After moving to Saskatoon from Ontario when he was 15 years old, Norman “Heck” Fowler quickly made himself known, contributing to sport at both the amateur and professional levels for forty years. Fowler played baseball, soccer and lacrosse, but it Read more →

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    William “Bill” Ford

    William “Bill” Ford, one of the best-known hockey figures in Saskatchewan, dedicated over 50 years to the development of the sport as an official, coach, and executive member. Ford was first elected to the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Read more →

  • Ken Doraty

    A product of Stittsville, Ontario Ken Doraty moved to Saskatchewan in his youth where he excelled as a hockey player. In 1925, Ken Doraty played with Western Canada’s first Memorial Cup winners, the Regina Pats. The following year Doraty turned Read more →

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    Samuel “Rusty” Crawford

    Samuel “Rusty” Crawford was billed as one of the greatest hockey players of his time. During a career of over 21 seasons in professional hockey, Rusty never missed a game due to an injury.  He was a member of 3 Read more →

  • Donald “Doc” Rawson

    Rawson was an outstanding athlete, a successful coach and a founding father of wrestling in Saskatchewan. Donald was a member of the University of Toronto Wrestling Team from 1922 to 1928. During this period, he won the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Read more →

  • Vern Pettigrew

    Vernon Pettigrew

    A member of the Regina YMCA Wrestling Club and the Olympic Boxing and Wrestling Club, Vern Pettigrew wrestled his way to five Canadian Amateur Wrestling Championships in 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939 and 1940. Vernon was a member of the Canadian Read more →

  • Ronald “Ron” Moncur

    Ron began wrestling as a high school student in Kitchener. In 1976, Ron became Ontario wrestling champion in his weight division. This was to be the first of 13 consecutive provincial championships in three different provinces (Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan). Read more →

  • Earl McCready

    While living in Saskatchewan, Earl established a standard of wrestling achievement that may never be equalled. McCready was the Canadian Heavyweight Wrestling Champion in 1926, 1927, 1928, and 1930, the United States National AAU Heavyweight Champion in 1930, and British Read more →

  • Lougheed Ray

    Ray Lougheed

    Between 1954 and 1967, Ray Lougheed won Saskatchewan championships in the lightweight and welterweight categories ten times. Ray won six Canadian titles between 1956 and 1965 (four freestyle and two Greco Roman). Ray was also the Western Canada Lightweight Champion Read more →

  • Clint Norman

    Clint Norman

    Clint Norman won North American Taekwon-Do titles in 1984 and 1991 as an International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) member. In the 1986 European championships, he won silver and bronze. Norman won gold at the 1987 Copa International meet. Medals in both Read more →