• Barbara Shockey-Milanese

    Barbara Shockey-Milanese began swimming at 6. By 14, she had set two provincial records in both the 400 and 800-metre freestyles. Although she was talented in several strokes, the 800-metre freestyle became her forte. In 1978, she placed fifth in Read more →

  • Martha (Nelson) Grant

    A Saskatoon native, Martha (Nelson) Grant competed at the highest levels of international swimming. She represented Canada at the Canadian-American meet in 1966, and by 1970 she held 43 provincial records and Canadian records in her age group for the Read more →

  • Dr. Sam Landa, C.M., M.D.

    The Manitoba Medical College fine-tuned Sam’s talents. He became the team doctor for the Saskatoon Hilltops in 1947, and held the position for over 38 years. Sam has attended winter games, indoor games and the 1972 Munich Olympic Games as Read more →

  • John Sands

    John Sands

    John Sands competed in the Olympic Games in 1956 and 1960. Prior to the 1956 Games, he captured a bronze in the pre-Olympic meet, and set a new Canadian record in the 500-metre that stood for twelve years. Sands went Read more →

  • Margaret Mueller

    Margaret “Peggy” (Robb) Mueller

    Early in her skating career, Margaret “Peggy” Robb had to choose between two sports – speed skating and figure skating. She chose speed skating and went on to an impressive career in the sport. In addition to numerous Saskatoon city Read more →

  • Catriona LeMay Doan

    Catriona Le May Doan, O.C.

    Saskatoon’s Catriona LeMay Doan has been a force in women’s speed skating ever since she took up the sport at age nine. She joined the Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club in 1980 and was soon showing signs of greatness in Read more →

  • Dr Robert Hodges

    Dr. Robert “Bob” Hodges

    Born in Saskatoon in 1943, Robert first began collecting titles at the age of 13. He monopolized the local and provincial scene for a span of nine years, winning seven city and provincial outdoor men’s senior speed skating championships. Hodges Read more →

  • Robert “Bob” Van Impe

    Saskatoon’s Bob Van Impe has had a long-standing association with the sport of softball in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and the world. His initial involvement was as a recreational player during World War II with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Following Read more →

  • Gil Strumm

    Gilbert “Gil” Strumm

    While Gil Strumm enjoyed a successful playing career as a centre fielder, spanning twenty-two years playing with Saskatoon, Regina and Swift Current ball teams, it was his ability and record as a coach that will long be remembered. Gil started Read more →

  • Darlene Solie

    Darlene Solie

    Darlene Solie was born in Saskatoon, spent time in Sedley and then was raised in Regina. She played her minor softball with the St. Patrick’s Redwings, O’Neill High School, and in the Regina Northside Girls Softball League. She led her Read more →

  • Jay Sim

    Jay Sim

    Jay Sim played his minor softball career with the Junior Imperial 400’s of Saskatoon. His move to senior competition was marked with many successes on the Saskatoon All-O-Matic’s, Saskatoon Molson’s, and the Rempel Brothers softball teams. Jay played with the Read more →

  • Larry Pavloff

    Larry Pavloff

    Larry Pavloff of Saskatoon was on thirteen Senior “A” provincial championship softball teams between 1974 and 1989. These Saskatoon teams include the Merchants, Crown Tire Merchants, All-O-Matics, Molsons, Rempel Brothers, and Safeways. His trips to national Senior “A” softball championships Read more →

  • Audrey (Jones) Turner

    Audrey Turner first gained recognition by winning the Saskatchewan Junior Diving title in 1937 and retained the title in 1938.  Turner went on to become the Saskatchewan Senior Champion nine times between 1939 to 1948. She also became a three-time Read more →

  • Nixon Howard

    Dr. Howard Nixon, O.C.

    As an undergraduate at U.B.C., he was an outstanding athlete, competing in football, swimming, gymnastics, and wrestling. 1952 saw him return to Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan as wrestling and swimming coach. Dr. Nixon has given over 40 years Read more →

  • Lofstrom Karin

    Karin Lofstrom

    Photo Credit: Marie – Chantale Ledoux Karin Lofstrom competed nationally in both field hockey and ice hockey while she was a student at the University of Saskatchewan, but it was the example set by then-faculty member Pat Lawson that would Read more →