• Sharon Tkachuk

    Sharon Tkachuk

    Being an official for over 40 years, Sharon Tkachuk has had a positive and lasting impact on track and field as well as Saskatchewan sports in general. Her dedication as an official and leadership as a coach has made a Read more →

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    Brian Clark

    Brian Clark was an instrumental part of the Saskatoon Track and Field community. His association with the Riversdale Track and Field Club in Saskatoon began in 1969 and Clark devoted many hours to the development of the organization’s young track Read more →

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    Gwen (Wall) Ridout

    Gwen (Wall) Ridout showed an interest in running from an early age. By the third grade, she was already part of a city championship 4x100m relay team in her hometown of Saskatoon. By high school, Ridout had become a dominant Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : Evelyn (Gorin) Nesdole

    Evelyn (Gorin) Nesdole

    Evelyn (Gorin) Nesdole participated in many different sports during her student years.  At Mount Royal High School in Saskatoon, she was part of the 1964 Provincial Champion volleyball team.  At the University of Saskatchewan, she was a member of the Read more →

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    Caren (Rathie) Reindl

    Caren Reindl was born and raised in Saskatoon and became the Saskatoon High School Champion at 100, 200, and 400 metres in 1974, 1975, and 1976. Following a stellar provincial high school career Caren’s successes continued at the Western Canadian Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : Doreen Dredge Wolff Collection

    Doreen (Dredge) Wolff

    Joe Griffiths saw Doreen Wolff jump 4 feet, 10 ½ inches at a high school track meet.  He put spikes on her and only two weeks later she set a new junior world record, jumping 5 feet, 1 ½ inches. Read more →

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    Jurgen Wittenberg

    An internationally ranked official, Jurgen Wittenberg officiated at the 1967 Pan American Games, the 1976 Olympics, and the 1983 World Student Games.  In addition, he participated in numerous Canadian and western Canadian games. Wittenberg provided leadership in the administration of Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : Lynn Kanuka Collection

    Lynn (Kanuka) Williams

    Between 1973 and 1981, Lynn (Kanuka) Williams finished in the top three in every track event she entered at the local and provincial levels. Lynn set eleven Canadian senior running records between 1983 and 1989 in the 1500m, 2000m, 3000m, Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : Ron Walsh Collection

    Ron Walsh

    At the age of 27, Ron Walsh noticed an ad in the University of Saskatchewan’s newspaper asking for volunteers to referee games for an intramural eight-man football league – no experience necessary.  He decided to give it a try.  It Read more →

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    Margaret (George) Tosh

    Margaret Tosh set a new Canadian open record in javelin at the Canadian Olympic trials in Hamilton, 1956. The record throw of 145’5” stood until 1964.  Margaret competed in the Olympics at Melbourne, Australia in 1956. In 1957, at the Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : Earl Thomson Collection

    Earl “Tommy” Thomson

    Earl Thomson was regarded as one of the finest hurdlers in North America. Internationally he had twice set world records with 110 metre hurdles in 1915 and 1919. Earl qualified for the 110 metre hurdles and long jump in the Read more →

  • Photo Courtesy : George Short Collection

    George Short

    George Short, competing for Bedford Road Collegiate, won the Saskatchewan Open 100 and 220-yard sprints in 1958, in the midget division.  In 1959, competing as a junior, he set Saskatchewan records in the 100 and 220-yard events and later that Read more →

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    Richard Schell

    Richard Schell began his career as a wheelchair athlete in 1978, competing nationally in discus, javelin, and club throw. He switched to shooting shortly afterward, and won two gold medals at the 1981 Canadian National Games, in air pistol and Read more →

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    Lyle Sanderson

    Lyle Sanderson was the University of Saskatchewan’s athletics coach starting in 1965.  Under his tenure, the university has captured 19 Western Conference team titles and five Canadian team titles. As well, he served as a meet director for many track Read more →

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    Bob Reindl

    Bob Reindl began his athletics career in Saskatoon and was the Saskatoon High School Champion at 400, 800, 1 500 and 3 000 metres in 1974 and 1975 and held records in these events.  Bob dominated the provincial high school Read more →