• 1922 Saskwanis Rugby Team

    Accomplishments: Western Canadian Rugby Champions, 1922. In 1922, a 19-man rugby team formed in Saskatoon and became that year’s Western Canadian Junior Rugby champions. Saskwanis, as they called themselves, was made up of rugby players from Saskatoon teams, the University Read more →

  • 1927 Ozzie Barkwell Curling Team

    Accomplishments: Western Canadian Men’s Curling Champions and Western Representatives at the first Macdonald Brier, 1927. This Yellow Grass foursome represented not only Saskatchewan, but all provinces West of Ontario at the first MacDonald’s brier held in Toronto in 1927. Instead Read more →

  • Arthur “Art” Sihvon

    Arthur Sihvon began playing tennis in 1932, and by 1938 had entered and won men’s singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles. In the early 1950’s, Art combined his love of playing tennis with helping to teach junior and senior players. Read more →

  • William “Bill” Ebbels

    Winning provincial tennis championships seemed to come naturally to William D. Ebbels, as he won the Saskatchewan Men’s singles crown a record eight times – 1948, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966 and 1967 and he was runner up on Read more →

  • Richard “Hammy” Hammond

    Hammy, as he was called by friends, qualified to represent Canada at both the 1912 and the 1920 Olympic Games.  However, on both occasions another athlete was selected to attend the Games. At the provincial level, Hammond captured the all-round Read more →

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    Walt Riddell

    Golf and curling were Walt Riddell’s main interests. In 1946, he was a member of the Brier Publicity Committee when the National Curling Championships were held in Saskatoon. In 1953, Walt was chairman of the committee in charge of the Read more →

  • William “Bill” Dunbar

    A natural sports talent, William Dunbar competed in hockey, athletics, rugby and baseball, but was best known for his curling exploits. Dunbar skipped his Saskatchewan rink to a second place finish at the 1940 MacDonald Brier. Dunbar was the first Read more →

  • Adam Faul

    As one of Saskatchewan’s outstanding boxers, Adam Faul had an enviable record of winning 60 of 64 bouts. His impressive list of championships began in 1946 and by 1948 he reached the highlight of his career when he represented Canada Read more →

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    Clarence Bligh

    Clarence Bligh, the founding chairman of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, had a wide and varied career in amateur sport. As an active participant, he earned a number of provincial boxing and wrestling junior heavyweight championships. In Saskatchewan’s jubilee Read more →

  • Frank Boehm

    Ten pin bowling was almost a forgotten sport in Saskatchewan until Frank Boehm started making his presence felt in the early 1960s. He won provincial singles championships in 1964, 1965 and 1970 and added the national crown to those titles Read more →