• Kluzak Gordon

    Gordon “Gord” Kluzak

    Gordon “Gord” Kluzak was a hockey all-star by the age of 11, dominating minor hockey in southwest Saskatchewan. He played on 2 Saskatchewan pee wee championship teams in Swift Current, and later won the Canadian midget championship with the Notre Read more →

  • 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 →

  • Joanne McTaggart

    Joanne McTaggart was indisputably one of Canada’s premier runners of the 1970’s.  She was named to Canada’s national track team in 1972, while still in high school, and remained on the team until 1980. In 1975, Joanne competed at the Read more →

  • Lemon Dianne

    Diane Lemon

    Diane Lemon was, at various times in her career, a synchronized swimmer, coach, judge, administrator, and parent of a synchronized swimmer. Diane began to officiate synchronized swimming at local meets in 1966, and then moved to provincial and Canadian championships Read more →

  • Eugene Hearn

    Eugene Hearn

    Eugene Hearn skated in Saskatchewan and western Canadian championships between 1943 and 1950. In 1956, he was appointed head coach of the Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club. Beginning in the 1960’s and into the 1990’s, Eugene conducted officials’ clinics in Read more →

  • Saunders Lloyd

    Lloyd Saunders

    Lloyd Saunders began his sports career as an athlete, but in 1945, changed his focus from athlete to broadcaster. He soon became known as the radio voice of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and in 1948 was the first Saskatchewan broadcaster to Read more →

  • Don “Butch” Steponchev

    Butch Steponchev began to officiate with local basketball leagues, and then moved to provincial high school and senior men’s championships.  In 1974, Butch was recruited as an official for wheelchair basketball, and in 1975, was certified as an international referee.  Read more →

  • Lacy Irene

    Irene (Haworth) Lacy

    In 1961, Irene Lacy won two medals at the Canadian Gymnastic Championships, and was soon recognized as one of Canada’s top gymnasts. In 1962, Irene was a member of the Saskatchewan team that won senior gold at the Canadian Championships, Read more →