South Stormont Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2023
South Stormont – The South Stormont Sports Hall of Fame was formed in 2005 to preserve and recognize the athletic achievements of athletes, builders, and volunteers whose sporting roots and residence reach back to the Township of South Stormont. Being honoured in 2023 will be inductees Larry Corlyon (Fastball), John Cross (Hockey/Fastball), Bob Deschamps (Hockey), Ray Fenton (Hockey), Gary Leroux (Hockey), Jeremy Leroux (Hockey), Alex MacDougall (Multi-Sport), Sharon McCullough (Multi-Sport), Art Sinfield (Lacrosse/Hockey), Gayle Sinfield (Swimming), Joanne Walker Keefe (Bowling), and the 2011 to 2014 Rothwell Osnabruck High School Girls Basketball Team.
As part of the ceremony, the Hall of Fame will also present special achievement awards to South Stormont high school students who are currently reaching great athletic accomplishments. Nomination period for students has recently passed and selected individuals representing a wide range of sports will be announced in the coming months.
President of the Sports Hall of Fame, Kristie Tate, was able to express her excitement as the organization is hosting its first event since 2018. “The volunteer executive committee was forced to miss the most recently planned events due to the pandemic, it is our honour to get back to recognizing the great athletes and builders that have been part of this community”
The 2023 induction ceremony and dinner is scheduled for Friday, August 11 at the South Stormont Community Hall in Long Sault. Tickets for the event will be available for purchase starting July 4th during business hours at the Long Sault Arena. For more information or to nominate an individual for future induction, please visit the official website at www.ssshof.com or phone 613-534-2419.