Category: Football

HAWLEY “HUCK” WELCH

Fifty years ago the late Lou Stapleton made this remark when he watched a gangling, square-jawed fifteen year-old schoolboy trot out on a football field for the first time. “That kid will be a great football player some day”. Lou…

SCOTT LECKY

Scott was born in Staten Island, New York, U.S.A., December 9, 1964, and at the time of his 1992 election to the Hall he was living in Collingwood. Following his schooling in Collingwood and Cameron Street Public School, Collingwood Collegiate…

RYAN POTTER

Back in 1974, running back Ryan Potter, donning CCI’s gold and black, dominated play in Simcoe County during his high school years, but had to ask for a tryout with the University of Western   Ontario Mustangs. The first year I…

JACK PORTLAND

We can name a half dozen Collingwood boys who could be classed as “all round athletes” but from a national standpoint the honours must go to Big Jack. As a hockey player he starred for ten years in the N.H.L.…