Category: 1990 – 1999

KELLIE CASEY

In 1973 at the age of 8, Kellie Casey moved to the Collingwood area with her family and promptly began training for a career in freestyle skiing. She attended school in Thornbury and Meaford before transferring to Collingwood Collegiate for…

CAROL BROPHY-COLLINS

Carol was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame on June 20, 1992, in the Builders’ category. Carol is a former member of the Collingwood Blue Mountain Figure Skating Club. From there she moved on to bigger and better things…

JOANNE HOUGHTON

Joanne was one of the original founding members of the Collingwood Blue Mountain Figure Skating Club. Her hard work and dedication to the sport of skating helped establish the Blue Mountain Figure Skating Club. In addition to designing the clubs…

IZORA MUSSELMAN

Izorz (Keith) Musselman attended King George Public School and Collingwood Collegiate Institute. She was an outstanding athlete and was always considered a team player. From 1942 to 1944 Izora played for the Clyde Aircraft sponsored baseball team. They played in…

ELSIE CRUIKSHANKS

While her son Clyde only played in Collingwood for a couple of years, most parents would be humbled at the minor hockey volunteer service record of Elsie Cruickshanks. Along with her late husband Frank, an Inductee in 1994, the 79-year-old…

RON “KING” TAYLOR

In Collingwood’s rich sporting history, Ron’s nickname “King” is acknowledged as one of the most used sports’ monikers in Collingwood. Born in Singhampton on November 6, 1936, Ron has lived in Collingwood since 1946. Ron has one daughter Polly and…

JOHN THOMAS

“Men weren’t supposed to figure skate back then”, said Thomas, “I just went about my business and did what I had to do, and what I wanted I wanted to be. I had a wonderful career. I met a lot…

ALBERT WALMSLEY

Albert, or Ab as he was better known, was inducted into the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame on June 20, 1992, in the players category. He was born in Collingwood, May 1, 1933 and at the time of his election…

FRANK CRUIKSHANKS

Frank was born in Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia on May 2, 1923 moving to Collingwood in 1970 with his wife Elsie (inducted 2004). Along with their family of 5 children – Frank, Norma, Donna, Clyde and Vicky, the Cruickshank quickly…

ROBERT STEWART

Robert Stewart, secretary-manager of the Canadian Standard bred Horse Society, died suddenly after collapsing while playing in an Oldtimers’ hockey game. He was 38. A native of Collingwood, Stewart had a lifelong involvement in almost all facets of harness racing and…