Category: 1930 – 1949

JACK “DUTCH” WHEELER

The hockey career of the colourful Dutch Wheeler covers a quarter of a century and his natural ability can be compared with any of the great players spawned in his ” hockey hot bed” that is Collingwood. Learning to skate…

CLARENCE “RUSTY” BUTTERS

Rusty Butters was another rugged East Enders who learned his basic hockey on Legatt’s Mill Pond. His hockey career spanned almost two decades but his long athletic career was not confined to the winter pastime. Rusty was an exceptionally good…

PAULINE PIITZ

Pauline Piitz began skating on outdoor rinks in this area in the mid 1940’s, eventually joining the Blue Mountain Figure Skating Club when the new Collingwood Arena was completed in 1947. Pauline worked tirelessly with younger children at the club,…

MARCELLA PLATER KEITH

Marcella Keith was inducted into the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame in July, l984 through her exploits in Track & Field and Alpine Skiing. Marcella was a recognized Track and Field Champion in 1946, 1947 & 1948 at meets in Kitchener-Waterloo, Owen…

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…