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Kathleen Leddy / Kay White

Ice Hockey, Tennis (B.A. '35)

Kay White graduated from Nutana Collegiate and entered the University of Saskatchewan in 1931.

Kay was a member of the women's ice hockey team for four years and a member of the tennis team for three years. Kay was an outstanding performer on the ice hockey team when that sport was very prominent in the 1930's. For her participation and contribution to ice hockey and tennis, Kay was awarded a major Athletic Award in 1935. She was only the third woman to receive this award at the University of Saskatchewan.

In addition to excelling in the two sports, Kay served as 'Senior Stick' for Arts and Science in 1934 and was vice-president of the Students Representative Council in 1934-35.

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Margaret McKercher

Margaret McKercher / Margaret Wilton

Basketball, Swimming, Track and Field (B.A. '50)

Peggy Wilton graduated from City Park Collegiate and entered the University of Saskatchewan in 1947. During her three years on campus, she competed in basketball, swimming and track and field.

Peggy participated on a total of eight University of Saskatchewan teams each of which was a City, Provincial and/or Intervarsity Championship team. She was a member of the Huskiette basketball team that captured three consecutive Cecil Race Trophies, a member of the women's track and field team that captured three consecutive Rutherford Trophies and swam with the swim team for two years.

For her athletic achievements, Peggy was awarded a Major Athletic Award in 1950.

As well as competing in three sports she was a member of the Women's Athletic Board and served as President of the W.A.B. in 1949-50.

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Date: 1947

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Ennis Waldner

Ennis has dedicated much of her adult life to the service of others. She is truly an active volunteer par excellence. Once her children were settled in school, she began her volunteer and professional service. In 1966 she accepted a position as a swimming instructor at the University of Saskatchewan and was aquatic co-ordinator until her retirement in 1982. She has also been a swimming instructor for the city of Saskatoon and has coached and officiated at numerous swimming and synchronized swimming competitions. When Saskatoon hosted the 1971 Canada Winter Games Ennis was technical director for synchronized swimming.

For over 38 years Ennis has been a volunteer instructor for the Red Cross; represented Saskatchewan at the National Water Safety Committee and has served as an instructor and examiner of the Royal Life Saving Society. Recognition awards have been presented to her by the University of Saskatchewan, the Royal Life Saving Society, Sask Sport and Century Saskatoon. Ennis was one of two Canadians to first receive the Order of the Red Cross in 1984.

She was inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.

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Art Walecke

Art Walecke was born in Paynton, Saskatchewan in 1907 and the family moved to Saskatoon when he was an early age. Walecke was involved in sports as a youngster, playing hockey with the Junior Church Hockey League and baseball with Pleasant Hill, Bedford Road and Clavet. He played softball with the Saskatoon Merchants from 1933 until 1939, helping the Merchants win provincial titles.

Walecke coached the Saskatoon Woolworth's Red Caps to a provincial women's softball championship in 1936. He also coached the Saskatoon Pats for Bill's Taxi in women's softball as well as the Elite Cafe team and the Westmounts. He and Kay Melvan were married in 1940. After serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, he returned to Saskatoon and he played and coached with the Intercontinental Olympics, Saskatchewan champions in 1945.

He was active in the Catholic church community, serving as president of St. Mary's gymnastic club in 1951 and leading the Knights of Columbus into involvement with the Indoor Games in 1965. After 65 years of involvement in Saskatoon sports, Art is now retired and is seen here with four daughters, Anita, Faye, Eleanor, Linda and his granddaughters.

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Ron Wallace

Ron's first involvement with hockey started in 1964 as a coach for a Saskatoon Juvenile A Club Team. In 1966 his dedication and interest in the game lead to his being selected as Assistant Coach and Manager for the Saskatoon Centennial Midgets. Representing the Province, the Centennials won the Bronze Medal at the National Championships in Kingston.

Elected treasurer of the Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association in its first year (1968), Ron remained an executive member until 1982. Ron was also the Vice-President in 1973 and then President from 1974-77 of the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association. In 1977 Ron was elected as the Vice-President of Senior/Intermediate Hockey for the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association.

In 1978 the Blade Booster Club honored Ron as "Mr. Minor Hockey"; in 1979 he won the CP Air/C.A.H.A. Executive of the Year Award. In 1984 he was selected the Kinsmen Sportsman of the Year, and in 1986 was named to the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame.

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Date: 1984.

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Marilyn Walter

Marilyn Walter / Marilyn Truscott

Volleyball (B.Ed., '74, B.S.P.E. '76)

Marilyn (Truscott) Walter entered the University of Saskatchewan in the fall of 1971 after graduating from Aden Bowman Collegiate in Saskatoon.

During her five years at the University of Saskatchewan, Marilyn led the women's volleyball team to several University of Saskatchewan volleyball firsts; to a CWUAA Conference Championship and the first ever Huskiette appearance in the C.I.A.U. National Championships where the team successfully captured a silver medal; to four successive provincial championships and to two bronze medal finishes in the Canadian open championships. During Marilyn's five year varsity career, she was recognized for her exceptional leadership and performance when she became the first member of the university volleyball team to receive an individual athletic award, the Bob Staynor Award.

While a student at the university, Marilyn was selected to attend an invitational try-out camp for the Canadian Women's Volleyball Team that would participate in the 1973 World Student Games in Moscow, U.S.S.R. This was the first time ever that a Saskatchewan athlete had been invited to a national team try-out.

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Dorothy Walton

Mrs. Walton was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan and gained her early success in sport while attending the University of Saskatchewan. She competed in a wide variety of sports and won college letters and provincial and dominion honors. Until 1932, when she married and moved to Toronto, her sport was tennis at which she won national ranking as well as provincial and Western Canada honors.

In Toronto she concentrated on badminton and rapidly developed into one of the best players in Canada. Mrs. Walton won Toronto, Ontario, and dominion titles as well as many invitational tournaments. Her crowning achievement was in 1939, when she captured the all-England title, emblematic of the World's Amateur Championship.

In 1950 she was voted one of the top six women athletes in Canada during the first half-century Mrs. Walton was also awarded the Rose Bowl as Canada's outstanding women athlete in 1940.

At time of installation citation read October 31, 1966.

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Date: [ca. 1931]

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Clinton Ward

Clinton Ward, water skiing competitor, administrator, coach and manager.

He was born in Saskatoon in 1932 and, although his sport career while in Saskatchewan was limited to playing football at Nutana High School, he later went on to dominate water skiing in Canada.

From 1962 to 1974, Clint has held many Canadian titles: Men's Slalom, Senior Men's Slalom, Senior Men's Tricks, Senior Men's Overall. In 1968 he was the Canadian record holder for slalom; 11/2 @ 30 feet off and for tricks; 3,000 points; and also a co-holder of the Canadian slalom record in the Veteran Men's Division in 1974. Also, in that year he represented Canada at the Can-Am Championships and won both the Veterans Slalom and Veterans Tricks events. Previous to that he had represented Canada at the Western Hemisphere Championships in Mexico.

In addition to this strong competition, he has also held executive positions at various club, provincial, national, and international levels in the water ski associations and has managed or coached Canadian teams at international events.

Through his efforts and dedication in all areas of his sport, Clint has helped to raise the level of Canadian water skiing to that of the best in the world.

Installed in the Hall of Fame on March 24, 1979.

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George Ward

George Ward, an outstanding leader in the development of sport and recreation. George Ward's many contributions to the development of sport and recreation span more than 40 years as an administrator, official, and organizer. George was involved in swimming, speed skating, softball, hockey, track and field, and diving. He was the founding member and the first president of the Canadian Amateur Swimming Association, Saskatchewan Section, and held a life membership in that organization. He was also a founding member of the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association and held a life membership in that organization. He was cited for outstanding achievement from the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association as well. Known as a 'doer', George was invited by the President of the United States in 1960 to sit on the Presidential Council on Youth and was instrumental in 1971 in assisting in acquiring the Canada Winter Games for Saskatchewan.

In Saskatoon, his name lives on through the "George Ward" Swimming Pool and the George Ward Citizenship Trophy.

Installed in the Hall of Fame on March 24, 1979.

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Date: 1968.

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Clair Warner

Clair Warner came to Regina in 1919 and began a career in football which continued to his death in 1970. He played juvenile football in 1919 and junior football from 1920 to 1924. In 1925 Mr. Warner joined the Regina Roughriders as an end and played in four Grey Cup Games over the next eight years. Retiring from the playing field in 1933 he joined the Club's executive. He was president of the Club in 1941.

After becoming a member of the Western Interprovincial Football Union executive following his playing days, he was elected president of the W.I.I.U. in 1948. He also served on the Rules Committee of the Canadian Rugby Union and on the 'Riders' management committee for twenty-one years.

He was awarded the Canadian Rugby Union Plaque in 1956 for outstanding contributions to the game and named to The Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

At time of installation citation read September 25, 1971.

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Claude Carl Warwick

Claude was only 17 years old when he punched his way to the Canadian Amateur Featherweight title in 1941, his 29th straight victory. He was also Canadian Navy Champion - winning was his way. Until his promising career was cut short in a tragic accident, Claude had a total of 51 bouts - winning 50 with 1 draw.

For the first time in the history of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, a family of athletes is honoured: Five members of the famous Warwick family - Grant, Bill, Dick, Claude (deceased), and Mille. They represent boxing, hockey and ladies softball. This unique family have to their credit six Canadian championships and three World titles. In the difficult years 1930-40, this colourful and athletic family were blessed with talent, enthusiasm and a fighting spirit. They were motivated to excel and reach the highest pinnacles of success in sport.

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Grant David Warwick

Grant Warwick turned professional at 19 with the New York Rangers. He won the Calder trophy (Rookie of the Year) in 1941 and scored the first goal in the modern NHL All-Star game of 1947. But he is perhaps best remembered as the playing coach of the Penticton Vees in their victory over Russia in the 1955 World Tournament. Grant's accomplishments won him the plaudits of all Canada and proud recognition wherever ice hockey is played.

For the first time in the history of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, a family of athletes is honoured: Five members of the famous Warwick family - Grant, Bill, Dick, Claude (deceased), and Mille. They represent boxing, hockey and ladies softball. This unique family have to their credit six Canadian championships and three World titles. In the difficult years 1930-40, this colourful and athletic family were blessed with talent, enthusiasm and a fighting spirit. They were motivated to excel and reach the highest pinnacles of success in sport.

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Richard McAllister Warwick

The youngest of the famous hockey family, Dick was a prolific playmaker and scorer. He jumped directly from juvenile hockey to the senior level. Dick played a major role on the Warwick line of the Penticton Vees. He was chosen on many all-star selections and was Most Valuable Player on numerous occasions.

For the first time in the history of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, a family of athletes is honoured: Five members of the famous Warwick family - Grant, Bill, Dick, Claude (deceased), and Mille. They represent boxing, hockey and ladies softball. This unique family have to their credit six Canadian championships and three World titles. In the difficult years 1930-40, this colourful and athletic family were blessed with talent, enthusiasm and a fighting spirit. They were motivated to excel and reach the highest pinnacles of success in sport.

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William Harvey Warwick

A player with the renowned World Champion Penticton Vees, Billy also played pro hockey with the New York Rangers. For more than 40 years he has been involved with hockey as a player, coach, general manager and owner. Those who saw him play say he was sensational, colourful to the extreme and a terrific drawing card no matter where he played.

For the first time in the history of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, a family of athletes is honoured: Five members of the famous Warwick family - Grant, Bill, Dick, Claude (deceased), and Mille. They represent boxing, hockey and ladies softball. This unique family have to their credit six Canadian championships and three World titles. In the difficult years 1930-40, this colourful and athletic family were blessed with talent, enthusiasm and a fighting spirit. They were motivated to excel and reach the highest pinnacles of success in sport.

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Harry Watson

A product of Saskatoon's minor hockey system, Harry played with the Saskatoon Quakers in 1940-41 and advanced to the Abbott Cup final, losing out to the Winnipeg Rangers. In the fall of 1941, Watson turned professional with the Brooklyn Americans. He was traded to the Detroit Red Wings for the 1942-43 season, then entered the service.

He rejoined the Red Wings in the fall of 1945 and stayed with them for one year before joining the Toronto Maple Leafs. He ended his career playing with the Chicago Black Hawks from 1955 to 1957. In 809 games, he scored 236 goals and added 207 assists. He was on five Stanley Cup teams and was selected to play in seven all- star games. When he retired from the game he turned to coaching, leading the Windsor Bulldogs to the Allan Cup in 1963. He played 20 years with the NHL old-timers and spends a great deal of time in fund-raising events across Canada.

In 1986 he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and the Saskatoon Hall of Fame.

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Harold Weaver

Harold Weaver

Football (B.A., '38)

Bud Weaver graduated from Bedford Road Collegiate where he excelled at a number of sports. He entered the University of Saskatchewan in 1935 and was a member of the Huskies football team for four years.

Bud Weaver is considered by many to have been one of the best football players to ever wear the green and white. He was an outstanding halfback and fullback and was named to two intervarsity all-star teams. Following his football career with the Huskies, sweater #14 was retired.

As well as competing on the football team, Bud coached the women's hockey team for three years and served on the Men's Athletic Board.

After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan, Bud played foootball with the Calgary Broncs.

He lost his life serving his country in Wolrd War II. In his memory, the Bud Weaver Trophy was established which is presented to the 4A Saskatchewan High School football champions.

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Date: 1938

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Brenda Webster

Brenda was born July 21, 1961 and grew up in Regina. During her high school years at Sheldon Williams Collegiate, she spent most of her time training for provincial, national, and international speed skating competitions. Brenda is one of only a few skaters who has experienced success in both long track and short track speed skating. This is evident in the fact that she skated in an unprecedented four World Championships in one competitive year, 1979. These meets were the World Junior, the World Sprint, the World, and the World Short Track Speed Skating Championship for Ladies.

From her earliest days, Brenda was successful in speed skating. During her career she held almost all Saskatchewan records in all distances in each age category. This inductee also held many Canadian records, including the Olympic Style Junior 1000, 1500, and 3000 meter distances and the Olympic Style Senior 500 and 5000 meters.

Consistently, Brenda was a winner for Saskatchewan. Among her many achievements, she won the 1977 North American Junior Class Championship in Long Track and Short Track. That year, she also won the World Short Track Championship in Grenoble, France. At the 1980 Winter Olympic Games, Brenda placed eleventh in both the 1500 and 3000 meter distances and nineteenth in the 1000 meters. After completing two years of university she was back in competition. In 1983, she placed tenth in the World Sprint Championship at Helsinki and sixteenth at the World Championship held in Karl Marx Stadt, East Germany.

Installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on June 15, 1991.

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Craig Webster

Craig was born November 23, 1957 in Regina. He attended Sheldon-Williams Collegiate and was involved in numerous activities such as football, volleyball and basketball; but Craig's keenest interest was in speed skating. During his career in this sport he became known as an accomplished competitor, placing extremely well in all levels of competition.

This inductee broke many Saskatchewan Olympic Style and a number of Canadian records. At the provincial level, he held records in both the Junior and Senior Olympic Style at 500, 1000, 1500, and 5000 meters and broke the record for the Junior Olympic Style in the 3000 meters. Nationally, he has held records in the 1500 meters in the Junior Long Track and the 600 and 800 meters Short Track. In addition, he broke records in the Canadian Olympic Style at 500, 1500, 3000, and 5000 meter distances.

Craig won medals in several distances at the Canadian Long Track Championships in Junior Class (1973), Intermediate Class (1975), and at the Canadian Short Track in Senior Class (1976). After joining the Canadian National Team in 1977, he made his mark internationally. Craig placed fourth in the 1978 World Junior Championship in Inzell, West Germany and the next year won international meets in Madona, Italy and Davos, Switzerland. In 1980, Craig qualified for the Canadian Olympic Team and finished twenty-seventh in the 1000 meters, twenty-third in the 1500 meters and twentieth in the 5000 meters in Lake Placid. Later that year, he was the only Canadian skater to compete in the World Championship at Herenveen, Holland.

Installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on June 15, 1991.

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Cathy Wedge

Cathy was born in Saskatoon in 1950 and began riding with the Saskatoon Pony club at the age of eight. In 1969, she entered her first international competition winning the Working Hunter championship at Seattle's International Horse Show. As a member of the three day event team she captured the Gold medal at the 1971 Pan-American Games in Cali, Columbia.

In 1972, she was named to Canada's Olympic team, but a broken leg prevented her from making the trip. In 1974, Cathy won the Canadian three day championship. Riding injuries kept her out of the 1975 Pan-Am Games but in 1976 she made the short list for the Montreal Olympics. Her horses "City Fella" and "Jugger" placed 1st and 3rd at the final Olympic trials. At the Montreal Olympics, Cathy with "City Fella" worked together to place 5th in the Three day event.

Cathy was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1982 and was selected to the Saskatoon Hall in 1986.

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Kenneth Dale West

Kenneth Dale West

Dale West was an outstanding athlete excelling in football, track and field, speed-skating and baseball. Following an outstanding high school football career at Bedford Road, Dale went to the University of Arizona on an athletic scholarship where he lettered for the varsity team. He returned to Saskatchewan, attended University and was named to the Western Conference All-Star team.

In 1962, West joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a flanker. In 1963, he was named all -star safety and was the Western nominee for the Most Valuable Canadian Player. He earned All-Star rating again in 1964 and 1965. 1966 brought a Grey Cup Victory to the Riders. In track and field, Dale's specialties were the 100 and 220 yards, the broad jump and the hop, step and jump (now the triple jump). In the late 50's he also competed in the shot-put and the javelin. In speed-skating, Dale was the Bantam Boys speed-skating champion in 1951 and was selected as the first alternate on the 1960 Canada Olympic team.

A double winner, Dale was first named to the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in June of 1988 and the Saskatoon Hall in November 1988.

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Dale West was born August 11, 1941 in Cabri, Saskatchewan. He moved to Saskatoon at an early age and his sport interest grew. By age 10 he was Canadian Bantam Boys Speed Skating Champion. He held the City of Saskatoon Age Class Championship title for 8 years, and was named an alternate for the 1960 Olympic Games.

Track and Field benefited from West's talents. He held High School titles in 100 yd and 220 yd sprints, triple jump, long jump, discus and javelin; a very versatile athlete. This led to accolades at the provincial and national level. West was again an alternate, this time for the Pan American Games.

At 17, West headed south to Tucson, Arizona on a football scholarship. Upon graduation the Saskatchewan Roughriders claimed him. Considered one of the finest rookies of 1962, he was a Western Conference All-Star, 1963-65 inclusive. West was a Western Schenley nominee for most valuable Canadian in 1963 after intercepting 10 passes that season. He has fond memories of the 1966 Grey Cup win.

West retired after 7 years and has been a promoter of sport in the public school system, giving his expertise to the athletes of tomorrow. Thank You Dale West.

Installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame June 17, 1989.

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