Maggie (Deas/Mamuza) Roys

Growing up in Hamilton, Maggie was a champion in many sports – volleyball, bowling, tennis, softball, diving and swimming. She competed at the 1956 Olympic swimming trials, losing out to her teammate. Basketball was the sport where she made her mark as an elite player. She won numerous Ontario titles and appeared in six national…

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Jean R. Montgomery

Jean Montgomery

Jean’s interest in tennis and badminton manifested itself at an early age and over a 60 year span she showed exceptional leadership as a teacher and participant. Born in 1919 in Red Deer, AB, she became City Tennis Champion while still in high school. A participant at the University of Saskatchewan, she was honoured on…

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Maurice M. Charlton (Sopha)

Maurice Charlton

Maurice Charlton was one of the best tennis and badminton players ever to come out of Peterborough, the Liftlock City. In the early 1940s she began playing tennis at the Quaker and Kawartha Clubs “because my husband Ralph played.” It did not take long for her championship qualities to show in tennis. In mixed play…

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Joan (Dunk) Smith

Joan Smith

Pick a sport, any sport, and Joan (Dunk) Smith has either played it or knows something about it. She is the prototype all-round athlete. Joan has played (and well) basketball, bowling, hockey, badminton, tennis, curling, softball, golf, swimming, track and field, ice and roller skating, and other sports. She even played on an all-girl lacrosse…

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