May 1, 2017 @ 07:50
The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame has officially opened its doors to welcome six sport legends. Their outstanding achievements in sport in Ontario are well documented and their election to the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame is richly deserved.
2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Inductees:
Paul Coffey, Hockey
John Campbell, Harness Racing
Bob Allan, Lacrosse
Marnie McBean, Rower
Bob Gainey, Hockey
John Hiller, Baseball
In addition to the Class of 2017 inductees, the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame will be recognizing four award recipients at its annual Induction & Awards Gala.
2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Award Winners:
The Brian Williams Media Award – Howard Starkman
The Sandy Hawley Community Service Award – Trish Stratus
The Prentice Family Legacy Award – The Queen’s Plate
The Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year Award – Penny Oleksiak
The Class of 2017 will be honoured at the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Ceremony & Awards Gala in Toronto at The Westin Harbour Castle (Metropolitan Ballroom) on October 2, 2017.