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The Inductees

Fred

By Fred Wallace

 Hi, this is Fred Wallace with " Off the Wire ".

 

The Owen Sound Sports Hall of Fame made the official announcement last week of the inductees for 2020.

Four athletes will be inducted this year; alphabetically; Mark Cochrane, Bayleigh Hooper, Steve Irving & Bryan Kazarian.

Cochrane & Kazarian are prominent Owen Sound Minor Lacrosse grads who played in the National Lacrosse League.

Over a span of 12 years, Cochrane played for Arizona, Albany & Buffalo

Kazarian played NLL at Chicago, Buffalo & Albany and in hockey he also has the rare distinction of being one of just 3 players who played for the Owen Sound Greys, Owen Sound Platers and Owen Sound Attack.

Bayleigh Hooper also is a multisport performer, first with gymnastics and most recently with the National Rowing program.

And Steve Irving has been a notable name on the local and provincial golf scene for decades.

Also this year, Terry King & Jack Milne will be inducted as builders plus the teams to be inducted are the 1968 Owen Sound TNT Highsteppers, the 1968 Owen Sound Highsteppers Patti Cakes & the 2018 Owen Sound Under 23 Selects Fastball Team

Finally, the Special Merit Award will be presented to the Crescent Athletic Club

The Induction Night for the 2020 Owen Sound Sports Hall of fame will be Friday May 8th at the Harry Lumley-Bayshore Community Centre.

 

I'm Fred Wallace


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