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1937 - New Westminster

It was New Years Eve, Mardi Gras and Armistice Day all rolled into one.Jubilant crowds snaked down the main thoroughfare of the city, a huge bonfire set in front of the main transportation station sparked high into the sky, bystanders cheered as participants. A riot? No way!It was a party - the spontaneous outburst of New Westminster pride after th...
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Lacrosse Talks - John Grant and Jim Wasson

John Grant and Jim Wasson – Life-long Teammates and Star Players. They share the will to be the best. John Grant Sr. and Jim Wasson are the definition of teammates. They played together on various teams from Minor Lacrosse to Senior Lacrosse and as Team Canada members and also for the Philadelphia Wings in the early version of the NLL.  John G...
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Lacrosse Talks - Jack Fulton

One of the most notable West Coast Builders of the Game Jack Fulton got involved in lacrosse in 1955.  For 11 years he served as team manager then as general manager for the New Westminster Salmonbellies. He served the CLA for 8 years and was president for 2 years. Fulton and Harry McKnight founded the CLHOF in 1963 and he was a memb...
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Lacrosse Talks - Don Barrie

Don Barrie – Historian, Coach and Player during Peterborough's Golden Years. Don started playing as a nine-year-old in 1949 in Peterborough. He played minor lacrosse in Peterborough and went on to play senior lacrosse in Brooklyn, Peterborough, Sorel, Montreal, Quebec City and Hastings.  He started coaching in the Peterborough minor system in ...
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Ab Brown - A Man of All Seasons including Christmas!

Ab Brown's Team Canada Blazer
The basement workshop was an incredible sea of clutter - tools hanging on the wall, more on the workbench, strands of leather draped over nearby hooks, tubs of resin on the floor below a glue pot and an armful of skeletal lacrosse sticks stacked in the corner awaiting the master's touch.Multi-thousands of sick, broken and bent lacrosse sticks found...
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Lacrosse Talks - Bobby Allan

Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Honoured Member
The legendary Bobby Allan – star player, coach, builder of the game and 1974 Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee will talk about his involvement from the 1950's until now. His stories about Mann Cups, World Championships and the Pro Leagues can't be missed! Bobby Allan was in a class by himself, the finest lacrosse player in Canada. His consumm...
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Cap Bomberry - Vignette

Cap has been involved in lacrosse for over 60 years. At his induction into the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame it was said, "Cap is renowned for recruiting players for his team and well respected by his community and peers".  Cap played for the Oshweken Warriors from 1959-1973 and won the President's Cup in 1964, 1967 & 1968. He helped out i...
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Saving Gaylord Picture from Garbage Heap

This is a story of amazing coincidences. First off, I had not dated in the twenty years since my divorce. I had recently told God that if He wanted someone in my life, He would have to dump him in my lap. And dump him, He did.It began with an email gone awry to an email address I rarely use. I usually don't open emails from people I don't know, and...
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Ernie Murray

 ERNIE MURRAY Via Old School Lacrosse (birth and death dates unknown)Mount Pleasant Maple Leafs (ca.1907-1908)Vancouver Lacrosse Club (1909-1910; 1912-1913)New Westminster Salmonbellies (1911; 1918)Vancouver Athletics (1914)Vancouver Terminals (1919-1920)Vancouver Lacrosse Club (1921) Inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1965 as...
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