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1934 Colored All Stars Baseball Team
1937-38 SR. Maroons
1949-50 St.Clair Maroons
1953 BR.431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1956 BR 431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1958-59 Rotary JUV. Hockey
1959-60 Senior Maroons
1969-71 S. Elliott Perf Racing
1973 Kinsmen Pee Wee Baseball Team
1974-75 JMSS Boys Basketball Team
1977-78 Chatham Royals Inter. "C" Hockey
1979 Huron & Erie Beverages Midgets
1983-84 & 1984-85 Maple City Jr.Ice Crystals
1985 Chatham Juvenile Baseball Team
1985-86 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1986-87 BR28 Bantams Team
1989-90 CKSS Boys ""AA" Volleyballl Team
1992-93 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1997 Sun-Out Diamonds Sr. Baseball Team
1998-99 JR.Maroons
Archie Stirling
Arthur Pelkey
Bill Atkinson
Bill Robinson
Bill Stobbs
Bob Weedon
Brian Wiseman
Carrie Carleton (Dillon)
Casey Maynard
Ches Dawson
Courtney Babcock
Leyte Wilson "Copper"
Dale Lahey
Dan Lewis
Dave Allin
Dave Gagner
David Seton
Dennis McCord
Derek Krete
Don Gillett
Don Hinnegan
Doug Allin
Doug Anakin
Doug Melvin
Earl Flat Chase
Ed Myers
Ed Wright
Elaine Hinnegan
Fergie Jenkins
Fran Crummer
Gene Dziadura
George Aitken
George Bruette
Harold Gillies
Harold McFarlane
Herb Wakabayashi
Irma (Grant) Isaac
Jim Maynard
Joe Zimmer
Joe Malo
Joelle Batten-Daigneau
John McKay
Karrie Williams
Keith Crummer
Larry Babcock
Larry Lahey
Lloyd Davidson
Marion (Watson) Stanton
Martin Aarts
Max Lenover
Mel Wakabayashi
Mort Giles
Norman Morris 'Chirp'
Peter Gilbert
Randy Rybansky
Richard Doey
Ron Blommers
Ross Babcock
Ron Coristine
Ross Day
Roy Galloway
Roy Oscar 'Doc' Miller
Sandra Tewksbury
Shae-Lynn Bourne
Shirley Pilson
Smoke, R.S.Reynolds
Tyson Parry
Wilfred  Harding

CKSS team that won OFSAA "AA" ChampionshipBirth Date: 1940
From: Chatham, Ontario

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Ron was a fine athlete in his own right starring with the Junior Maroons, playing Junior “A” in Guelph, and then receiving a scholarship to play at the University of Michigan. After that, Ron returned to Chatham as a high school teacher and administrator. For 36 years (1964-1998), Ron was involved locally in sports as a coach, official, and administrator, all with excellent results. His contributions to athletics in Chatham were wide spread and involved 5 different sports.  



  • track and field - late 1960’s co-founded the Chatham Legion Track Club and  initiated the CK Relays - coached track and field at CKSS for 14 years and took the school’s first track athlete to OFSAA

  • baseball - was the Chatham Minor Baseball supervisor in 1973, the year Kinsmens Pee Wees won the national championship - was an OBA registered umpire from 1975 to 1981

  • football - co-coached football at CKSS for 5 years when the team won 3 Kent championships including the 1970 team that won the school’s first senior championship and then went on to win SWOSSAA

  • basketball - coached 10 senior boys basketball teams at CKSS including the  1977 OFSAA “AA” Championship team, the school’s first such title - was  instrumental in helping to raise the profile of basketball in the city to an all  time high in the 1970’s - helped in hosting OFSAA Basketball Championships  in 1977 and again in 1982 - ran elementary feeder school tournaments to  increase the profile of local basketball - throughout his high school career,  was involved in Kent County Secondary Schools Athletic Association serving  in several different capacities
  • hockey - from 1965 to 2000, was involved in local hockey, coaching high   school, houseleague, travel teams, and the Junior Maroons 
    • for a time was co-owner of the Junior Maroons and later was GM of the      Bothwell Bullets - after 2000- 2001 season, was named GM of the Year for  OHA Senior “A” League

    • in the 1970’s, developed the “Fundamental and Practice Manual” for Chatham Minor Hockey

    • for 10 years served on the Board of Directors for the Junior Maroons as the “Supervisor of Education” which entailed working with the players, their  families, and their schools to help ensure academic progress

Ron and his wife Cherie raised 3 sons all of them involved in athletics in the city. He continues to reside in Chatham. 
Inducted into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame 2014
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