Leaside Sports Hall of Fame member George “The Chief” Armstrong (inducted in 2015), attended the 2018 Induction Ceremony in the William Lea Room on November 16th along with his daughter Betty Ann Armstrong, right, and granddaughter Kalley Armstrong, left. Betty Ann Armstrong was captain of the 1974-75 Leaside Girls Hockey Association Lancerettes, who, along with the Blazerettes from that year, were inducted into the Hall as the first girls hockey teams in Leaside, and among the first in Ontario. George is a Leaside legend and looks great at 88! Congratulations to the trailblazing Leaside Hockey girls and all the recent inductees.
The Leaside Sports Hall of Fame will add four new members at its annual induction ceremony in November. Two of the new inductees were recently profiled in the pages of Leaside Life: distance runner Robert …more
For the 55 years that George Armstrong, the captain during the Stanley Cup years of the Toronto Maple Leafs and known as The Chief, lived in Leaside he did a lot of community coaching, but …more
Members of Leaside’s various sports communities joined the family and friends of the inductees and athlete of the year in the William Lea Room at the arena on Friday evening, Nov. 17, for the fifth …more