Since 1991, Grant Krisman, the current owner of the Leaside Hockey shop has become the new fixture at the Leaside arena. As a teenage hockey player in the mid-seventies, Grant recalls having his skates sharpened by Mahovolich. himself. This year marks Grant’s 25th year at the Leaside arena.
A tale of two (or three) tennis clubs
When I was growing up after World War II in Virginiatown, a gold-mine company town in Northern Ontario, the mine directors saw fit to put in two sets of tennis courts, one for their use …more
Roberto Alomar, the first player inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, and fellow former Jays George Bell and Duane Ward, led a skills clinic for about …more
2016 Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced
Four new inductees will enter the Leaside Sports Hall of Fame this year, organizers have announced. Former Toronto Argonaut Mike Bradwell, Former Toronto Marlboro and Chicago Blackhawk Terry Caffery, figure skater Tom Kalweit, and Leaside …more