b'Casey Van Schagen is a Port Perry High School alumnus,whosecareerbeganinPortPerry Minor Hockey, where he won the Eastern Ontario Championships with the Pearce Auctions team in 1986, and the All-Ontario Peewee Championship with the Legionnaires in 1992. He earned the title of Rookie of the Year with the Mojacks in 1997, along with the Dan Slugget Award that same year. He is pictured here with committee member Clair Cornish.The Port Perry IGA Juniors wereknownacrossOntario as the tough little team from PortPerry,composedof 13 teenage women, whose con denceandresilience earned them a Provincial Championshipintheir 1994/95 season. SCUGOG SPORTSLosingtheir tworst games of the tournament against the provinces top HALL OF FAME teamsteamsinPembrokeand Seaforth, the young women returned to the ice to battle fromKeewatin,Hamilton INDUCTS ITS CLASS OF 2019 andSaultSte.Marie,earninga reputation as the comeback kids.In the semi- nals, the exhausted T he Scugog Sports Hall of Fameas well as a strong advocate for ad- teamhadtotackletheSeaforth celebratedits13thseasonditionaldiamondstobeinstalled. Please turn to page 40November 7 by inducting hock- throughout the town. eystandoutCaseyVanSchagen, formerpresidentofPortPerry District Minor Softball Carolyn Best, the 1994/95 Port Perry IGA Junior A Ringette Team, and the Warriner Curling Team into the Hall.CaseyShagsVanSchagen played in four leagues over his ca-reer, winning a championship with the Weyburn Red Wings in 2001, the Dutch Cup three times between 2006 and 2011 with the Tilburg Trappers, andtheDutchChampionshipsin 2007 and 2008.Her fellow minor softball organ-izers,whoputherheartandsoul intopromotingminorsoftball,de-scribed Carolyn Best as a trailblazer.From left, Garnet Warriner, committee chair Leanne Ashbridge, Bob Leach and Peter She served as president of Port PerryWarren. Not pictured is Bill Cornish. Team Warriner travelled all around Ontario proudly andDistrictMinorSoftballfromrepresenting both the Port Perry Curling Club and the Royal Canadian Legion, Port Perry 1986-1991andwasimportanttoBranch 419, placing second in the Ontario Masters (over 60) in 2004, and winning the zone the growth of softball in Port Perry, nals in 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011.FOCUS - DECEMBER 201939'