A dinner celebrating the latest inductees into the Norfolk County Sports Hall of Recognition was held Saturday at the Delhi Hungarian Hall. In the photo are Jill Cleaver (front, left), representing Jim Cleaver; Ashley Haskett; Jason Gordy (back, left); Don Boyd, representing Gordon Boyd; Charlie Haviland; Jim MacDonald and Paul MacDonald, representing the MacDonald family; and Bryan Zilkey. Missing is Ron Kowalsky. MICHELLE RUBY/Postmedia News

‘Champions and mentors’

Seven outstanding individuals and a family who have contributed to sports history in Norfolk County were inducted on Saturday into the Sports Hall of Recognition.

Simcoe Special Olympian Kara Hoskins, 26, has something to smile about after completing her first open water swim, a 3.8-kilometre route as part of the North Shore Challenge for Camp Trillium last Sunday. Cheryl Feere/Contributed photo

Simcoe swimmer up to the challenge

Taking on Lake Erie is a tall task. The waves, dark water, and cold temperatures are enough to make even the most experienced swimmer a little apprehensive.