Gordie Lyall won the Provincial Championships with the Kenton Bantams in 1952 and the Midgets in 1953, and with Hamiota-Kenton in 1957 and 1958. Gordie played Senior League tournaments with Hamiota, Kenton, Oak Lake, and Virden from 1957-1964. Gordie was appointed Souris Sports director in 1962 and won the South Central League title in 1963 as playing coach of the Souris Cardinals. Lyall played for the Hamiota Red Sox M.S.B.L. from 1964-72 and won the league batting crown with a .449 average. Lyall was also named to second All Star team in 1964 and 1966, and then to the first All Star team in 1967. He led the league in singles (30) and hits (35). Gordie was the Red Sox MVP in 1968 and has a M.S.B.L. career batting average of .301. He coached the Souris Bantam BB’s in 1962, the Hamiota Juvenile team in 1972 and the Hamiota Bison’s in 1974 to Provincial Championships. Gordie also coached Team Toba Juvenile in 1988 and umpired in the M.S.B.L. from 1973-85 in three Western Canada Championships and one Canadian Senior Championship.