William “Whitey” Frick of St. Catharines excelled at lacrosse. He was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1999. Frick played forward, defense as well as goalie in his career. Frick was the goaltender for the St. Catharines Athletics who won the Minto Cup (Junior Championship) in 1947 and won the Mann Cup as senior champion of Canada a year earlier. Frick served as a backup goalie for the senior Athletics, which is how he won the senior championship a year prior to winning the junior title. Frick has remained active in lacrosse with the “Old Boys Lacrosse Association” for 30 years.

 

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