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Roses, placed by the Merit Precision Jr. A Lakers, adorn Jan's PDSHOF plaque at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.

Remembering Clinton “Jan” Magee

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Clinton Jan Magee.  Jan, a well known Peterborough lacrosse star, passed away suddenly at home May 13th, 2017.  Ken Ruttan, chairman of the PDSHOF, had earlier that evening informed Jan of his upcoming induction to the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. From Jan’s 2014 induction […]

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Remembering Ken Withers

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Ken Withers.  Ken, a well known Peterborough athlete, passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday May 4, 2017. From Ken’s Hall of Fame induction biography:   “Growing up in Peterborough, Ken attended King George Public School, playing on the school teams in the […]

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Gainey and Allan to be Ontario Sports Hall of Famers

We extend our congratulations to Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductees Bobby Allan and Bob Gainey, who have been nominated for induction into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.  Gainey, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame as well, is being recognized for his outstanding hockey prowess.  Bob Allan, also a member […]

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Best Ball or Tradition Play…..You Decide!

After getting feedback from the golfers and striving to make this the best tournament around, the Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament committee has changed it up for 2017!  Golfers can choose to play either a best ball (scramble format) or tradition play-your-own-ball round.  Larry Gibson, committee member and grandson of Jack […]

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Roger Self Launches History of Golf Book Today

Hall of Fame inductee Roger Self will host a book launch at the Kawartha Golf and Country Club today, Wednesday April 12th 2017 between 4 and 6 PM.  Self, inducted in 2004 for his golf prowess, unveils his book which features the history of golf in the City of Peterborough from the early 1900s to […]

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2017 Inductees Announced!

More than 60 people were on hand to extend a warm welcome to the 7 named inductees of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Announced at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 5, the newest members of the Hall include inductees:  Mark Bedlington (Shooting-Running Target Air Rifle), Pat Devlin (Boxing), […]

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Dr. Don Curtis

Administration
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 05/22/2013

Clinton (Jan) Magee

All-round Athlete
(25 Listings)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

Louis Yeotes

All-Sports
(3 Listings)

Latest listing 05/22/2013

Gary (Diller) Dalliday

Athlete / Builder
(5 Listings)

Latest listing 06/04/2016

Margaret (O'Donohue) Baker

Badminton
(6 Listings)

Latest listing 05/24/2013

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Baseball
(46 Listings)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

Roy Henderson

Basketball
(29 Listings)

Latest listing 02/08/2016

Nancy (Clarke) Sharpe

Biathlon
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 05/09/2013

J. T. (Jack) Playford

Bowling
(9 Listings)

Latest listing 06/04/2014

J. E. (Jackie) Dugan

Boxing
(7 Listings)

Latest listing 05/24/2013

Gary (Diller) Dalliday

Broadcasting
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 05/24/2013

ROLLIE GLOVER WEB PORTRAIT

Builder
(74 Listings)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

KENNER_HRH_(Roy) WEB PORTRAIT

Builder/Administrator
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

JOHN STEPHENSON WEB PORTRAIT

Canoe Designer
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

Leslie Christopher Crowe

Canoeing
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 05/23/2013

Robert (Bobby) Young

Coach
(1 Listing)

Latest listing 05/24/2013

Paul S. B. Wilson

Cricket
(3 Listings)

Latest listing 02/18/2017

Isabel (Bullock) Henderson

Curling
(6 Listings)

Latest listing 05/24/2013

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William Ernest (Ernie) Wasson

Ernie Wasson of Warsaw began his lengthy hockey career in Peterborough in 1895.  He would be the goaltender on three provincial championship teams (1895, 1902 and 1906) and starred in lacrosse, soccer and cycling as well. In 1896, the “Great Bicycle Race” was the highlight of the summer cycling season.  Thirty top local riders started [...]

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Isabel (Bullock) Henderson

Milton G. Walker

Milton Walker, born 1875 in Hope Township, was the proprietor of the Peterborough Bicycle Works and an expert bicycle machinist.  He was the best local cyclist of the 1890s   He won the Midland and Peterborough cycling championship four straight years (1894 to 1897); finished third in an 1897 trophy race in Quebec and won a [...]

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Isabel (Bullock) Henderson

P.J. Sullivan

P.J. Sullivan was a pioneer baseball player in Ashburnham.  He played in the first recorded game for the local nine called the “Pine Groves” when they played Cavanville at the Circus Grounds near Little Lake on September 9th , 1876. That game marked the first newspaper mention of an organized game of baseball in the [...]

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