Archive | February, 2014

Congratulations to our Olympians!

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Capturing the 2014 Sochi Olympic Gold Medal in Men’s Hockey by defeating Sweden with a score of 3-0, the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is proud to offer congratulations to Peterborough native Corey Perry, former Peterborough Pete Steve Yzerman and all of Team Canada for this golden achievement!

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Remembering Rick Kinsman

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extends condolences to the family of 1983 Inductee Rick Kinsman. Rick, an accomplished gymnast who specialized on the trampoline winning several Canadian Championships over his career, passed away on February 20, 2014. Our thoughts are with Rick’s family at this time.  

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Remembering Neil “Harry” Harrison

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame has lost a good friend. Neil “Harry” Harrison, an Honoured member of the Hall of Fame passed away February 24, 2014. Neil was a highly respected member of the curling community, remembered for his many contributions as World Champion player, coach and mentor to many athletes both […]

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We Always Need Help

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Vehicle Draw Update–2014 Ford, Ford, Ford!

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Less than one month until the March 11, 2014 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Vehicle Draw! This year the vehicle choice is Ford, supplied by Holiday Ford. Additional details regarding the 2014 draw can be found below. Tickets are on sale at various locations throughout Peterborough, Lakefield, and Keene, and of course from […]

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The Trojan PeeWees of 1946

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During the late 1940s the Trojans were a power house in local minor sports.  We would like to identify the unknown player in the back row of this photo. We can be reached via email, info@pdshof.com with “Attention Peter” in the subject line or call the Hall Of Fame, (705) 743-6897.  

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Resolved: The Brinton Carpet Mystery of 1930

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  Edited August 6, 2014.  Thanks to research by a frequent contributor to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall Of Fame, we have been able to identify John Anderson.  Apparently John returned to Scotland the day after the photo was taken.             The Brinton Carpet Company is long gone but we hope […]

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RARE FIND – PETERBORO MARINES JACKET

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In 1949, the Peterboro Marines won the Ontario Baseball Association Senior Crown. This jacket was worn by Lorentz “Larry” Edwardson. Starting February 11, 2014 the jacket will be on display at the Peterborough & District Sport Hall of Fame in the Memorial Centre. The Hall of Fame has been unable to locate a photo of […]

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