Archive | March, 2016

Remembering James K. (Jim) Orr

Jim Orr

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Jim Orr.  Jim, a well known Peterborough athlete, passed away on March 20, 2016. Upon his 2003 induction to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame, it was noted that Jim made impressive contributions to sport at the local, provincial, national and international […]

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And the Winners are………

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A big THANK YOU to all those who purchased car draw tickets and to business members in the community and Hall inductees who supported the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame by selling our 2016 Vehicle Draw Raffle Tickets.  Our March 15th, 2016 raffle was again a huge success! Preliminary Draw Results are as follows: $500  early […]

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Remembering John (Jack) Mackness

JACK MACKNESS PORTRAIT for file

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of John (Jack) Mackness.  Jack, an accomplished Peterborough athlete, passed away on March 7, 2016. His key accomplishments were in hockey, at the playing and coaching levels and in executive roles.   Jack was recognized by the CAHA “for outstanding service to minor hockey.” He […]

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Caravaggio Donates a ‘Martin’s Special’

Martin's Special copy

Tony Caravaggio dropped into the Hall this morning to donate his brother Ab’s ‘Martin’s Special’ handmade lacrosse stick to Chairman Ken Ruttan. The stick, made by Six Nations craftsman Herbert Martin approximately 65 years ago, will be on display at the Hall of Fame.  Martin has been inducted into both the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame(1998) and the Canadian […]

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