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Remembering Clinton “Jan” Magee

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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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Remembering Keith (Monty) Montgomery

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Keith Montgomery.  Monty, a well known Peterborough athlete, passed away at Riverview Manor on Friday, March 17, 2017.  He was 88. Monty began his junior career with the Lakefield Legionnaires in 1946. In the 1947 season he played with the Peterborough Junior B […]

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And the winners are…….

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Congratulations to Aaron Sargeant of Peterborough, the winner of the 2017 PDSHOF Annual New Vehicle draw.  Courtesy of Kawartha Chrysler, Aaron has chosen the shiny, new 2017 Dodge Journey. In the preliminary draw, the two $500.00 winners are Jack Nelson and Lee Beauregard. The ten $100 winners are:  Carl King, Joe Porter, Wayne Ferguson, Rosemary Woods, […]

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New Vehicle Car Draw – March 16 2017 @ the Petes Game

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame annual new vehicle draw is winding down.  With very few tickets left for sale, we thank the community for their outstanding support of this fundraiser.  All proceeds of this draw go toward our PDSHOF operating fund. If you hurry, you can still purchase a ticket for $20.00 at […]

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Get Ready for ‘Pink In The Rink’ 2017

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is proud to once again be a part of the Peterborough Petes ‘Pink in the Rink’ initiative.  The purpose of this initiative is to raise research money for the Canadian Cancer Society as they continue their quest of a cure for breast, vaginal, cervical, uterine and ovarian cancers.  The Hall […]

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Inductee Fraser Dunfield celebrates his 100th birthday

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The Peterborough & District Hall of Fame extends congratulations and best wishes to Fraser Dunfield as he celebrates his 100th birthday January 28th, 2017.  Although Mr. Dunfield was involved in hurdles, swimming, softball and hockey as a youth, it was his prowess in golf that was the sport for which he was inducted into the Hall […]

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Miller Models the “Petes Ugly Christmas Sweater”

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Today we found Brian Miller sporting the “2016 Ugly Christmas Sweater” as he went about his early morning skate sharpening tasks. Petes Head Trainer & Equipment Manager, Brian Miller, designed the this jersey along with Ken Catania of Catstitch, (the company that produces the Petes specialty jerseys).   Miller’s design includes:  a Petes logo in a traditional snow globe; […]

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Sinopoli Sweater on Display at the Hall

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame has on display the autographed CFL sweater of Peterborough native and 2016 Grey Cup champion Brad Sinopoli. For his 6 receptions and 1 touchdown, Brad Sinopoli has had his name added to the Dick Suderman Trophy after being named the Most Valuable Canadian in the 104th playing of the […]

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Congratulations Diana Drury!

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Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame 2008 Inductee Diana Drury has recently received recognition from the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.  The CCAA Fair Play Award in Women’s Soccer has been named in honour of Peterborough native Diana Drury.   Diana was the first CCAA Women’s Soccer Convenor, a position she held for 14 seasons.  This […]

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Car Draw Officially Underway

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With the press conference held on Tuesday November 15, the PDSHOF Annual New Vehicle Draw is officially underway. Tickets are available from members of the Hall of Fame, various local businesses (see list below), at the Hall of Fame in the Memorial Centre (Tuesday and Thursday mornings – 9 – 12), and at Peterborough Petes Games. Further […]

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Press Conference to Launch Annual Car Draw to be held November 15th, 2016

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A press conference to announce our Annual Car Draw will be held Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame (located in the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Lansdowne Street) Ken Ruttan, chairman of the draw, will provide details of the vehicles of choice which this year will […]

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Hannah Darling Proudly Displays Her Rio Olympic Bronze Medal

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Hannah Darling, member of the Canadian women’s sevens rugby squad, was honoured Thursday August 25 by the Peterborough Lakers for her bronze medal performance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.  Prior to the Lakers game, Hannah was the guest of honour at a reception at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame.  She was greeted […]

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1953 Trailermen Reunite at the Hall of Fame

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Before their introduction at the Peterborough Lakers game July 21, the 1953 Mann Cup Champion Trailermen Lacrosse team held a reunion, with Grant Burns, Brian Robinson, Gary Robinson and Roger Smith in attendance.  The 5th surviving member of the team, Don Ashby who lives in British Columbia was unable to attend.   See Peterborough Examiner coverage of […]

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2016 Bursary Winners Announced

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Congratulations to our 2016 Bursary Winners announced at a press conference this evening.  Sage Darling, Sam Meek, Nic Mutton and Georgia Stewart each receive a $1500 award that is made possible through the Hall’s two major fund raisers – the annual car draw held in March, and Jack’s Golf Tournament held in May. Sage Darling attended Lakefield Secondary […]

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1955 Pan Am Games Silver Medalists Reunite at the Hall of Fame

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The PDSHOF had some very special guests Thursday June 16th as the 1955 Pan Am Games Silver Medalist Ornamental Swim Team kicked off their annual reunion with a visit to the Hall.  The team stopped for a group photo in front of the display which showcases their outstanding achievements. In addition to the 1955 Pan Am Silver, this […]

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