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Inductee Fraser Dunfield celebrates his 100th birthday

Fraser Dunfield

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”


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


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!

CCAA Fair Play Award- Diana Drury

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


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


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


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


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

2016 PDSHOF Bursary Winners

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

Peterborough Ornamental Swim Team

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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2016 PDSHOF Induction Dinner — a Sporting Celebration

Front: Jamie Batley, Karen (Walker) Kost, Randy Millage, Nick Fife (representing his father Murray Fife) Back: Luke McCabe, Tim McCutcheon, Chair Ken Ruttan, Gord Floyd (representing his brother Larry Floyd), Peter Pearson

  Friday June 3rd, 2016, 6 honoured members and 2 honorary members were welcomed into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Jamie Batley (Lacrosse), Karen Kost (Hockey Officiating), Randy Millage (Golf), Murray Fife, represented by his son Nick (Hockey), Luke McCabe (Honorary Member), Tim McCutcheon (Golf), Larry Floyd, represented by his brother Gord […]

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Jack’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament-May 25, 2016


Dust off your clubs….it’s time for Jack’s Annual Golf Tournament in support of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Pine Crest Golf & Country Club will again host our tournament on Wednesday May 25th.  With the entry fee again set at $175.00 (which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, breakfast, lunch (sponsored by […]

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Annual Car Draw Grand Prize winner Kristi Doyle is all smiles!


Tuesday April 12th was a great day for Kristi Doyle as she dropped into the Hall of Fame to claim her grand prize cheque of $20,000.  Doyle, who purchased her PDSHOF Annual Car Draw ticket from Steve Doyle, is seen here being presented with her big cheque by Hall Chairman Ken Ruttan.  Doyle has already donated some of […]

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2016 PDSHOF Inductees Announced!

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A warm welcome is extended to our eight newly inducted members to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Announced at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 6, the newest members of the Hall include:  honourary inductees Luke McCabe and Peter Pearson, and inductees Jamie Batley, Murray Fife, Larry Floyd, Karen Kost, Tim McCutcheon, […]

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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………


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


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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1996 Petes Memorial Cup Finalists Reunion

1996 Peterborough Petes

As part of the 60th Anniversary of the Peterborough Petes organization, members of the 1996 team returned to the Memorial Centre to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their appearance in the finals of the Memorial Cup. The 1996 Ontario Champion Peterborough Petes are featured here gathered around the J. Ross Robertson Cup.      

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Pink in The Rink at the Hall of Fame

Back Row (L-R): Jody Hull, Jeff MacDougald, Steve Webb, Greg Theberge
Seated (l-R): Wayne Boddy, Pat Casey

    Saturday February 6th marked the 7th annual Peterborough Petes “Pink in the Rink” campaign.  Setting a goal $85,000 they surpassed that by more than $12,000, with early totals showing $97,035 raised for the Canadian Cancer Society! The Hall of Fame displayed the game night sweater before the game and during the intermissions.  Many […]

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