Barrett Hayton a Welcomed Guest at Hall of Fame


Peterborough native Barrett Hayton dropped into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame when his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds played the Peterborough Petes November 30 2017.  Hayton,  a potential 1st round draft pick, is a second year forward with the Soo.  Hayton is seen posing with the sweater of his hometown hero Bob Gainey.

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Pink in The Rink 2018

2018 Sweater Oshawa vs Petes

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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Remembering Guss Leonard 1920 – 2018

Guss William Leonard

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Guss Leonard, a member of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame since his induction in 1993.  Mr. Leonard passed away on Thursday January 11th, 2018 at the age of 97.  He was the second oldest living inductee. Inducted for his prowess in hockey, […]

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Clinton “Jan” Magee Inducted to Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Magee Family

At the induction ceremony held November 11 2017 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster British Columbia, Clinton “Jan” Magee was honoured posthumously with an induction into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  Jan who passed away earlier this year was represented at the ceremony by his two sons, pictured here.   Link to CLSHoF story

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Annual Car Draw Details Revealed

Ruttan Casey Car Draw

Details of the 2017-2018 annual vehicle draw were unveiled this morning at a press conference held at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Don Barrie informed the audience that this is one of two major fundraisers providing money directly to the operating budget of the Hall.  He is excited to reveal that tickets will be […]

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Remembrance Day: Honouring our Veterans

Remembrance Day

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is proud to honour our Veterans. Many of our inducted members served in WWI, WWII, Korea, the United Nations and in present day conflicts around the world. To show our gratitude and appreciation, the Hall has prepared an exhibit of pictures and memorabilia featuring members of the […]

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Neil and Don Wasson Honoured


We would like to extend congratulate Hall of Fame members Don and Neil Wasson for the honour of having their sweaters retired by the Peterborough Men’s Softball Association.  A ceremony was held August 9 2017 prior to the PMSA semi-finals game at George (Red) Sullivan East City Bowl.     Link to Peterborough Examiner coverage of Wasson Ceremony    […]

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Bursary Award Winners Introduced at the Hall

2017 Bursary Award Recipients

The 2017 PDSHOF Bursary winners were introduced at a press conference Wednesday August 2 at the Hall of Fame.  Drew Goble of Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School and Lakefield District Secondary School, Kyra Maybee of Holy Cross Secondary School, Sydney Venton and Daniel Westbroek, from Adam Scott Collegiate & Vocational School, each receive a $1500 award. […]

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Remembering Bill Bowers


The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Bill Bowers.  Bill, a well known local, provincial and national slo-pitch builder and athlete, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday July 12, 2017.  Bower, who was instrumental in raising significant funds required to see four ball diamonds placed at the Fleming College site, saw the ball park named […]

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Another honour for Inductee Gary Dalliday

Gary Dalliday

Congratulations to PDSHOF 2001 inductee Gary Dalliday on being named to the Pathway of Fame in Del Crary Park.  One of eleven inductees, Dalliday was named in the Media category for his outstanding 33-plus-year career with CHEX-TV and radio as the sports director.  He was also recognized for the many charity events that he hosted and […]

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A Tip of the Hat to inductee Steve Casey

Steve Casey

Tuesday June 6th 2017, PDSHOF inductee Steve Casey, along with his wife Joan, received the Civic Award in the Community Betterment category for their 48 year volunteer commitment to the Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey Tournament. The ceremony took place at the Sport and Wellness Centre. Congratulations to Steve and Joan Casey! See all named 2017 Civic Award […]

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Welcome Class of 2017


Last night at the Evinrude Centre 7 new inductees were welcomed into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame.  From the social hour to the dinner, from the presentations by master of ceremonies Don Barrie to the acceptance speeches by the inductees or their representatives, the night ran flawlessly! Mark Bedlington, (running game target) Pat Devlin (boxer), […]

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Jack’s Annual Golf Tournament 2017 in Pictures


TOURNAMENT  RESULTS SCRAMBLE - 1)  Joe Hawley, Derek Chambers, Scott Elliot, Paul Carey 2)  Steve Atkins, Gary Doughty, Shayne Randall, Peter Norris 3)  Franz Roessel, Sean Cullen, Mitch Wood, Chris NET – 1)  Brent Delahey, Rob Delahey, Scott Drummond, Kevin Deck 2)  Steve Atkins, Wayne Wells, Jay Wells, Brian McFadden, Dan Ayotte 3)  Bob Clarke, Rich […]

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Remembering Clinton “Jan” Magee

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

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!

Larry and Carol1

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

Roger Self Book Launch

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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Remembering Keith (Monty) Montgomery

Keith Montgomery

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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