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 […]
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 […]
The sun shone, the wind blew, and the bugs were nowhere to be seen….another perfect day on the golf course. Jack smiled upon us! The day would not have been successful without the continued, and very much appreciated, support of the many sponsors, golfers, and volunteers. Thank you for your generous contributions which help to keep […]
Wednesday April 8th, the 2015 inductees into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame will be announced. The press conference will be held at the Hall of Fame at the Peterborough Memorial Centre, Lansdowne Street West at 7:30 pm. There will be an opportunity to meet with the new inductees.
Tuesday April 14th Doug Gibson announced details for the Annual Jack’s Golf Tournament. The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame will help run the 29th affair at the Pine Crest Golf Club on May 20, 2015 The entry fee has remained at $175 and includes the round of golf, in a double cross-over format, […]
Local graduating highschool students looking for information regarding the annual Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame bursary are asked to check with the Guidance Department at their home high school. Application packages are not available at the Hall of Fame, only through the high schools.
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.
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 […]
Steve Rexe, an Honoured Member of the Hall of Fame passed away November 12, 2013 at his home in Belleville, Ontario. He was 66 years old. A former goalie for his hometown Petes, Steve holds the distinction of being the first player ever drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He signed with the LA Kings and […]
A number of Hall of Fame members have recently been recognized for their contribution to sport and their community. Tim Barrie a 2013 inductee was named Peterborough Business Citizen of the Year; Jennifer Walinga a 2013 inductee was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame; Neil Thompson and Bob Crowe have had their sweaters […]
The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame wish to offer our condolences to the family of Les Ascott, an Honoured Member of the Hall of Fame. Les was a WWII Navy Veteran, former Captain of the Toronto Argonauts and a five time Grey Cup Winner. Les passed away at the age of 91 on […]
Two members of the Peterborough and District Sports Hall of Fame, Bill Armour and Joe Todd, have been selected as new inductees in to the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Formal induction will take place in Burnaby, British Columbia in November 2013. On behalf of all members, I would like to congratulate Bill and Joe […]
The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame presented bursary awards at a Press Conference held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Hall of Fame. This is the 18th year the Hall has presented four local high school graduates with the bursary valued at $1000.00 each. The bursary winners this year are: Emily Challice, Kenner […]
The Peterborough and District Sports Hall of Fame wishes to offer condolences to family, friends and former teammates on the passing of the following honoured members in 2013: Arthur Heal, Al Menzies, Ralph Rowe and Ken Self. These members have made outstanding contributions to our sporting community as builders and athletes. Their memories will forever live […]
Were you there? Were you overcome with a sense of immense pride in our community? Were you thrilled to “catch-up” with old teammates and acquaintances? Friday June 7, 2013 was a very special night at the Evinrude Centre as over 260 people gathered for the 2013 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner. […]