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Archive for June 2015

Remembering George “Butch” Downer

  The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of George (Butch) Downer. Butch, an accomplished athlete, trainer of the Lakers and the Petes, and coach of a various teams passed away on June 25, 2015. His key accomplishments were in lacrosse, including winning 3 Mann Cups with the Peterborough Lakers and…

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Trophy Unveiling June 18, 2015

Tonight will be the first night that the Wright Cup and the Tip Top Tailors Trophy have been on display at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. These two trophies were discovered at St. James United Church in February of 2015, and donated to the Hall for safe-keeping and display. These trophies were awarded…

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2015 Inductees Officially Welcomed

With 176 people in attendance, Friday June 5th was a special night for the 2015 inductees, Amy (Caskey) Bush, Cindy (Mein) Moloney, Sandra (Boyce) Moloney, Chad Walsh (who represented his grandfather, the late Harry Walsh Sr), Steve Warr, and Ken Withers.  Lead into the Evinrude Centre venue by piper Reece Muir, it was obvious from…

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