Remembering William (Bill) Huntley

Sincere condolences to the family of Peterborough & Distrct Sports Hall of Fame inductee William (Bill) Huntley who passed away in Kingston on August 21st 2019. Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years Mary Jane and their 8 children, Peter, Dan, Paul, Patrick, Liza, Mary Kate, Ann and Martha. A Mass of Christian…

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2019 Bursary Recipients Announced at Press Conference tonight

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame tonight announced the 2019 Bursary Award winners.  The award, presented annually to 4 graduating secondary school students who are pursuing post secondary education, is earned through a combination of athletic, community involvement and scholastic achievement. The award is made possible through Hall of Fame funds, the Jack…

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Remembering Stewart Arnold “Arnie” Brown

Arnie Brown

Sincere condolences to the family of PDSHOF inductee Arnold “Arnie” Brown who passed away July 26, 2019 in Rochester Michigan. He was 77 years old. He is survived by his wife Sandra, daughter Stephanie, son David (Emily) and grandsons Michael and Steven. Link to Mr. Brown’s Obituary Arnie was inducted in to the Hall of Fame…

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40th Anniversary Calendars Now Available To The Public!

40th Year Calendar

After countless requests for the souvenir calendar that was created for 40th annual induction dinner, the Hall has decided to make the remaining copies available for a donation of $10.00. The 18 month calendar showcases the 318 inductees since the opening of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame in 1979, including tribute to…

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Class of 2019 Inducted into the Hall of Fame

2019 Inductees into Peterborough Sports Hall of Fame

With an audience of over 200 family and friends in attendance, the inductees of 2019 were led into the Evinrude Centre banquet hall by piper Reece Muir.  Chloe Black (athlete: cycling), John Druce (athlete:  hockey), Helen Mortimer, wife of the late Fred Mortimer (athlete: hockey), Heather Richardson (builder/athlete: hockey), Mark Vitarelli (athlete:  lacrosse) and Graham Wilkins (athlete:  rowing), from their places of honour…

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Cedric Ralph’s game winning stick & puck head to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Peterborough native Cedric Ralph who, after scoring the series winning goal, will have his game winning puck and stick on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto! Ralph, a member of the OHL’s Guelph Storm, scored the 4th goal in the 8-3 upset of the Ottawa 67’s, thus eliminating the 67’s,…

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Peterborough Challenger Baseball League to Represent Canada at Little League World Series in Pennsylvania

President Bernie Daynes, of the Peterborough Challengers Baseball League, has forwarded this information to us.  Congratulations on your LLWS selection, and best wishes to the team as they compete in Pennsylvania! “The Peterborough Challenger Baseball League has been selected to send a team to the 2019 Little League World Series, in Williamsport Pennsylvania this August.…

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Jack’s Golf Tournament Details Revealed

Image of the thunderbird painting

Tournament chair Doug Gibson welcomed members of the press to the Hall to reveal the details of the 33rd annual Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf tournament. The tournament (again being held at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club) will take place on Thursday May 23rd, 2019.  It will be a double…

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2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Introduced

2019 Inductees

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of the “Class of 2019”, inductees to the Hall of Fame. Chloe Black (athlete: cycling), Heather Richardson (athlete/builder: hockey), John Druce (athlete: hockey) , the late Fred Mortimer (athlete: hockey), Mark Vitarelli (builder: lacrosse) and Graham Wilkins (athlete: rowing) will be…

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Congratulations to Don Martin!

Car draw Chairman Steve Casey was happy to present a cheque for $20,000 to this year’s draw winner Don Martin.  He had his choice of three vehicles supplied by Jack McGee Peterborough, but opted to take the cash.  Mr. Martin dropped in to the hall this morning to collect his winnings.  At this point, he has…

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2019 Car Draw Winner Announced!

We would like to extend a great deal of thanks to all ticket sellers who helped to make this years annual car draw a success for the Hall of Fame.   Tonight we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 preliminary draws and the new car draw. #1 winner of $500.00 is JENNIFER…

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Car Draw Fast Approaching!

THANK  YOU  FOR  YOUR  SUPPORT  OF  THE  HALL  OF  FAME!! There are still tickets left for the annual vehicle draw held by the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame.  Draw date is March 16, 2019. Again there are twelve preliminary draws–two $500 prizes, and ten $100 prizes.  These winning tickets will then be put back…

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Avid Hockey Fan Ray Jackson Pays a Visit to Hall of Fame

Raymond Jackson of Ballymena, Northern Ireland dropped into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame to share a cup of coffee and a few stories.  He is in town to see Petes player Liam Kirk play against  the Ottawa ’67 tonight. Ray is heading back to Ireland after having spent a week visiting his…

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2019 “Pink in the Rink” Another Successful Night!

Although the final score was in favour of the Oshawa Generals, the Peterborough Petes and the Canadian Cancer Society were the real winners last night at the Memorial Centre. The arena was filled with pink, the crowd was respectfully silent as the video presentation showing photographs of survivors and those lost to cancer was broadcast,…

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Remembering George “Red” Sullivan

George “Red” Sullivan, the East City boy who played with 3 of the Original Six NHL teams, passed away January 19th, 2019 at the age of 89. Mr. Sullivan is an honoured member of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame.  He was inducted in 1980 for his abilities and contributions to hockey, softball…

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Car Draw Details Announced November 13 2018

At a press conference held today at the PDSHOF, car draw chairman Steve Casey told the crowd “This year we are partnering with Jack McGee, and we are ready to go!” Casey, an inducted member of the Hall, informed the audience that the car draw is one of two major fund raisers for the Hall of Fame.   There will again be twelve…

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Congratulations John Epping!

Peterborough native John Epping has been a top curler in Canada for at least ten years.  This past Sunday, John and his rink won the Canadian Beef Masters of Curling event in Truro, Nova Scotia, completing the “career slam” by winning all four major curling events.  Epping won the National as a member of the Middaugh Rink…

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Remembrance Day Tribute Now On Display

We welcome members of the community to view our 2018 Remembrance Day display.  The display will be available to the public from November 1st to November 15th on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm.  You may also view the display prior to, or during the first period intermission, of any home…

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Remembering Gary “The Diller” Dalliday

Gary Dalliday

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extends sincere condolences to the family of Gary Dalliday.  Gary, who battled cancer three times, passed away Friday August 10, 2018. Mr. Dalliday was inducted into the Hall in 2001 in a variety of categories, including: athlete/builder, broadcasting, golf, hockey, softball and stock car driving!  His biography…

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