Remembering Don Ferguson

Sincere condolences to the family of Don Ferguson, an Honorary Inductee to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Don was an active volunteer in the archives department, spending countless hours at the computer cataloguing memorabilia. His sense of humour and positive influence will be missed by his colleagues at the Hall with whom he met each…

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Remembering Claire Ferguson

Sincere condolences to the family of Claire Ferguson, a friend of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame, who passed away July 25th, 2018. Claire was a generous volunteer at our annual golf tournament, and would spend many a Tuesday and Thursday at the Hall helping out with our various projects.  An East City boy,…

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2018 Bursary Recipients Recognized

The 2018 PDSHOF bursary winners were introduced at a press conference Wednesday August 1 at the Hall of Fame.  Violet Hipkin of Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School, Aly Knox of Adam Scott Collegiate and Vocational School, Madison Moloney of St. Peter Catholic Secondary School and Lily Stewart of Thomas A. Stewart, each receive a $1500 award.  These awards are made possible…

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Remembering Joan (Shippam) Sparrow

Joan Sparrow

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extends their sincere sympathy to the family of inductee Joan Sparrow who passed away this week. Joan was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010 for her dedication to the sport of figure skating, both as a builder and an athlete.  Joan’s outstanding career saw her…

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39th Annual Induction Dinner

The class of 2018 was welcomed to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Friday June 1st, at the Evinrude Centre.  Inductees Isabel (Young) Crary, Greg Hamilton, Reg Millage, Eddie Redmond(represented by his son Dick Redmond), Tara Sharpe and Jesse Young were applauded for their athletic prowess by the more than 200 guests at…

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Perfect Day for Jack’s Golf Tournament!

An incredible 248 golfers signed up to play in the 32nd Annual Jack’s Golf Tournament, held this year at the Peterborough Golf & Country Club.  A great day was had by all, as seen in these few photos which will help to tell the story!

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Introducing the Inductees of 2018!

With family and friends by their sides, 6 newly named inductees to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame were welcomed at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 4.   The 2018 inductees include:  Isabel (Young) Crary (Athlete:  Ornamental Swimming and Basketball), Greg Hamilton (Builder:  Baseball), Reg Millage (Athlete:  Golf), Edward (Eddie) Redmond…

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And the winners are….

Congratulations to Merlita Campbell of Peterborough, the grand prize winner of the 2018 PDSHOF Annual New Vehicle draw, courtesy of Holiday Ford-Lincoln and the Hall of Fame.  Ms Campbell has elected to take the $20,000 cash prize.  Chairman of the Hall of Fame, Ken Ruttan, sold Merlita the winning ticket! In the preliminary draw, the two $500.00…

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Car Draw Tickets – Time is Running Out

Don’t miss your chance to win a new vehicle courtesy of Holiday Ford and the PDSHOF!!  The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Annual Car draw will take place this Saturday March 17th, 2018 during the first intermission of the Peterborough Petes Game.  Assisting us in making the draw will be Gary Dalliday and Petes captain…

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Gary Dalliday Honoured at Memorial Centre

This morning, surrounded by colleagues, friends and members of the media, Gary Dalliday was honoured by the Peterborough Petes organization for his long-time contributions to the club, and to the community as a whole.  Ken Jackman, member of the Petes Board of Directors unveiled the newly named “Gary Dalliday Media/Scout Room” to the assembled group. …

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Jack’s Golf Tournament ……….Save the Date!

Jack’s 32nd Annual Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday May 24, 2018. Check this website for complete details following the Tuesday April 10th 2018 press conference, which is being held at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. In the meantime ……….Mark your calendar NOW!

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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

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 Gus Leonard 1920 – 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Gus 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

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

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

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

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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