2022 Hall of Fame Bursary Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2022 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Bursary winners named tonight at a special ceremony held at the Memorial Centre. Family and friends gathered to recognize the athletic and scholastic achievements of these student-athletes. Each of the recipients received a bursary valued at $2000. Funds for the bursary come from the…

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Remembering Paul Clancey

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to Helen and Steve Clancey and their family on the passing of Paul Clancey on Friday, July 29, 2022.  Paul served many years on the Hall of Fame Board of Directors.  He was recognized as an Honourary Inductee in 2013 for his long service and…

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Ontario Senior 55+ Games Set to GO!

The Ontario Senior 55+ Games are coming to Peterborough August 10 and August 11th, with opening ceremonies being held on the 9th. The Games are open to Ontario residents age 55 and older, and include a wide variety of sports including 5 pin bowling, bid euchre, billiards, bocce, carpet bowling, contract bridge, cribbage, cycling, darts,…

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Tribute paid to City recognizing 150 years of lacrosse

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame was proud to host the celebration of 150 years of Lakers lacrosse as members of the executive of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame was in town Friday to recognize Peterborough’s many lacrosse greats who are enshrined in the CLHoF. Based in British Columbia, the CLHoF executive…

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It’s Official! Class of 2022 has been Inducted!

With pomp and circumstance, the “Class of 2022”, Inductees to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame, was welcomed into the Hall last night with family, teammates and friends in attendance. Due to the ongoing COVID protocols for indoor events, a limited numbers of guests gathered for the ceremony which was held at the…

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35th Annual Jack’s Golf Tournament a HUGE SUCCESS!

After a wild weather weekend in the Kawarthas, Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf tournament went ahead as planned at the Quarry Golf Club in Ennismore, much to the relief and enjoyment of golfers, volunteers, and staff members at the Quarry Club! We have so many people to thank for their support…

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Inductees Introduced!! In case you missed it…..

Our 2022 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Induction press conference was held at the Hall on Thursday April 14, 2022 introducing our 6 most recent additions to the community. Before the formal induction ceremony, which will take place on Friday June 10, 2022 at the Hall, we invite you to watch the April…

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It’s Official! Jack’s 35th Golf Tournament is ON!

Doug Gibson, chair of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament, has announced the 35th playing of “Jack’s Golf Tournament”. Gibson and his committee were on hand Wednesday night hosting the press conference outlining all of the pertinent details for this years’ event, which are as follows: The tournament takes place on…

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Hall of Fame Inductees for 2022 Announced!

It was an exciting night for the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame as The Class of 2022 – Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Inductees were named in front of a packed-house press conference which was held at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. After having to renounce the Class of 2021 due to…

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Condolences to the families of both Teresa Garvey and Art Batley

Condolences are extended to the families of Teresa Garvey, who passed away February 9, 2022. She was the wife of the late Hall of Fame inductee Fred Garvey (inducted in 1992). Also we extend our condolences to the Batley family, on the passing of Arthur ‘Art’ Batley, who passed away February 8, 2022. Batley was…

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Condolences to the Family of Former Petes Captain Bill Mahoney

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family, friends and teammates of Bill Mahoney, former captain of the Peterborough Petes. He died in London, ON on December 16th, 2021 from dementia. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Peterborough native Doreen (Little) and their children Jeff and Karen.…

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Lionel Ownsworth now on our YouTube Channel

Continuing with the Sports Legends of Peterborough and District series, Dan Malta sat down with 2005 Hall of Fame inductee Lionel Ownsworth. Lionel was inducted in the Athlete category for his successes in the sports of badminton and soccer as both player and coach. To read more about Lionel Ownsworth’s sporting career, please click here.…

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Jamie Batley is now a member of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame!

2016 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductee Jamie Batley has added another accolade to his already impressive resume. Congratulations to Jamie as he was inducted with the class of 2020 into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame for his contributions as a player, coach and ambassador of the game. Given COVID restrictions and…

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Condolences to the Ruttan family

Ken Ruttan

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is saddened to announce the passing of Ken Ruttan on Sunday, November 14, 2021.  Ken Ruttan served on the Board of Directors of the Hall of Fame from 1997 to 2019.  He was Chair of the Board from 2015 to 2019.  During his time as a Hall…

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Condolences to the family of Isabel (Young)Crary

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame wishes to express condolences to the family, including daughters Janis and Dianne, and friends of Isabel (Young) Crary who passed away November 3, 2021. She was in her 100th year. Isabel was inducted into the Hall in 2018 for her athletic abilities in both basketball and ornamental…

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2020 Inductee Jim Bell “Sports Legends” Interview now available

In case you missed the original broadcast on YourTV/Cogeco…….. As part of the Sports Legends of Peterborough & District, Dan Malta captures some of the career highlights of local pitching great Jim Bell. Inducted in the Athlete category with the class of 2020, Jim established himself as an elite softball pitcher early in his career.…

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Steve Larmer presents Hall of Fame with $6,700

On behalf of the Peterborough Professional Hockey Alumni, Steve Larmer was at the Hall of Fame October 21st to present chair Patricia Bronson with a cheque for $6,700. These funds have been directed for use to our bursary fund. Annually, 4 student-athletes receive a $2,000 bursary toward their post-secondary education. Many thanks to the PPHA…

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