Condolences to Peter Vanwensem and Family

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is saddened to learn of the passing of Carla Vanwensem, wife of 63 years of Hall inductee Peter Vanwensem. Carla passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the age of 83. A celebration of life will be held for Carla at a later date. Please see Carla…

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Now Available: 2021 PDSHOF Bursary Application

2020 Bursary Recipients

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 Bursary Application is now available. (Pictured above is a composite of the 2020 recipients) The applicant must be a graduating OSSD student, who has applied to a College (CAAT), University, or other institute of higher learning acceptable to the selection…

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John Kasperski interview now available on demand

In case you missed the original airing on YourTV, Dan Malta’s interview of masters track and field athlete John Kasperski is now available by clicking on the link below. This interview, part of the “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” series, initially aired on March 29, 2021. Each Tuesday night at 8 PM, the series…

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Condolences extended to Mary Hinan-Grose and Family

Condolences to Hall of Fame member Mary Hinan-Grose on the passing of her husband Terry Grose who had a long standing connection to sports in the community. In particular, Terry spent 40 years as an OHL off-ice official and timekeeper for the Peterborough Petes and was an avid Petes fan in his retirement. Our thoughts…

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Clair Leahy, John Kasperski and Jim Clement will be next guests of Dan Malta

Broadcasting on March 23, Clair Leahy will be our next featured “Sports Legend of Peterborough & District” interviewed by Dan Malta. Dan will delve into the basketball and softball career that made Clair an obvious candidate for his 1994 induction into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Watch Dan Malta’s series “Sports Legends…

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Remembering ‘bowling great’ Doug Miller

Doug Miller

Condolences to family, friends and teammates of Doug Miller who passed away March 4th 2021 at the age of 93. Mr. Miller was inducted into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame in 2008 for his outstanding achievements in lacrosse, hockey, boxing and as an athlete and builder in the sport of bowling. His…

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Broadcast Schedule now available

Watch Dan Malta’s series “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” on YourTV, channel 700 HD or channel 10 at 8 PM Tuesdays or 8 AM Saturdays. Tune in weekly to hear the adventures of these athletes on the local, provincial, national, and international stage! We really do have some ‘legends’ in our own backyard! Check…

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Reg Fowler Interview Now Available on YouTube

Reg Fowler

In case you missed the original broadcast of the Reg Fowler interview with Dan Malta, you can now watch it by clicking on the YourTV link below. Each Tuesday night the series “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” features a new inductee interview on YourTV channel 700 HD or channel 10 at 8:00 PM. Tune…

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Annual Fundraising Car Draw Cancelled for 2020-2021

It is unfortunate that, with the continuation of the pandemic in which we find ourselves, the annual car draw held by the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame has to be cancelled this year. The car draw is one of two major fundraisers the Hall runs in order to sustain itself. The other fundraiser,…

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Condolences extended to the Barrie Family

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extends condolences to Don Barrie and the whole Barrie family after the passing of his dear wife and partner Jose early Friday morning.  Don and Jose were married 57 years and have two children, David and Jennifer, and four grandchildren. A private family service will be held  now with…

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Bill Armour and Ken Ruttan interview airs tonight on YourTV!

Local lacrosse legends Bill Armour and Ken Ruttan are the featured guests on tonight’s edition of “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” hosted by Dan Malta. Armour was inducted into the PDSHOF in 2004 for his skill in hockey and lacrosse. Bill’s career included Minto and Mann Cup championships and professional careers in both lacrosse…

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Johnny Davis “Legends of Lacrosse” Interview now available!

Legends of Lacrosse Interview: Johnny Davis The Legends of Lacrosse interview, featuring Johnny Davis has been released and is available for viewing by clicking on the CLF link below. The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation’s Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks project features video and podcast interviews of some of Canada’s most dynamic lacrosse builders, coaches and…

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Remembering Fraser Dunfield

Condolences to family and friends of Fraser Dunfield, who passed away September 11, 2020 at the age of 103. Mr. Dunfield was inducted into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame in 1993 for his outstanding achievements in the sport of golf. His playing dominance at, and contributions to Kawartha Golf & Country Club…

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CLA Interviews with Allan, Barrie & Parnell Now Available for Viewing

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame, in association with the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation / Canadian Lacrosse Association, is pleased to bring to you three more interviews the Foundation has produced featuring Peterborough area lacrosse greats.  This week we are pleased to bring you the CLF’s interviews with Bobby Allan, Don Barrie and Paul…

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Canadian Lacrosse Foundation Interviews Now Available

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to partner with the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation / Canadian Lacrosse Association to bring you interviews the Foundation has done of Peterborough area lacrosse greats.  This week we are pleased to bring you the CLF’s interview with John Grant Sr. and Jimmy Wasson.  We hope you…

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Remembering Maurice “Lefty” Reid

Lefty Reid

Condolences on behalf of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame are extended to the family, teammates and friends of Lefty Reid, who passed away August 15, 2020 at the age of 92. Maurice “Lefty” Reid was inducted into the PDSHOF in 2006 for his achievements in the sport of Bowling, and in the…

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Jack’s Golf Tournament Cancelled

Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament has been cancelled for 2020.Tournament Chair, Doug Gibson, today informed the Hall the organizing committee had “simply run out of time and options for our 2020 Tournament and we have now officially cancelled our 2020 Tournament!  Any number of reasons, from Government rules and regulations,…

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Remembering Neil Broadfoot

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame would like to extend condolences to the family of local artist Neil Broadfoot, who passed away July 19th, 2020 after a brief illness. Neil, a former teacher of Art at Crestwood Secondary School leaves his wife Margaret. Neil was generous with his talent, specifically in allowing the…

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