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Remembering Honourary Member Muriel Magee

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of honourary inductee Muriel Magee. For many years Mrs. Magee was our Phone Chairperson, spending countless hours contacting and informing the membership of Hall events. She was inducted in 2012 for her outstanding and long term commitment to the PDSHOF. Muriel’s husband […]

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Thank You Margie Strickland!

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame has on display the Peterborough City Lacrosse League championship trophy. This trophy was donated to the league by surviving members of the 38th Ottawa Battalion to honour the memory of Captain Harold Frederick Hill, who was killed in action while serving with this unit in France during […]

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PDSHOF Induction Dinner 2014

Inductees, the late Gerry Carey (represented by son Garry and family), Jan Magee, Maggie Roys, Gillian Stamp, Cory Stillman and Wayne Wells, enjoyed a wonderful induction night with family, friends and teammates. Congratulations and welcome to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame!  

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Results for Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament 2014

A large thank you to Bob and Jan Dixon at the Pine Crest Golf & Country Club along with their staff for another fantastic day of golf! An even larger thank you to the 195 participants and to all tournament sponsors, including: Gold Sponsors: Assante Wealth Management – The Corner Team, Embroidery Plus – Bob […]

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Applications for PDSHOF Bursary Awards 2014

Local graduating highschool students looking for information regarding the annual Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame bursary are asked to check with the Guidance Department at their home high school. Application packages are not available at the Hall of Fame, only through the high schools.  

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Jack’s Annual Golf Tournament to be held May 21st, 2014

Doug Gibson announced this year’s 28th annual Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament, set for Wednesday May 21, 2014, during a press conference last night at the Memorial Centre. This is the 18th year the tournament will be hosted by Bob and Jan Dixon at the Pine Crest Golf & Country […]

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Introducing the 2014 Inductees!

  A warm welcome is extended to the ‘Class of 2014’, this year’s inductees to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Announced at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 9, the newest members of the Hall include: Gerry Carey (who was represented by his son Gary), Jan Magee, Maggie […]

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Roy Henderson Inducted into the Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame

Roy Henderson upon his induction into the Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame. The Peterborough five-time Paralympian was inducted on April 5, 2014. Mr. Henderson first represented Canada playing Wheelchair Basketball at the 1988 Paralympic Games, and he played in the next four consecutive Games, bringing home two gold medals. Roy Henderson was inducted into the […]

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Remembering Rock Batley

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of 2013 Inductee Rock (Robert) Batley. Rock, an accomplished athlete, trainer and official passed away on April 1, 2014. His greatest athletic accomplishments were in lacrosse, playing on 10 Eastern Canadian Championship teams and winning 3 Mann Cup championship titles. In recognition […]

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PDSHOF Member Elaine Devlin Inducted to Sam Houston State University Hall of Honor

Congratulations to Hall of Famer Elaine Devlin on being inducted to the Sam Houston State University Sports Hall of Honor February 22, 2014. She is their softball’s all-time pitching leader with a 0.62 earned run average. Devlin was Gulf Star Conference Player of the Year in 1986 and an All-Conference and All-Region selection. She pitched […]

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And the winner is……..

Congratulations to the 2014 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame car draw winners, Ann & Jack Guest. Mr. & Mrs. Guest have the choice between three vehicles supplied by Holiday Ford including a 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2014 Ford F150 pickup truck or 2014 Ford Focus. Winners of the $500 preliminary prize draw are Terry […]

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Congratulations to our Olympians!

Capturing the 2014 Sochi Olympic Gold Medal in Men’s Hockey by defeating Sweden with a score of 3-0, the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is proud to offer congratulations to Peterborough native Corey Perry, former Peterborough Pete Steve Yzerman and all of Team Canada for this golden achievement!

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Remembering Neil “Harry” Harrison

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame has lost a good friend. Neil “Harry” Harrison, an Honoured member of the Hall of Fame passed away February 24, 2014. Neil was a highly respected member of the curling community, remembered for his many contributions as World Champion player, coach and mentor to many athletes both […]

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Vehicle Draw Update–2014 Ford, Ford, Ford!

Less than one month until the March 11, 2014 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Vehicle Draw! This year the vehicle choice is Ford, supplied by Holiday Ford. Additional details regarding the 2014 draw can be found below. Tickets are on sale at various locations throughout Peterborough, Lakefield, and Keene, and of course from […]

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RARE FIND – PETERBORO MARINES JACKET

In 1949, the Peterboro Marines won the Ontario Baseball Association Senior Crown. This jacket was worn by Lorentz “Larry” Edwardson. Starting February 11, 2014 the jacket will be on display at the Peterborough & District Sport Hall of Fame in the Memorial Centre. The Hall of Fame has been unable to locate a photo of […]

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Nick Ritchie’s Top Prospects Sweater on Display

  We invite you to come to see Nick Ritchie’s sweater now on display just inside the front lobby doors of the Peterborough Memorial Centre. On January 15, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta Peterborough Petes forward Nick Ritchie represented the OHL in the BMO CHL/OHL Top Prospects game playing for “Team Cherry”. Ritchie was one of […]

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Eric Cornel’s “Top Prospects” Sweater on Display

Take time to drop in to the Peterborough Memorial Centre to see Peterborough Petes team member Eric Cornel’s game-worn “Top Prospects” sweater. The BMO CHL/OHL Top Prospects game was held in Calgary, Alberta on January 15, 2014. Cornel, one of 40 CHL players chosen by the 30 NHL clubs to play in the Prospects Game, […]

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Remembering Herb Warr

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame and the community have lost a good friend. Herb Warr an Honoured member of the Hall of Fame passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the age of 90 . Herb was born in the small community of Westwood, Ontario (east of Peterborough). He served in the […]

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Another Honour for Hall of Fame Member Glenn Pagett

Glenn Pagett

Congratulations are extended to PDSHOF member Glenn Pagett after the announcement this week that a City of Peterborough park on Stoker Road is being named in his honour.  While on city council, Glenn’s major contributions include amalgamating the parks and the recreation departments, making seniors’ bus passes available, the Kinsmen and Evinrude Arena project, his work with bringing the […]

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