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Watch Now: A Virtual Tour of the PDSHOF

Please take a few moments to watch this overview of the PDSHOF, featuring past chairman Don “Red” Wasson. Many thanks to the team at Cogeco for putting this together! Link to Cogeco’s YouTube Video of the PDSHOF  

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2014-2015 PDSHOF Executive Named at AGM

The 2014-2015 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame executive changes were made at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday October 22, 2014. The new executive is as follows: Chairman:  Ken Ruttan Vice-Chair:  Patricia Bronson 2nd Vice Chair:  Sally Graham Past Chair:  Don Wasson Secretary:  Rich Cavanagh Treasurer:  Paul Clancey Directors:  Don Barrie, Don Curtis,…

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For Members Only – 2014 AGM

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday October 22, 2014. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM at the Sports Hall of Fame located at the Memorial Centre. Further information regarding the AGM can be found by: Calling the Hall Tuesday or Thursday morning (705)743-6897 E-mailing…

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2014 Bursary Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Bursary recipients shown here. These bursaries are presented annually to four graduating secondary school students from Peterborough City and County who are pursuing post-secondary education. From left to Right: Maggie Dillon, Will Gagne, Trent Larock, Katie Neville For more details follow this link to the…

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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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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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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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