Kalen Ingram

Growing up in Peterborough, Kalen excelled in all sports. She was Peterborough’s 1996 Junior Female Athlete of the Year and 1998 Senior Female Athlete of the Year. She is a past PG&CC Junior Club Champion. Kalen played three years at shortstop for the Peterborough Arborough Games team. Ingram played rep soccer for 8 years, serving…

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Mike Gadd

Born in Peterborough, Mike Gadd took full advantage of his natural surroundings of an abundance of lakes, rivers and long winter months. It is safe to say, that his summers were spent out on the water and winters on the ski slopes. The sport of windsurfing, popularized in California in the 1960s, took off in…

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Wendy (Lamers) Fitzpatrick

Wendy was a natural swimmer early on, being taught by her parents, and the Juniper Island swim program on Stony Lake. At the age of 10 she joined the Peterborough Y Swim Club, which became the Trent Swim Club, and was a member from 1976 to 1988. During this time, she established herself as an…

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Donald Dunford

If there is anyone who deserves the name “Mr. Hockey” it is Don Dunford. Born in Peterborough, Don has spent his life coaching and supporting hockey in Peterborough and area. A good hockey player himself, he was a member of the 1959-60 Peterborough OMHA champion midget all stars and the 1960-62 juvenile all stars. He…

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Rob Fitzgerald

Born in Peterborough, Rob Fitzgerald was a three-sport athlete, competing in Lacrosse, Fastball and Hockey. As a youth he played in the PMLA. During his high school years, he won an All-Ontario championship with St. Peter High School. In 2003 Rob was a member of the OLA Senior B Ennismore Shamrocks. In fastball, Rob represented…

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Vicki Appleton

Born in Peterborough, Vicki established herself as an elite golfer at a very young age. At 15 she was the 1988 Peterborough Golf & Country Club Champion. She represented the PG&CC at the Peterborough City and District Tournament five times. She was the recipient of the prestigious Marlene Stewart Streit Award in 1990. Vicki entered…

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Albert White

Albert was born in Catlin, Illinois in 1904 and came to Peterborough in 1956.  He was an exceptional athlete in track, football and baseball.  During his university career he was never beaten in the 100 and 200 m.  He also quarter backed the university football team.  After university he played semi pro baseball.  In 1956…

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Robert C. (Bob) Allen

As a multisport athlete, Bob Allen’s extensive career involved a number of sports including hockey, football, softball, and tug-of-war. Bob played minor hockey in Douro and Warsaw where he captained the Warsaw Redmen to two Juvenile “D” OMHA Championships (57/58) and won two Junior “D” OMHA titles (59/60).  He played with the Warsaw Intermediates in…

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Jim Bell

Coming up through the church league softball system, Jim Bell established himself as an elite pitcher very early in his career.  He won provincial OASA championships with the IUE Bantams in 1962 and again in 1964 with the IUE Midgets.  In the 1964 championships, he threw two no-hitters and a one-hitter in OASA midget play. …

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John Kasperski

John Kasperski

As a high school athlete in Toronto, John competed at the OFSAA championships in discus and high jump.  While attending Eastern Michigan University he was a varsity athlete in basketball and track and field.  He went on to Queens University where he was a member of the championship CIAU track and field team.   In 1970…

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Marianne (Caravaggio) Watkins

From age 3, Marianne knew she loved to skate.  She was enrolled in the Peterborough Figure Skating Club at age 6. After competing for over 10 years and achieving gold, she shifted from amateur skater to professional coach for the PFSC and area clubs.  She moved from figure skates to hockey skates when she played…

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Rose Powers

Growing up in a Peterborough sporting family, Rose took up many sports:  lacrosse, rugby, slo-pitch, ball hockey and ice hockey.  While she achieved success in other sports, it was hockey where she made her mark.  Rose has been an integral part of the Peterborough Girls Hockey Association from the very beginning, as a player in…

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John Druce

John Druce

Born in 1966 and raised in Peterborough, John Druce began playing minor hockey with St. Alphonsus Church. He moved on to AAA in Pee Wee and was later drafted by the Peterborough Petes in 1984, where he played two seasons. John was selected in the second-round, 40thoverall, in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft by the…

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Chloe Black

Black, Chloe

Growing up in Peterborough, Chloe played many sports – hockey, rowing, running and baseball, but nothing caught her attention or her passion like cycling. Chloe was a high performance road and track cyclist competing on the pro circuit in Canada and her winter home in Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the National Team…

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Graham G. Wilkins

From 1974 to 1984, Graham was a member of both the Trent University and Peterborough Rowing Clubs. His crews were gold medalists at the Canadian Championships in 1981, 82 and 83 and the North American Championships (Canadian Henley Regatta) in 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, and 1984. Graham was also a member of the Peterborough crews…

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Mark Vitarelli

Growing up in a legendary lacrosse family, Mark has carried on a tradition that spans some 70 years.  He has a remarkable record that is hard to beat.  He played on four consecutive Minto Cup Championship teams 1972-75.  He started his coaching career as an assistant coach in 1977 and went on to coach Peterborough…

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Heather Richardson

Raised in Norwood, Heather was an all round good high school athlete who excelled at every sport she played – volleyball, track, x-country, x-country skiing, basketball (including as a member of the boys team) and badminton. She was an MVP in each sport throughout her high school career. In 93 and 94 she competed at…

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Fred Mortimer

A talented athlete from childhood, Fred attended King George Public School where he played soccer and hockey. Described as a speedy, slick, stick handling player, Fred was the top scorer on the 1946/47 Peterborough Junior Bs. In 1946 he was offered a try-out contract with Cleveland Barons of the AHL and received an invitation to…

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Tara Sharpe

From the age of 6, when she picked up her first squash racquet, Tara’s talent in the sport was evident. Playing out of the Peterborough #1 Nautilus Fitness Club, she established herself very quickly as a gifted player. From the mid 1980’s through the 1990’s she worked her way up the Ontario and Canadian rankings…

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Greg Hamilton

Greg Hamilton was an outstanding athlete playing baseball from Tyke to Midget in the Triple AAA and All -Star system, and hockey from Triple AAA Atom to Junior B.  He was a 9th round draft pick of the hometown Petes. In 1985 he earned an athletic scholarship to Princeton University. While at Princeton he played…

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