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The Peterborough & District Sport Hall of Fame & Museum has over 300 Inductees in our Hall of Fame. To help refine your search, use the selectors below. The filtered results are displayed on the page below.

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Black, Chloe

Chloe Black

June 13, 2019
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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…

Graham G. Wilkins

June 13, 2019
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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…

Mark Vitarelli

June 13, 2019
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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…

Heather Richardson

June 13, 2019
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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…

Fred Mortimer

June 13, 2019
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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…

John Druce

John Druce

June 12, 2019
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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…

Tara Sharpe

June 1, 2018
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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…

Greg Hamilton

June 1, 2018
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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…

Reg Millage

June 1, 2018
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Reg excelled at many sports – lacrosse, curling, fastball, hockey, racquetball, wheelchair basketball, sledge hockey and golf. He was MVP three times in fastball, and four times in High School…

Edward (Eddie) Redmond

June 1, 2018
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Eddie Redmond was born in Cobalt, Ontario in 1923. Along with his wife May and sons Mick and Dick, he moved to Peterborough in 1953 to become the playing coach…

Jesse Young

June 1, 2018
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At 6’10” Jessie Young was destined to play basketball. He honed his skills at PCVS helping the team win COSSA Championships in 1998 and 99 and OFSAA “AA” bronze in…

Isabel (Young) Crary

June 1, 2018
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Established in 1891, the Peterborough Y.W.C.A. began offering physical culture classes for women and by the early 20th century were actively and successfully promoting women’s fitness. Like so many women…

Pat Devlin

June 3, 2017
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Pat Devlin first walked into the Peterborough Midtown Boxing Club in 1976 at the age of 15. He went on to a successful career of 105 fights with 86 wins…

Ruth & Ernie Ferguson

June 3, 2017
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Ruth and Ernie Ferguson became interested in Figure Skating in the early 1940s and with help from Phyllis Denne, the daughter of former Mayor of Peterborough, they traveled on weekends…

Mark Bedlington

June 3, 2017
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Mark Bedlington is a Bridgenorth native who competed in the sport of rifle shooting in the 50 metre and 10 metre Air Rifle Moving Target event.  He was a member…

Jim Fife

June 3, 2017
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Jim Fife was a good all round athlete growing up in Norwood. He played hockey, softball, football and basketball, winning a 1962 COSSA Junior B Basketball Championship, scoring a record…

Donald Sherry

June 3, 2017
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From the moment he arrived in Peterborough in 1959, Don Sherry immersed himself into the sporting community.  Over the span of nearly fifty years Don was involved in many organizations. …

Estella Warren

June 3, 2017
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Estella Warren’s impressive career in synchronized swimming began with the Kawartha Trent Swim Club in her hometown of Peterborough, Ontario – coached by Jennifer Ruth. Her talent was evident from…

William Ernest (Ernie) Wasson

February 18, 2017
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Ernie Wasson of Warsaw began his lengthy hockey career in Peterborough in 1895. He would be the goaltender on three provincial championship teams (1895, 1902 and 1906) and starred in…

Milton G. Walker

February 18, 2017
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Milton Walker, born 1875 in Hope Township, was the proprietor of the Peterborough Bicycle Works and an expert bicycle machinist.  He was the best local cyclist of the 1890s   He…

P.J. Sullivan

February 18, 2017
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P.J. Sullivan was a pioneer baseball player in Ashburnham.  He played in the first recorded game for the local nine called the “Pine Groves” when they played Cavanville at the…

John Stephenson

February 18, 2017
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John Stephenson admired the graceful lightweight Indian canoes (while lugging his own heavier canoe) and made them the model for the cedar-ribbed basswood canoe he developed in Peterborough in 1859. …

Lawrence (Lorne) Rose

February 18, 2017
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Lorne Rose born in Peterborough in 1896, was a local star in baseball and hockey during the 1920’s. He was the pitcher of record for the Peterborough team that won…

Richard Birdsall Rogers

February 18, 2017
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Recognized as Peterborough’s first “all rounder”, Richard Rogers became McGill University’s top sprinter and hurdler.  He was the captain of the football team that played Harvard in a historic football…

George C. Rogers

February 18, 2017
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George Rogers was the area’s top miler in track. He played on one of the first Peterborough football teams and started the first local gymnastics club, but his greatest passion…

Walter (Scuddy) Phelan

February 18, 2017
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Walter Phelan was one of the original seven players on Peterborough’s first official hockey team in 1891. From then until 1898 he was a slick centre in both hockey and…

George F. Orde

February 18, 2017
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The PAAA (Peterborough Amateur Athletic Association) took charge of area athletic games on May 24th, 1885 which included track and field. At their first fall meet George Orde (a stand-out…

Walter J. (Monty) Montgomery

February 18, 2017
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Dubbed by the Examiner as the “prince of point men”, Walter J. Montgomery was Peterborough’s first hockey captain (1891), a position he held for seven years. He was a member…

Walter (Gid) Miller

February 18, 2017
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Walter Miller born 1887 in Peterborough, started his hockey career in 1904 playing for the Charlotte Street Methodist Church Guild Team. From 1906 to1907 he played for the local intermediate…

John James “Jack/Hay” Millar

February 18, 2017
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Born in Keene in 1883, Jack Millar played in the OHA with Norwood from 1900 to 1915 with two seasons in the professional ranks – Edmonton in 1908 and the…

Dr. Angus William McPherson

February 18, 2017
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Dr. McPherson was a competitive athlete in football, hockey and lacrosse. After his playing career ended, he continued his involvement in local sports in executive capacities. Angus McPherson captained the…

Bert McLeod

February 18, 2017
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Born in Collingwood, Bert McLeod was a talented all-round high school athlete. He played on the Collingwood Junior OHA team and was a key defenseman with the Intermediate team winning…

John J. (Jack) McCabe

February 18, 2017
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Born in Lindsay, Jack came to Peterborough at the age of 4. The family settled in Ashburnham where Jack lived his whole life. In 1894, at the age of 16,…

Daniel McCabe

February 18, 2017
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In July of 1884, thirteen year old Danny McCabe lost his arm in a saw mill accident. Three years later In 1887, he made his pitching debut with the Ashburnham…

Henry (Harry) LeBrun

February 18, 2017
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Local George Street clothier Harry LeBrun, was the pioneer lacrosse builder who organized and managed Peterborough field lacrosse teams for two decades from 1870s to the late 1880’s. During this…

Dr. Lionel (Camel) King

February 18, 2017
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Lionel (Camel) King was the biggest star on the Peterborough junior hockey teams that won OHA titles in 1894 and 1895. He also starred in lacrosse and football and was…

Henry Rowe (Roy) Hocking Kenner

February 18, 2017
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H.R.H. Kenner was born on March 28, 1867 in Cornwall, England.  His family emigrated to Canada in 1872.  A graduate (1893) of the University of Toronto he became the founding…

Alvin W. (Al) Heckman

February 18, 2017
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Born January 14, 1898 in Coplay, Pennsylvania, Al Heckman played ball in Pennsylvania and New Jersey before team manager Jake Solmon brought him to the city in 1922 to play…

George Walford Hatton

February 18, 2017
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George W. Hatton was born in Peterborough on Aug 3, 1856. He received his primary education in the old Grammar School, the Collegiate Institute, Upper Canada College and Osgoode Hall.…

Edgerton (E.J.) Hartley

February 18, 2017
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Edgerton “Edge” Hartley was born in1860 and grew up in Peterborough playing the sports of the day, including cricket.  He spent all of his winter spare time skating on Little…

William R. (Bill) Greatrix

February 18, 2017
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Bill Greatrix was the top local cyclist during the 1880s and 90s when cycling was all the rage. After four electric lights were installed on the PAAA Grounds, bicycling became…

Chris Graham

February 18, 2017
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Noteworthy in the 1897 season, was the first appearance of 125 pound, 17-year-old Chris Graham, who would go on to have a diversified and lengthy athletic career in hockey, baseball,…

Roland (Rollie) Maxwell Glover

February 18, 2017
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From 1887 to 1906 Rollie Glover would star locally in both hockey and lacrosse. He captained the Peterborough Intermediate team that won the OHA title in 1902. Along with Ernie…

M.J. (Joe) Dwyer

February 18, 2017
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Joe Dwyer succeeded Ernie Wasson as the area’s premier hockey goalie from 1912 to 1926. He was selected for the OHA Junior All-Star team in 1913 and tended goal for…

William Henry Dayman

February 18, 2017
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Born in Port Hope in 1859, William Henry Dayman was an outstanding, versatile local athlete through the 1880’s. In 1883 he became the captain and pitcher of the Peterborough Silver…

Frankie Collins

February 18, 2017
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From 1918 to 1926, Peterborough native Frankie Collins was a star on the local baseball and hockey teams. In 1926 he centred a line with Ace Bailey and Biffer Ranger…

William A. Buchanan

February 18, 2017
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A Peterborough hockey player from 1890 to 1900, he served as OHA Treasurer from 1901 to 1903 and OHA Secretary from 1902 to 1903. Age was not a factor in…

Frederick Whitcroft

November 7, 2016
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Born in Ireland December 2, 1882, Fred Whitcroft came to Peterborough from Port Perry in 1891 at the age of 9. He played for the Peterborough junior lacrosse and baseball…

Daniel MacDonald

November 6, 2016
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Daniel McDonald was perhaps the strongest man in Peterborough’s history. This young Samson lived for a time in Peter Robinson’s borough when it was a lusty young town, and weight-lifting…

Tim McCutcheon

June 4, 2016
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There isn’t much in the golf world Tim McCutcheon hasn’t done. A Peterborough native, he started playing at the age of 11 at the Peterborough Golf & Country Club. In…

Walter (Murray) Fife

June 4, 2016
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Born in Asphodel Township, Murray Fife was a gifted hockey player. He joined the Marmora/Stirling Combines Jr. B team for the 1943-44 season and then played Junior B for Hastings…

William Randolph (Randy) Millage

June 4, 2016
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Randy Millage turned his passion for golf into a long-term commitment to help the development of junior golf programs in the city and across Canada. In the 1980s he started…

Larry Floyd

June 4, 2016
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Growing up in Peterborough, Larry Floyd was one of the most talented athletes of his generation. A standout in both hockey and lacrosse, he was Rookie of the Year, Top…

Karen (Walker) Kost

June 4, 2016
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Growing up in Peterborough, Karen was a good all round athlete. At 14, she played in the Peterborough Women’s Basketball League and competed with the Peterborough Juniors at the 1970…

R.B. Jamie Batley

June 4, 2016
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Peterborough born, Jamie Batley was an all-round good athlete, excelling in every sport that he played. He played football, basketball, and lacrosse at Kenner Collegiate, winning several COSSA lacrosse titles.…

Henry Calcutt

February 8, 2016
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Henry Calcutt was involved in virtually every Peterborough sporting activity in the last half of the 19th century. He was a prominent local cricketeer in the 1860’s who believed in…

John Percy R. Bond

February 8, 2016
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A native of Cobourg, Percy came to the city in 1910. He was prominent in local business and sporting circles. He played defence for the local Intermediate and Senior OHA…

Fred D. (Josh) Craig

February 8, 2016
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From 1906 until 1930, Fred Craig was an influential local sportswriter and editor with the Peterborough Examiner writing under the pen-name ‘FDC’. More than a reporter and scorer, he was…

Albert Smoke

September 3, 2015
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Albert Smoke was born in 1894, a Mississauga Anishinaabe from Alderville First Nations. He was raised at Curve Lake. Smoke began his road racing career in 1910 in Peterborough, competing…

Frederick Simpson

August 28, 2015
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Born in 1878 at Alderville Mississauga Anishinabeg of the Ojibway Nation, Fred Simpson moved as a young man to Hiawatha Reserve on Rice Lake to seek employment. A lanky, lithe…