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Car Draw Details Announced November 13 2018

At a press conference held today at the PDSHOF, car draw chairman Steve Casey told the crowd “This year we are partnering with Jack McGee, and we are ready to go!” Casey, an inducted member of the Hall, informed the audience that the car draw is one of two major fund raisers for the Hall of Fame.   There will again be twelve […]

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Congratulations John Epping!

Peterborough native John Epping has been a top curler in Canada for at least ten years.  This past Sunday, John and his rink won the Canadian Beef Masters of Curling event in Truro, Nova Scotia, completing the “career slam” by winning all four major curling events.  Epping won the National as a member of the Middaugh Rink […]

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Remembrance Day Tribute Now On Display

We welcome members of the community to view our 2018 Remembrance Day display.  The display will be available to the public from November 1st to November 15th on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm.  You may also view the display prior to, or during the first period intermission, of any home […]

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2018 Bursary Recipients Recognized

The 2018 PDSHOF bursary winners were introduced at a press conference Wednesday August 1 at the Hall of Fame.  Violet Hipkin of Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School, Aly Knox of Adam Scott Collegiate and Vocational School, Madison Moloney of St. Peter Catholic Secondary School and Lily Stewart of Thomas A. Stewart, each receive a $1500 award.  These awards are made possible […]

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Introducing the Inductees of 2018!

With family and friends by their sides, 6 newly named inductees to the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame were welcomed at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 4.   The 2018 inductees include:  Isabel (Young) Crary (Athlete:  Ornamental Swimming and Basketball), Greg Hamilton (Builder:  Baseball), Reg Millage (Athlete:  Golf), Edward (Eddie) Redmond […]

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Remembrance Day: Honouring our Veterans

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is proud to honour our Veterans. Many of our inducted members served in WWI, WWII, Korea, the United Nations and in present day conflicts around the world. To show our gratitude and appreciation, the Hall has prepared an exhibit of pictures and memorabilia featuring members of the […]

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Neil and Don Wasson Honoured

We would like to extend congratulate Hall of Fame members Don and Neil Wasson for the honour of having their sweaters retired by the Peterborough Men’s Softball Association.  A ceremony was held August 9 2017 prior to the PMSA semi-finals game at George (Red) Sullivan East City Bowl.     Link to Peterborough Examiner coverage of Wasson Ceremony    […]

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Bursary Award Winners Introduced at the Hall

The 2017 PDSHOF Bursary winners were introduced at a press conference Wednesday August 2 at the Hall of Fame.  Drew Goble of Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School and Lakefield District Secondary School, Kyra Maybee of Holy Cross Secondary School, Sydney Venton and Daniel Westbroek, from Adam Scott Collegiate & Vocational School, each receive a $1500 award. […]

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Remembering Bill Bowers

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Bill Bowers.  Bill, a well known local, provincial and national slo-pitch builder and athlete, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday July 12, 2017.  Bower, who was instrumental in raising significant funds required to see four ball diamonds placed at the Fleming College site, saw the ball park named […]

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Another honour for Inductee Gary Dalliday

Gary Dalliday

Congratulations to PDSHOF 2001 inductee Gary Dalliday on being named to the Pathway of Fame in Del Crary Park.  One of eleven inductees, Dalliday was named in the Media category for his outstanding 33-plus-year career with CHEX-TV and radio as the sports director.  He was also recognized for the many charity events that he hosted and […]

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A Tip of the Hat to inductee Steve Casey

Steve Casey

Tuesday June 6th 2017, PDSHOF inductee Steve Casey, along with his wife Joan, received the Civic Award in the Community Betterment category for their 48 year volunteer commitment to the Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey Tournament. The ceremony took place at the Sport and Wellness Centre. Congratulations to Steve and Joan Casey! See all named 2017 Civic Award […]

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Welcome Class of 2017

Last night at the Evinrude Centre 7 new inductees were welcomed into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame.  From the social hour to the dinner, from the presentations by master of ceremonies Don Barrie to the acceptance speeches by the inductees or their representatives, the night ran flawlessly! Mark Bedlington, (running game target) Pat Devlin (boxer), […]

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Jack’s Annual Golf Tournament 2017 in Pictures

TOURNAMENT  RESULTS SCRAMBLE – 1)  Joe Hawley, Derek Chambers, Scott Elliot, Paul Carey 2)  Steve Atkins, Gary Doughty, Shayne Randall, Peter Norris 3)  Franz Roessel, Sean Cullen, Mitch Wood, Chris NET – 1)  Brent Delahey, Rob Delahey, Scott Drummond, Kevin Deck 2)  Steve Atkins, Wayne Wells, Jay Wells, Brian McFadden, Dan Ayotte 3)  Bob Clarke, Rich […]

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Remembering Clinton “Jan” Magee

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Clinton Jan Magee.  Jan, a well known Peterborough lacrosse star, passed away suddenly at home May 13th, 2017.  Ken Ruttan, chairman of the PDSHOF, had earlier that evening informed Jan of his upcoming induction to the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. From Jan’s 2014 induction […]

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Remembering Ken Withers

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Ken Withers.  Ken, a well known Peterborough athlete, passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday May 4, 2017. From Ken’s Hall of Fame induction biography:   “Growing up in Peterborough, Ken attended King George Public School, playing on the school teams in the […]

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Gainey and Allan to be Ontario Sports Hall of Famers

We extend our congratulations to Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductees Bobby Allan and Bob Gainey, who have been nominated for induction into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.  Gainey, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame as well, is being recognized for his outstanding hockey prowess.  Bob Allan, also a member […]

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Best Ball or Tradition Play…..You Decide!

After getting feedback from the golfers and striving to make this the best tournament around, the Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament committee has changed it up for 2017!  Golfers can choose to play either a best ball (scramble format) or tradition play-your-own-ball round.  Larry Gibson, committee member and grandson of Jack […]

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Roger Self Launches History of Golf Book Today

Hall of Fame inductee Roger Self will host a book launch at the Kawartha Golf and Country Club today, Wednesday April 12th 2017 between 4 and 6 PM.  Self, inducted in 2004 for his golf prowess, unveils his book which features the history of golf in the City of Peterborough from the early 1900s to […]

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2017 Inductees Announced!

More than 60 people were on hand to extend a warm welcome to the 7 named inductees of the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Announced at a press conference at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday April 5, the newest members of the Hall include inductees:  Mark Bedlington (Shooting-Running Target Air Rifle), Pat Devlin (Boxing), […]

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Remembering Keith (Monty) Montgomery

Keith Montgomery

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of Keith Montgomery.  Monty, a well known Peterborough athlete, passed away at Riverview Manor on Friday, March 17, 2017.  He was 88. Monty began his junior career with the Lakefield Legionnaires in 1946. In the 1947 season he played with the Peterborough Junior B […]

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