Condolences to the family of Dr. Don Curtis

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame wishes to extend condolences to the family and friends of 1983 Inductee Dr. Don Curtis. Don, predeceased by first wife Elizabeth Joan (BJ) of more than 50 years, is survived by his wife Janice, sons John (Karen), Ron (Tammy) and Gary (Leah) as well as grandchildren Aaron,…

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Visitors are NOW WELCOME!

Congratulations to the Petes on their season-opening victory last Thursday night versus the Sudbury Wolves. May they continue to build a strong team and enjoy success. Thursday night was the first night in 19 months that we were allowed visitors into the Hall of Fame, so we were thrilled when Roger dropped in to say…

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Marianne (Caravaggio) Watkins now on our YouTube Channel!

As part of the Sports Legends of Peterborough & District, Dan Malta interviews local legendary skating coach Marianne Watkins. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2020, Marianne was recently in Peterborough for the formal induction ceremony, which took place on September 24th, 2021 at the Hall. To read Marianne’s induction biography, please click here.…

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6 New Honoured Members Welcomed

Friday September 24th, 2021 was a special night for 6 local athletes as they were formally inducted into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Inductees Robert (Bob) Allen, Jim Bell, John Kasperski, Rosemary Powers, Marianne (Caravaggio) Watkins, Albert White (represented by his granddaughters Tiffany Drummond and Sandra Buckberrough) were on hand at the…

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Jack’s 2021 Golf Tournament Results and Photos!

After a foggy start to our 34th annual Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament, 234 golfers had an outstanding day at the Quarry Golf Club in Ennismore! Thank you to all sponsors including Darling Insurance, Molson’s, Peterborough Glass, RBC Dominion Securities, Wiser’s Deluxe, Tim Hortons, Franz’s Meat Market, The Porch &…

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Condolences are extended to Glenn Pagett and family

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame wishes to extend condolences to 2010 inductee Glenn Pagett and his family on the passing of his wife Velma. Velma was an ardent supporter of the Hall and would like to visit as often as she was able. She will be missed. A link to Velma Pagett’s…

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Jack’s Hall of Fame Golf Tournament is back!!

Jack's Golf Tournament

You could hear the excitement in Tournament Chair Doug Gibson’s voice as he announced the return of “Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament”, after missing last year due to COVID. It will be the 34th playing of this annual tournament! The Quarry Golf Club on Tara Road in Ennismore will play…

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John Kasperski now in the Canadian Masters Athletics Hall of Fame!

John Kasperski

Inducted into the Ontario Masters Athletics Hall of Fame in 2019, and the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame in 2020, John Kasperski has been announced as one of three inductees named to the 2020 class of the Canadian Masters Athletics Hall of Fame for his prowess in Track and Field throws and throws…

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In case you missed Jim Clement’s original broadcast……

In case you missed the original airing on YourTV, Dan Malta’s interview of Jim Clement and his outstanding shooting career is now available by clicking on the link below. This interview, part of the “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” series, initially aired on April 5, 2021. Each Tuesday night at 8 PM, the series…

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Condolences to the family of All-Round Athlete Fred Garvey

Fred Garvey

Condolences are extended to the family, teammates and friends of Hall of Fame inductee Fred Garvey. Mr. Garvey passed away April 22, 2021 in his 97th year. Fred leaves behind his wife Teresa, and children Donna, Fred, Jr., Carmel, Elizabeth and Anne Marie. It was his prowess in hockey and baseball that garnered Fred a…

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Condolences to Peter Vanwensem and Family

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is saddened to learn of the passing of Carla Vanwensem, wife of 63 years of Hall inductee Peter Vanwensem. Carla passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the age of 83. A celebration of life will be held for Carla at a later date. Please see Carla…

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Now Available: 2021 PDSHOF Bursary Application

2020 Bursary Recipients

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 Bursary Application is now available. (Pictured above is a composite of the 2020 recipients) The applicant must be a graduating OSSD student, who has applied to a College (CAAT), University, or other institute of higher learning acceptable to the selection…

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John Kasperski interview now available on demand

In case you missed the original airing on YourTV, Dan Malta’s interview of masters track and field athlete John Kasperski is now available by clicking on the link below. This interview, part of the “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” series, initially aired on March 29, 2021. Each Tuesday night at 8 PM, the series…

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Condolences extended to Mary Hinan-Grose and Family

Condolences to Hall of Fame member Mary Hinan-Grose on the passing of her husband Terry Grose who had a long standing connection to sports in the community. In particular, Terry spent 40 years as an OHL off-ice official and timekeeper for the Peterborough Petes and was an avid Petes fan in his retirement. Our thoughts…

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Clair Leahy interview now available on demand

William Leahy

In case you missed the original broadcast of the Clair Leahy interview with Dan Malta, you can now watch it by clicking on the YourTV link below. Each Tuesday night the series “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” features a new inductee interview on YourTV channel 700 HD or channel 10 at 8:00 PM. Tune…

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Jim Clement and Shooting – Tuesday night on YourTV!

James Clement

Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductee Jim Clement with sit down with Dan Malta Tuesday April 6, 2021. The show, which airs on YourTV, channel 700 HD or channel 10 at 8 PM Tuesdays or 8 AM Saturdays, will highlight Jim’s outstanding career in the sport of rifle, trap and skeet shooting! Inducted in…

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John Kasperski to be Interviewed On YourTV tonight!

Inductee John Kasperski is the featured guest this week on Dan Malta’s “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District”. The show, which airs on YourTV, channel 700 HD or channel 10 at 8 PM Tuesdays or 8 AM Saturdays, will highlight John’s track and field career. Kasperski has achieved success at the provincial, national and international…

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Watch Clair Leahy interview on YourTV tonight

William Leahy

Local basketball and softball legend Clair Leahy will be interviewed Tuesday March 23 2021 by Dan Malta, YourTV’s host of the series “Sports Legends of Peterborough & District” Inducted in the athlete category for his prowess in basketball and softball, Leahy’s organizational, coaching and contributions as an author of a windmill pitching publication sealed his…

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Clair Leahy, John Kasperski and Jim Clement will be next guests of Dan Malta

Broadcasting on March 23, Clair Leahy will be our next featured “Sports Legend of Peterborough & District” interviewed by Dan Malta. Dan will delve into the basketball and softball career that made Clair an obvious candidate for his 1994 induction into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame. Watch Dan Malta’s series “Sports Legends…

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