The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame and Museum extend condolences to family, friends and teammates of Greg Marchen who passed away June 29, 2020. Greg was inducted into the Hall of Fame as an all-round athlete, particularly for his prowess in hockey, softball and lacrosse. The following is an excerpt from his induction…

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame and Museum would like to congratulate Jamie Batley and Paul Day on being inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and to the late Ross Powless, a 1950’s Peterborough Lacrosse legend, on his induction to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. More information can be obtained by…

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that the 2019-2020 Bursary Application is now available. 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 committee, for the 2020-2021 school year. Open to students…

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Legends of Lacrosse Interview: Don Barrie The Legends of Lacrosse interview, featuring Don Barrie, will be released in video and podcast format on Thursday May 14. The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation’s Video Lacrosse Library and Lacrosse Talks project features video and podcast interviews of some of Canada’s most dynamic lacrosse builders, coaches and players. The purpose…

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Due to the health implications of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament, originally scheduled for Thursday May 21, 2020 has been postponed. A tentative date of Thursday September 17, 2020 has been arranged at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club. This tentative date is contingent on government…

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Sincere condolences are extended to the family of Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame & Museum inductee Neil Wasson, who passed away April 9, 2020. Neil was inducted into the Hall in 1998 for his athletic prowess in both hockey and softball. Wasson, (along with his brother Don), was more recently honoured by the…

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The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to announce the 2020 inductees. We extend our congratulations to each of you and thank you for your cooperation and understanding of the changes to our normal introduction process we must make during this difficult time. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020…

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To help protect the health and safety of people in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Peterborough has temporarily closed public access to several municipal facilities, including the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame & Museum has cancelled all activities until…

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Renowned Peterborough artist Neil Broadfoot has offered his “Skating At The Liftlock” limited edition (only 90 prints have been made), numbered and signed print for sale at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Neil, who created the iconic Peterborough “Petes” logo, will generously donate a portion of the proceeds from the…

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Image of the thunderbird painting

Tournament chair Doug Gibson welcomed members of the press to the Hall to reveal the details of the 33rd annual Jack’s Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame Golf tournament. The tournament (again being held at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club) will take place on Thursday May 23rd, 2019.  It will be a double…

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2019 Inductees

The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of the “Class of 2019”, inductees to the Hall of Fame. Chloe Black (athlete: cycling), Heather Richardson (athlete/builder: hockey), John Druce (athlete: hockey) , the late Fred Mortimer (athlete: hockey), Mark Vitarelli (builder: lacrosse) and Graham Wilkins (athlete: rowing) will be…

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Car draw Chairman Steve Casey was happy to present a cheque for $20,000 to this year’s draw winner Don Martin.  He had his choice of three vehicles supplied by Jack McGee Peterborough, but opted to take the cash.  Mr. Martin dropped in to the hall this morning to collect his winnings.  At this point, he has…

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We would like to extend a great deal of thanks to all ticket sellers who helped to make this years annual car draw a success for the Hall of Fame.   Tonight we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 preliminary draws and the new car draw. #1 winner of $500.00 is JENNIFER…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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We would like to extend congratulations to 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…

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