If you have not yet purchased a Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Annual Vehicle Draw ticket, you soon may be out of luck! According to draw chair Steve Casey tickets are selling quickly, and many of our local supporting business vendors have run low on tickets and are scurrying to replenish!…

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Featured Image of Team Epping is a photo by Robert Lefebvre, Special to Cornwall Standard Freeholder Peterborough native John Epping and his team including Mat Camm, Ryan Fry and Brent Laing, won the Ontario Tankard this past Sunday in Cornwall Ontario. Their victory over the legendary rink of Glenn Howard by a score of 8-3…

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Mike and his 5 year old son Isaiah participated in the opening ceremonies.  Making his first appearance at the Memorial Centre in over 20 years, Mike took the time to drop by the Hall of Fame and donate a Nashville Predator Sweater.  While at the Hall, Mike was greeted by many old friends who had…

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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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About 125 members and guests attended the annual Christmas levee held at the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame last night. Memories were shared, stories were told, catching up with those “we only see once a year….here!”, food and beverages were had, and tours around the Hall provided those in attendance the opportunity to…

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The Hall of Fame’s Annual New Vehicle Draw chairman Steve Casey announced all of the details regarding this year’s fundraiser at a press conference November 12th, 2019. The draw, which takes place March 19th, 2020, features the choice of a 2020 Toyota Corolla LE, a 2020 Corolla Hatchback or a 2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback. Tickets…

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Sincere condolences to the family of Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductee Larry Ferguson who passed away in Peterborough on October 6, 2019. Mr. Ferguson, 81, died after a long battle with cancer.Larry, an outstanding lacrosse player, was inducted into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame in 1986, and the Canadian…

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Sincere condolences to the family of Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductee William (Bill) Huntley who passed away in Kingston on August 21st 2019. Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years Mary Jane and their 8 children, Peter, Dan, Paul, Patrick, Liza, Mary Kate, Ann and Martha. A Mass of Christian…

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Congratulations to Peterborough native Cedric Ralph who, after scoring the series winning goal, will have his game winning puck and stick on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto! Ralph, a member of the OHL’s Guelph Storm, scored the 4th goal in the 8-3 upset of the Ottawa 67’s, thus eliminating the 67’s,…

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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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