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Remembering Larry S.G. Ferguson

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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Remembering William (Bill) Huntley

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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Cedric Ralph’s game winning stick & puck head to the Hockey Hall of Fame

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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Jack’s Golf Tournament Details Revealed

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 Hall of Fame Inductees Introduced

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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Congratulations to Don Martin!

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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2019 Car Draw Winner Announced!

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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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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