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Four new inductees to enter Lindsay and District sports hall in October


DAN CEARNS The Standard KAWARTHA LAKES: The Lindsay and District Sports Hall of Fame will be welcoming a slate of four new inductees next month.

The induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, October 22nd, at the Victoria Park Armoury in Lindsay. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and the ceremony will begin at 2 p.m.

The first inductee is Omemee native and sports photographer Claus Andersen. This will be the first time the hall has added a sports photographer to its ranks.

The second inductee is 28-year-old Harrison Carter, a wakeboarding athlete. Mr. Carter has had success in the sport, both at the provincial and national levels. He’s also been given the nickname ‘Silky Smooth.’

The third inductee is Woodville’s Denise Harris. She spent 30 years teaching, coaching and mentoring figure skaters.

“Denise Harris is known as a compassionate and dedicated person, who has touched the lives of hundreds of young skaters throughout the Kawartha Lakes and Durham Region,” a press release from the Lindsay and District Sports Hall of Fame read.

The last inductee for this year is the 1965/1966 Bobcaygeon Ti-Cats Junior ‘D’ Hockey Team. Several players from this team went on to play semi-pro and pro hockey. The press release stated, this team “was considered one of the most talented teams ever, out of Bobcaygeon and the Kawartha region.”

The Victoria Park Armoury is located at 210 Kent Street West, in Lindsay.

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