At the traditional Thursday night Lakers game, the players from those teams were introduced on the floor. Six Nations were in town and were fortunate to be there for this memorable moment.
Renowned Peterborough artist Murray Henderson donated a print to lacrosse great Ken Ruttan and the Peterborough and District Sports Hall of Fame titled..Champions: ” The Lacrosse Greats “. It was presented on the floor during the introduction of the greats.
On Friday night, the boys picked up their sticks and stepped back on that floor for a great evening. Over 200 people watched a great game and a shootout featuring some father/son combos. Just some of the names taking part in the game were John “Shooter” Davis, Roy Wood, Larry Ferguson, Bobby Allan, John Grant Sr, Jimmy Wasson, Len Powers, Jim Johnston, Peter Guerin, Dan Dunn, Tim Barrie, Darren Axford, Bobby Curtis, Joe Todd and Terry Downer- to name only a few.
Before the game. the introductions took place.
Gary Dalliday, Peterborough’s voice of sports, announced every player’s achievements as they were being called on to the floor. All of that history. All of those moments in time gathered in the Memorial Center, on that floor, lined up to have another go. As i was called, all I could do was look around, surrounded by greatness. I was humbled. Then we played..