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Beirness serving as keynote speaker

Durham Lords alumni Kate Beirness will serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Sports Hall of Fame ceremony. (Photo supplied).

Durham College athletics is proud to announce that Kate Beirness will be the keynote speaker at the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night.

Beirness was the voice of the Lords from 2005 to 2007, working as a commentator and PA announcer at varsity home games. She moved on to be a sports anchor at Rogers TV Durham, covering Durham extensively for a number of years.

The induction ceremony will take place on Friday, Sept. 8 during the Durham College 50th anniversary homecoming weekend.

There are nearly 100 athletes, coaches and team staff that will be inducted.

The teams that will be inducted are the 1006-97 men’s basketball team, 1006-97 women’s basketball team, 2002-03 to 2005-06 women’s softball teams and the 2007-08 women’s soccer team.

This will be the second time that teams will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.