Brian Richard has been a “man for all seasons” because he has built leagues and organizations in four different sports centered in the former town of Newcastle. In the early 1970s, in cooperation with the Newcastle Parks and Recreation department head, Brian established leagues in three different sports, basketball, softball, and hockey.  These efforts led…

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A veteran of World War II, “Bunny” Wood returned to the Miramichi in the mid 50’s and became a guiding light in the creation and development of the Town of Newcastle’s minor sports programs. He was a huge factor in the formation of Newcastle Little League Baseball in 1961 and later helped establish the Pony…

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Ian Flieger has dedicated thirty-four years of service to the Miramichi sports community as a coach, manager, board member, and organizer.  He has been a responsible and talented coach who has motivated his teams by using his personal experience, expertise and encouragement. Ian began his coaching career in 1978 in the Small Fry Minor Hockey…

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