Sports

Hoops Gold: 22 years in the making (photos)

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The MVHS Boys Basketball team have been co-hosting the Hoops Classic High School Basketball Tournament in Miramichi for 22 years, and this year was the first they ever claimed the banner.  The boys went undefeated in the tournament beating a team…

Have Fun and earn money reffing basketball

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Basketball is a growing sport in Miramichi with lots of kids participating from the ages of 9 to 18. The reffing corps in Miramichi is getting older and older, and the system needs some new recruits. Basketball officials make between…

7v7 Soccer League has exciting Finale

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Miramichi United Senior Men Soccer League 7 v 7 Final – ‘Showtimers’ versus ‘Rovers’ Sunday 20th August 2014 K.O. 1830LT Final Score-Showtimers 1-3 Rovers Weather-Overcast with rain Referee- R.Georges Possesion- Showtimers 60/40 Rovers Man of Match -Mike Golding GK (As…

Sunny Corner Gets Junior B Hockey Team

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Press Release – The Sunny Corner Jr B Thunder have been accepted into the New Brunswick Junior Hockey League (NBJHL) for the 2014-2015 season. The formation of this team has been in talks for years and with the establishment of…

Nelson hosts fastpitch provincials

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The New Brunswick Intermediate Men’s Provincial Championships were held at the Gerald King and Merle Doyle Memorial Ball Parks in Nelson this past weekend. Six teams, representing Miramichi, Eel Ground, Campbelton, Kingsclear, Hoyt & Taymouth, competed for the provincial title.…

Miramichi Athlete Breaks 33 yr old track record

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UNB Track and Field wishes to congratulate incoming student-athlete Sydney MacDonald of Miramichi on her record breaking weekend at the NB Legion Trials meet. Sydney has broken numerous records in her young career but over the weekend added to the…

Miramichi Ringette to sell ads at LBA

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For the past few years the city sold the right to sell advertising on the boards of the LBA. The city made $12,000 from the this in the past three years, but they recently signed a contract with a local…

Busy time of year in Recreation Department

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At a recent council meeting, the Community Wellness and Recreation Department put out its monthly report (below). It’s a busy time of year for the department, hiring summer staff, maintaining parks and playing fields, and preparing programs for when schools…

“Big Am” Challenge Draws over 100 runners

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The inaugural held at French Fort Cove was a huge success attracting 103 participants in the 6km and 1.5km routes. The Miramichi Police Force hosted the event in memory of Sgt. Ambury Newman as part of an officer wellness initiative.…

11th Robert Blacquier Tourny goes this weekend

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This year, for the eleventh summer, players from across New Brunswick will take to the field in the Robert Blacquier Memorial Fastpitch tournament June 6th-8th. A former President of the Nelson Softball Association, player, coach, and organizer, Robert passed away…