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Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week 13

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 / 0 Comments
Travis Nevin gets the win for the Eel Ground Eagles, defeating the Douglasfield Dodgers on Monday Night.

Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week 13 By Shawn McCarthy This week’s action in the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch league began when the Eel Ground Eagles claimed victory over the Douglasfield Dodgers by a score of 8-2 Monday night. Travis Nevin led the Eagles from the mound with 15 strikeouts, and offered two home runs on the offensive…

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Biker Rally Fundraiser Starts Today

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 / Comments Off on Biker Rally Fundraiser Starts Today

The 2nd Annual Power Track Biker Rally will be held starting today, Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18 at 336 MacLaggan Drive, Dungarvon Whooper Lounge, in Blackville as a fundraiser supporting The Josie Foundation. Cost is $25 per person, 19 years of age and older. Free camping (no hookups), security on site, no kids […]

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Miramichi Timberwolves Camp

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Timberwolves

Miramichi Timberwolves Pre-Season Conditioning Camp runs August 24th to the 30th. The cost of the camp is $165 + HST and enrolment will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available in each group. You can register online at the Miramichi Timberwolves website,  email miramichitimberwolves@hotmail.ca or contact Rob MacDonald at (506)524-7722.…

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Professional Lumberjack Competition

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum will host its third annual Lumberjack Competition on Saturday August 17th from 12 noon to 5 pm. Men and women are invited to compete in a variety of categories including Stock Chainsaw, Vertical Chop, Bucksaw, Crosscut Sawing, Jack & Jill Sawing, Kettle Boil and much more! They will be…

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Impromptu Play in Men’s Fastpitch This Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 1, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy This week’s softball action from the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League started with a make-up game between the Nelson ‘Days Inn’ Red Sox and the Douglasfield Dodgers. Though league play was not to begin this week until Wednesday, due to last weekend’s scheduled Intermediate Men’s tournament in Fredericton, its cancellation due to rain…

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Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week Nine Recap

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy Action in the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League resumed this week on Monday Night when the Miramichi “Jungle Jim” Brewers took to the field against the league-leading Miramichi “Towne Ford” Rangers. The Rangers took the big W by an 8-3 margin with Kirby Curtis and Alan Hilchie both offering home runs and the…

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Miramichi Men’s Fast-pitch Weekly Recap

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 11, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy This week’s recap of the Miramichi Men’s Fast-pitch league begins with a scorcher. However, it was not the action on the field that made for the heat, but the temperature itself. With the mercury peaking at 32.9 °C, the doubleheader in Eel Ground between the Eagles and the ‘Jungle Jim’ Brewers was…

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This Week’s Fastpitch Results

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch action resumed this past Monday after a brief hiatus for the Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament, and the local clubs were itching to get back on the field after the visiting Richibucto Jays walked away with the tournament championship last Sunday. The always competitive Nelson “Days Inn” Red Sox took…

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Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament Results

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 24, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy Miramichi softball fans were sure to have walked away happy this past weekend after a very eventful Robert Blacquier Memorial tournament. The tenth instalment of this annual spectacle was a great success, with plenty of thrills, upsets and some of the finest exploits one could hope to see in this province. One…

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Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Shawn McCarthy Leading into this weekend’s Robert Blacquier Memorial Tournament, the players of the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League are pulling out all the stops, looking to gather momentum going into this all-important competition. Action began Monday night when the Nelson ‘Days Inn’ Red Sox played a double header. Their first challengers were the Douglasfield…

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Miramichi Swimmers Qualify for East Coast Championships

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Miramichi Whitecaps (MWC) swim team capped off another great weekend at the Team Aquatics Long Course Championships and Canada Games Trials in Saint John, NB May 24 – 26th. Highlights of the meet include many of the swimmers ranking in the top eight including 13 year old Heidi Amos, who captured fourth place in…

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Miramichier Hopes to be Canada’s Next Sportscaster

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

A Miramichi man has auditioned for The Score network’s fifth season of Gillette DRAFTED: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster. Ryan Somers of Newcastle attended auditions held in Halifax earlier this month in hopes of winning the job of his lifetime―a one year contract with The Score as its newest sportscaster, as well as a…

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