Coach George Brown with his first hockey team in Alexandria Bay

George W. Brown, far left, with the first high school hockey team he ever coached at Alexandria Bay High School. Brown was one of the founders of the Northern Hockey League for high schools and a beloved coach. The 1947-’48 season. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of Barbara Brown.

Barbara says the whole Brown family’s life revolved around school sports, and that her dad always carried papers with drills written on them in his pocket. Listen to the whole story in the audio clip. 

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