John “Jeddy” Newman

Jeddy Newman was a true Maine basketball legend. He graduated Cheverus High School in 1961, the same year he helped the Stags win the State Championship. Jeddy started his coaching career at Bonny Eagle High School and led them to the 1970 Gold Ball. He joined Thornton Academy and coached for the next two decades. Jeddy was a true original, leaving behind a record of helping kids in all facets of life when he passed in 2009.