James Fraser, Jr.

James Fraser, Jr., was a longtime coach, official, and organizer of area sports. A 1948 graduate of the University of Maryland, completing a master’s degree in 1955, Fraser then coached at Frederick, Middletown, and Brunswick High Schools, compiling winning records in track, basketball, soccer, and football over a 25-year career. A 30-year veteran of officiating baseball, soccer, track, and basketball, Fraser also coached Little League, Babe Ruth, and American Legion baseball. He was never too busy to lend a helping hand. Several running events are held annually in his honor.