On Friday, Miami (1-2-1) turned a three-goal first period and a strong penalty kill into a victory against Ferris State (1-1) at the Goggin Ice Center, giving Bergeron his first win as the head coach of the RedHawks.
For the second straight season, Miami had special colored-ribboned helmets made for its annual cancer-awareness game.
For now, the NCAA video games are still gone from the market but not from the hearts of the kids who played them.
Youth is both a blessing and a curse.
The RedHawks fell, 38-16, to Western Michigan Saturday afternoon at Waldo Stadium.
“Everyone’s adjusted fine,” junior defenseman Rourke Russell said. “We’re just really excited to get things going. Everyone loves Bergeron and what he’s done so far.”
The puck drops to begin a new season at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, coincidentally against Bergeron’s former employer, the Bowling Green Falcons. It begins a stretch of five straight home games at the Steve ‘Coach’ Cady Arena to start the ’Hawks’ season.
Saturday showed the Chuck Martin the 2019 Miami RedHawks need.
Fans of Redhawk hockey eagerly await the start to the new season every fall, and they have every reason to be impatient this year. There will be a new voice overheard on the Miami bench this season, and that voice belongs to Chris Bergeron.
After falling behind 14-3, Martin said the RedHawks had no energy. Somehow, they found some and went on a 31-0 run, spurring the 34-20 victory.
We’re about to find out who the 2019 Miami football RedHawks really are.
By Emily Williams, Managing Editor