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Junior pitcher Taylor Turner winds up for a pitch during a game last spring
SPORTS

RedHawks softball goes .500 in season-opening Charlotte Tournament

Miami University softball began a new season on Friday, Feb. 10, in Charlotte, North Carolina, splitting the four games they were able to play. After close losses to South Carolina and Charlotte on Friday, the RedHawks rebounded with a close win over East Tennessee State University (ETSU) and a blowout win over Campbell on Saturday. A fifth game scheduled for Sunday against Campbell was canceled due to weather. 


SPORTS

Mekhi Lairy: 5 feet, 8 inches and one of the most prolific scorers in Miami history

At 5 feet 8 inches, Mekhi Lairy is the shortest basketball player in the Mid-American Conference (MAC), and one of the shortest players in college basketball. At 145 pounds, he’s one of the lightest too. Throughout his career, Lairy has always played against taller opponents. His height has always been a problem, but it hasn’t stopped him from scoring 1573 points and counting at Miami, good for sixth all time among Miami University basketball players. He’s still not done.


Miami basketball hopes to build on last season's strong finish going into Travis Steele's second year as head coach.
SPORTS

Miami basketball has a unicorn on its hands

SPORTS// Miami hoops isn’t having a great season. But if you like basketball, sports or just unusual things in general: “The Dancing Bull,” Anderson Mirambeaux, is a great reason to take in a game. You may never see another hooper like him.


Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on the day of The Bahamas Bowl
SPORTS

RedHawks lose Bahamas Bowl in heartbreaking fashion

The Bahamas bowl, the first game of the 2022 bowl season, was incredibly entertaining. Miami’s defense had a great first half, but couldn’t do much to stop UAB in the second. The Miami offense wasn’t great, but it was two yards or a couple of made kicks short of good enough. 


Miami's mascot at a basketball game in 1998, Miami's first full year as the RedHawks
SPORTS

A brief story about Miami’s change to RedHawks

The name “RedHawks” was first mentioned in The Miami Student in the Feb. 23, 1992 edition. William Snavely, then an associate professor of management and now the mayor of Oxford, wrote this in a letter to the editor: “I suggest we move the discussion to what the change will be rather than if we should change. To begin that discussion, consider changing to the ‘Redhawks.’”


MULTIMEDIA

Press Box Thoughts - Episode 29

In this episode, Ted Brennan sits down with Coach Travis Steele of the Miami men’s Basketball team to discuss a season preview of the team and the new direction of Men’s basketball

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