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.”
With Buffalo being almost rushed out of the doors of Millett Hall with how quickly the RedHawks made work of them, Akron came zipping into sweep the ’Hawks and remain atop the conference standings.
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.
Marty Brennaman retired last Thursday after 46 iconic seasons as the play-by-play radio voice of the Cincinnati Reds.
Farahay is following in her grandfather’s footsteps by becoming a key member of a university band. Her grandpa, Richard Taylor, played the tuba in Ohio State’s marching band in the 1950s. Farahay has been working at it since middle school.
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.
Just when it looked like Miami (4-4) was about to go on a multi-game winning streak, the vision faded.