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

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.’”


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

Brett Gabbert threw for four touchdowns on Saturday against the UMass Minutemen

Miami football falls to Western Michigan

RedHawk fans were gifted an October surprise Saturday afternoon when Brett Gabbert was announced as starter over the loudspeaker at Yager Stadium Saturday afternoon. Western Michigan University spoiled it though. The Broncos beat Miami 16-10. 

Senior forward Joe Cassetti wins a faceoff against a Minnesota-Duluth player last year.

Hockey to be tested in tune-ups vs Canisius: what to watch

On paper, this is Miami’s best team in years. They’re deep up front and seem to have a top six that could produce offense. They have capable puck movers on the back end who will do their best each week to slow down the high-powered offenses of the NCHC. And when you have Ludvig Persson, you have a chance.

Mac Hippenhammer has been Miami's best receiver in 2022

Mac Hippenhammer is making the most of his final season at Miami

Once the season comes to a close, Hippenhammer is uncertain what role football will play in the future. While he did not rule out playing professionally, he stressed that his main focus for now is solely on college. “I'm kind of just focused on doing my thing here and then if it takes me there it takes me there,” Hippenhammer said. “I'm really not worried about it right now. If it's meant to be, it'll happen.”

Ryan and Red Savage have combined for six points through Miami's first four games so far this year

Savage Brothers suit up for RedHawk hockey

The lives of both Red and Ryan Savage have been defined by hockey. Their father skated at Miami and went on to play 674 games in the NHL. Three of their uncles have suited up for a professional team. The brothers were practically born with sticks in hand. 

The Miami RedHawks stand at center ice for the Star Spangled Banner before a Feb. 12 contest against St. Cloud State.

Players to Watch During the 2022-2023 Hockey Season

The young core that carried Miami hockey last season still remains. Hopefully, with experience from last season, Miami University’s young guns will be able to get over that third-period hump and restore “The Brotherhood” back to its rightful place at the top.


Press Box Thoughts - Episode 27

In this episode, Ted Brennan sits down with Brian Zapp a Miami baseball player and the first active openly bisexual college baseball player. In this feature piece, Ted and Brian discuss Brian’s journey of how he got to where he is today.