After her first game as a member of the pep band, Gabby Kovachich is a fan of Miami hockey.
The Miami RedHawks won a 27-24 battle against Northern Illinois Saturday at Yager Stadium, taking a 10-9 lead in the all-time series and getting its second straight victory over the Huskies.
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.”
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.