Miami alumnus and renowned football coach Ara Parseghian died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Best known for transforming the Fighting Irish from a declining program to a football powerhouse, the former Notre Dame coach of the 1960s and ‘70s was also a product of Miami’s “Cradle of Coaches.” “I lost my childhood idol,” said Chuck Martin, Miami’s head football coach in a statement to Miami University on Wednesday. “Ara is one of the all-time greats of our profession.” Parseghian, a 1949 Miami graduate, played football for the RedHawks and earned All-Ohio honors in 1946 and 1947. He returned to...Read More
Miami men’s basketball dropped another Mid-American Conference game on Tuesday — this time to Western Michigan University. The RedHawks lost 72-55 to the Broncos at home in front of a spirited crowd. This is the fourth loss in a row for the RedHawks and they fall to well below .500 at 9-15 overall, 2-9 in the MAC and 9-6 at home. The Broncos, who are also well below .500, improve their record to 8-15 overall and 4-7 in the MAC. However, they picked up their first win on the road and are now 1-10 away from home. “It wasn’t...Read More
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