It has beautiful here in upstate NY this weekend so a lot of my NCAA path to the Frozen Four has been clips at the end of the night. None the less, as I am watching the first weekend of the NCAA Division 1 Hockey Tournament, I am impressed by the number four seeds in… Continue reading Holy Hockey, Batman!
If there is to be a Cinderella in a hockey tournament, it would be Niagara. Of the 16 teams playing in the NCAA tournament this year, Niagara is seeded 15th. They are up against the number one team in their region, a team that had only five losses all season and 32 victories. Pretty daunting!… Continue reading Niagara versus Michigan
My college-aged daughter and I are heading on a road trip. Yes, the trip is set to satisfy both of our college hockey fanaticism. We may even get some shopping in on Saturday. Tomorrow morning, in what is suppose to be snow so very appropriate for hockey weather, my daughter and I will head to… Continue reading Road Trip Coming!!
While I am not sure I am happy about missing tonight’s Big East semi-final, I am really excited to be at Niagara University. My oldest daughter goes to school here and we have tickets to the College Hockey America tournament right here on campus at Dwyer Arena. Game one is tonight at 7 and two… Continue reading Road Trip!!!
I am, in case you haven’t surmised it yet, a WVU Mountaineer through and through. I spent three years in Morgantown on the main and Evansdale campuses and love my college sports. It doesn’t matter if the Mountaineers are winning or losing – although I admit, I prefer when they win – I watch and… Continue reading The Out of WV Mountaineer Fan
I got a phone call, a totally unexpected one, from my 21 year old daughter last night. I was in my room getting ready to settle in and wait for the new episode of “Brothers and Sisters” when she called. She is currently a junior at Niagara University. Until she left for college three years… Continue reading Another Purple Eagle to NHL
Well, well, two weeks into the new year and two road trips have come and gone. As noted previously, my 20 year old daughter attends Niagara University. Her twin brother attends the State University at Buffalo. He had to be back to school before her dorm opens for the new semester. She and I decided… Continue reading Road Trip #2 for 2008
Okay, so I am not “the man” in the bar watching four games at a time but it is almost time for the 7:10 pm tip offs and our favorite team is set to go…Go Purple Eagles!! Unfortunately, I don’t have bar patrons to comment on but comment I will on the games. I am… Continue reading Live Blog – NCAA Tourney
While the Niagara University Purple Eagle men’s basketball team was unhappy to be playing in the play-in game for the NCAA tournament, they did meet up with an unexpected acquaintance. The University of Dayton pep band – who had played for Niagara at NIT events at HSBC Arena several years ago – met up with… Continue reading Thank you, U of Dayton