Everybody rocked but the Orange

The five-buck ticket was worth it. My fantastic daughter Elisabeth, her sensational significant George Three and I had a fine time for the season finale at the Carrier Dome Saturday afternoon. We started with a visit to the quad, watching a bit of the Pride of the Orange marching band and scoring some free chocolate…

Syracuse rocks the Dome old-school with the Clemson win

The radio talk show guys were wondering what Syracuse’s 27-24 upset over Clemson on the night of Friday the 13th compared to in the Orange’s Carrier Dome history. They were young post-game hosts, a former player from this decade and a radio station guy not far removed from his SU graduation. So their frame of…

Bigger hopes for Orange catch up with me

I always look forward to that first dash out of the tunnel for the Syracuse Orange football players. The first kneel in the corner is pretty cool, too. This being the second season under Coach Dino Babers, I had some hopes that last year’s two-win season would be solidly in the rear view. Indeed, that…

A beautiful night for a Chiefs game

It took a while to get back to the stadium this season. No Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle with my dear wife Karen and I this time around at NBT Bank Stadium for the Syracuse Chiefs. My bowling league team buddy Steve thought it would be a great idea for us to go with our…

We found the Olde Oak

We found the Olde Oak. OK, the golf course with the extra ‘e’ is far out there in the Onondaga County countryside of Kirkville, but KP and I have sniffed it out since the days the layout was called Towne Isle. So should say that this time out, we found the old oak. It was…