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…

The Orange started off looking sharp in the gray

The Syracuse Orange went with a different look for Saturday’s game in the Carrier Dome. Not the blue jerseys. Not the orange jerseys. For this important game against Wake Forest, the hometown squad put on the grays. My dear wife Karen and I thought they looked kind of sharp warming up for the game so…

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…

One of these weekends, maybe I’ll be game

The Cobblestone is a favorite of my dear wife Karen and I for pizza, calzones, wings, wine, Blue Moon, Happy Hour unwinding … It’s a comforting social stop in the Village of Liverpool. Now that’s it’s football season, they’re calling for more action. That’s pretty darn early, though. Karen works at the library Saturdays now…

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…