Sports Feature: Volleyball

Author: Daniel Paglia

With an impressive 6-1 record at the conclusion of the fall ACC volleyball schedule, Notre Dame is ranked No. 5 heading into their spring schedule, which will allow them to compete for a national championship.

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Future of the Season

Author: Daniel Paglia

The second week of March saw the sports world grind to a complete halt. In just one week, athletes went from preparing for tournament runs, an upcoming season or the biggest event of their lives, to sitting home waiting for what would come next. But no one knew what the future would hold for collegiate and professional athletics in the United States.

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A Thank You to the Ushers of Notre Dame

Author: Daniel Paglia

The lack of collegiate and professional sports during this pandemic has allowed the writers of Scholastic to reflect on aspects of athletics that usually do not get placed in the spotlight. This story provided me the opportunity to thank members of the gameday experience that seldom receive recognition: the ushers.

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Ways to Stay in Shape While Staying at Home

Author: Daniel Paglia

I normally spend the free hours in my week watching sports or reading about them on BleacherReport, but now I have found enough free time to finally pursue my own fitness goals. I have compiled a list below of some ways to get active for those who are going as stir crazy as I am.

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"The Two Popes" Review

Author: Daniel Paglia

“The Two Popes,” a new Netflix movie directed by Fernando Meirelles and written by Anthony McCarten, follows the blossoming friendship between two of the most influential men in the Catholic Church at a critical junction in its history. 

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By the Numbers

Author: Daniel Paglia

12 - The number of consecutive double-doubles that senior forward John Mooney registered this basketball season, breaking a school record previously held by Luke Harangody. Mooney is second in the nation in rebounds per game at 13.0, but his 16 double-doubles on the season currently remain the most in the nation. The Fighting Irish are 14-8 and looking to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2016-17.

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Letter from the Editor

Author: Daniel Paglia

Coming off an appearance in the College Football Playoff with many key performers returning, the Notre Dame football team came into the season with high expectations. This was supposed to be the season that the Fighting Irish finally won a marquee matchup under Brian Kelly...

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Duke: Driving Duke Down

Author: Daniel Paglia

After watching the offense struggle in back-to-back games against Michigan and Virginia Tech, Notre Dame fans believed the team could break out of their offensive struggle in the matchup against Duke. Notre Dame had defeated the Hokies in the final seconds, and the Fighting Irish faithful hoped that same game-winning drive would carry over and ignite the offense. In a 38-7 rout of the Blue Devils, junior quarterback Ian Book proved those fans right.

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2020 Draft Preview

Author: Daniel Paglia

After a College Football Playoff berth last season, the hopes for Fighting Irish fans were sky-high with the return of so much talent. Despite not returning to the College Football Playoff this season, the year ended on a good note and could get even better for certain Irish upperclassmen looking to hear their names called in Las Vegas this April at the NFL Draft. Each of these players has the potential to find themselves on an NFL roster next fall, regardless of whether or not they are drafted.…

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Iowa State: Conquering Camping World

Author: Daniel Paglia

Prior to Notre Dame’s appearance in the Camping World Bowl against Iowa State, there was little conversation about the game itself. Instead, most of the chatter surrounding the Fighting Irish program centered on off-the-field circumstances.

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Bowling Green: Shutting out the Falcons

Author: Daniel Paglia

A season ago, the Fighting Irish failed on numerous occasions to put away lesser opponents at home. Games against Ball State, Vanderbilt and Pittsburgh are a few notable examples. These contests saw Notre Dame heavily favored but unable to manage a double-digit victory. Fortunately for Fighting Irish fans across the country, there was no nail-biting against inferior opponents this time around.…

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Featured Performer: Ian Book

Author: Daniel Paglia

There is no doubt that Notre Dame is better with Ian Book on the field, and with a new offense led by his position coach Tommy Rees, he might just have his best season yet. Next season’s outlook got a whole lot better; now it’s time to see what Book can do in his third year leading the offense.

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Women's Soccer Eyes NCAA Tournament

Author: Daniel Paglia

The Notre Dame women’s soccer team had high expectations last year, but a combination of youth and a difficult schedule led to a disappointing season that saw the Fighting Irish finish 8-10 overall, 4-6 in the ACC and without a post-season appearance.

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Men’s Tennis Team Stays Strong

Author: Daniel Paglia

After a 7-0 record to start last season, the Fighting Irish men’s tennis team then dropped five matches in a row in a season that ended in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to rival Michigan.

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Back to Back? Women’s Basketball Preview

Author: Daniel Paglia

The Notre Dame women’s basketball team was not supposed to win a national championship last year, but they did. With only seven scholarship players available for the tournament due to the many injuries the Irish faced during the regular season, Muffet McGraw added to her impressive resume by leading the Fighting Irish to the title. Oh, and Arike Ogunbowale happened.…

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