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Author: Paris Shirley

The number of consecutive season openers that the Notre Dame men’s cross country team has won with a perfect score. On Sept. 1, the Irish competed in the Crusader Open at Valparaiso, taking the top 5 finishing positions in the Men’s 6K. The team was led by freshman Yared Nuguse, who, with a time of 18:09.3 in his collegial debut, was named the ACC Men’s Cross Country Freshman of the Week.

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Featured Performer: Rebecca Nunge

Featured Performer: Rebecca Nunge

Author: Anna Gegen

Last year, Irish volleyball player Rebecca Nunge was called the team’s “Swiss Army knife” because of her versatility on the court. This year, Nunge has been more of a rifle, leading the Notre Dame offense from her outside hitter position.

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Flick on the Field Prepares Irish Student Body for 2017 Football Season
Featured Performer: Lee Kiefer
#ByTheNumbers

#ByTheNumbers

Author: Madison Nardone

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The number of times in school history that Notre Dame’s hockey team has made it to the Frozen Four, with their most recent visit this year.

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Basketball's Departing Dynamic Duo
The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

Author: Brendan Hallinan

The WomensLax.com’s National Rookie of the Year in 2014. A two- time Tewaarton award nominee in 2015 and 2016. A two-time IWLCA first team selection in 2015 and 2016. A member of Team USA. Notre Dame’s career leader in points. It has been quite the career for Cortney Fortunato, and it isn’t quite over.…

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Softball Team Hitting Their Stride
The Irish Play on Through April

The Irish Play on Through April

Author: Charlie Kenney

As Notre Dame Hockey’s last season in Hockey East comes to a close, they are making sure that they will be missed when they depart for the Big Ten next fall.

On March 24, the Irish booked their ticket to the Frozen Four in Chicago’s United Center when they were crowned champions of the Northeast Regional with an emphatic win over conference rival UMass Lowell.…

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Mike Brey: Man of the People

Mike Brey: Man of the People

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

Jumping into a sea of students at a football pep rally. Speaking with and fielding questions from students in dorms. Embracing the front lines of the student section after a big win before joining them in singing the alma mater. Encouraging students to come to his weekly radio show at O’Rourke’s by ordering chicken wings for whoever shows up.

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Success at ACC Track Championship
Column: The Legacy of a Number Through the Eyes of a Manager
Meet the dad who boxes in the Bengal Bouts
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Tripped up in ACC Play
Orange Juiced: Another Shootout Ends with ND's Second Win
Irish Fall to Hokies on Senior Day: Final Home Game Ends in Heartbreak
Stormy at Sea: Irish Fall in Jacksonville

Stormy at Sea: Irish Fall in Jacksonville

Author: Rebekah Mehuys

After a thrilling finish at home against Miami, Notre Dame hit the road to take on perennial rival Navy at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday Nov. 8. The Irish looked to continue their five-game win streak against the Midshipmen and get their season back on track after a shaky start.

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Cardinal Comeback: Stanford Uses Second-Half Surge to Upend Irish
Rocked by the Hurricane: Irish Lose a Slop Fest

Rocked by the Hurricane: Irish Lose a Slop Fest

Author: Madison Nardone

When describing the formidable environment of the Notre Dame-NC State game on Saturday Oct. 8, “harsh conditions” is an understatement. The Irish (2-4) took on the Wolfpack (4-1) hoping to make a statement and revive their season. Unfortunately for them, Mother Nature had other plans.

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Neva' Again: Irish Win Big but in Sloppy Fashion
Sparty Crashers: Late Rally Falls Short

Sparty Crashers: Late Rally Falls Short

Author: Jacob Zinkula

It looked like a Michigan State blowout early, but the game turned into a thriller after a furious rally by the Irish on Saturday, Sept. 17. Notre Dame came into the game as 7.5-point favorites, but ultimately lost by eight points, with a final score of 36-28.

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Disappointment: Duke Top Irish For First Time Since 1958
Longhorn Loss: An Old-Fashioned Overtime Shootout
QB Analysis: What's the Quarterback Situation?

QB Analysis: What's the Quarterback Situation?

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

Between the time that sophomore Brandon Wimbush started studying for his final exams last semester and sitting down in his first class in the new semester, he had moved up two spots on the depth chart — presumably occupying the role of starting quarterback for the Irish once spring practice arrives in roughly two months.

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South Bend over South Beach: Irish Get Close Win Over Historic Rival

South Bend over South Beach: Irish Get Close Win Over Historic Rival

Author: Michael Sokolowski

Oct. 29 saw the addition of another thrilling chapter to one of the most storied rivalries in college football. The 25th meeting between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Miami Hurricanes was filled with many twists and turns, though it ultimately finished with one of the best — if only — Irish victories from the season with a 30-27 victory in South Bend.

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A Conversation with Malik Zaire

A Conversation with Malik Zaire

Author: Alison O'Neil and Juan Jose Rodriguez

Most Notre Dame students know Malik Zaire as the senior quarterback who wears the number eight, a dynamic athlete with strong running skills and a passion for his sport. Throughout his career with the Irish, he has played in 17 games and represented Notre Dame on a national level both on and off the field.

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Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? No, We Should Keep Him

Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? No, We Should Keep Him

Author: Casey Nash

The fire-Kelly firestorm is premature and illogical. Admittedly, the 2016 season was one of the worst in ND history. But it was also Kelly’s only losing season in seven years at the helm in South Bend. He’s an NFL-caliber coach, adept recruiter and proven winner —­ he has more career wins than any active Division-1 coach.

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Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? Yes, Send Him Packing
Armed and Dangerous: Youth Lead the Way in a Big Irish Win

Armed and Dangerous: Youth Lead the Way in a Big Irish Win

Author: Casey Baker

Streets are shut down, entire hotels are shut down, and local banners are replaced­­­­ with Notre Dame logos, all in the name of the Shamrock Series. Functioning as a home game away from home, the Shamrock Series has brought Fighting Irish football all across the country, ranging from Dublin to San Antonio.

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