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Irish Hold On Against Midshipmen

Irish Hold On Against Midshipmen

Author: John Horlander

In the 91st meeting between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-2) and the Navy Midshipmen (6-3), the Irish were forced to battle through winds, rain and the perpetual torment of Navy’s triple-option offense.

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Irish Taste Sweet Victory in Citrus Bowl

Irish Taste Sweet Victory in Citrus Bowl

Author: Rebekah Mehuys

On Jan. 1, Notre Dame entered the Citrus Bowl seeking to close out their season with win number 10. The Irish “hadn’t won a New Year’s game in, like, 752 years,” head coach Brian Kelly quipped after the game, and the formidable LSU Tigers threatened to make it 753. 

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ND Overwhelms BC in Holy War
Irish Trounce Temple in Season Opener
Death by Dawgs

Death by Dawgs

Author: Joe Disipio

When the clock showed triple zeroes on Sept. 9, the one-point difference between Notre Dame and the University of Georgia Bulldogs seemed defining. The contest proved to be a back-and-forth battle driven by defense, penalties and special teams. 

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Irish Dominate Trojans in Home Rout
Cardinal Stand Tall

Cardinal Stand Tall

Author: Tessa Bangs

Two weeks after a blowout 41-8 loss to Miami, and one day after that same Miami team was dealt an embarrassing blow by unranked Pittsburgh, No. 9 Notre Dame’s hopes of a top bowl officially ended at the hands of the No. 20 Stanford Cardinal.

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Irish Down Deacons in Sloppy Shootout
Irish Show Up Big in East Lansing
Irish Bring Home a Win
Meltdown in Miami
Featured Performer: Josh Adams
Irish Soar Above RedHawks

Irish Soar Above RedHawks

Author: Mackenzie Sheil

Eager for a win at home following the heartbreaking 20-19 loss versus Georgia three weeks prior, the No. 22 Notre Dame Fighting Irish continued their momentum with a decisive win over the visiting Miami (OH) RedHawks.

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B1G Season Begins
Featured Performer: Alex Lebedev
ND Baseball Alumnus A.J. Pollock Makes Postseason Debut
#ByTheNumbers
Interhall Football: The Road to the Stadium
Men's Soccer Continues to Battle in Daunting ACC
#ByTheNumbers
Featured Performer Jon Gallagher

Featured Performer Jon Gallagher

Author: Paris Shirley

When Irish soccer player Jon Gallagher walked away with the Athletic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Year award last season, it was both an achievement marking all the success that he has had in the program and a testament to the worldwide journey that brought him here. 

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Muffet McGraw: Hallowed in the Hall
Flick on the Field Prepares Irish Student Body for 2017 Football Season
#ByTheNumbers

#ByTheNumbers

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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Remembering Ara

Remembering Ara

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

The Notre Dame community lost a legend in the early hours of Wednesday, Aug. 2, when two-time national champion and College Football Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian passed away at the age of 94.

“Notre Dame mourns the loss of a legendary football coach, a beloved member of the Notre Dame family and good man — Ara Parseghian,” Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. said in a statement issued by the university. “Among his many accomplishments, we will remember him above all as a teacher, leader and mentor who brought out the very best in his players, on and off the field.”…

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