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  1. @FightingIrish Top-Five Videos Of The Year

    Dec 31, 2013, 11:09 AM EST

    As we say goodbye to 2013 later today, let’s take a look at the top-five videos of 2013 from Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish Digital Media. (Click here to read the previously posted “Top-10 Photos Of The Year”)   #5 –  Men’s Soccer Season Retrospective     #4 – Strong of Heart: Adam Sargent    …

  2. @FightingIrish Top-10 Photos Of The Year

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

    As we bid adieu to 2013 tonight, I thought it would be cool to take a look at the top-10 photos of the year in Notre Dame athletics. #10 – Andrews Heads Home Winner Over No. 1 UNC (Sept. 15) Photo By Shane Lardinois Freshman midfielder Morgan Andrews (Milford, N.H./Milford) headed in a cross from sophomore defender Brittany…

  3. A New Tradition Born

    Oct 3, 2013, 8:55 AM EST

    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at the Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories about Irish athletic squads . You can follow…

  4. Coming Home To The Dome: Sara Liebscher ’91, MBA ’93

    Aug 21, 2013, 11:59 PM EST

    There are many student-athletes that graduate from the University of Notre Dame and enter careers outside of sports after they hang up their uniform for the final time. However, you may not know that some find their way back to Notre Dame to help mold the next-generation of student-athlete in a variety of non-coaching positions.…

  5. June 11, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jun 11, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

    In an attempt to keep all of you Fighting Irish fans in the loop, one of my first orders of business as the new @NDSportsBlogger will be to provide you a morning recap of what stories you may have missed the previous few 24 hours. On we’re off! (Or as the kids say, #RiseAndGrind) 1.…

  6. March Madness: Busy Weekend for the Fighting Irish

    Mar 3, 2013, 7:19 PM EST

    Thirteen Fighting Irish athletic teams took to the court, field, diamond, track, ice, pool and piste, in what was most definitely one of the busiest weekends of the year for Notre Dame athletics. On campus, the track & field programs competed in day two of the Alex Wilson Invitational, men’s lacrosse made its 2013 home…

  7. Strong of Heart #4: Debuting Sunday March 3

    Mar 2, 2013, 10:24 AM EST

    On Sunday evening at 6 pm ET, the newest Strong of Heart episode will debut on NBC Sports Network. The fourth in the series based off of the annual books profiling inspiring stories in Notre Dame athletics, this episode will feature Monty Williams (’93) and Patricia McAdams (’67 M.S.), two people near and dear to…

  8. Busy Weekend in The Bend

    Jan 17, 2013, 9:14 AM EST

    Students have returned, classes are back in session and the winter sports season is in full swing. If you’re going to be on campus this weekend, there is no shortage of Irish sporting events to check out. The tennis teams look to kick off their spring schedule on the right foot, track & field hosts…

  9. 2012 in Review: December

    Dec 31, 2012, 3:38 PM EST

    December was a quiet month in terms of games being played, but it certainly doesn’t mean things slowed down for the Fighting Irish. On Dec. 2, the Notre Dame players, coaches and staff celebrated their berth in the national championship with a BCS watch party at the Gug. The matchup with #2 Alabama, set for…

  10. 2012 in Review: November

    Dec 31, 2012, 2:35 PM EST

    November was another special month for Notre Dame athletics. Basketball kicked into full swing, hockey swept one of its top rivals on the road for the first time in decades, and on the gridiron, the Fighting Irish continued their incredible season. On Nov. 3, that quest for perfection seemed in jeopardy. But then, the magic…

  11. 2012 in Review: October

    Dec 31, 2012, 11:15 AM EST

    Of all the months, October was probably the busiest for the Fighting Irish – especially on television. On Oct. 3, a new Strong of Heart feature debuted on NBC Sports Network. The episode included features on Notre Dame football historian Steve Boda and senior linebacker Manti Te’o. However, that was just the beginning. Notre Dame…

  12. 2012 in Review: July

    Dec 30, 2012, 1:45 PM EST

    With summer in full swing, July was one of the quieter months on campus, though several current and former Irish athletes were busy away from Notre Dame. Golfer Ashley Armstrong competed in the U.S. Open. Sophomore Ashley Armstrong will spend her July 4th holiday preparing for the U.S. Women’s Golf Open, which kicks off on…

  13. 2012 in Review: June

    Dec 30, 2012, 11:56 AM EST

    Though most seasons were finished by the time June came around, it was nevertheless a busy month for the Fighting Irish. Student-athletes took part in summer session classes, with many enrolled in a course called “Career Development Through Community Engagement,” where they spent time giving back to those in the Michiana area. Back on campus,…

  14. 2012 in Review: May

    Dec 30, 2012, 9:34 AM EST

    With the academic year winding down, May was a month for recognizing students’ achievements over the past four years. As is tradition when the team is still in the NCAA tournament, the men’s lacrosse program held its own graduation ceremony on the road. This year, twelve seniors graduated at the Our Lady of Good Counsel…

  15. 2012 in Review: April

    Dec 29, 2012, 3:38 PM EST

    In April, the women’s basketball team kicked off the month with an exciting 83-75 overtime win against fellow #1 seed Connecticut in the national semifinal in Denver. A late rebound and putback from Natalie Novosel, a block from Skylar Diggins (yes, a block from the 5’9″ Irish point guard) and a pair of key three-pointers…

  16. 2012 in Review: March

    Dec 29, 2012, 1:25 PM EST

    It’s often said that “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” While I don’t know the origin of that particular phrase, I can tell you one thing – it was a wild month for the Fighting Irish. Here are some of the highlights. On Senior Night at Purcell Pavilion, Notre…

  17. 2012 In Review: January

    Dec 29, 2012, 9:05 AM EST

    It’s been quite a year for the Fighting Irish. Over the next few days, we’ll look back at the some of the best moments, videos and posts featured on our blogs during the past twelve months. Beginning of course with January, and a memorable Saturday night at Purcell Pavilion… Here’s an excerpt from the blog…

  18. New “Strong of Heart” Debuts on Sunday

    Dec 12, 2012, 1:19 PM EST

    On Sunday, Dec. 16, the latest in Notre Dame’s Strong of Heart series will debut on NBC Sports Network. The episode tells the inspiring stories of a pair of former Irish athletes – women’s basketball player Dr. Carol Lally Shields (’79) and swimmer Haley Scott DeMaria (’95). Dr. Lally Shields is a world-renowned ophthamologist in…

  19. SAAC Throws 16th Annual Pediatric Christmas Party

    Dec 7, 2012, 12:37 PM EST

    Last night, the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) held their 16th Annual Pediatric Christmas Party. SAAC invites the pediatric hematology and oncology wards from Memorial Hospital every year, and this year added St. Joseph Regional Medical Center to the list. Tammy Robison, the parent advocate for Memorial Hospital, said, “It’s phenomenal! It’s so great for our…

  20. Fighting Irish Xtra: 11/12/12

    Nov 12, 2012, 4:06 PM EST

    The FIX is back, and better than ever. If you’re a frequent viewer, you might notice this week’s episode has a new look. Coming to you from the Fighting Irish Digital Media studio, Katherine Dudas has the recap on basketball, soccer and swimming in less than two minutes.

  21. Fighting Irish Xtra: 10/30/12

    Oct 30, 2012, 3:49 PM EST

    After another strong weekend for Notre Dame athletics, The FIX returns from the Purcell Pavilion, a venue home to four Fighting Irish events this week. Men’s basketball got the fun started last night with an exhibition contest against Quincy, and women’s hoops hits the court on Thursday evening versus Edinboro. Friday will be a busy…

  22. Get Your Hoops Fix

    Oct 18, 2012, 11:37 AM EST

    We just hit the halfway point of football season, so it’s hard to imagine, but basketball season is right around the corner. Last Thursday, the Notre Dame basketball teams held their annual media day at the Purcell Pavilion. Women’s head coach Muffet McGraw kicked off the day with a press conference in the auditorium, before…

  23. Google+ Hangout: A Conversation With Jack Swarbrick (2.0)

    Sep 26, 2012, 6:35 PM EST

    In July, University Vice President/Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick participated in a Google+ Hangout, discussing the state of Fighting Irish Athletics with representatives from several Notre Dame online fan communities. Tonight at 7:00 pm ET, Swarbrick joins Fighting Irish Digital Media for a second Hangout. Due to an unfortunate technical glitch, the host computer disconnected…

  24. Golden Again

    Aug 27, 2012, 1:53 PM EST

    Skylar Diggins has yet to compete in the Olympics, but the senior guard has already made a name for herself with USA Basketball. This weekend, Diggins was part of the U.S. squad that took home the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA 3×3 World Championships in Athens, Greece. The South Bend native helped lead the…

  25. Mabrey Wins Gold

    Aug 20, 2012, 4:26 PM EST

    She has not even begun her first semester as an undergraduate, but freshman guard Michaela Mabrey is already golden. On Sunday, the Belmar, N.J. native helped the United States win the title at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Puerto Rico. She scored 14 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists. Mabrey earned…

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