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May211923
Ara Parseghian's Birthday
Happy Birthday Coach Parseghian!
Keywords: ara parseghian, football, world war ii, miami ohio, woody hayes, northwestern, national championship, heisman, john huarte
November201925
Rockne is baptized into the Catholic Church
A small group gathered in the Log Chapel on Friday afternoon and Knute Rockne was baptized.
Keywords: knute rockne, log chapel, baptism, father vince mooney, northwestern, st edwards, knute rockne jr, hickey, thomas hickey
November101928
History of Notre Dame's Junior Varisty Team
In the 1920s, Notre Dame regularly fielded more than one football team. We begin with this history of the Notre Dame Junior Varsity team.
Keywords: junior varsity football, b squad, c squad, knute rockne, general motors, jumpin joe savoldi, minnesota, iowa, northwestern, wisconsin, valparaiso
November271930
A Feast on Thanksgiving
In the first meeting between a Notre Dame and Vanderbilt team, the Irish had a feast on Herbert Hoover's proclaimed day of Thanksgiving.
Keywords: junior varsity football, knute rockne, vanderbilt, wisconsin, northwestern, national championship
November171934
A little trickeration for the win
In a play similar to "coach, we've got the wrong ball", Notre Dame would emerge victorious.
Keywords: football, northwestern, elmer layden, knute rockne, rey bonar, steve miller, hank pojman, andy pilney, george melinovich, william shakespeare
December311935
A tie in basketball
Even though overtime was common, it was not played between Notre Dame and Northwestern. The game would remain tied forever.
Keywords: basketball, northwestern, george keogan, tie
November131943
Creighton Miller gets a pre-game snack
Before the game started, Creighton Miller would find himself in line for a hot dog when he ran into Father Cavanaugh.
Keywords: football, creighton miller, northwestern, frank leahy, father cavanaugh
November271943
Champions & Heismans After A Loss
Despite losing their final game of the season, Notre Dame would still be declared the 1943 National Champions. Meanwhile, Angelo Bertelli would win the Heisman Trophy.
Keywords: football, great lakes naval training school, heisman, angelo bertelli, army, navy, iowa pre-flight, michigan, northwestern, georgia tech, purdue, johnny lujack, emil sitko, steve juzwik, pete kelly, mike romano, frank leahy, ara parseghian, leon hart
November181944
The defense shuts out Northwestern
Despite two lopsided loses, the team rebounds to prior form and shuts down the Wildcats.
Keywords: football, northwestern, jim brennan, terry brennan
October291966
The Immovable Irish Defense
The Irish special teams would give up 7 points, but the defense would continue its season long stalwart effort.
Keywords: football, navy, ara parseghian, john pergine, mike mcgill, oklaoma, jim lynch, defense, special teams, purdue, northwestern, johnny ray, michigan state, rocky bleier
January241992
Swim Team Bus Crash
As the swim team was traveling back to campus after a meet in a heavy snow storm, the team's bus would slide off the road and roll over just two miles from home.
Keywords: womens swim team, northwestern, swimming, meghan beeler, colleen hipp, bus crash, haley scott demaria, what though the odds, basilica
September292012
Shamrock Series Preview: ND v Miami
As we prepare for next week's game against Miami in Soldier Field, lets take a look back at the history of each.
Keywords: football, soldier field, miami, knute rockne, ara parseghian, dan devine, gerry faust, terry brennan, lou holtz, sun bowl, jimmy johnson, tokyo, orange bowl, great lakes, southern cal, northwestern