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April61988
Only Bookstore Basketball game decided by coin toss
For thirty years, every Bookstore Basketball game has ended when one team reached 21 baskets. Every game, except one which was stuck seven points shy.
Keywords: bookstore basketball, coin toss
April72012
The TINDH Bracket Champion
We have a winner!
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
April122012
New contributions coming!
The site continues to expand to bring you more content every day!
Keywords: tindh, guest post
April132012
History of the Old Timers Game
The first guest post in the series: the history of the Old Timers game which would lead to the modern Blue-Gold game.
Keywords: football, blue gold game, old timers game, knute rockne, ara parseghian, world war ii, johnny obrien, win one for the gipper, four horsemen, elmer layden, johnny lujack, ralph guglielmi, bill early, paul hornung, coley obrien, jim seymour, terry hanratty, gus cifelli, johnny lattner, leon hart, pete duranko, paul hornung, monty stickles, red mack, paul snow, jack snow, dan shannon, dick lynch, nick pietrosante, sandy bonvechio, george izo, jim kelly, joe theismann, william shakespeare, don elster, scholastic
April171962
Jim Hannan's major league debut
Jim Hannan makes his major league debut with the Washington Senators.
Keywords: baseball, jim hannan, washington senators
April201888
ND plays first of two games in as many days
Notre Dame plays its second ever football game on campus as Michigan comes to town for a two game contest.
Keywords: football, michigan, brother paul
April211879
Father Sorin leaves for Europe
Father Sorin leaves for Europe, yet again.
Keywords: father sorin
April211917
Track team ties the world record
The track and field relay team would set a Drake Relays record and tie the world record mark.
Keywords: track and field, drake relays, meehan, world record
April241987
The 1987 Drake Relays
Nicholas Sparks would compete in two relay races for the Track and Field team.
Keywords: track and field, nicholas sparks, mike oconnor, dan garrett, ron markezich, david warth, robert nobles, mike rogan, drake relays
April251986
The 1986 Drake Relays
The relay team would win first place, but not set a school record.
Keywords: track and field, drake relays, john mcnelis, robert nobles, jeff van wie, jim tyler
April261985
Nicholas Sparks helps set the 4x800 record
Author Nicholas Sparks helped set a track & field record, which still stands today.
Keywords: track and field, record, nicholas sparks, jeff van wie, robert nobles, john mcnelis, drake relays
April262002
Brad Lidge makes MLB debut with Astros
World Series winning closer, Brad Lidge, makes his MLB debut.
Keywords: baseball, brad lidge, paul maineiri, houston astros, washington nationals