October 30, 2015 |
IT'S BEEN A while since the Irish's eyes smiled on Philadelphia, but it wasn't always that way. From 1952-74, Notre Dame played 16 times in Philadelphia and won most of those games handily. Here is a look at each game the Irish played here: Notre Dame 9, Penn State 0: Irish coach Knute Rockne seemed more worried about his team's depth than the Nittany Lions. "We have so few good men this year that every time a player goes down, I am worried about him getting up," said the coach.
December 19, 1990 |
The University of Notre Dame allegedly committed major violations in recruiting an Ohio high school football player, but the college denied the charges yesterday. A major college football coach, who requested anonymity, was quoted yesterday in the St. Paul Pioneer Press as saying that Penn State and Ohio State had turned in Notre Dame for alleged NCAA violations in the recruitment of running back Ki-Jana Carter, of Westerville South High School. The allegations come on the heels of an admission by Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz last week that he gave $270 total to two athletes while at Minnesota.
September 16, 2012 |
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Everett Golson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score to help No. 20 Notre Dame beat No. 10 Michigan State, 20-3, Saturday night. The Fighting Irish (3-0) beat a top-10 opponent for the first time in seven years to give Brian Kelly a signature win in his third season. The Spartans (2-1) had won 15 straight at home. The streak included a win over the Irish in 2010 on a fake field goal in overtime that preceded coach Mark Dantonio's having a heart attack.
August 7, 1996 |
Jim Dillon of Holy Ghost Prep, The Inquirer's Northern suburban basketball player of the year last season, has made an oral commitment to attend Notre Dame, and will receive a full scholarship when he reports for classes in South Bend, Ind., later this month. Dillon is a 6-foot-1 point guard who averaged 16.8 points and 4.6 assists in leading the Firebirds to a 28-3 record and to within one game of the state Class AAA championship. Holy Ghost previously said Dillon, 17, would attend The Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J., for one year.
November 5, 1989 |
Top-ranked Notre Dame tied a school record with its 21st consecutive victory, beating Navy, 41-0, yesterday in South Bend, Ind., for its first shutout in six years. The Irish (9-0) beat Navy for the 26th consecutive time since 1963. Notre Dame rushed for 414 yards and five touchdowns and held the Midshipmen (2-6) to 67 yards rushing and 99 yards passing. Nonetheless, Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz said he had been worried about Navy. "I'm not insulting your intelligence; I'm a worrier," Holtz said.
October 16, 2008 |
Notre Dame tight end Will Yeatman has been suspended from the team for the rest of the season but remains enrolled at school after being arrested on a charge of underage drinking at an off-campus party. Yeatman, 20, was informed of the suspension Tuesday, his mother, Bonnie, said yesterday. She said he plans to play lacrosse for the Irish in the spring and take part in spring football practice. Yeatman and Notre Dame center Mike Golic Jr., whose father, Mike Golic, is an ex-Eagle and co-host of "Mike & Mike in the Morning" on ESPN, and women's basketball player Brittany Mallory were among 37 people arrested at a house in South Bend during the early morning hours of Sept.
October 24, 1989 |
Notre Dame won the Shipley tournament Saturday by defeating Lower Merion, 4-1. Amy Willard, Kara MacDermott, Rene Hardican and Christina Scanlon scored in the victory. Earlier, Notre Dame (9-5 overall), which is tied with Germantown Academy for first place in the Inter-Academic League at 4-0, faced Shipley and earned a first-round 5-1 victory. In that game, Notre Dame received 3 goals and an assist from Willard and a goal each from MacDermott and Hardican. Traci Brody scored for Lower Merion (5-6-1 overall, 2-5-1 in the Constitution League)
September 26, 2004 |
Brady Quinn tied a school record with four touchdown passes to lead Notre Dame to a 38-3 victory over Washington yesterday in South Bend, Ind. In the first half, Quinn completed 15 of 23 passes for 196 yards, with two TDs each to Matt Shelton and Anthony Fasano, leading Notre Dame (3-1) to its first easy win of the season. He completed only two passes in the second half, one for 53 yards that set up the Fighting Irish's final score, but it hardly mattered. The sophomore finished 17 for 32 for 266 yards with one interception.
September 14, 1993 |
Julie Marco has coached middle school girls, high school girls and college women. Whatever the level, Academy of Notre Dame's first-year coach knows that fundamentals determine the success of field hockey players. "If they know the techniques, if they know the fundamentals, game strategy is so much easier," Marco said. "You can put in every play you want, but it won't work if they can't stop the ball, if they can't hit the ball. " Marco, a former head coach at St. Mark's in Delaware and at Villanova University, is trying to teach the fundamentals to her Notre Dame players.
March 27, 2012 |
Absegami junior Rashad Kinlaw has committed to attend Notre Dame on a football scholarship. Absegami coach Dennis Scuderi Jr. said Kinlaw made his decision Monday night after a weekend visit to Notre Dame. "He's going to have a chance to play right away," Scuderi Jr. said. "It's a great opportunity for him. " The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Kinlaw played quarterback as a sophomore and junior for Absegami. He is projected to be a cornerback at Notre Dame. "He's everything you're looking for at that position," Scuderi Jr. said.