Man, I thought we were heading to the National Championship game -- after one of the great comebacks in Notre Dame history!!!
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The highest ranked team remaining in men's college lacrosse -- our Fighting Irish of Notre Dame -- play the University of Denver Pioneers today at 1 PM ET on ESPN2 in the NCAA National Semi-Final.
These two teams met earlier in the season -- with Denver winning 11 - 10 in overtime -- back on March 7th.
The winner will take on the winner of the Maryland vs. Johns Hopkins game -- on Memorial Day for the National Championship!
LINK: USA TODAY STORY
LINK: GAME NOTES
LINK: NCAA TOURNAMENT CENTRAL
Posted by Jim Small at 8:54 AM
Friday, May 22, 2015
While sitting here on very hot morning in the home of my daughter Kara and son-in-law Conor Walsh in Vero Beach, FL -- I took a lap around the worldwide web to see what the Florida media was saying about a Notre Dame alum...
LINK: ORLANDO SENTINEL
LINK: TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT
LINK: TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT #2
LINK: TOMAHAWK NATION
LINK: FOX SPORTS
Posted by Jim Small at 8:22 AM
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Notre Dame's two-sport star Pat Connaughton turned some heads a couple weekends ago at the NBA Draft Combine. There are now mock drafts that have him going as early as the end of the First Round in the 2015 NBA Draft...
LINK: THE DRAFT'S FIERCEST COMPETITOR
Posted by Jim Small at 10:46 PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Our oldest son Jimmy Small '08 -- will be appearing in the TV Show "WEST END SALVAGE" tomorrow night (Thursday, May 21) at 6 PM ET on the DIY Network.
The stars of West End Salvage visited Iowa Speedway to help create some unique "tailgating" games for race fans...
LINK: WEST END SALVAGE
Posted by Jim Small at 10:23 PM
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The former Notre Dame student-athlete is busy at work -- hoping to get another chance to wear that GOLD HELMET and finish what he started...
LINK: SPORTS ILLUSTRATED STORY
Posted by Jim Small at 1:26 PM
Monday, May 18, 2015
The R&B singer/musician was awarded yesterday with the Laetare Medal -- which is given annually by the University of Notre Dame to a Catholic who has made great contributions to the Church and society.
During Neville's acceptance speech -- he sang Ave Maria...
LINK: AARON NEVILLE -- AVE MARIA
Posted by Jim Small at 1:55 PM
Torii Hunter, Sr. had an off day this past Monday from his outfield duties with the Minnesota Twins so he made the trek to Notre Dame to spend it with his son Torii Jr. and his Fighting Irish baseball teammates.
Well, let's just say -- he joined in the fun...
Don't try this at home!
LINK: SWALLOWING FIRE
Posted by Jim Small at 8:15 AM