Monday, March 7, 2011
Jim Seymour -- who Irish fans will remember as #85 in the Notre Dame gold helmet -- who was on the receiving end of many TD passes from Terry Hanratty -- is in need of our prayers. Seymour (seen here on a Time magazine cover with Hanratty) -- is battling a very aggressive form of cancer. Please keep Jim and his family in your prayers!!!
Posted by Jim Small at 10:53 PM
Muffet's Irish beat DePaul 71 - 67 to advance to the Big East Championship game tomorrow night -- for the first time in ten years!!! It wasn't a pretty game -- but, the Irish advance to play UCONN -- on their home court for the title. Here's a link to the boxscore from ESPN:
LINK: IRISH BEAT DEPAUL -- ON TO CHAMPIONSHIP GAME!
Posted by Jim Small at 10:18 PM
Can you believe it? The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame -- are now ranked #4 in the national college basketball polls! Both the AP and the ESPN/USA Today/Coaches Poll have Mike Brey's boys sitting in the #4 spot. Now, if we can win a couple of games this week -- we'll probably stay in that spot for the NCAA Selection Committee to pick us a #1 seed... Here's a link to both polls:
LINK: NOTRE DAME BASKETBALL -- #4 IN BOTH POLLS!!!
Posted by Jim Small at 6:42 PM
"Strong Bodies Fight" tells the unique story of the relationship between the University of Notre Dame's Bengal Bouts and the Holy Cross Mission in Bangladesh. I encourage all of you to click on the link below and watch the movie trailer. A little "insider info" -- when you visit the site the "boxer" in the blue trunks is a fighter by the name of Leo Rubinowski '09 (Bengal Bouts Champion and Boxing Team Captain) -- his Dad Conrad, is a regular visitor to the ND GO IRISH BLOG!
LINK: STRONG BODIES FIGHT -- THE MOVIE!
Posted by Jim Small at 4:59 PM
Well, Yahoo Sports decided to announce their All-American Team and National Coach of the Year today for college basketball today -- and Notre Dame's Mike Brey is their pick for top coach! It's the first National Coach of the Year honor for Mike Brey -- and if the Irish keep winning, it probably won't be his last. FYI: Ben Hansbrough was named Second Team All-American. Here's a link:
LINK: YAHOO'S -- NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR
Posted by Jim Small at 1:02 PM
For the first time that I can recall -- the Notre Dame Blue Gold Game will be televised. The cable channel called VERSUS will televise the game LIVE on April 16th. As a prelude to this -- on St. Patrick's Day -- VERSUS will run a six-hour NOTRE DAME marathon beginning at 5 PM EST. First up, the Notre Dame vs. Penn State in 1992, followed by the USC vs. Notre Dame game in 2005 and then it will end with the Florida State vs. ND 1993 game. Should be fun for ND Fans!!! Here's a link to the story:
LINK: VERSUS TO GET THE IRISH!
Posted by Jim Small at 9:13 AM
LINK: SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE -- GAME STORY
LINK: GAME NOTES: ND vs. LOUISVILLE
Posted by Jim Small at 8:43 AM