The Chesapeake Bowl (featuring high school all-stars from; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, D.C., Virginia and West Virginia) was played tonight in Edgewater, MD -- and University of Notre Dame verbal commit, Ronald Darby followed up the opening play of the game -- a 90 yard kick-off return for a TD by the North's Nate Smith by taking the ensuing kick-off for a 75 yard TD for the South! Here's a link to the news article -- along with a link to the video:
The University of Notre Dame will be well represented in Tuesday's inaugural Semper Fidelis Bowl in Phoenix. Here's a list of the high school stars playing in the game who have verbally committed to playing for the IRISH:
The day before the Irish took on Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl -- fifty members of the Notre Dame Family (alumni, cheerleaders and fans) went to work at the New Image Youth Center (Parramore, FL) painting, sanding, weeding, assembling new furniture and playing with the kids.
This community service project is just one of many -- that the Notre Dame Alumni Association will perform around the world each year. It's what sets ND apart from most institutions in this country.