Thursday, April 17, 2014

Notre Dame Selected "Most Beautiful Campus"

Insignia Lifestyle Boutique just published their list of the Ten Most Beautiful College and University Campuses in the World -- and the University of Notre Dame's campus made the list!

As you'll see, Notre Dame's campus was selected as the most beautiful in America and just one of four campuses in the States to make the global list...


Domer Injured in Bombing to Run in Marathon!

Eliza Gedney '11, who was injured in last year's bombings at the Boston Marathon, has decided to run in Monday's race.  That's Eliza on the right in the photo above -- with her friend Liza Smeraldi who's going to run the Boston Marathon with her.

Gedney, who lives close to the Finish Line of the Boston Marathon was walking down the sidewalk of Boylston Street on her way to meet some friends to celebrate Patriot's Day...

When the first bomb went off...

“It was 2:49 p.m. when I made my way past the Marathon Sports store and was right at the finish line when the first bomb detonated just a few yards behind me,” says Gedney, who earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business in 2011. “The explosion occurred on the sidewalk right where I had stepped just a few seconds before.”

Gedney, who goes by the nickname Eli, was blown off of her feet. She suffered second and third-degree burns to her ankles and lower legs, and shrapnel wounds from head to toe. Her ear drum ruptured. Dazed and bleeding, she stumbled into a nearby bar, and was quickly taken to a medical tent for treatment before being transported to the hospital...

You're going to want to read the rest of this story -- click on the link below:


Day Two: 2014 Portsmouth Invitational

Garrick Sherman's Portsmouth Sports Club beat Eric Atkins' K&D Rounds Landscaping 92 - 91 today at the Portsmouth Invitational.  Sherman had 18 points and 2 rebounds -- Atkins had 9 points, 10 assists and 4 rebounds in this game between the two former Fighting Irish basketball players.

They are two of the sixty-four college seniors invited to play in this sixty-year old tournament played before NBA general managers and scouts.


Day One: Portsmouth Invitational Results

Former Notre Dame student-athletes Eric Atkins and Garrick Sherman are playing in the Portsmouth Invitational this weekend in front of general managers and scouts from every NBA team.  The sixty-year old tournament tipped off last night and runs through Saturday...

In Wednesday's opening round action, Garrick Sherman led his Portsmouth Sports Club team with 19 points and was second in rebounding with 11 in a 77 - 74 loss to Roger Brown's Restaurant.  And, Eric Atkins played 30 minutes for his K&D Rounds Landscaping team in their 71 - 66 losing effort to Norfolk Sports Club.  Atkins scored 5 points while dishing out 5 assists and making 3 steals...

Today at 3:15 PM ET -- Atkins and Sherman square off against each other in a game pitting the Portsmouth Sports Club vs. K&D Rounds Landscaping.  You can watch it LIVE ONLINE -- at the link below: