Notre Dame Football Book Review – The Forgotten Four

The Forgotten Four

I like sports, including football. I like history, always have. I like Notre Dame with a passion; ask any one who knows me or any of my students. :) So, I thought I would change things up just a bit. Last month we reviewed the book Notre Dame and the Game That Changed Football, by Frank Magio, which focused on Jesse Harper and the famous 1913 game between the Fightin' Irish and Army Black Knights at West Point where the underdog Notre Dame football team defeated the Cadets using the … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pre-Game Warm Ups

Irish Pre-Game Warm Ups

The past several days we have written about the Notre Dame Marching Band concert at the steps of Bond Hall, about their entrance and music played inside Notre Dame Stadium prior to the Fighting Irish home football game, and about the Notre Dame Bagpipe Band playing at the foot of the Main Administration building (the one with the Golden Dome of Our Lady) all during home game day activities. In these articles there were a few pictures as well as numerous video clips. Today I thought I would … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Football Weekends – Bond Hall Concert

University of Notre Dame Marching Band at Bond Hall

Last year in late October we had the privilege to visit the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana for several days. This included the Friday before a home football game as well as Saturday game day. It is just incredible how many different activities occur on those two days. For those interested in our experiences last year, with lots and lots of pictures and videos feel free to visit our Notre Dame page. This year, for the second year in a row, we had the same … [Read more...]

Notre Dame

Go Irish

I have been a diehard fan of the University of Notre Dame for all of my 50+ years on this planet. Like many Fightin' Irish fans, I had previously only seen the campus on television during the home football games in the fall. I never had the chance to see the GO IRISH painted sign on one of the walls within the Joyce Center. Pictures, like the one below the live WebCam of the Golden Dome on top of the Main Administration building (on the right) with the Basilica on the left, were only … [Read more...]

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