Cardiac Kids Strike Again

Notre Dame hockey will play for a national championship tomorrow night thanks to yet another heart-stopping victory in what's become a spring full of them last night. The Irish's Jake Evans scored the winning goal with 5.2 seconds to go [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|4 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish to host Duke for Spring freeze

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#12/#10,  5-3 (1-1 ACC) host the Duke Blue Devils (9-2, 1-1 ACC) at Arlotta Stadium this Saturday at 4:00 pm EDT, ESPNU.  Don't let the April date fool you, near-freezing temperatures are expected at game [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|2 Comments

The Hottest Take: 5 Reasons Lou Holtz Was Bad for Notre Dame

Lou Holtz occupies a strange place in Notre Dame lore. I was recently thinking about him after debating Muffet McGraw's place in the pantheon of Fighting Irish coaches while Holtz wasn't even mentioned mostly due to the fact that he [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|24 Comments

Uniform Concept: A Green Helmet Appears

Coming off our previous black-heavy St. Patrick's Day concept we return to the more comfortable green roots for the 37th Notre Dame concept by 18 Stripes. Today's effort was attempting two things. One, to put together the first green helmet [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|11 Comments

Muffet McGraw: Best Ever?

Any coach who wins a National Title at Notre Dame permanently etches their name in the tradition-laden halls of campus athletics. For Muffet McGraw that time came nearly two decades ago with a then program record 34 wins on the [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|32 Comments

WBB Instant Reaction: Notre Dame Wins National Championship!

Notre Dame defeated Mississippi State in the final game of the NCAA Tournament to bring home the program’s second national championship. I keep waiting for this to somehow be an elaborate April Fool’s joke, but now that I’ve ordered my [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|30 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish get squeezed by Orange

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (5-3, 1-1 ACC) lost 6-10 to the Syracuse Orangemen (5-3, 3-0 ACC) in the Carrier Dome. The Scoring Brian Willets led the Irish with 2 goals, with Schantz, Costabile, Collins and Drake each having 1 [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|2 Comments

WBB Instant Reaction: Irish Outlast UConn in Final Four to Advance to Title Game

They missed out on a trip to the Final Four the last two years. They dealt with a seemingly endless parade of injuries this season. They got blown out by Louisville during the ACC season. They lost the ACC Tournament [...]

By | March 31st, 2018|8 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish take Easter weekend trip to Syracuse

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#6/#7, 5-2, 1-0 ACC) visit the Syracuse Orangemen (#9/#10. 4-3, 2-0 ACC) at the Carrier Dome for an ACC matchup, Saturday, March 31, 5:00 pm, ESPNU.  At a minimum, we hope you will all tune [...]

By | March 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Irish Hockey Win East Regional to Reach Frozen Four

After back-to-back nail-biters, the Notre Dame Hockey team punched their tickets to the Frozen Four. The Irish knocked off the Michigan Tech Huskies in overtime 3-2 in the tournament's opening game. The following night, the Irish beat Providence 2-1 to [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|7 Comments