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January271990
Basketball gets revenge on Miami
While the Miami football team would win two months earlier, the Notre Dame basketball team would put Miami in its place on the hardwood.
Keywords: basketball, miami, digger phelps, football, lou holtz, monty williams, laphonso ellis, tim crawford, big east
February51990
NBC deal signed
NBC and Notre Dame would sign an exclusive contract allowing NBC to broadcast all Notre Dame home football games.
Keywords: football, nbc, san antonio, new york city, washington dc, hockey
September71991
Irv Smith carries some Hoosiers
Irv Smith would score a touchdown no matter what stood in his way or held him back.
Keywords: football, irv smith, indiana, rick mirer, tony smith
January241992
Swim Team Bus Crash
As the swim team was traveling back to campus after a meet in a heavy snow storm, the team's bus would slide off the road and roll over just two miles from home.
Keywords: womens swim team, northwestern, swimming, meghan beeler, colleen hipp, bus crash, haley scott demaria, what though the odds, basilica
February291992
Perfect Free Throw Shooting
LaPhonso Ellis would have a record setting game from the charity stripe against St. John's.
Keywords: basketball, st johns, laphonso ellis, donald royal, depaul, john macleod, joyce center, jacc
September121992
Reggie Brooks scores while unconscious
As long as you cross the goal line, it doesn't matter how you get there. Don't worry, he would be fine afterwards.
Keywords: football, michigan, reggie brooks, lou holtz, rick mirer, corwin brown, charlie weis, texas a&m, cotton bowl
November71992
Rudy game sequences are filmed
Rudy filmed many of the scenes on and around campus. At the Boston College game, the game sequences were filmed during halftime.
Keywords: football, rudy, boston college, lou holtz, georgia tech, fake punt, dan devine, joe montana
November141992
The Snow Bowl
Lou Holtz wouldn't let the fans boo him again and went for the win in the snow.
Keywords: football, penn state, joe paterno, boston college, big ten, bobby taylor, lou holtz, rick mirer, irv smith, demetrius debose, rudy, jerome bettis, snow bowl
October291993
Haley Scott DeMaria wins her heat
Following an accident, surgery, and rehabilitation, Haley Scott returns to the pool and is at the top of her game.
Keywords: womens swim team, bus crash, haley scott demaria, meghan beeler, colleen hipp, knute rockne all american, rudy
November41993
Alliance for Catholic Education
The Alliance for Catholic Education program is founded and holds their first information meeting.
Keywords: ace, alliance for catholic education, father tim scully, father sean mcgraw, lafortune, ace advocates, patricia ohara, richard warner, holy cross, dean, law school
November121993
First Trumpets in the Dome
Now a staple of game day, Trumpets in the Dome had a much smaller start.
Keywords: band, trumpets, florida state, dome, trumpets in the dome, alma mater, fight song, victory march
November131993
Game of the Century IV: Florida State
In the fourth game of the century Notre Dame played in in the 20th century, #2 Notre Dame would face #1 Florida State in a highly anticipated match up that also saw the first broadcast of College Gameday.
Keywords: football, florida state, one versus two, gameday, joyce center, bob costas, oj simpson, adrian jarrell, kevin pendergast, jim flanigan, game of the century
October21994
Women's soccer ends UNC's 92 game winning streak
The women's soccer team would thrust itself into the national spotlight by stopping the juggernaut of North Carolina.
Keywords: womens soccer, north carolina, streak, jen renola, chris petrucelli, randy waldrum, colorado
September171995
Craig Counsell makes MLB debut with Rockies
Craig Counsell had a standout career at Notre Dame and has made his impression on the big leagues since his first game.
Keywords: baseball, craig counsell, pat murphy, colorado rockies
October141995
ND stops Army's potential winning 2pt conversion
Reeling backwards, Notre Dame makes a last minute stand by a small guy with a big heart.
Keywords: football, army, meadowlands, giants stadium, ivory covington
December281997
The Independence Bowl
Finishing the season winning six of seven, including a win against LSU, made the Irish bowl eligible in a rematch against LSU.
Keywords: football, lsu, independence bowl, bob davie, scott cengia
January121999
Last game ND did not make any 3 point shots
If there ever was a metaphorical lid on the basket, the game at Connecticut may have had a physical deterrent on any three point shot.
Keywords: basketball, connecticut, john macleod, mike brey, yale, central michigan, miami, duke, indiana, syracuse, villanova, troy murphy, harold swanagan, california, old spice classic, ben hansbrough
August281999
ND's earliest football game
The Irish kicked off the 1999 season earlier than any other season. Behind third year head coach Bob Davie, and a new Leprechaun, Notre Dame welcomed Kansas to campus.
Keywords: football, kansas, bob davie, gator bowl, georgia tech, jarious jackson, mike brown, leprechaun, arnaz battle


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