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January81944
Lujack plays basketball too
Johnny Lujack played more than just football and today the basketball team would take on Kentucky.
Keywords: basketball, johnny lujack, kentucky, football, heisman, edward moose krause, marko todorovich, carl lloyd, leo kiler
September31944
Notre Dame Monogram Winners at Pearl Harbor
Six Notre Dame men serving in the Navy would pose for a picture at Pearl Harbor during World War II.
Keywords: world war ii, pearl harbor, jack wiethoff, john hickey, ralph vinciguerra, frank leahy, bob faught, ray brancheau, track, baseball, basketball, football, navy
September301944
With key personnel in the war, football continues
World War II takes its toll on the University's enrollment and on the football team's roster.
Keywords: football, pittsburgh, world war ii, great lakes, iowa pre-flight, frank leahy, ed mckeever, navy, angelo bertelli, heisman, marines, southeastern conference, bob kelly, zeke oconnor, tom guthrie, marty wendell, joe gasparella, george terlep
October71944
The second straight shutout
In the first meeting between the Irish and the Green Wave, ND would not allow a point on the board for the second consecutive game of the 1944 season.
Keywords: football, tulane, achille maggioli, elmer angsman, bob kelly
October141944
ND Downs Dartmouth in Fenway
Notre Dame's first visit to Fenway Park resulted in a comfortable 64-0 victory.
Keywords: football, dartmouth, fenway park, boston college, haskell institute, holy cross, boley dancewicz, nunzio marino, ed clasby
October211944
The scoreless streak comes to an end
The starters would jump out to a dominating lead, only to see the reserves end the 15 quarter scoreless streak.
Keywords: football, wisconsin, harry stuhldreher, bob kelly, jeo gasparella, elmer angsman
October281944
The Irish get a scare
For the first time all season, Notre Dame trailed during a game and fought to come back.
Keywords: football, illinois, john adams, bob kelly, achille maggioli, boley dancewicz
November41944
The first of two academy losses
Notre Dame could not keep up with the wartime Navy team.
Keywords: football, navy, elmer angsman, fred early, boley dancewicz, bob kelly
November111944
A loss for the war effort
The largest deficit a Notre Dame team would incur had a larger impact helping the Allied war effort.
Keywords: football, army, yankee stadium, frank leahy, world war ii, navy, battle of the bulge, armistice day
November181944
The defense shuts out Northwestern
Despite two lopsided loses, the team rebounds to prior form and shuts down the Wildcats.
Keywords: football, northwestern, jim brennan, terry brennan
November251944
Yet another shutout by the defense
The underdog Irish record yet another shutout, this time on the road.
Keywords: football, georgia tech, navy, jim brennan, bob kelly
December21944
Revenge against Great Lakes
The loss to Great Lakes NTS in 1943 did not stop ND from winning the championship. The Irish would not let the same outcome occur a second year in a row.
Keywords: football, great lakes naval training school, ara parseghian, jim mello, boley dancewicz, bob kelly, navy, zeke oconnor, marty wendell, bill chandler, achille miggioli, ed clasby, mike davlin, art fitzgerald, johnny ray, johnny dee, ralph stewart, john corbisiero, george benigni, ted tannehill, joe westenkircher, rudy krall, emil ladyko, walt krodratovich, ted dorash

Baseball

  • 4/15: W ND 10 - Indiana 5
  • 4/15: W ND 4 - Indiana 0
  • 4/21: W ND 2 - Wisconsin 1
  • 4/22: W ND 8 - Wisconsin 1
  • 4/28: L Michigan 5 - ND 4
  • 4/29: L Michigan 7 - ND 2
  • 5/6: L Purdue 5 - ND 2
  • 5/7: L Freeman Field 4 - ND 0
  • 5/12: L Western Michigan 8 - ND 5
  • 5/13: W ND 3 - Western Michigan 1
  • 5/14: W ND 5 - Bunker Hill 4
  • 5/20: L Iowa Pre-Flight 2 - ND 0
  • 5/27: W ND 2 - Western Michigan 1
  • 5/27: W ND 4 - Western Michigan 2
  • 5/28: L Bunker Hill 6 - ND 2
  • 6/2: W ND 10 - Michigan 1
  • 6/3: L Michigan 6 - ND 4
  • 6/4: W ND 4 - Freeman Field 3
  • 6/10: L Northwestern 7 - ND 6
  • 6/11: L Great Lakes 8 - ND 2
  • 6/17: W ND 15 - Purdue 0
  • 6/18: L Great Lakes 13 - ND 7

Football

  • 9/30: W ND 58 - Pittsburgh 0
  • 10/7: W ND 26 - Tulane 0
  • 10/14: W #1 ND 64 - Dartmouth 0
  • 10/21: W #1 ND 28 - Wisconsin 13
  • 10/28: W #1 ND 13 - #14 Illinois 7
  • 11/4: L #6 Navy 32 - #2 ND 13
  • 11/11: L #1 Army 59 - #5 ND 0
  • 11/18: W #11 ND 21 - Northwestern 0
  • 11/25: W #18 ND 21 - #10 Georgia Tech 0
  • 12/2: W #9 ND 28 - #12 Great Lakes NTS 7

Men's Basketball

  • 1/3: W ND 35 - Purdue 32
  • 1/8: L Kentucky 55 - ND 54
  • 1/11: W ND 52 - Marquette 46
  • 1/21: L Northwestern 43 - ND 36
  • 1/26: W ND 57 - Valparaiso 44
  • 1/29: L Marquette 60 - ND 43
  • 2/2: W ND 64 - Bunker Hill 55
  • 2/5: L DePaul 61 - ND 45
  • 2/9: L Great Lakes 84 - ND 48
  • 2/14: W ND 59 - NYU 53
  • 2/19: W ND 54 - Great Lakes 51
  • 2/26: W ND 66 - Iowa 42
  • 3/3: L Camp Grant 63 - ND 47
  • 12/6: W ND 89 - Kellogg Field 28
  • 12/9: W ND 68 - Miami (OH) 34
  • 12/12: W ND 71 - Alma 30
  • 12/16: W ND 57 - Wisconsin 46
  • 12/19: W ND 91 - Loras (IA) 44
  • 12/23: L Iowa 63 - ND 46
  • 12/27: W ND 49 - Purdue 47
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