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March51977
ND defeats #1 and 29-0 San Francisco
29. And. One. San Francisco came to the ACC with a perfect record but did not leave with it intact.
Keywords: basketball, san francisco, digger phelps, dave batton, toby knight, bill paterno, rich branning, students, mvp, nbc, acc, athletic convocation center
May221977
President Carter gives the commencement address
President Carter became the second President of the United States to give the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, commencement, president carter, father hesburgh
August271977
The Observer Starts The Year
A new school year begins with construction still under way.
Keywords: the observer, fitzpatrick hall of engineering, football, dan devine, texas, national championship
October11977
Dump Devine emerges
Joe Montana would not have his best day but football is a team game and they would find a way to win.
Keywords: football, michigan state, dan devine, joe montana, ara parseghian, bob golic, david mitchell, dave reeve
October221977
The Green Jersey Game
Dan Devine schemes a motivational ploy with the help of Digger Phelps for the Irish to take down the Trojans. Needless to say it worked.
Keywords: football, southern cal, dan devine, mississippi, digger phelps, joe montana, chicken soup game, snow bowl, green jersey game, miami
December31977
First Women's Basketball game
The women's basketball team would be granted varsity status and play its first game against Valparaiso in front of a home crowd.
Keywords: womens basketball, valporaiso, sharon petro, st marys, coeducation

Baseball

  • 3/14: W ND 4 - Christian Brothers 0
  • 3/14: W ND 5 - Christian Brothers 2
  • 3/15: L Memphis State 12 - ND 0
  • 3/15: L Memphis State 11 - ND 6
  • 3/16: L Christian Brothers 8 - ND 0
  • 3/17: L Delta State 3 - ND 2
  • 3/17: L Delta State 6 - ND 1
  • 3/18: L Delta State 6 - ND 1
  • 3/19: L Tennessee-Martin 10 - ND 5
  • 3/19: W ND 5 - Tennessee-Martin 4
  • 3/20: W ND 9 - Illinois-Chicago 5
  • 3/20: L Murray State 17 - ND 0
  • 4/2: L Toledo 8 - ND 7
  • 4/2: L Toledo 5 - ND 4
  • 4/5: W ND 5 - Bethel 0
  • 4/5: W ND 12 - Bethel 1
  • 4/9: L Central Michigan 9 - ND 8
  • 4/12: L Valparaiso 6 - ND 2
  • 4/12: W ND 12 - Valparaiso 8
  • 4/15: L Bowling Green 6 - ND 3
  • 4/15: L Bowling Green 4 - ND 1
  • 4/16: L Illinois State 13 - ND 7
  • 4/16: L Illinois State 6 - ND 4
  • 4/20: W ND 4 - Northwestern 3
  • 4/20: L Northwestern 14 - ND 3
  • 4/21: L Michigan 6 - ND 1
  • 4/21: L Michigan 8 - ND 3
  • 4/24: L Butler 5 - ND 2
  • 4/24: L Butler 8 - ND 6
  • 4/26: W ND 5 - Ball State 3
  • 4/26: W ND 7 - Ball State 5
  • 4/29: W ND 5 - Cincinnati 1
  • 4/29: W ND 5 - Cincinnati 0
  • 5/1: W ND 5 - Xavier 4
  • 5/1: W ND 5 - Xavier 3
  • 5/2: L Western Michigan 9 - ND 4
  • 5/2: W ND 4 - Western Michigan 0
  • 5/5: L Ferris State 8 - ND 2
  • 5/5: L Ferris State 10 - ND 9
  • 5/7: L Detroit 4 - ND 0
  • 5/7: W ND 7 - Detroit 6
  • 5/8: L Central Michigan 2 - ND 1
  • 5/8: W ND 11 - Detroit 6

Football

  • 9/10: W #3 ND 19 - #7 Pittsburgh 9
  • 9/17: L Mississippi 20 - #3 ND 13
  • 9/24: W #11 ND 31 - Purdue 24
  • 10/1: W #14 ND 16 - Michigan State 6
  • 10/15: W #11 ND 24 - Army 0
  • 10/22: W #11 ND 49 - #5 Southern Cal 19
  • 10/29: W #5 ND 43 - Navy 10
  • 11/5: W #5 ND 69 - Georgia Tech 14
  • 11/12: W #5 ND 21 - #15 Clemson 17
  • 11/19: W #5 ND 49 - Air Force 0
  • 12/3: W #6 ND 48 - Miami (FL) 10

Men's Basketball

  • 1/3: L Princeton 76 - #2 ND 62
  • 1/5: L Villanova 64 - #8 ND 62
  • 1/16: L #11 Marquette 78 - #19 ND 69
  • 1/18: W ND 98 - Stonehill 70
  • 1/23: L #10 UCLA 70 - ND 65
  • 1/26: W ND 88 - Pittsburgh 68
  • 1/30: W ND 93 - Fordham 71
  • 2/1: W ND 97 - Dayton 64
  • 2/5: W ND 88 - Davidson 57
  • 2/7: W ND 94 - Xavier 63
  • 2/9: W ND 91 - Holy Cross 73
  • 2/12: W ND 84 - South Carolina 66
  • 2/14: W ND 97 - Butler 74
  • 2/17: W ND 80 - Manhattan 76
  • 2/19: L West Virginia 81 - ND 68
  • 2/23: W ND 111 - Loyola (Chicago) 86
  • 2/26: W ND 113 - LaSalle 77
  • 3/5: W ND 93 - #1 San Francisco 82
  • 3/7: W ND 76 - DePaul 68
  • 3/12: W #15 ND 90 - Hofstra 83
  • 3/17: L #5 North Carolina 79 - #10 ND 77
  • 11/26: W #4 ND 111 - Mississippi 62
  • 11/30: W #3 ND 98 - Baylor 57
  • 12/3: W #3 ND 89 - Valparaiso 75
  • 12/5: W #3 ND 76 - Lafayette 42
  • 12/7: W #3 ND 88 - Northwestern 48
  • 12/10: W #3 ND 69 - #5 UCLA 66
  • 12/14: L Indiana 67 - #2 ND 66
  • 12/23: W #5 ND 108 - St. Joseph's (IN) 72
  • 12/31: L #1 Kentucky 73 - #4 ND 68

Men's Soccer

  • 9/16: T ND 3 - Dayton 3 (OT)
  • 9/19: L St. Francis 2 - ND 0
  • 9/20: W ND 4 - St. Joseph's (IN) 1
  • 9/21: W ND 4 - S.B. Soccer Club 1
  • 9/24: W ND 2 - Purdue 1
  • 9/26: W ND 3 - Indiana Tech 1
  • 9/30: W ND 4 - Michigan 2
  • 10/4: W ND 3 - Goshen 1
  • 10/8: W ND 2 - Xavier 0
  • 10/9: W ND 3 - IPFW 1
  • 10/11: W ND 3 - Manchester 0
  • 10/13: W ND 7 - Bethel 1
  • 10/18: W ND 5 - St. Joseph's 1
  • 10/21: W ND 3 - Huntington 0
  • 11/2: W ND 4 - Valparaiso 1
  • 11/5: W ND 2 - IUPUI 1
  • 11/9: W ND 5 - Valparaiso 1
  • 11/12: W ND 4 - Evansville 1

Women's Basketball

  • 12/3: W ND 48 - Valparaiso 41
  • 12/6: W ND 79 - St. Joseph's (IN) 67
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