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Step it up, fans

Observer Viewpoint | Friday, March 18, 2005

As a Double Domer and parent of two current Notre Dame students, I think I have spent enough time (and money) on campus to ask this question – how can it be that only 2500 people attended the NIT game? Was that a misprint? At the risk of being labeled an old-timer, we used to have students hanging from the rafters watching Notre Dame vs. East Cupcake University. We had more than 2,500 people behind the old bookstore to watch a Sweet 16 game in the Iron Man contests. Life is full of disappointment, where missing the NCAAs is a flea on the elephant’s butt, and no excuse to abandon a bastketball team. They say the team under-performed down the stretch. So be it. The fans never should.

Also, if my two weren’t at the game, they’ll be transferring to Holy Cross next semester.

Dennis Kearney

alumnus

class of 1976, JD 1980

March 17