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Give credit to marching band

Letter to the Editor | Monday, September 25, 2006

Give due credit of last Saturday’s win to the Notre Dame marching band. We sat across from them on the press box side of the field. They had to stand on the sideline the entire game, and they played their hearts out in the last eight minutes of that game when Michigan State imploded. They made the noise of 30,000 screaming Irish fans every time the Spartans tried to run plays from deep in their own territory late in the game. I don’t think that Notre Dame would have won the game without them. I am told that the Michigan State game was their only scheduled road game. If this is true, it’s a shame.The University should cough up the money to send them on the road every time we play a quality opponent.

Thomas D. Drakealumnusclass of 1974Sept. 24