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Losing their grip

Losing their grip

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A chill in the air means the postseason is near and the action Wednesday night matched that atmosphere, as No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 12 Michigan State played to a 1-1 draw at Alumni Stadium. Last year the Irish (9-4-3, 5-1-1 ACC) beat the Spartans (9-3-4, 3-1-2 Big read more

Lucia powers Notre Dame’s growing offense

Lucia powers Notre Dame’s growing offense

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Junior left wing Mario Lucia tallied his first collegiate hat trick Oct. 18 against Lake Superior State in Notre Dame’s 5-1 victory. His dad, Don Lucia, also the head coach of the Minnesota hockey team, was present at the game. This is a rare occurrence for the Lucia family, read more

ND heads to conference championship

ND heads to conference championship

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

After a season of inconsistent results, Notre Dame begins its run to qualify for the national championship meet this Friday at the ACC championships in Charlottesville, Virginia. In their final tune-up for the conference championship, the Irish finished in 30th place on both the men’s and women’s side at read more

Carson: Eighty-eight is unbeatable

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In the long litany of basketball lore in the state of Indiana, there are two dates that stand alone. March 20, 1954 is one of them — Gene Hackman and Dennis Hopper later made a movie based on it. The other? Jan. 19, 1974. Eighty-eight and one. Before going any farther, I’d like read more

Belles squander opportunities

Belles squander opportunities

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Saint Mary’s dropped its second-to-last home contest of the season, 2-0, to Olivet on Tuesday afternoon. The Belles (6-10-2, 4-8-2 MIAA) were coming off a road draw with Albion, and will now look ahead to Senior Day against Adrian on Saturday. In the first 15 minutes of play, the Belles had two scoring read more

ND readies for postseason foe

ND readies for postseason foe

| Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Irish take a break from conference play for a midweek ACC-Big Ten showdown. The No. 5 Irish (9-4-2, 5-1-1 ACC) take on Big Ten rival No. 12 Michigan State (9-3-3, 3-1-2 Big Ten) tonight at Alumni Stadium. The Spartans represent Notre Dame’s third and last regular-season Big Ten read more