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  1. The Letter Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 5, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Tomorrow evening, the Notre Dame Monogram Club will present more than 100 student-athletes with letter jackets in recognition of receiving their first Monogram. Though letter jackets have long been a part of the Monogram Club, it was only recently that this special event was established. The following feature was written by Pete LaFleur (’90), and…

  2. Monogram Club Musings: Navy Edition

    Nov 4, 2013, 2:43 PM EDT

    While USC is Notre Dame’s biggest rival, Navy is its most admired. The annual matchup always makes for a memorable weekend, as the two programs have a tremendous amount of respect for one another. After last year’s game in Dublin, the Fighting Irish and Midshipmen resumed their historic series back on familiar soil this Saturday in…

  3. Irish In The NFL – Week Nine

    Nov 4, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Football Blog:
    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and four on practice…

  4. Notre Dame vs. Navy: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Nov 3, 2013, 1:19 PM EDT

    There are a number of opponents who regularly appear on the Fighting Irish football schedule, but among them, none are as important to the University of Notre Dame as the United States Naval Academy. The role the Navy played in helping save Notre Dame during World War II has been well-documented, and the annual meeting…

  5. 100 Years Ago Today: Notre Dame Defeats Army

    Nov 1, 2013, 8:32 AM EDT

    Nov. 1, 1913. Jesse Harper and his team traveled to West Point for a meeting with mighty Army. The Cadets had already established themselves as a football power, but few in the east knew much about the squad from Indiana. On that afternoon however, Harper’s eleven, led by Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne, put Notre…

  6. Region 2 Update

    Oct 22, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT

    Region 2 Monogram Winners, With Notre Dame set to take on Air Force this Saturday, the Notre Dame Club of Colorado Springs has planned a jam packed weekend to welcome the Fighting Irish to Colorado. On-deck Friday, Oct. 25 4 pm – Start the weekend watching the ND Lacrosse team in an exhibition game against…

  7. Monogram Club Musings: USC Edition

    Oct 22, 2013, 3:37 PM EDT

    Notre Dame. USC. A classic fall Saturday in South Bend. Nighttime in Notre Dame Stadium. This rivalry needs no introduction. As always, the big matchup between the Fighting Irish and Trojans brought a huge crowd to campus, and a number of special guests and groups watched as the blue & gold defeated USC, 14-10. Here’s…

  8. Irish In The NFL – Week Seven

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Football Blog:
    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and four on practice…

  9. Notre Dame vs. USC: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 21, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT

    Notre Dame plays a number of great opponents every season, but there is no more highly anticipated game than the annual matchup with USC. The Fighting Irish’s biggest rival returned to Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday night, and for the first time since 2001, the blue & gold emerged victorious at home. Notre Dame has…

  10. Irish In The ACC: Playing For Peace

    Oct 17, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

    As a follow-up to yesterday’s blog about the recent men’s lacrosse Playing For Peace event, enjoy the latest in Fighting Irish Digital Media’s Irish In The ACC video series. Watch below as head coach Kevin Corrigan, sophomore student-athlete Conor Kelly, and Notre Dame student body president/fencing student-athlete Alex Coccia talk about the inspiring day in…

  11. The Sounds of 1988

    Oct 16, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT

    In 1988, Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper made baby boomers nostalgic for their adolescence, Tom Cruise met his brother Dustin Hoffman and Jack Buck could not believe what he saw at Dodger Stadium (25 years ago yesterday, actually). The Kansas Jayhawks cut down the nets for their second NCAA championship, and on the football field, Lou Holtz led…

  12. Playing For Peace Inspires In Chicago

    Oct 16, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

    Sunday’s marathon wasn’t the only event that Monogram winners participated in this weekend in Chicago. On Saturday morning, the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team headed to the Windy City for a Playing For Peace service project and clinic with OWLS (Outreach With Lacrosse & Schools) Lacrosse. OWLS is an organization focused on using lacrosse programs…

  13. 25 Years Ago Today

    Oct 15, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    On Oct. 15, 1988, #1 Miami marched into South Bend with a 36-game regular season winning streak to face #4 Notre Dame in one of the most highly anticipated games in college football history. In a contest that most certainly lived up to the hype, the Fighting Irish knocked off the defending national champions, 31-30,…

  14. Monogram Winners Finish Chicago Marathon

    Oct 14, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    On a perfect fall Sunday in the Windy City, more than 40,000 people ran the Chicago Marathon, led by Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto crossing the finish line in a course record time of 2:03:45. Though I was not one of those 40,000, I did enjoy watching part of the marathon from the 26-mile mark. It was…

  15. Catching Up With Ryan Humphrey (’02)

    Oct 9, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT

    Former Notre Dame hoops standout Ryan Humphrey (’02) returned to campus today, and it just so happened to be the perfect afternoon to stop by, as the Irish held their annual basketball media day at Purcell Pavilion. The Tulsa, Okla. native was a first round pick in the 2002 NBA Draft, and recently retired from…

  16. Monogram Club Musings: Shamrock Series Edition

    Oct 8, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT

    For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame took the spirit and energy of a home football weekend on the road, and once again, the Fighting Irish came through with a win, making it 5-for-5 in Shamrock Series games with a 37-34 victory over Arizona State. Like San Antonio, New York, Washington, and…

  17. Notre Dame vs. Arizona State: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 7, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT

    All was quiet at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday, but 1,000 miles southwest of the House That Rockne Built, it felt like a home game as thousands made the trip for the fifth installment in the Shamrock Series. Here are some of our favorite tweets from Monogram winners who cheered on the Irish during a…

  18. Region 6 Update

    Oct 7, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    Fellow Monogram Winners, Fall sports are well underway. With the change to the ACC, there are significantly fewer athletic events in our region. However, that should not stop us from participating in various Notre Dame events, such as: There is a great opportunity to help the Men’s Lacrosse team for Playing for Peace: A Day of…

  19. Strong And True: Earning A Monogram

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:33 AM EDT

    Throughout the 2013 season, Fighting Irish Digital Media has been releasing a series of Strong and True videos each Thursday afternoon. The latest “webisode” focuses on the Monogram Club’s recent honorary Monogram presentation to Irish head coach Brian Kelly. In case you missed it over the weekend, watch the great video below featuring Coach Kelly…

  20. Region 4 Update

    Monogram Club Updates Fighting Irish Happy Hour! Come join fellow Monogram winners for fun & fellowship at Kieran’s Irish Pub on November 13th from 5PM – 7PM.  This is a great opportunity to touch base with your Monogram Club regional rep, Rick Mulvey and get caught up on all things Irish Athletics.  Appetizers will be…

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