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  1. Region 11 Notre Dame Athletics Schedule

    Oct 2, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    Region 11 Monogram Winners, As Atlantic Coast Conference and Hockey East play begins, there will be a number of opportunities to catch the Fighting Irish in action in the New England area. Below please find a list of upcoming Notre Dame athletics events in our region. We will be sure to update this information as…

  2. Bridging The Gap Between Legend and Legacy

    Oct 2, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT

    From presenting Brian Kelly with an honorary Monogram to hearing from University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick (’76), an action-packed morning kicked off before the sun came up at last week’s Monogram Club Board Meeting. By the time lunch rolled around, some board members may have been ready for a nap on the…

  3. Irish Softball, Wounded Warriors Team Up For A Spectacular Sunday

    Oct 1, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT

    On Saturday, Notre Dame lost and it was frustrating. On Sunday, Notre Dame lost—twice—and it was awesome. As I mentioned in this week’s Monogram Club Musings, it can be easy to get wrapped up in what happens on the field at Notre Dame Stadium during the fall. For some, an Irish defeat might as well…

  4. Monogram Club Musings: Oklahoma Edition

    Oct 1, 2013, 12:43 PM EDT

    During football season, it might seem easy to define a weekend based on what the Notre Dame Stadium scoreboard reads at about 7 pm on Saturday. By that measure, this past one was a disappointment. But as we all know, it’s about so much more than what happens on the gridiron. For the Monogram Club,…

  5. Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 1, 2013, 8:23 AM EDT

    The game didn’t turn out the way any of us had hoped it would, but that didn’t stop it from a beautiful fall weekend on campus. Here are some of the best tweets from Monogram winners before, during, and after the contest between the Fighting Irish and Sooners. [View the story “Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma”…

  6. The Sounds of 1957

    Sep 25, 2013, 9:32 AM EDT

    In 1957, the average price of a new home was $12,220, a gallon of gas cost less than a quarter, and Dwight Eisenhower began his second term as President of the United States. Dr. Seuss penned one of the most iconic children’s books of all-time and long before becoming the greatest home run hitter who…

  7. Monogram Club Presents A Pair of Honoraries During Michigan State Weekend

    Sep 24, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT

    Twice per year, the Monogram Club hosts a letter jacket ceremony, recognizing student-athletes who have earned their first Monogram while competing for the Fighting Irish. Family members and coaches gather in Club Naimoli. A Monogram winner—someone who not only starred under the Golden Dome, but who has also achieved great success in life after Notre…

  8. Region 4 Update

    Upcoming Events in our Region October 19th – Cross Country – Wisconsin Adidas Invitational – Madison, WI October 25th – Men’s Hockey – Minnesota Duluth – Duluth, MN November 15th – Cross Country – NCAA Great Lakes Regionals – Madison, WI The Monogram Club will sponsor a number of special events throughout the 2013 season.…

  9. Monogram Club Musings: Michigan State Edition

    Sep 24, 2013, 8:54 AM EDT

    After two straight away games, the Monogram Club Musings are back with a wrap-up of Michigan State weekend! As is often the case with games involving the Fighting Irish and the Spartans, Saturday was a slugfest, but Notre Dame prevailed, 17-13, thanks in part to Cam McDaniel’s tie-breaking touchdown in the fourth quarter. Without further…

  10. Notre Dame vs. Michigan State: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Sep 23, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

    With the Irish returning to South Bend this past weekend, the Twitter recap returns to our blog! Check out some of the tweets from Monogram winners who were on campus for game day or cheering for old Notre Dame from afar. [View the story “Game Day: Notre Dame vs. Michigan State” on Storify]

  11. Trio of Football Monogram Winners Honored at Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    Sep 19, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT

    On Wednesday evening, three former Notre Dame football stars—Johnny Lattner (’54), Renaldo Wynn (’96) and Pete Bercich (’94)— were among those recognized at the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame’s 17th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at the Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero, Ill. Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner and former Fenwick High School standout, received the George Connor…

  12. From One Presidency to Another

    Sep 18, 2013, 10:24 AM EDT

    It’s only been five months since he passed the gavel to Haley Scott DeMaria (’95, swimming), but past president Dick Nussbaum (’74 & ’77, baseball) is already set to assume a new presidency. With the Midwest League Championship Series wrapping up last week (where the South Bend Silver Hawks were unfortunately swept by Quad Cities),…

  13. The Sounds of 1973

    Sep 17, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT

    In 1973, gas cost 40 cents per gallon, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the famous “Battle of the Sexes,” Secretariat won the Triple Crown, and the Sears Tower opened in Chicago. At Notre Dame, Ara Parseghian led the Fighting Irish football team to an 11-0 season, highlighted by wins over rival (and defending…

  14. Irish In The NFL – Week Two

    Sep 16, 2013, 3:27 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 practice squads. Below,…

  15. Finding The Balance: Kate Markgraf (’98)

    Sep 12, 2013, 11:53 AM EDT

    On Sunday, Monogram Club board member and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kate Sobrero Markgraf (’98, soccer) returned to campus to call Notre Dame’s historic debut in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as the #4 Irish men’s team battled #1 North Carolina on ESPNU. (The game ended in a 1-1 tie. CLICK HERE to watch highlights). In…

  16. A Different Kind of Recruiting

    Sep 10, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT

    Long before donning the blue & gold, and in some cases, ever stepping foot in South Bend, many Notre Dame student-athletes are contacted by dozens of college coaches, hoping to find their next team captain, leading scorer or All-American candidate. On Tuesday, several Monogram winners returned home to the Dome to experience recruiting once again—only…

  17. Blue & Gold & Purple?

    Sep 10, 2013, 8:13 AM EDT

    Like most of you, I bleed Blue & Gold. But on Sundays—and an occasional Monday night—I bleed purple too. Yes, as a decade-long Maryland resident, I am a Ravens fan. But I am a Notre Dame fan first. Let me explain how this works; let me share with you how a swimmer (or this swimmer)…

  18. Region 14 Quarterly Newsletter

    Sep 4, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT

    Upcoming Athletic Events in our Region Women’s Golf: Sept. 20-22 Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. Game Watches Notre Dame Club of Northern Alabama (Huntsville): West End Grill 6610 Old Madison Pike NW As listed on club’s website. Check club’s site for contact info or more details. Notre Dame Club of…

  19. Monogram Club Musings: Temple Edition

    Sep 3, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT

    Last year, Notre Dame opened the season across the pond against Navy, one of its oldest and most historic opponents. This past weekend, the 2013 football season kicked off right here in South Bend versus a first-time foe – the Temple Owls. Behind a fast start, the Fighting Irish picked up a 28-6 win, which…

  20. Irish In The NFL – 2013

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:40 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, 25 (23 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and two were signed…

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