- Surging Irish dig in for weekend of rematches (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
Sometimes it's better the second time around. Opposing parties know each other all too well, and memories of the first meeting are fresh in mind.
- Runners enter season opener without leader Shay (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
The Irish cross country squads get their seasons under way today with the Valparaiso Invitational, minus the benefit of senior All-American Ryan Shay.
- First Cornhusker invasion challenges Irish setters (By RACHAEL PROTZMAN Sports Writer)
In what is being referred to as "The Battle before the War," Notre Dame volleyball will face Nebraska today hoping for an upset to kick off weekend play.
- Veteran Boylan leads by example (By RACHAEL PROTZMAN Sports Writer)
Irish senior co-captain Denise Boylan hopes to lead the Irish to a big upset this weekend as they face four nationally ranked teams in the adidas Invitational.
- Winless Belles hope `practice makes perfect' at home (By MOLLY MCVOY Saint Mary's Editor)
Julie Schroeder-Biek is hoping that the old adage "practice makes perfect" can pull the Saint Mary's volleyball team out of its 0-7 season start.
- Belles prepare for weekend (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame football team isn't the only athletic program in the community facing a tough weekend. The Saint Mary's soccer team goes into the weekend facing its toughest road trip yet.
- Freshmen lead Belles at Aquinas Invitational (By KATIE McVOY Assistant Sports Editor)
The Saint Mary's cross country team begins its season this weekend with high hopes pinned on the freshmen.
- Revenge, respect on the line in rubber match (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
It's a game the Santa Clara Broncos still shudder to think about. It's a game whose mere mention still has the Notre Dame Fighting Irish numb with happiness. But it's a game that both team teams will never forget.
- Guillotine Gates (Christine Kraly Assistant Managing Editor)
$31,600. That's how much I paid for a bookstore parking space last Sunday.
- Captured by preseason optimism (Scott Blaszak The Early Essays)
Five-straight losses to close a football season at Notre Dame and the off-season assumes an ominous posture. Rumors of an imminent coaching change, player transfers, less than flattering media attention. ("What has happened to Notre Dame football?" read a story in Sports Illustrated earlier this year) all have driven Bob Davie and company under wraps. Progress, if it has been made, has been cloaked. Practices have been closed to the media and with such unceasing talk of Davie's precarious job security, you get the impression he'd close the first five games to the media if he could.
- Cheering responsibly is the key (Observer Editorial )
The most lasting image of the 2000 NCAA men's basketball championship was not Mateen Cleaves hoisting the trophy above his head after the Spartans' victory, but instead it was Michigan State students rioting in the streets of East Lansing. The lasting image of Notre Dame's victory against Nebraska Saturday should not be of Notre Dame students rioting in the streets of South Bend.
- Quote of the Day ( Lucille Ball)
"I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people
- Challenging students to support volleyball Calling the students to (Debbie Brown head volleyball coach)
It's the start of my 10th season as the head coach for the Irish women's volleyball team and I've had some absolutely great times with the team over the years. I've also enjoyed many great times as a spectator and fan for most of the other sports at Notre Dame. I have been impressed on many occasions with the spirit and enthusiasm generated by the student body, particularly as fans for our football, basketball and hockey teams. I have often wondered how that spirit and enthusiasm might be generated for volleyball as well as many of the other sports.
- Challenging students to support volleyball Rally behind both teams this weekend ( John Micek student body liaison to the athletic department)
Billed as the "Battle before the War," two of Notre Dame's top teams are in action this weekend. The Notre Dame women's volleyball team hosts nationally-ranked Nebraska today at 4 p.m. in the Joyce Center followed by the Notre Dame women's soccer team in action against Santa Clara at 7:30 p.m. on Alumni Field.
- Continue to encourage debt relief (Ken Seifert sophomore, Stanford Hall)
The year 2000 is half over, three million more innocent children have died and the debt continues to mount. Jubilee 2000's powerful mission to get the G-7 nations to forgive debt to the world's poorest countries has engulfed people from all over in a passionate campaign to save lives. The culmination of this hard work is finally here, as the year 2000 luminously approaches its end.
- Correction (Viewpoint Department )
The College Republican column that appeared in Viewpoint on Sept. 6, 2000 was written by Greg Kelly and Andrew Harms. The Viewpoint staff apologizes for the error.
- Pep rally moves to Stadium to accommodate expected crowd (By Anne Marie Mattingly News Editor)
Today's pep rally will be held in the stadium instead of the Joyce Center to accommodate the large crowds expected, said John Heisler, director of Sports Information.
- Notre Dame Security anticipates 91,000 fans on campus this weekend (By Mike Connolly News Writer)
Notre Dame Security and Police are prepared to handle the hordes of 'Huskers descending on the campus this weekend, said Rex Rakow, director of Security /Police. However, there will not be extra officers on campus this weekend.
- Scarce tickets send prices soaring, students scalping (By Anne Marie Mattingly News Editor)
Editor's Note: Some of the names in this article are pseudonyms. Names have been changed to protect the students and alumni who risk losing their ticket privileges for ticket scalping.
- Students study in impoverished Latin American areas (By Kiflin Turner News Writer)
Imagine creating an intensive research project and then actually putting the words into practice in a foreign place. Or think about pursuing an internship in Washington D.C where attending meetings on foreign policy or meeting diplomats is a common occurrence.
- Saint Mary's students experience New York with alumna (By Molly McVoy Saint Mary's Editor)
When 20 Saint Mary's students traveled to New York City for a business trip last spring, they had the opportunity to conquer the Big Apple. But it was nothing like their alumnae had done.
- Irish fans to part 'red sea' with green gear (By Laura Rompf Assistant News Editor)
So you want to be like Moses and part the Red Sea? Student body president Brian O'Donoghue, student body president, does and he is urging Irish fans to wear green on Saturday as part of a national campaign.
- Butkovitch joins Development faculty (By Jennifer Morgan News Writer)
Notre Dame recently named John Butkovich to the position of assistant director of planned giving at Notre Dame.
- Get the most from your football weekend (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Scene Writer)
Football weekends at Notre Dame can be exciting yet frantic times. There seems to be too many activities but too little time. The good news is that informed fans can easily have a fun-filled weekend complete with food, music, and even a football game between two nationally ranked teams.