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Coach Bemis honored posthumously

May 24, 2012

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It is a Monday morning in January. The night before, on January 22nd 2012, Notre Dame’s championship coach, Scot Bemis, died of cancer. The skies are tinged with gray and the air fittingly crisp. The feeling on campus is surreal...

Explaining March Madness: This is where the magic happens

By Tyler Daswick

March 20, 2012

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On Thursday, like many a guy, I rushed home and flipped on the television the minute I arrived at my house. They had to pull it off, they had to do it. Where’s TBS again? Ok, here it is. Down by four. Three and half minutes...

NDP Mythbusters: Explaining the new division

By Tyler Daswick

November 10, 2011

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The new divisions for Notre Dame Prep athletics this year can be looked at two ways: you could be the storm cloud in the sky and moan about how the newly-found challenge is going to take away all of our previous success, or you...

Athletes find success after high school

By Maddie Stevens and Katie Pflueger

May 24, 2011

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Since the first graduating class in 2005, Notre Dame has had multiple students drafted by the MLB and more than 87 athletes have continued on to play collegiate athletics.  After graduating in 2005, Peter Bourjos was drafted...

Both Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse state champions

by Alexis Dominguez

May 15, 2011

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This season both boys and girls lacrosse teams were able to win state championships. This year being the first time girls won state. The girls' lacrosse team were 11-3 in the regular season and finished in 2nd place. They...

Boys’ Tennis finishes season second in state

By Alexis Dominguez

May 13, 2011

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Boys' Tennis ended its 2010-2011 season winning the most games ever in both the season and post season. The team's record is now 15-3, having finished runner-up to Arcadia in state and in the region. Tennis coach Oscar Varela ...

Track season in full swing

By Mitch Laferriere

April 13, 2011

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The Notre Dame Track season is in full swing, as the Saints recently competed at an April 2 meet and walked away with a first-place finish by the boys and a third-place finish by the short-handed girls. First place performances...

Soccer, basketball, wrestling athletes honored

By Alex Washburn

March 23, 2011

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As the winter sports season came to an end, each team celebrated its accomplishments with a banquet, and athletes were acknowledged for their accomplishments and improvements throughout the season.   Here is a summary of each...

State Hockey champs ‘most looked at’ during Nationals

By Sylvio Martins

March 9, 2011

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After winning the Arizona state title, the Saints Varsity Hockey team advanced to the quarterfinals at the USA Hockey High School National Championships March 23 to 27 in Chicago. The Saints defeated their three opponents...

Girls’ Soccer finishes second in state

March 3, 2011

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No. 1-ranked Girls' Varsity Soccer lost the Class 4A- II championship match 1-0 on a penalty kick to Flagstaff Feb. 11 at Gilbert Campo Verde High.  Coaches questioned the foul called on freshman Rachel Jones as referees hesitat...

Boys’ Soccer wins state championship

March 1, 2011

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The boys’ soccer team took the field at Campo Verde on Friday, Feb. 11 with the intention of bringing home the "hardware" from the state championship; they succeeded. From the beginning whistle to the end, the Saints (20-1)...

Five seniors sign with Division 1 programs

By Mitch Laferriere

January 30, 2011

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Five NDP seniors have signed national letters of intent to play Division 1 college sports – one for football, one for soccer, and three for baseball. On Feb. 3, college football programs across the nation began making preparations...

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