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Raghib "Rocket" Ismail named to the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019
January 7, 2019
Lou's Lads Foundation/1988 National Championship Team Ring Opening Bell at NYSE
December 21, 2018
Joe Delaney Honored
December 17, 2018
Joe Delaney honored as Subway Alumni during halftime of ND v Syracuse game at Yankee Stadium highlighting Lou's Lads and its involvement with Bread of Life Drive.
"Notre Dame Subway Alumni"
November 11, 2018
Peter Mulroy is loyal to the University of Notre Dame’s football team, which won one for the Gipper in the 1920s and is undefeated this season as it practices for Saturday’s game against Syracuse University at Yankee Stadium.
The basement in Mr. Mulroy’s house, on Staten Island, is a shrine to the team, with banners and photographs celebrating the Fighting Irish. He talks proudly about once high-fiving Rudy Ruettiger, the former Notre Dame walk-on famous for sacking a quarterback during the final seconds of the only game of his college career. Mr. Ruettiger’s story was the ...
BREAD OF LIFE FOOD DRIVE CELEBRATED BY FAITHND
August 5, 2018
In the spring of 1992 the Notre Dame Club of Staten Island began an annual Bread of Life Food Drive (BOLD) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Our Lady’s University. With the subsequent help of coach Lou Holtz and Lou’s Lads (a collection of his former players) in 2014, what our club thought would be a one-time service project has turned into an annual food drive held not only on Staten Island, but in 250 cities across America and around the world.
LLF BOARD MEMBER, RANDY KINDER, INDUCTED INTO GREATER LANSING SPORTS HALL OF FAME
July 25, 2018
Randy Kinder didn’t really have an idea of what he was doing when he decided to give football a shot during his freshman year at East Lansing. But with several of his close friends also planning to try out for the team, Kinder knew he wanted to give a sport he was always a fan of a shot. That decision turned out to be life-changing for Kinder.
LOU'S LADS AND THE BREAD OF LIFE FOOD DRIVE BOTH NAMED VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR
April 26, 2018
Mark Monahan, Randy Kinder on behalf of LLF and Joe Delaney on behalf of BOLD receive award for charitable acts of good.
LOU’S LADS EVENT PROMPTS HOLTZ REUNION
September 10, 2017
The seventh annual Lou’s Lads event—which takes place at the second Notre Dame home football game each season— came on the same date the Irish played host to a Southeastern Conference opponent in a dozen years with a matchup against Georgia.
But, for several hours Saturday morning at O’Brien’s atop the Compton Family Ice Arena, more than 300 guests packed the room to listen to former Irish football coach Lou Holtz rekindle memories, pay tribute to the foundation work of his former players and entertain an audience.