Aug. 22, 2008

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame athletic department hotline has realigned its menu offerings for the 2008 fall and winter sports seasons. The hotline provides schedule and results information for varsity sports and serves as a supplement to the live coverage and game recaps already provided on the official athletic website at Also please note that the Irish Alert in-game text-messaging service is available free to Notre Dame fans (see sidebar link on sports main pages or access easy sign-up page directly at:

Here’s how the hotline now is realigned (as of Aug. 22):

* Dial (574) 631-3000

* Select any of the following subgroups (note that pressing 0 at any time will return you to the main menu, thus you can check multiple sports on the same call):

(1) Upcoming weekly schedule for ALL varsity sports currently in action (select cells 3-9 for the most updated results for specific sports)

(2) 2008 football schedule

(3) Basketball information (then press 1 for men’s basketball and 2 for women’s basketball)

(4) Soccer information (then press 1 for men’s soccer and 2 for women’s soccer)

(5) Women’s volleyball (press 1) and men’s ice hockey (press 2) information

(6) Men’s and women’s cross country information (this also is the cell for track and field updates during winter and spring)

(7) Men’s and women’s swimming and diving information (then press 1 for men’s swimming and 2 for women’s swimming)

(8) Tennis information (then press 1 for men’s tennis and 2 for women’s tennis) and men’s and women’s fencing information (press 3)

(9) Women’s golf (press 1), men’s golf (press 2) and women’s rowing (press 3) information

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