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New St. James coach Valdez ready to take on Wildcats’ top rivals

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  • 3/14/16 8:27pm

From the late 1950s through early 1960s, once-powerful Notre Dame couldn’t seem to beat perennial Big Ten doormat Northwestern, losing to the Wildcats four years in a row. Since the Fighting Irish couldn’t beat Northwestern, Notre Dame just hired away the Wildcats’ coach. All Ara Parseghian proceeded to do was go 95-17-4 from 1964-74, including two national championships. A half-century later, another Wildcats team hopes to mirror that success. ... Keep Reading