I heard a different story about the "fighting" part of the name
by saNDiego (2007-03-10 13:12:03)
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  In reply to: It was selected to praise the irish and their fighting spirit.  posted by vinceirish

I thought the story went that the word "fighting" was added to the name after a violent street fight broke out between the students at the university and a group of KKK members who had come to South Bend.

Is there any truth to that?


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