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First-year student August Donato, who is on the men’s rugby team, came out as transgender earlier this year, and began hormone treatment in August.

Transgender student finds a community with men’s rugby

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor November 2, 2022
Donato has been on testosterone treatment since August. He had to choose between being on the rowing team at Fordham or being open about his identity.
Sports management students will be working at the Super Bowl this year after not going to the 2021 Super Bowl. The 12 students will monitor credentialing access and overlook media control at the event Feb. 13, 2022.

Sports management students to work Super Bowl LVI

By Rocco Di Maiolo, Contributing writer October 6, 2021
12 students in the Ithaca College Department of Sport Management will attend Super Bowl LVI Feb. 13, 2022, to work and gain sport managerial experience.
From left to right, senior Will Blum, sophomore Jay Tagliani and sophomore Samuel Plvan take part in a two-hand touch scrimmage during a practice.

Club rugby practices adapts to unconventional season

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor April 28, 2021
The Ithaca College men’s club rugby team has resumed practices this spring in preparation for resuming competition in the fall.
From left, juniors Will Blum and Steffen Nobles and senior Brendan O’Grady run past a pair of opponent during a game against Hofstra University on Nov. 16.

Men’s and women’s rugby teams compete on the national stage

By Connor Wood, Staff Writer November 21, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's rugby teams are both competing on the national stage this season.
Marco Fontana, a senior sport management major and varsity baseball player, is the director of ticket sales for the Cortaca Jug game on Ithaca Colleges campus.

Business students spearhead ticket sale planning for Cortaca

By Audrey Gamble, Staff Writer September 17, 2019
A group of students from the School of Business, led by senior Marco Fontana, are leading the on-campus ticket sales for the Cortaca Jug game.
Freshman Thomas Frevele makes a pass while pursued by junior Brendan OGrady during the rugby teams practice in Glazer Arena on Feb. 27.

Men’s rugby club team primed for strong spring season

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2019
The Ithaca College rugby team competes at a high level despite their club classification and is prepared to compete for a national championship.
Sports management students will be working at the Super Bowl this year after not going to the 2021 Super Bowl. The 12 students will monitor credentialing access and overlook media control at the event Feb. 13, 2022.

Sport management students volunteer at Super Bowl LIII

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor February 6, 2019
Sport management students from Ithaca College traveled to Atlanta Jan. 30 to volunteer at Super Bowl LIII.
Senior fullback Tom Garris tries to break a tackle from freshman outside center Cohl Johnston of Hobart College. The mens rugby team defeated the Statesmen Sept. 16.

Rugby welcomes newcomers with or without experience

By Kaitlin Maniscalco, Contributing Writer September 20, 2017
The men's and women's rugby teams welcome students to their teams whether they have experience or not in rugby.
Twelve sport managment students and two professors had the opportunity to volunteer at the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. They volunteered at the Super Bowl Live event, a fan festival outside of the stadium, where they ran different games.

Twelve Ithaca College students volunteer at Super Bowl in Houston

By Caitie Ihrig, Assistant Sports Editor February 7, 2017
Twelve students and two professors had the opportunity to volunteer at the Super Bowl in Houston. Senior Brandon Buksbaum talked about his experience.
Sports One on One: Senior rugby player Vincent Manta

Sports One on One: Senior rugby player Vincent Manta

By Kendyl Bennett, Assistant Multimedia Editor November 2, 2016

Senior rugby player Vincent Manta talks about how he got started in the sport and his role on the team.

The last students to complete the sport studies major, members of the classes of 2016–18, pose in front of the Dillingham Fountains in Fall 2015. The sport studies major is now only offered as a minor, and additionally Ithaca College faculty and administrators announced a proposal to split up the Department of Sport Management and Media April 29 during a town hall meeting.

Ithaca College to relocate sport management and media majors

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor May 2, 2016
During a meeting April 29, Ithaca College faculty and administrators announced a proposal to split up the Department of Sport Management and Media in an attempt to better organize the programs. However, students have criticized the decision, saying they feel they were not included in the process.
The Ithaca College mens club rugby sevens team celebrates after winning the National Small College Rugby Organization National Qualifier on April 16.

Rugby sevens team qualifies for nationals for the first time

By Casey Koenig, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
The men's rugby sevens team qualified for the Sevens Nationals after winning the National Small College Rugby Organization National Qualifier on April 16.
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