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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Arla Davis, former sports editor for The Ithacan, was a member of the Ithaca College field hockey team for all four years of college. Following the end of the 2022 season, Davis joined the women’s track and field team as a thrower, a sport she had not competed in since she was a sophomore in high school.

Stepping onto a new field for senior year

By Arla Davis, Former Sports Editor April 26, 2023
Former sports editor Arla Davis discusses her transition from a full-time field hockey player to a thrower on the women's track and field team in her senior year.
From left, juniors Luke Pohlman, co-captain of the ultimate frisbee club and Kailey Rothenberger, vice president of the club softball team are among participants concerned about reductions to the club sports program.

Club sports have concerns over reduction in resources

By Arla Davis and Tommy Mumau December 9, 2021
Many club-sports members have concerns that the Office of Campus Recreation is unable to properly meet the needs of these clubs because of a lack of resources, funding and staff members.
How IC Sports - Senior Volleyball Captain Jaelyn Hershberger

‘How IC Sports’ – Senior Volleyball Captain Jaelyn Hershberger

By Arla Davis October 27, 2021

The Ithacan · 'How IC Sports' - Senior Volleyball Captain Jaelyn Hershberger In her first full episode, host Arla Davis sits down with senior captain Jaelyn Hershberger from the volleyball team. The...

How IC Sports - Fall 2021 Season Sneak Peak

‘How IC Sports’ – Fall 2021 Season Sneak Peak

By Arla Davis September 22, 2021

The Ithacan · 'How IC Sports' - Fall 2021 Sneak Peak How IC Sports returns for the Fall 2021 season! In this sneak peak, host Arla Davis introduces herself and discusses her goals for the podcast this...

Despite the title, “Heart” — Eric Church’s first release from his triple album, “Heart & Soul” — is not an album of stereotypical country love songs.

Review: Country artist breaks genre stereotypes

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor April 29, 2021
Despite the title, “Heart” — Eric Church’s first release from his triple album, “Heart & Soul” — is not an album of stereotypical country love songs.
Sean Burton ’09, Ithaca College men’s basketball head coach, has resigned from his position, effective immediately. The college plans to launch a national search for a new head men’s basketball coach immediately.

Men’s basketball head coach resigns after first season

By Arla Davis, Sports editor April 27, 2021
Sean Burton ’09, Ithaca College men’s basketball head coach, has resigned from his position, effective immediately.
Freshmen Katie Dawe and Emily Polanish and sophomore Jillian Conlon run in a scavenger hunt with the Ithaca College Running Club on March 17 at the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

Running club to host remote meet against Syracuse University

By Arla Davis, Sports editor April 14, 2021
The Ithaca College Running Club will compete against Syracuse University in a virtual meet with both teams competing on their own campuses.
Ithaca College students will be able to attend competitions for baseball, softball, tennis, lacrosse and crew. The outdoor track and field teams do not have a home facility for competition.

Liberty League and Ithaca College update spring sport spectator policy

By Arla Davis, Sports editor April 5, 2021
Ithaca College will permit students to attend home athletic contests in person starting April 9. 
Junior thrower Luke Tobia works on his orbit for the hammer throw event at practice March 11 at Butterfield Stadium.

Multisport athlete returns to play after a year away

By Arla Davis, Sports editor March 17, 2021
In addition to throwing for the Bombers track and field team, Luke Tobia also plays defensive lineman for the college’s football team during the fall.
From left, senior Julia Nomberg, sophomore Jamie Rossig and junior Meghan Matheny at track practice at the Athletics and Events Center on Feb. 21.

Athletes consider using extra year of competition eligibility

By Arla Davis, Sports editor March 17, 2021
In October 2020, the NCAA approved a blanket waiver for Division III that stated athletes may compete during the 2020–21 academic year without losing participation or academic eligibility.
Sophomore Christea Park works on her drive in the course simulator March 5. The simulator was installed for the Ithaca College golf team in Spring 2016.

Golf team uses simulator to train during winter months

By Arla Davis, Sports editor March 11, 2021
The golf simulator is a virtual reality system that allows the Bombers to train on driving ranges and golf courses around the world.
From left, Mike Blakely-Armitage, assistant swimming and diving coach, and Kevin Markwardt, head swimming and diving coach, oversee practice Feb. 19.

Swimming and diving coaches lead two teams for the first time

By Arla Davis, Sports editor March 4, 2021
When Paula Miller retired from coaching after 36 years in June 2020, Kevin Markwardt was promoted to head coach of both teams.
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