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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Fabian was selected to receive the NYSATA memorial scholarship, a $2,000 stipend awarded by the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association. The scholarship is gifted to an athletic training student annually for excellence in the field.

Baseball player earns award for academic efforts

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 1, 2024
Outside of its athletic caliber — earning back-to-back Liberty League titles in the past two seasons — the Ithaca College baseball team’s talents range far beyond the diamond. 
First-year quarterback Colin Schumm was forced to step into the starting role after graduate student quarterback A.J. Wingfield was injured against Union College. Schumm racked up a 4–2 record through six starts, only losing to ranked opponents.

Q&A: First-year quarterback discusses journey and sudden spotlight

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
During the 2023 Ithaca College football season, the spotlight shifted to first-year quarterback Colin Schumm, who stepped onto the field following graduate student quarterback A.J. Wingfield's injury against Union College.
Senior sports media major Kyle DeSantis is focusing his senior project on the work and lives of minor league baseball broadcasters in a series of six articles.

Q&A: IC senior delves into world of minor league baseball

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
As the academic year is coming to an end, senior sports media major Kyle DeSantis is continuing to work on his senior project — a six-part article series that showcases the lives of minor league sport
From left, junior midfielder Brianna Lennon, senior Julia OSullivan and sophomore attacker Maizy Veitch compete in their respective sports. The Ithaca College field hockey, gymnastics and womens lacrosse teams were among the 10 programs that received funding from this donation.

IC alumna donates over $600,000 to women’s sports

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor April 18, 2022
All Ithaca College women’s athletics programs are now endowed, after an anonymous alum donated over $600,000 to 10 women’s teams.
Freshman Matteo Ragusa pitches in a doubleheader against Elmira College on March 23 on Freeman Field. The Bombers won both games against the Eagles.

Athletic teams travel to compete for first time in a year

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 24, 2021
Spring athletics will look different this year compared to previous seasons, especially on the road.
Ithaca College softball team celebrates as senior Alex Wright and sophomore Gabby Laccona run into home plate after sophomore Hailey White hit a grand slam in a 7-0 win against Clarkson University on April 7, 2019.

Liberty League to resume conference competition this spring

By Arla Davis and Connor Glunt March 1, 2021
The Liberty League announced March 1 that there will be athletic competition this spring after canceling fall and winter sports for the 2020–21 academic year. 
How IC Sports - Senior Outfielder Garrett Callaghan

‘How IC Sports’ – Senior Outfielder Garrett Callaghan

By The Ithacan, Gabby Laccona and Kaitlin Maniscalco February 17, 2021

The Ithacan · 'How IC Sports' - Senior Outfielder Garrett Callaghan In the first episode of the Spring semester, hosts Kaitlin Maniscalco and Gabby Laccona sit down with senior outfielder Garrett Callaghan...

Dave Valesente and his father, George 66, after Ithaca Colleges annual game against Wells College on May 5, 2018.

New softball and baseball coaches have history on South Hill

By Lauren White, Assistant Sports Edtior August 28, 2019
Softball head coach Hannah Shalett Quintana played for Ithaca College, and head baseball coach Dave Valesente takes over from his father, George '66.
George Valesente announced his retirement after 41 seasons as the Bombers head baseball coach. Valesente never had a losing season during his tenure.

Legendary baseball coach to retire after 41 seasons

By Emily Adams, Sports Editor June 25, 2019
George Valesente has coached the Ithaca College men's baseball team for 41 years and recently announced his retirement effective July 31.
Senior outfielder Garrett Snyder bats during the Bombers game against University of Rochester on April 3 at Freeman Field.

Senior starter discusses growth with baseball team

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2019
Senior outfielder Garrett Snyder sat down with Assistant Sports Editor Emily Adams to discuss his baseball career and outlook for the season.
The Ithaca College mens baseball teams senior class enjoyed the sunny conditions in California after defeating Occidental College on March 13.

Spring sports teams travel south for warmer weather

By Ty Cunnington, Staff Writer March 20, 2019
Several Ithaca College teams traveled to warmer areas of the country to compete against high-level competition on outdoor fields.
From left, sophomore Cameron Flamm stands with his twin brother Hunter Flamm, and  freshman Evan Ormsby is with his twin Seth Ormsby. All four row for the men’s crew team.

Two-of-a-kind rowers train for men’s crew team

By Caitie Ihrig, Photo Editor March 7, 2018
The men's crew team features two sets of twins, Cameron and Hunter Flamm and Evan and Seth Ormsby.
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