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A week in photos — April 4, 2013

By | Apr 4, 2013

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Weather preventing baseball team from field time

By | Apr 3, 2013

When the baseball team landed in California for its annual spring break trip, it was at a severe disadvantage. Because of Ithaca’s unpredictable weather conditions, the Bombers had yet to step on a grass field this season. Before March 25, the Blue and Gold had not practiced on Freeman Field. Instead, they had relied on…

A week in photos — March 28, 2013

By | Mar 28, 2013

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Freshman makes transition from catcher to pitcher

By | Mar 27, 2013

Zach Pidgeon toes the pitching rubber with the metal tip of his cleat. Inhaling, he checks to make sure the runner on first base is not about to steal. As he turns back to face his current batter, he focuses his attention on the catcher’s mitt, which is centered over home plate. He calmly brings…

A week in photos — March 21, 2013

By | Mar 21, 2013

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Between The Lines: Let Strasburg pitch

By | Sep 13, 2012

Columnist Nathan Bickell talks to Ithaca College baseball coach George Valesente about the Washington Nationals’ decision to shut down pitcher Stephen Strasburg before the MLB playoffs.

Baseball: Stellar pitching spurs Bombers’ home sweep

By | Apr 29, 2012

The baseball team (21–8–1 overall, 10—4 Empire 8) swept its doubleheader Saturday against the Stevens Institute of Technology (20—15 overall, 5—8 Empire 8) on Freeman Field.

Coaches contribute long-time expertise

By | Apr 26, 2012

When Head Coach George Valesente is congratulated for the baseball team’s many achievements during his 34-year tenure, he is always quick to deflect praise to his assistant coaching staff.

Baseball: Bombers end losing streak with victory at SUNY-Oneonta

By | Apr 26, 2012

In the midst of a four-game losing streak, the Bombers traveled to SUNY-Oneonta (14—18 overall, 7—8 SUNYAC) yesterday where they defeated the Red Dragons 6–4. The win improved the South Hill squad’s record to 19–8–1 overall.

Baseball: Bombers outlasted in pitcher’s duel against rival St. John Fisher College

By | Apr 22, 2012

The baseball team returned to Empire 8 Conference play with a 1–0 road loss Friday against St. John Fisher College (20—8 overall, 5—4 Empire 8). The loss is the second in a row for the Blue and Gold and drops their record to 18–6–1 on the season and 8–2 in conference play.

Baseball: Squad sweeps doubleheader at Utica College

By | Apr 15, 2012

The baseball team traveled to Utica College on Saturday and swept the host Pioneers in a doubleheader. The Bombers trailed in the first game but eventually won 12–6 and then defeated the Pioneers in the following game by the identical score.

’Staches and stirrups promote unity

By | Apr 11, 2012

While the baseball team is off to its best start in Empire 8 Conference play in three seasons, each player’s appearance is also speaking volumes about the Bombers’ unity this season.