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Fans cheer on the Ithaca College football team at the 2023 Cortaca Jug. The Blue Crew program will look to encourage student attendance through a points system that allows students to earns prizes for attending different sporting events.

Return of Blue Crew program looks to encourage student involvement

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer March 22, 2024
Ithaca College Athletics announced the return of the Blue Crew student rewards program on Jan. 31. This program brings together Ithaca College students, giving them an incentive to attend sporting events in return for points toward special prizes. 
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.
From left, grounds crew members Chris Cornwall, Alex Teeter and Rick Marsh spread mulch in a flower bed near the Dillingham fountains. The crew begins spring landscaping in  March to prepare the campus for Commencement. The grounds crew is also responsible for removing trash, planting flowers and clearing walkways of snow throughout the year.

Ithaca College grounds crew adds color to campus

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 25, 2019

It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches. The campus pops with the colors of spring — freshly mowed green...

The womens Novice 8 boat placed first April 7 against SUNY Geneseo and St. John Fisher College at the Cayuga Lake Inlet. The womens team has a total of 13 novice athletes.

Starting from Scratch: Crew programs support novice rowers

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor April 17, 2019
The men's and women's crew teams at Ithaca College do not heavily recruit, but instead develop athletes through their novice teams.
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.
Junior midfielder and striker Marykate Siegel has the ball while trying to avoid senior midfielder Katie Carroll of Elmira College. The Bombers defeated the Soaring Eagles Sept. 27 5–0 at Higgins Stadium.

Weekend preview: The Blue and Gold face off at home

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer September 29, 2017
Many of Ithaca College's fall teams are opening up the month of October in Ithaca for their respective games against Liberty League opponents.
Graduate student Melinda Keene rows during row-for-humanity Feb. 3 in Emerson Suits. Rowers worked out for 30 minutes on stationary rowing machines.

Ithaca College crew holds annual Row for Humanity event

By Colin Tessier, Staff Writer February 6, 2017
The Ithaca College men's and women's rowing teams hosted the Row for Humanity event for the 13th straight year Feb. 3.
IC crew and sculling race in Head of the Schuylkill

IC crew and sculling race in Head of the Schuylkill

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor October 29, 2016
The Ithaca College crew and sculling teams competed in the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 29.
Ithaca College crew competes in the Head of Charles

Ithaca College crew competes in the Head of Charles

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor October 23, 2016
The Ithaca College men's and women's crew competed in the Head of the Charles Oct. 23 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Crew and sculling: A breakdown

Crew and sculling: A breakdown

By Peter Champelli, Staff Member October 19, 2016
Animator Peter Champelli illustrates the differences between two similar sports at Ithaca College: crew vs. sculling.
Emily Morley ’16 competes in sculling Sept. 27, 2015 on the Cayuga Inlet. She represented the Bahamas in the single sculling event at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

IC alum Emily Morley competes at Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

By Vinica Weiss, Senior Writer August 31, 2016
Emily Morley '16 was the first rower from the Bahamas to compete at the Olympics. Becky Robinson, Ithaca College head women's crew and sculling coach, and Beth Greene, Ithaca College assistant women's crew and sculling coach, coached her at the Olympics.
The Ithaca College boat rows at the Head of the Charles Regatta from Oct. 18–19 in the Charles River in Boston. The Bombers’ boat finished in the top-10 for the second consecutive year.

Crew earns impressive performance in prestigious regatta

By Karly Redpath, Senior Writer October 21, 2014
Crew traveled to Boston over Fall Break to compete at one of the nation's most esteemed regattas.
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