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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

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From left, Buffalo State sophomore defensive end Nicholas Moore looks to get around a block as first-year quarterback Colin Schumm loads up to send a pass to senior running back Jalen Leonard-Osbourne.

Bombers look forward to 64th annual Cortaca Jug game returning to Ithaca

By Daniel King, Senior Writer November 10, 2023
For the first time since 2017, the Cortaca jug game is returning to the South Hill for the 64th edition of the “Biggest Little Game in the Nation” as the Ithaca College football team welcomes SUNY Cortland back to the Ithaca College campus. 
From left, senior linebackers Matt DeSimpliciis and Jason Haber celebrate after the Bombers defense stopped the Red Dragons on offense.

Bombers reclaim the Cortaca Jug in front of 40,232 fans

By Aidan Charde and Tommy Mumau November 16, 2022
When the clock hit zero at the end of the fourth quarter, the Bombers had come out on top for the 38th time in the rivalry’s history with a 34–17 win at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
The Ithaca College football team will take on Springfield College at noon.

Victory in the Bronx: Bombers take back the jug with win over Cortland

By Tommy Mumau, Senior Writer November 12, 2022
The No. 11/12 Ithaca College football team defeated the No. 9/11 SUNY Cortland Red Dragons 34–17 in the 63rd annual Cortaca Jug at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.
Members of the Ithaca College football team pose in front of the Cortaca Jugs on Nov. 9 during a joint press conference with SUNY Cortland.

Bombers and Red Dragons gear up for 63rd Cortaca Jug game

By Aidan Charde and Tommy Mumau November 12, 2022
The Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland football teams held a joint press conference at noon Nov. 9 in the Emerson Suites to celebrate the quickly approaching Cortaca Jug game.
From left, graduate student defensive back Antwan Robinson, graduate student offensive lineman Jake Villanueva and senior quarterback A.J. Wingfield, captains on the Ithaca College football team. The Bombers are gearing up for the first season under a new head coach.

Football playing for it all under new head coach

By Tommy Mumau, Senior Writer August 31, 2022
The Ithaca College football team is returning to the gridiron with a veteran group that has high expectations, along with a new head coach on the sidelines.
The Ithaca College football team lost to SUNY Cortland in the 62nd Cortaca Jug on Nov. 13 by the score of 28–27

Bombers fall to Red Dragons in 62nd Cortaca Jug game

By Connor Glunt and Tommy Mumau November 18, 2021
The Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland football teams treated fans to a thriller, battling through rain and snow in the 62nd Cortaca Jug game Nov. 13 in Cortland.
From left, graduate students Andrew Vito, Antonio Valle and football head coach Dan Swanstrom in front of each of the Cortaca Jugs.

Press conference held prior to 62nd Cortaca Jug

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor November 11, 2021
Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland held a joint-press conference Nov. 10 in Cortland, New York, leading up to the 62nd Cortaca Jug game.
Justin Lutes, Associate Director of Athletic Communications, announces that Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland are set to face-off at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2022 at Yankee Stadium.

Cortaca Jug game to be held at Yankee Stadium in 2022

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor September 21, 2021
In a joint press conference between Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland and the New York Yankees, it was announced that the 2022 Cortaca Jug Game would be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 12, 2022 at Yankee Stadium.
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