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THE ITHACAN

Football looks to continue upward momentum from last season

Football looks to continue upward momentum from last season

By Danielle Allentuck, Senior Writer August 29, 2018
The Ithaca College football team is looking to maintain its success from 2017 headed into the new season.
The winner of the 59th annual Cortaca Jug game, which is on Nov. 11, 2017 at Butterfield Stadium, will take home all three jugs.

Football prepares for the 59th annual Cortaca Jug game

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer November 9, 2017
Both the Ithaca College and the SUNY Cortland football teams are coming into the 59th annual Cortaca Jug game with a 6–3 record.
Football shuts out Utica College 14–0 on the road

Football shuts out Utica College 14–0 on the road

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer October 29, 2017
The football team shutout Utica College 14–0 on the road Oct. 28. This was the Bombers third shutout in two seasons.
From left, linebackers coach Brody Trahan and his father, defensive line coach Warren “Bull” Trahan, coach together for the Ithaca College football team. Warren brings 35 years of coaching experience to the Bombers.

Father and son tackle coaching football together

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer October 11, 2017
Brody Trahan and his father, Warren "Bull" Trahan, are now coaching together for the Ithaca College football team.
From left, senior defensive lineman Ryan Moody tackles junior quarterback Bryce Morrison of Alfred University with help from fellow senior defensive lineman Brad Helmkamp. The Bombers lost their home opener Sept. 2 20–17.

Two football players play new positions on the defensive line

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer October 4, 2017
Senior defensive end Ryan Moody and fullback Brad Helmkamp have made the change to defensive linemen this season.
Football returns to the field with a new coaching staff

Football returns to the field with a new coaching staff

By Jeb Biggart and Matt Hornick August 31, 2017
After former head coach Mike Welch retired after 23 seasons, the football team will be lead by a new coaching staff for the 2017 season.
Sophomore Marc Barbieri prepares for a play on the defensive line against Hobart College on Sept. 19, 2015.

Football team sets high standards for Welch’s last season

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer August 24, 2016
The football team looks beyond its sixth consecutive Cortaca jug loss and aims for a win this season to honor head coach Mike Welch's last season.

Fall Sports All-Ithacan Team

By Ithacan Sports Staff November 19, 2015
The Ithacan Sports Staff selects the standout player on each of the fall sports teams.
Sophomore linebacker Kenny Bradley tackles SUNY Brockport running back Dan Andrews during the football team’s 27–17 loss to the Golden Eagles on Oct. 17 at Butterfield Stadium.

Bombers defense stifling opponents for football team

By Andrew Sullivan, Staff Writer October 27, 2015
The Ithaca College football team's defense is ranked 50th in the country and has been a stigma for the squad this season.
Senior linebacker Noah Poskanzer races for a 19-yard pickup against the SUNY Brockport Golden Eagles during the football team’s 27–17 loss on Oct. 17 at Butterfield Stadium.

Bombers football drop second game of season to Golden Eagles

By Dustin Albino, Contributing Writer October 20, 2015
On Oct. 17, the football team fell to 4–2 on the season after its 27–17 loss to SUNY Brockport at Butterfield Stadium.
Senior specialist Josh Oliver, left, and junior wide receiver Brian Balsamo, right, jump in celebration after a touchdown in the 24–6 win over Hobart College on Sept. 19 at Butterfield Stadium.

Four Downs: 2–0 start prompts undefeated matchup with Alfred

By Dustin Albino, Contributing Writer September 25, 2015
The No. 20–ranked Ithaca College football team will look to stay undefeated this weekend as the Bombers host the 3–0 Alfred University Saxons at 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at Butterfield Stadium.

Four Downs: Football faces rematch against Hobart Statesmen

By Andrew Sullivan, Staff Writer September 18, 2015
The Bombers prepare for their home opener against Hobart College at 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at Butterfield Stadium.
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