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The Polar Plunge, an annual event that fundraises for Special Olympic New York, was hosted on March 23 by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council. Volunteers that raised over $25 line up to take the plunge in freezing conditions.

Ithaca College athletes dive into Special Olympics support

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer March 27, 2024
The Ithaca College Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) organized a team for the annual Polar Plunge on March 23, an event aimed at raising money and awareness for athletes competing in the Special Olympics. 
senior offensive lineman Jake Villanueva, No. 79, prepares for the snap in the Ithaca College football teams victory over SUNY Brockport on Sept. 10 2022.

Offensive lineman earns back-to-back All-America honors

By David Schurter, Staff Writer January 25, 2023
Following a successful 2022 season for the Ithaca College football program, senior offensive lineman Jake Villanueva earned an Associated Press Second Team All-America selection.
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers line up against the Bombers during their game Oct. 29. The Bombers won the matchup for the first time since 2001 en route to a 12–1 record.

Historic season comes to a close for football team

By Tommy Mumau, Senior Writer December 7, 2022
The Ithaca College football team put together a season for the record books this fall, posting a 12–1 overall record and reaching the national quarterfinals.
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.
Senior quarterback Conner Hayes finds his way into the end zone for a Bomber touchdown in the teams win over Union College. The touchdown would give the Bombers a 28–21 lead that they never gave up with the 31–28 victory.

Football wins Liberty League for first time with win over Union

By Tommy Mumau, Senior Writer November 5, 2022
The Ithaca College football team has won the 2022 Liberty League title, defeating Union College 31–28 Nov. 5 at Frank Bailey Field in Schenectady, New York.
Michael Toerper, head coach of the Ithaca College football team, talks with attendees at the Be The Match event April 22 in the Emerson Suites.

Ithaca College football team hosts bone marrow drive

By Daniel King, Staff Writer April 26, 2022
On April 22, members of the Ithaca College football team walked around Ithaca College Campus Center in an effort to recruit members of the campus community for the Be The Match Bone Marrow Drive.
Susan Bassett released a statement Feb. 25 following a video showing her and head football coach Michael Toerper maskless. The video was taken Feb. 18 when Toerpers hiring was announced to the football team.

Director of athletics releases statement on maskless video

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor March 2, 2022
On Feb. 25, Bassett released a statement apologizing for violating the college’s policy on masks during her announcement of Michael Toerper as the new head football coach.
The Ithaca College football team takes on SUNY Cortland in the 62nd Cortaca Jug game in Cortland, New York.

62nd Cortaca Jug game between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland

By Connor Glunt and Tommy Mumau November 13, 2021
The Ithaca College football team takes on SUNY Cortland in the 62nd Cortaca Jug game in Cortland, New York. The Bombers are 8–1, taking on the undefeated 9–0 Red Dragons.
Seniors Donte Garcia and Ed Longest gear up for the fall season.

Football team back and improved to contend for championship

By Connor Wood, Staff writer August 26, 2021
After a year away from the gridiron, the Ithaca College football team will return to Butterfield Stadium this fall with their eyes set on a national championship.
Senior wideout JJ Crandall receives a blow to the head from senior outside linebacker Connor Beerworth after catching a pass during the Bombers’ 27-24 victory over Union College last season.

Head to Head: Football team responds to spike in reported concussions

By Whit Ives, Contributing Writer February 6, 2013
Concussions double on Ithaca College football team and players, coaches and athletic trainers work to create a safe environment for players.
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