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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

From left, senior Nicolas Galka and first-year student Ryan Galka, both part of the Ithaca College wrestling team, say they provide a support system for each other.

Brothers compete together on wrestling team

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor February 1, 2023
Although they wrestle in classes 100 pounds apart from each other, the Galkas still say they enjoy being on the team together.
Senior Eze Chukwuezi competes against SUNY Cortlands Brian Torres during the fifth annual Rumble and Tumble event Feb. 16.

IC wrestling named third-best D-III program of the last decade

By Rocco Di Maiolo, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
As the Ithaca College wrestling team gets set for the NCAA Regional Tournament, it has been recognized for being the third-best Division III program by Rofkin Wrestling.
From left, junior Red Dragon Chandler Merwin faces off against junior Bombers wrestler Matthew Beyer, and junior Bombers gymnast Zoe Kyriakopoulos competes on the balance beam Feb. 16.

Wrestling and gymnastics programs compete in Rumble and Tumble

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
The Ithaca College wrestling and gymnastics teams went head-to-head with the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons in the fifth annual Rumble and Tumble event for the first time in two years Feb. 16. 
The college implemented its updated spectator policy Jan. 12, allowing only students, faculty and staff members to attend competitions until the situation is further evaluated Feb. 7.

Updated spectator policy prohibits fans outside IC community

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor January 24, 2022
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, spectators outside of the Ithaca College community will not be allowed to attend athletic events until at least Feb. 7.  
From left, juniors Travis Jones, Matt Beyer and senior Eze Chukwuezi each won titles at the New York State Championships on Nov. 20 in Cortland. Both Jones and Chukwuezi won championships in 2019.

Three wrestlers take home New York State titles

By Rocco Di Maiolo, Staff Writer December 9, 2021
As the Ithaca College wrestling team wrapped up the first half of the season, three members of the wrestling team brought home first place at the New York State Championships.
Senior Logan Ninos has suffered nine concussions and was told by his doctor to stop wrestling. He has remained a team captain, but has transitioned to an assistant coach for the team.

Senior wrestler transitions from top performer to assistant coach

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor November 11, 2021
Senior wrestling captain Logan Ninos will not compete again after doctors advised him to stop wrestling due to multiple concussions.
From left, Tito Colom 20 faces a wrestler from Wilkes University Feb. 8, 2019. Ithaca College Athletics is prohibiting spectators at the Ithaca Invitational on Nov. 5 and 6, 2021.

Spectators prohibited at upcoming wrestling tournament

By Connor Wood, Staff writer November 3, 2021
Prior to the Ithaca Invitational on Nov. 5 and 6, Ithaca College Athletics announced Oct. 27 there will be no spectators permitted for the event held at the A&E Center.
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