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From left, Bombers junior guard Noah Downing puts up a layup under Thoroughbreds senior guard Riley Greene.

Men’s basketball dominates Thoroughbreds on Senior Day

By Billy Wood, Staff Writer February 7, 2023
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team defeated the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds 75–56 on Senior Day Feb. 4 in the Ben Light Gymnasium.
From left, graduate student guard Luka Radovich drives into Dutchmen senior forward Chris Lovisolo toward the basket.

Men’s basketball rallies from halftime deficit to defeat Union

By Billy Wood, Contributing Writer February 4, 2023
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team defeated the Union College Dutchmen 80–73 Feb. 3 in the Ben Light Gymnasium. 
The winners of the “Bomber Belt” pose with the WWE-style championship belt. The Ithaca College men’s basketball team awards one player who made a big impact with the belt after each win.

Men’s basketball motivates team with “Bomber Belt”

By Lucas Jafet, Senior Writer February 1, 2023
As the Ithaca College men’s basketball program has raced out to a 12–6 record, the team has been awarding players the “Bomber Belt” after every win to give recognition to a strong performer.
Graduate student forward Luka Radovich aims to secure the tip-off in the Bombers 76–75 victory over Bard College on Dec. 3.

Men’s basketball slips past Bard in one-point victory

By Nicolas Rosado, Staff Writer December 4, 2022
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team defeated the Bard College Raptors, 76–75 Dec. 3 in Ben Light Gymnasium. 
From left, graduate student Luka Radovich, senior Jack Stern and senior Liam Spellman all look to help elevate the Bombers to the top of the Liberty League and win their second conference championship.

Men’s basketball shoots for a return to conference championship game

By Tommy Mumau, Senior Writer November 9, 2022
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team is back on the court with a veteran squad that has its sights set on a Liberty League title.
From left Chris Griffin, aquatics coordinator and diving coach for the men’s swimming and diving team, and first-year student Robert Mattesky watch the pool for the springboard diving class.

Ithaca College students stay active through PALS classes

By Daniel King, Assistant Sports Editor September 20, 2022
PALS offers students a wide range of classes that teach them new skills and the opportunity to get hands-on with activities they may not have had the chance to ever partake in.
In blue from left, junior James Dimeo, freshmen Sara Hunter and Tim Cheeseboro and junior Lucas Jafet work as student managers for the Ithaca College mens basketball team. The four work with the team during home games and practices.

Student managers make an impact on men’s basketball team

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
As the Ithaca College men’s basketball team has jumped out to a 3–1 start, several student managers have been working behind the scenes to make sure the team runs smoothly. 
On May 24, Waleed Farid was announced the next head coach of the Ithaca College mens basketball team. Farid has coached at Hartwick College and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Ithaca College hires new men’s basketball coach

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant sports editor September 22, 2021
As the academic year is underway, new Ithaca College men’s basketball coach, Waleed Farid, has arrived on campus and is becoming acquainted with his team.
Sean Burton ‘09, men’s head basketball coach, oversees practice Feb. 27 in Ben Light Gymnasium. Burton earned All-American honors three times as a Bomber.

Former men’s basketball player promoted to head coach

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 3, 2021
New men's basketball head coach Sean Burton is now the head coach of his former team after Jim Mullins retired following the 2019-2020 season.
From left to right, lacrosse players freshman Cate Evanko, senior Alexa Ritchie, freshman Lexi Kellish and junior Mallory Chamberlain practice Feb. 5 at Higgins Stadium.

Bombers are back after almost a year of no competition

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 11, 2021
With sports finally returning after almost a year away, athletes are adding new elements to their routines: masks, practice pods and COVID-19 tests. 
Ithaca College junior football player Michael Roumes prepares to lift while working out with his roommates and teammates in their at-home gym

Athletes find creative ways to grow stronger during pandemic

By Arleigh Rodgers, Life & Culture Editor October 11, 2020
When the college decided to hold the remainder of classes online in March, athletes adapted to an at-home, no-gym routines because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senior guard Sebastian Alderete protects the ball from a RIT defender in a Liberty League match up Jan. 14

Men’s basketball defeats RIT in Liberty League matchup

By Arla Davis January 16, 2020
The Ithaca College men's basketball team defeated RIT 91-61 in a Liberty League conference game Jan. 14 in Ben Light Gymnasium
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