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Fans cheer on the Ithaca College football team at the 2023 Cortaca Jug. The Blue Crew program will look to encourage student attendance through a points system that allows students to earns prizes for attending different sporting events.

Return of Blue Crew program looks to encourage student involvement

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer March 22, 2024
Ithaca College Athletics announced the return of the Blue Crew student rewards program on Jan. 31. This program brings together Ithaca College students, giving them an incentive to attend sporting events in return for points toward special prizes. 
Jacob Villanueva 22 will join the Los Gallos Negros of the LFA in late January to start training for the teams 2024 campaign. Villanueva will play offensive line for the team.

Former Bombers’ guard makes the jump to professional football in Mexico

By Augustine Daudu, Contributing Writer January 24, 2024
Making a career in professional football is something only 1.6% of all collegiate football players will achieve. It can be even more difficult for athletes who did not go to Division I schools, which normally offer better training resources, more exposure to scouts and recruiters and a higher level of competition.
 “Ted Lasso” is a delightful series following the titular American football coach as he makes the transition to coaching soccer in the English Premier League. The character Ted Lasso originally appeared in advertisements for the English Premier League.

Review: Apple TV scores lively sports drama

By Liam Conway, Senior Writer October 16, 2020
Ted Lasso” is a delightful series following the titular American football coach as he makes the transition to coaching soccer in the English Premier League.
While compelling characters may drive “Puerta 7,” the show is ultimately bogged down by convoluted plotlines.

Review: Complex characters cannot save story

By Connor Ahern March 4, 2020

Crime dramas and gang politics truly go hand in hand in television, but Netflix’s “Puerta 7” takes an already intricate political gang war and makes it more political. This leads to an overly complicated...

How IC Sports- Womens Soccer Midfielder Kelsey Espenhorst

‘How IC Sports’- Women’s Soccer Midfielder Kelsey Espenhorst

November 1, 2019 Hosts Kaitlin Maniscalco and Gabby Laccona interview Kelsey Espenhorst, midfielder on the women's soccer team. They...

How IC Sports- Mens Soccer Defender Justinian Michaels

‘How IC Sports’- Men’s Soccer Defender Justinian Michaels

September 24, 2019 In their first episode of the fall semester, hosts Kaitlin Maniscalso and Gabby Laccona talk to Justinian...

How IC Sports: Mens playoff soccer — Thomas Pierce

‘How IC Sports’: Men’s playoff soccer — Thomas Pierce

November 1, 2018

Hosts Cal Dymowski and Kaitlin Maniscalo are joined by freshman defender Thomas Pierce from the men's soccer team. The trio talk about his game-winning goal in the team's recent Liberty League Quarterfinal...

From right, sophomore forward Sean Forward battles Alfred University junior Dylan Smith in the Bombers’ 3–1 win on Sept. 20 at Carp Wood Field. Forward contributed an assist in the game and has four goals on the year.

Forward and Williamson anchor men’s soccer team’s offense

By Max Ley, Contributing Writer October 21, 2014
Sean Forward and Casey Williamson have provided the bulk of the men's soccer team's offense.

The Good Kind of Loans

By Nik DeCosta-Klipa April 24, 2014

Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between soccer clubs Chelsea and Atlético Madrid featured a sight unfamiliar to most American sports fans.  And no, this goes beyond the United...

Reuters World Cup Poll Gets It All Wrong

By Nik DeCosta-Klipa April 15, 2014

On Monday, major news agency Reuters published a poll stating two out of three Americans do not plan to follow this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, suggesting the U.S. men’s soccer team’s home support...

Junior Jason Klem left the track team when he became overcommitted to the sport.

Hanging it up: Former student-athletes share their past athletic experiences

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 9, 2014
Walking away is never easy, as three former varsity athletes explain life in college without their teams.

Why More Moves to the MLS Only Help Soccer in the States

By Nik DeCosta-Klipa February 28, 2014

Though the weather might indicate otherwise, we’re just about a week away from soccer season again here in the United States.  The first week of Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off next Saturday, March...

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