For the football team, the focus now shifts from the Cortaca Jug to a bigger challenge — the NCAA tournament.
Football beat writer Christian Araos breaks down the top story lines on South Hill and around the Empire 8 Conference before the Bombers take on Alfred University on Saturday afternoon.
The Ithaca College football team jumped out early against Utica College, using first-half touchdowns to roll to a 40-22 win Saturday at Butterfield Stadium.
The football team is looking for a way back to the Empire 8 Conference playoffs after suffering its first losing record in four decades last season.
When the football team announced next season’s captains at its banquet Feb. 4, junior linebacker Will Carter was in shock. He had been chosen to lead the Blue and Gold despite missing four games during the season.