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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Football set for future seasons in Liberty League Conference

By Danielle Allentuck, Staff Writer May 1, 2018
The Ithaca College football team was questioned if they were going to perform well, but a successful season proves they have a bright future.
Senior Jack Yule has battled Type 1 diabetes since his diagnosis the September of his freshman year of high school. Yule uses diabetes to motivate him and teach others about the disease.

Football player discusses battle with diabetes

By Matt Hornick, Senior Writer September 13, 2017
Senior tight end Jack Yule of the football team discusses how he battles with diabetes on and off the field.
New football head coach Dan Swanstrom, center, coaches the quarterbacks at the University of Pennsylvania. He began his duties as head coach at Ithaca College on Jan. 1.

New football head coach prepares to lead team into new era

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor January 25, 2017
For the first time in 23 years, Ithaca College has a new football head coach leading them.
The Ithaca College football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Hartwick College on Oct. 8 in Butterfield Stadium.

Ithaca College athletics hires new football head coach

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor December 12, 2016
Dan Swanstrom has been hired as the new Ithaca College head football coach. He is the tenth coach in program history.
End of an era: Welch retires after 23 years as head coach

End of an era: Welch retires after 23 years as head coach

By Lauren Murray and Matt Hornick November 16, 2016
During his 23 years as head coach, Welch has accumulated a 169–78 overall record with eight NCAA playoff appearances.
Emotions run high at the 58th annual Cortaca Jug game

Emotions run high at the 58th annual Cortaca Jug game

By Kendyl Bennett, Assistant Multimedia Editor November 15, 2016

The Ithaca College Bombers take on the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons in the 58th annual Cortaca Jug game.

Ithaca College football head coach Mike Welch hugs senior offensive lineman Jack Meehan after the game. This was the last game of Welchs career.

Bombers lose Cortaca in emotional last game of Welch’s career

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer November 12, 2016
SUNY Cortland defeated the Bombers in the last game of Mike Welch's career 28–16 Nov. 12 in Cortland.
Junior running back Tristan Brown looks for an open path to run past SUNY Cortlands defense in the 57th annual Cortaca Jug on Nov. 14, 2015.

Football aims to take back Cortaca Jug in Welch’s final game

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer November 9, 2016
The Ithaca College football team will be playing in the 58th annual Cortaca Jug on Nov. 12 in Cortland.
Senior quarterback Wolfgang Shafer will play in the final game of his career Nov. 12. At the time of filming, the football team had two games remaining.

Senior quarterback prepares for last game in Bombers uniform

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer November 8, 2016
Senior quarterback Wolfgang Shafer reflects on his career, some of the biggest moments of the season and his final game in the Bomber uniform.
The Ithaca College football team carries head coach Mike Welch off of the field after its 7–0 win over Buffalo State on Nov. 5. This was Welchs final home game of his career.

IC football defeats Buffalo State in final home game of season

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer November 5, 2016
The Ithaca College football team defeated Buffalo State 7–0 Nov. 5 at Butterfield Stadium. The Bombers are now 5–4 on the year.
Ithaca College football drops road game to St. John Fisher

Ithaca College football drops road game to St. John Fisher

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer October 29, 2016
The Ithaca College football team fell to St. John Fisher College 34–17 Oct. 29 in Rochester, New York.
Junior running back Tristan Brown runs through the Morrisville State defense Oct. 22 at Butterfield Stadium. He rushed for 38 yards on 12 attempts.

Ithaca College football records first shutout in three years

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer October 22, 2016
The Ithaca College football team defeated Morrisville State College 34–0 Oct. 22 at Butterfield Stadium.
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