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December 10, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

American baseball to be a new force in World Baseball Classic

By | Mar 21, 2017

It’s important for baseball to staying ahead of other sports in terms of a global game during a Trump Presidency.

New assistant volleyball coach begins working with team

By | Aug 21, 2016

New assistant volleyball coach Kaley Viola discusses her prior experience and the teams goals for the upcoming season.

The Hot Stove: Lifetime ban unfit for Pete Rose

By | Apr 7, 2015

Columnist Steve Derderian argues that Pete Rose should be allowed back into baseball.

Ithaca College students travel across nation for favorite professional teams

By | Oct 22, 2014

Students from Ithaca College have traveled across the nation to support their favorite professional sports teams.

Kristy’s Corner: Four unforgettable years are finished

By | Apr 29, 2014

Columnist Andrew Kristy shares his final words for The Ithacan as he closes out his four years at Ithaca College.

Closing time: Junior pitcher evolves into closing role

By | Apr 16, 2014

In a close game, the baseball team calls on junior pitcher Jimmy Wagner to shut the door.

Long playoff drops ratings

By | Nov 2, 2011

One of the most exciting World Series Championships in baseball history concluded Friday when the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2 in a winner-take-all Game 7.

So long, Tony La Russa

By | Nov 1, 2011

I’ll just cut right to the chase, I was never all that big a fan of Tony La Russa. I didn’t like the umpteen feuds with players he always seemed to get himself into, from St. Louis Cardinals great Ozzie Smith to Scott Rolen to Colby Rasmus. I didn’t like the way he basically lucked…

A series to remember

By | Oct 29, 2011

For all the flak it gets for being such a “boring” game, baseball sure didn’t live down to that reputation this past week. I can’t honestly say that last night’s 6-2 win by the St. Louis Cardinals over the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series to win the series 4-3 was exactly…

In defense of the World Series

By | Oct 22, 2011

Some people may not like this year’s World Series matchup between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals. As long as you’ve got a good reason for this sentiment, that’s OK. Say you don’t like Dallas teams and you don’t like the Cardinals’ infamously obsessive manager, Tony La Russa. That would be a valid…

Flat Out This Is A Boring World Series

By | Oct 30, 2010

I called it when the LCS series were coming to a close. If the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers both advanced to the World Series to play against each other, it would be hands down the most boring Fall Classic in baseball history. After Games 1 and 2, I rest my case. The most…

The Sprint Is On

By | Sep 11, 2010

A major league baseball season is often compared to a marathon – 162 games where the standings can change at any point and time. Being in first place in April is as impressive and relevant as getting an A on an open book test. In other words, it is nonimpressive and irrevelant towards the season…