Cornell to face Penn State at Tierney Field Saturday

The Big Red men’s lacrosse team will play its first neutral site game of the season when it takes on No. 20 Penn State on Saturday, Mach 10 at U.S. Lacrosse’s Tierney Field in Sparks, Md. The game will be the first neutral site contest in the history of the series, which stands at 41 all-time meetings. Cornell evened its... more

Cornell Big Red hockey opens postseason with Quinnipiac series

The Cornell men’s hockey team’s postseason begins with its final home games of the season, when it hosts Quinnipiac this weekend in a best-of-three ECAC Hockey Championship quarterfinal series at Lynah. The entire series will be broadcast through the platforms of Eleven Sports USA, with Grady Whittenburg handling play-by-play with color commentary from Will LeBlond. Additionally, Jason Weinstein will provide play-by-play with... more

Ithaca boys come up short in state tournament

Ithaca ran into double trouble Tuesday and saw its boys basketball season come to a close with a 72-57 loss to Pine Bush in a Class AA regional semifinal at Orange County Community College in Middletown. Senior twins Bryan Powell and Brandon Powell combined for 50 of the Bushmen’s points. Bryan Powell was a workhorse in the paint and finished... more

Disney hires Cornell grad Pitaro as new chief for ESPN

The Walt Disney Co. has stayed inside the family to choose consumer products chief James Pitaro as the new ESPN president. Pitaro replaces John Skipper, who resigned suddenly in December to deal with a substance abuse problem. Pitaro takes over a wide-ranging sports network that is fighting back against cord cutters and is about to launch a new streaming service... more

Ithaca, Elmira duo charged in Watkins Glen larcenies; face felony drug charges

An investigation into recent larcenies at the Watkins Glen Walmart has resulted in two arrests and multiple felony charges. Angel M. Pierson, 29, of Elmira and Corey D. Grace, 28, of Ithaca were both charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, criminal possession of precursor of methamphetamine, fourth-degree grand larceny, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance... more

Career day from Knight not enough as #1 Albany edges Cornell

Cornell senior Christian Knight matched a career-high with 19 saves to help the Big Red men’s lacrosse team get within a whisper of upsetting No. 1 Albany, but the Great Danes used a late run to erase a Cornell lead and earn the 11-9 victory this afternoon at Casey Stadium. The Big Red took a late 9-7 lead on an... more

Cornell clinches Ivy Tournament berth with win over Dartmouth

Lady Luck certainly shined upon Cornell men’s basketball tonight. Following Friday’s overtime loss in a crucial game to Harvard, the Red (12-15, 6-8 Ivy) headed into its season closer against Dartmouth (7-20, 3-11) without control of its own destiny on the final day of conference play. Yet, fate smiled upon Cornell as all the chips fell into place — the... more

Little Red redemption: Ithaca beats Corning for title

Ithaca had gone 25 years since its last sectional title in boys basketball before Saturday night’s 65-56 Class AA victory over Corning at Corning-Painted Post High School. The connection to that 1992-93 Little Red team was much closer than 25 years would indicate. As Ithaca coach Brian Stone talked about his team’s triumph, a few feet away stood his dad,... more

Cornell gears up to face #1 Albany

With the first win of 2018 under its belt, Cornell men’s lacrosse will attempt to shock No. 1 Albany in potentially its toughest matchup of the young season. The upcoming contest this Saturday comes about a year after a resounding 17-6 loss to the Great Danes at home last season, which gave the Red its worst start since 1997. This... more

Harvard tops Cornell in 2OT thriller, Big Red alive for Ivy bid

Harvard and Cornell spent all night throwing mighty shots at each other, but the preseason Ivy favorite Crimson regained its spot atop the conference standings with a 98-88 double overtime victory over the Big Red on Friday evening at Lavietes Pavillion. Harvard (16-12, 11-2 Ivy) moved into a first-place tie with Penn thanks to the victory, while the Big Red... more

FLX WEEKLY: March coming in like a lion or lamb & CVDesigns expands in Seneca Falls (podcast)

On FLX Weekly Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso, and Sydney Rogers look ahead to an exciting first weekend of March, some changes taking shape on the show, and the changes at CVDesigns Boutique in Downtown Seneca Falls as they celebrate a launch and re-locate. . more

Police: Man who robbed Domino’s driver apprehended after standoff

The Ithaca Police Department apprehended a suspect in the robbery of a Domino's driver earlier this week following a standoff Tuesday at an apartment complex. The department's Investigations Division identified a suspect in the robbery of the delivery driver that occurred Monday night in the 400 block of Elm Street and tracked the man to an apartment complex at 150... more

Police investigate armed robbery of Domino’s delivery driver in Ithaca

Police were called to the 400 block of Elm Street for a reported robbery around 8:55 p.m. on Monday. Police say the victim was a Domino’s delivery driver, who was delivering in the area when he was approached by a male who demanded all of his money. The suspect reportedly searched the victim’s pockets before displaying a small black handgun... more

#2 Cornell locks up Cleary Cup with 4-2 win at RPI

The Cornell men’s hockey team clinched sole possession of the Cleary Cup for the first time since 2005 on Friday night, using a string of three consecutive goals from the middle of the second period to the middle of the third to power a 4-2 victory over Rensselaer on Friday night at Houston Field House. Freshman forward Morgan Barron scored... more

Serial flasher in Ithaca, attempted rapist back in jail facing new allegations

A man convicted of attempted rape and has been accused of regularly flashing and harassing women in the city of Ithaca is back in jail and facing new allegations. Floyd Slater is accused of violating probation and exposing his penis to several women in public. He is also a registered sex offender. According to online documents, he was convicted May... more

FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a look at your upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes and a round-up of the top news, local photos and activities at FingerLakes1.com this week. Will the extraordinarily warm weather continue. Is spring finally here? Also, how do you handle your birthday on Facebook? . more

Cornell battles Yale as race to Ivy Tourney tightens

The Cornell men’s basketball team will play one of its most consequential home weekends in recent memory beginning on Friday, Feb. 23 when Yale visits Newman Arena for a 7 p.m. tip. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and simulcast on the Ivy League Network with Barry Leonard Eric Taylor ’06 on the call. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more
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