Category: Ithaca Bombers

Liberty League cancels fall sports due to COVID-19, Ithaca College and Hobart impacted

Liberty League cancels fall sports due to COVID-19, Ithaca College and Hobart impacted

Another league has made the difficult decision to cancel fall sports in 2020. The Liberty League, home to a pair of Central New York colleges, announced it will cancel fall sports all together due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ithaca College and Hobart ... MORE
Honeoye’s Dom Trippi to play baseball at Ithaca College

Honeoye’s Dom Trippi to play baseball at Ithaca College

Honeoye Bulldogs senior Dominick “Dom” Trippi announced over the weekend that he would be playing baseball at Ithaca College beginning in the fall. He announced his intentions via his Twitter account on Sunday afternoon. He is expected to be part of the ... MORE
Ithaca brings home third consecutive Cortaca Jug with win at MetLife Stadium

Ithaca brings home third consecutive Cortaca Jug with win at MetLife Stadium

The Ithaca College football team defeated SUNY Cortland 32-20 the 61st Cortaca Jug game Nov. 16 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game broke the attendance record for a Division III football game with 45,161 people. It is the ... MORE
George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca

George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca

Ithaca College legendary Hall of Fame baseball coach and alumnus (’66), and Mynderse Academy alumnus, George Valesente, has announced his retirement after 41 seasons, effective in August 2019. Valesente has been the head coach at his alma mater since 1979 and departs ... MORE
Ithaca College banter takes over ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcast after Locastro double

Ithaca College banter takes over ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcast after Locastro double

If you were watching ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcast last night, you were treated to an in-game highlight of Ithaca College graduate Tim Locastro belting an RBI double. This prompted the studio anchor and the broadcast team doing the live game to ... MORE
Diamondbacks option Auburn native Tim Locastro to Triple-A Reno

Diamondbacks option Auburn native Tim Locastro to Triple-A Reno

Auburn native Tim Locastro will begin the 2019 baseball season in the minor leagues. The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Locastro to Triple-A Reno Tuesday. The Reno Aces play in the Pacific Coast League. Locastro hit .222 in 18 spring training games with the ... MORE
Nearly 20,000 tickets sold for 2019 Cortaca Jug

Nearly 20,000 tickets sold for 2019 Cortaca Jug

More than a week after tickets went on sale for Cortaca Jug 2019 in MetLife stadium, SUNY Cortland and Ithaca College are already more than halfway toward setting a new national attendance record for a Division III football game. The game is ... MORE
Ithaca Bombers, Sports
Cortaca Jug game bound for New York City in 2019

Cortaca Jug game bound for New York City in 2019

The Cortaca Jug will be on the move. The 2019 football game pitting Ithaca College against SUNY Cortland will be played at MetLife Stadium — home of the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets. Once referred to by Sports Illustrated ... MORE
CORTACA: The Jug stays in Ithaca as Bombers hold on to top Red Dragons

CORTACA: The Jug stays in Ithaca as Bombers hold on to top Red Dragons

For the second consecutive season, the Ithaca College football team defeated SUNY Cortland in the annual Cortaca Jug Game, as the Bombers took down the host Red Dragons, 24-21, in the 60th edition of the rivalry at the SUNY Cortland Sports Complex ... MORE
Hobart hosts Ithaca in Hall of Fame Game on Saturday

Hobart hosts Ithaca in Hall of Fame Game on Saturday

The Hobart College football team will play its final regular season home game on Saturday, Nov. 3, when the Statesmen host Liberty League rival Ithaca College on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium. Kickoff has been moved up to noon on ... MORE
Ithaca stifles Hobart with 10-3 win at Boswell

Ithaca stifles Hobart with 10-3 win at Boswell

The Ithaca College football team faced less than favorable conditions for the third straight week at Hobart College on Saturday, and for the third consecutive week, the Bombers came out on top as they defeated the Statesmen, 10-3, in a Liberty League ... MORE
An Ithaca native heads to the pros

An Ithaca native heads to the pros

When I learned that Ithaca High (2011) and Ithaca College (2016) grad Eli Gobrecht had been selected by the Denver Outlaws in the Major League Lacrosse Supplemental Draft, I flashed back to my own dreams as a younger man. I called Eli ... MORE
IC wrestler brings home national title

IC wrestler brings home national title

The Ithaca College wrestling team traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, for the Division III national championships and ended up with two wrestlers in the finals of the respective weight classes, had another three wrestlers named All-Americans, and placed third-place as a team overall ... MORE
Ithaca wins 59th Cortaca Jug football game

Ithaca wins 59th Cortaca Jug football game

The Ithaca College football team defeated SUNY Cortland 48–20 Nov. 11 at Butterfield Stadium in the 59th Cortaca Jug game. This is the Bombers’ first win over Cortland since Nov. 14, 2009, when they beat the Red Dragons 23–20. The Bombers got ... MORE
Hobart heads to Ithaca for league opener

Hobart heads to Ithaca for league opener

The Hobart College football team opens Liberty League play on Saturday, Sept. 30 at conference newcomer Ithaca College. Kickoff at Butterfield Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m. The Statesmen (3-1, 0-0) have won three in a row entering the showdown with the ... MORE