Category: Ithaca Bombers

Empire 8, Liberty League create 'New York State Bowl Game'

Empire 8, Liberty League create ‘New York State Bowl Game’

The Empire 8 Athletic Conference and the Liberty League Athletic Conference are proud to announce that they are partnering for a postseason football game between member institutions. The Inaugural New York State Bowl Game will involve the top team from each conference ... MORE
Pair of Ithaca College baseball alums to square off in Triple-A series this weekend

Pair of Ithaca College baseball alums to square off in Triple-A series this weekend

This coming weekend, June 30 to July 3, two Ithaca College baseball alumni – Tucker Healy and Tim Locastro – will have the opportunity to face each other during a four-game Triple-A series in Nashville, Tenn. All four contests of the cross-divisional ... MORE
Bombers bumped from E8 men’s lacrosse tourney

Bombers bumped from E8 men’s lacrosse tourney

Ithaca College suffered a 14-13 overtime loss to visiting Nazareth in an Empire 8 Conference men’s lacrosse tournament semifinal Wednesday at Higgins Stadium. Luke Longo scored the winner 19 seconds into the extra period, which started with Nazareth (10-8) winning the draw ... MORE
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Penn assistant succeeds Welch as IC football coach

Penn assistant succeeds Welch as IC football coach

Ithaca College has dipped into the staff of two-time defending Ivy League champion Pennsylvania for its 10th head football coach. Dan Swanstrom, a native Texan and 2005 graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., was introduced Tuesday as successor to recently retired ... MORE
Can Welch get the ‘W’ in his final Cortaca Jug game?

Can Welch get the ‘W’ in his final Cortaca Jug game?

If you were to ask the members of the Ithaca College football team what was going to happen when they took the field against Buffalo State at Butterfield Stadium on Saturday, they might be hard-pressed to give you an answer. Were you ... MORE
Cortland downs Ithaca for 7th straight Cortaca Jug

Cortland downs Ithaca for 7th straight Cortaca Jug

SUNY Cortland will remember the 58th annual Cortaca Jug game for its seventh straight victory in the series, and Ithaca College will remember it for coach Mike Welch’s emotional farewell following the contest. Quarterback Brett Segala completed 27 of 46 passes for ... MORE
Brockport knocks off Ithaca at home

Brockport knocks off Ithaca at home

The College at Brockport football team earned a crucial win in the Empire 8 Saturday, beating Ithaca College, 42-28, behind quarterback Joe Germinerio’s 185-yards passing and Austin Dean’s four and a half sacks. The Golden Eagles improve to 4-2 on the season, ... MORE
Bombers win big in football; soccer teams sweep

Bombers win big in football; soccer teams sweep

Ithaca College scored 50 points in a football game for the first time in eight years Saturday as the Bombers downed visiting Hartwick College, 50-27, in an Empire 8 Conference game. Ithaca, which defeated Frostburg State, 51-27, in 2008, pulled away from ... MORE
Ithaca College football coach to retire after 22 years

Ithaca College football coach to retire after 22 years

After more than two decades at the helm, Ithaca College alum Mike Welch announced late Wednesday evening this year as leader of the football program will be his last. With the program 38 years, the IC Athletics Hall of Famer led the ... MORE
IC's Mike Welch to retire after 2016 football season

IC’s Mike Welch to retire after 2016 football season

Ithaca College’s head football coach, Mike Welch ’73, has announced his intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign. “With Bomber pride in my heart and great consideration for the program I love, my wife Sue and I have decided ... MORE
Hobart to host Ithaca on Homecoming Weekend

Hobart to host Ithaca on Homecoming Weekend

The 25th-ranked Hobart College football team will host Ithaca College on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Homecoming and Family Weekend game is scheduled to kickoff at 7 p.m. on Boswell Field at the Caird Center for Sports and Recreation. Fans unable to attend ... MORE

IC football releases 2016 schedule

The Ithaca College football program will kick-off its 2016 season at Butterfield Stadium on Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. against Union College in a non-conference contest. Ithaca will also play at home on Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 ... MORE

Lacrosse: The IC coach has built a solid program

When a college lacrosse coach has a successful and highly respected high school program “right down the road,” he would be wise to make an effort to nurture his relationship with the high school’s coaWhen a college lacrosse coach has a successful ... MORE
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