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The New York Yankees acquired Ithaca College graduate and current professional outfielder from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Double-A pitcher Keegan Curtis on Thursday July 1.

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This past Saturday’s Section IV Class C baseball championship was a game defined by two-out rallies from both squads with Trumansburg saving its best for last, scoring twice while down to its last out in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Lansing 4–3 at home on June 12.

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Coaching at the collegiate level has been a goal of Ed Dow’s for quite some time, and now he has his shot at it after receiving the reins of the Tompkins Cortland Community College softball team on May 13.

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Trumansburg’s golf team was just edged out by Watkins Glen (217–212) on May 4. Owen Leiter and Ian Hunter led the Blue Raiders, shooting scores of 49 (13 over par) apiece.

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ITHACA, NY -- With March Madness currently garnering the attention of college sports fans across the country, fans of the Red are forced to wonder how Cornell would have fared in their own basketball season had they been permitted to continue with Ivy League play.?

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After social distancing regulations limited crowd size for Ithaca Youth Hockey League’s games, the league turned to internet video. Volunteers (players’ parents) in the nearly empty stands stepped up to record the action on their phones so that those safely at home could still follow the games.?

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Alexandra Ackerman is a teacher in the South Seneca Central School District. She can still recall her first Syracuse Crunch game back in 2004. That is when she started going to watch the local AHL affiliate, starting a lifelong journey from fan, to sportswriter, to podcaster.

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As March Madness gets underway, the hockey world is preparing for the Frozen Four. In the absence of Cornell and seven other teams — five Ivies and Union and Rensselaer — this season saw limited competition for the ECAC’s coveted Championship and automatic bid to the men’s hockey national to…

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Groton basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch one of its players take his game to the collegiate level next winter with senior James Lucey committing to play basketball at Hartwick College in recent weeks.

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A previous version of this article stated that the Newfield girls basketball team finished the season 10–1 and Katie Moravec reached the 1,000-point mark. The Trojans finished with a record of 5–1 and Kelly Moravec was the one to eclipse the 1,000-point mark. The Finger Lakes Community Newsp…

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ITHACA, NY -- On Friday, Jan. 22, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would allow higher risk sports to resume in New York effective Feb. 1, subject to local health department approval. The Tompkins County Health Department is announcing that the Public Health Director, Frank Kruppa, is approving…

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Bill Bryant, Executive Director of the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC), issued a press release on Sept. 12 announcing that the conference’s athletic directors voted on Sept. 11 to postpone the upcoming fall season to March 2021.

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Following a review process, Ithaca College's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that it will be suspending all fall athletic competition for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The United STARS, an eighth grade AAU boys basketball team comprised of athletes from the Ithaca, Lansing, Newfield and Corning school districts, placed 10th at the AAU National Tournament on July 19 in Orlando, FL. Five hundred teams competed to qualify for the tournament, and the STARS wer…

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Nearly seven years to this day, on March 21, 2012 to be precise, the?Trumansburg Free Press ran an article about two senior students from Charles O. Dickerson High School who were going to perform at the Winter Guard International world championships in Dayton, OH that spring.

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Dryden High School senior running?back Garet Marsh covered?a gaudy amount of ground this season, dashing for a total of 1,292?yards. To put that total into perspective, Marsh ran the length of?approximately seven Washington Monuments if one were to lay all seven?on their sides.

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Chairman of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Paul Brenner was inducted into the Ultimate Hall of Fame along with 11 other individuals on Oct. 19 at an event in San Diego, CA celebrating the 50th anniversary of ultimate frisbee.

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It all began for Lazlo Engel as a child watching his father kick the soccer ball around. Engel would also kick the ball around from time to time. He recalled wearing his father’s shoes while also wearing his own shoes because they were so small.

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Lansing's Nic Whittaker, fresh off his first-place finish at the Section IV Individual Medalist Tournament and a first place individual finish at the Section IV Class C team tournament, once again added another feat to his already stellar senior-season resume.?

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After staying within striking distance of No. 1 Maryland in the first half of the NCAA men's lacrosse quarterfinal matchup in Annapolis, Md., the Big Red offense got shut out in the third quarter which allowed the defending national champion Terrapins to pull away and win 13-8 on Sunday, May 20.

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Tompkins Cortland Community College provides area student-athletes who may not have been Division I talents to still continue their passion for sports. And lately, a number of locals have helped propel the TC3 Panthers to success in the spring sports season.

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“Get him a bucket … he’s throwing up,” chanted the Groton Indians baseball team from the dugout, as several other players added noises to simulate vomiting.

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The Newfield baseball team had been itching to get out on the field. Not only did the poor April weather keep them off their field, they actually hadn’t played on their home field in a year due to a renovation project. The Trojans were “chomping at the bit” to play outside, especially becaus…

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Tompkins Cortland Community College Athletic Director Mick McDaniel was recently honored with the George E. Killian Award of Excellence at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) awards banquet in Colorado Springs.

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Wednesday, April 18, marked a pivotal moment in two Spencer Van Etten student-athletes’ lives. Seniors Jamie Sayre and Grady Alpert both signed ceremonial national letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level and continue their academic studies.

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ALBANY – Senator Pam Helming proudly celebrated the members of the Lansing High School varsity boys soccer team at the State Capitol Tuesday, April 17. The players and their coaches were special guests of Senator Helming. She welcomed them to the Senate floor and sponsored a resolution to ho…

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With another successful Newfield boys basketball season come and gone, some of the Newfield players reflect on the season, their memories and thank the community, family and friends.

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Former Cornell University wrestling star and Lansing-native Kyle Dake spoke at the Lansing Town Hall, in conjunction with the Lansing Community Library on Saturday, March 10, to speak to the public about his successes, travels, and share his stories throughout his wrestling career.

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Although the Newfield boys basketball team saw its season ended once again by Section-VII’s Moriah, this year 65-59 in the state semifinal game as opposed to last year’s loss in the state finals, back-to-back trips to the New York State final four and back-to-back Section IV Class D titles i…