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Longtime football coach Mike Welch ’73 carries on a proud tradition of IC coaching. by Michael Warwick with Mbeti Hyess

“Ithaca College [athletics] is a family; once you are in it, you are in it forever,” says Mike Welch ’73, who joined the Bombers family in 1969 as a freshman football and lacrosse player. “There’s a unique bond that...

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Ethan Medley ’01 helps the Super Bowl champions share their wealth and skills.   by Greg Forbes Siegman

While millions of fans debate whether the New York Giants can win back-to-back Super Bowls, Ethan Medley ponders a different question: What can they do to remain champions off the field?

As the team’s assistant director of community...

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Division III head football coach Glenn Caruso ’96 is scoring with his version of the “play action run.”  by Greg Ryan ’08

Ask Glenn Caruso ’96 how he learned the nuances of complementary play calling, and the new head football coach of the University of St. Thomas credits...

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Sean Walsh ’89 has coached more than 1,000 kids, and loves doing it.   by Khrista Trerotola ’07

When Sean Walsh ’89 steps onto the Barnstable Silver Bullets’ football field, his players pay attention. Maybe it’s because he’s double their size and wears a red varsity jacket that could be wrapped twice...

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Athletic recruiting at Ithaca College begins early in a high school athlete’s career.   by Sherrie Negrea

Jeff Bostic’s interest in applying to Ithaca College to study radio and television was jump-started when IC’s football coach traveled to Geneva, New York, to watch the varsity team captain play...

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