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Two years ago, I wrote about the passing of two local softball legends, Eddie Joseph and Ted MacCarrick, both of whom played in local leagues and brought as much heart—if not speed—to the game in their 70s as they did in their 30s Eddie and Ted passed around the same time, and while I wish I…

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It’s that time of year again. Mud, Sweat and Cheers 7 is one of Ithaca’s most revered events, held in honor of one of Ithaca’s most beloved young men, and it will take place next Saturday, April 27.  

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When an event takes place 7,000 miles away, one might wonder how it finds its way into an Ithaca Times sports column. The 2019 Special Olympics World Games were held in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, and having drawn 7,000 athletes and 20,000 volunteers from 200 nations, the games we…

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I’m a big fan of school spirit, but when six teams of collegiate gymnasts (and their coaches and fans) are packed into one arena, every time one of them sticks a landing there is a chorus of deafening screams that reverberates off the walls. Six teams, four events (vault, beam, uneven bars a…

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If memory serves, it was nearly 20 years ago that I first met Michael Bryant and got a sense of how much he loves the game of tennis.  

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It was about 20 years ago that I accepted my buddy Jim Hovanec’s invitation to head over to Cayuta Lake to watch Jim and a few of his friends race their motorcycles.

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It was with a considerable measure of pride that Jeff Grover wore his Cleveland Browns jacket to our brunch with Bill Bryant on Sunday. After all, it was 40 years ago in January when Bryant showed up as a young gym and driver’s ed teacher at Spencer-Van Etten, and Grover—a 12 year-old junior…

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Many Ithacans have driven along the Cayuga Inlet at 6 a.m. on a frosty morning, looked at the pretty snow falling, marveled at the beauty of the ice framing the water, and asked this question: “Who are those people in the rowing shells, and why are they out there before the sun rises in sub-…

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Two years ago, I wrote about the passing of two local softball legends, Eddie Joseph and Ted MacCarrick, both of whom played in local leagues and brought as much heart—if not speed—to the game in their 70s as they did in their 30s Eddie and Ted passed around the same time, and while I wish I…

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It’s that time of year again. Mud, Sweat and Cheers 7 is one of Ithaca’s most revered events, held in honor of one of Ithaca’s most beloved young men, and it will take place next Saturday, April 27.  

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When an event takes place 7,000 miles away, one might wonder how it finds its way into an Ithaca Times sports column. The 2019 Special Olympics World Games were held in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, and having drawn 7,000 athletes and 20,000 volunteers from 200 nations, the games we…

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I’m a big fan of school spirit, but when six teams of collegiate gymnasts (and their coaches and fans) are packed into one arena, every time one of them sticks a landing there is a chorus of deafening screams that reverberates off the walls. Six teams, four events (vault, beam, uneven bars a…

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If memory serves, it was nearly 20 years ago that I first met Michael Bryant and got a sense of how much he loves the game of tennis.  

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It was about 20 years ago that I accepted my buddy Jim Hovanec’s invitation to head over to Cayuta Lake to watch Jim and a few of his friends race their motorcycles.

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It was with a considerable measure of pride that Jeff Grover wore his Cleveland Browns jacket to our brunch with Bill Bryant on Sunday. After all, it was 40 years ago in January when Bryant showed up as a young gym and driver’s ed teacher at Spencer-Van Etten, and Grover—a 12 year-old junior…

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This is a good time of year to connect with high school basketball players. Or, their coaches...

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I do not know if any cave paintings depicted early humans hunting and gathering as a family, or if medieval families had any artwork depicting the fun they had together practicing archery or horseback riding. 

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I do not know if any cave paintings depicted early humans hunting and gathering as a family, or if medieval families had any artwork depicting the fun they had together practicing archery or horseback riding.

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I wonder how many times Ithaca College women's basketball senior Annie Giannone went over this fantasy script in her head while growing up. 

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I remember the weekend last year when I officially met Pete Milliman.

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Thankfully, while wrestling is a team sport, there are also opportunities to shine on an individual level. A team can be weak as an entity, but that does not necessarily mean that an individual wrestler cannot earn his way onto the podium at the conference, or even the national level. 

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It’s very common to look at the participant lists of regional marathons (Empire State, Wineglass, Monster) and see the names of runners with Ithaca connections. What will be really unique, and inspiring, will be to peruse the lineup of runners at a race scheduled for February 2020 in Atlanta…