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Cornell closes out regular season with loss to Columbia

Columbia rallied from a 13-0 first half deficit, forcing five turnovers and holding off Cornell late for a 34-26 victory on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field in the season finale for both teams. The Big Red close the 2021 season 2-8 (1-6 ... MORE
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Cornell blanks Yale, 3-0

Senior forward Liam Motley ignited the crowd with a second-period goal, a pair of power-play goals followed, and senior Nate McDonald recorded his first collegiate shutout with 14 saves to highlight the Cornell men’s hockey team’s 3-0 victory over Yale on Saturday ... MORE
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Cornell defeats Brown in overtime, 3-2

Junior forward Matt Stienburg scored two goals, including his second overtime winner in just the season’s seventh game, to lift the Cornell men’s hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Brown on Friday night at Lynah Rink. Box score Cornell (6-1, 4-1 ... MORE
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Ithaca shooting under investigation, police say witnesses were not cooperative

Police are investigating shots fired, which happened on South Corn Street in Ithaca during the early-morning hours on Wednesday. Officers responded to the dispute and found several people outside an apartment building. They heard a single gunshot fired from the area of ... MORE
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Police: Two arrested after pistol found inside during Ithaca traffic stop

Police report the arrest of two men following a traffic stop on Elmira Road, which resulted in felony weapons charges. Around 7:30 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of Elmira Road. During the roadside investigation a loaded, .22 caliber ... MORE
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Ithaca woman held against her will, suspect briefly barricades self inside residence

Police report the arrest of an Ithaca man after a domestic incident in the city. According to police, around 11:30 p.m. officers responded to the domestic incident on West Village Place. Once on-scene, officers learned that the victim was being held against ... MORE
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Police investigating assault at Ithaca Commons: Suspects fled, remain at-large

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an assail that happened on Sunday around 1:30 a.m. on the Ithaca Commons. Police say two males were walking on the Commons when they were engaged by a separate group of approximately six males. Without provocation ... MORE
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Ithaca falls to Cortland in Cortaca Jug, 28-27

The 62nd Cortaca Jug Game at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex lived up to the hype between two nationally ranked teams as No. 13/14 Cortland eked out a 28-27 victory over No. 18 Ithaca on November 13. Cortland completes a perfect 10-0 ... MORE
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Cornell blown out at Dartmouth, 41-7

The last time they met, a nationally-ranked Dartmouth team let Cornell hang around and watched the Big Red pull out a 20-17 win to spoil its Senior Day. The Big Green didn’t make the same mistake on Saturday at Memorial Field, putting ... MORE
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Cornell completes weekend sweep with 11-3 win over RPI

Senior forward Max Andreev scored four goals and added an assist, headlining the Cornell men’s hockey team’s fireworks display on Saturday night in the form of a 11-3 victory over Rensselaer at Lynah Rink. The game marked Cornell’s first with 11 goals ... MORE
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Cornell rolls past Union, 4-1

Four different goal-scorers and two assists apiece from senior forward Max Andreev and junior forward Matt Stienburg helped the 13th-ranked Cornell men’s hockey team register a 4-1 victory over Union on Friday night at Lynah Rink. Box score Sophomore forward Kyle Penney ... MORE
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Police: Investigation open after school bus struck by gunshot in Ithaca

Police say an investigation is continuing after a school bus was struck by a gunshot. According to a news release from the Ithaca Police Department, officers responded to West Seneca Street for the report of a bus that had been struck by ... MORE
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Ithaca police investigate shooting threats against high school

Police in Ithaca say they investigated several threats that were called in to students at the high school on Monday. On Monday IPD and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department received complaints of phone calls placed to Ithaca High School students threatening violence ... MORE
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Leaders in Ithaca education reflect on challenging days after bomb threat, shelter-in-place incidents

Hours after entering lockdown and shelter-in-place protocols schools in the Ithaca-area were reopened. It marked the end of a stressful few days in the city and school community. Parents and caregivers were given the green light to pick up their children during ... MORE
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Bomb threat at Cornell, other Ivy League schools deemed non-credible: “Situations like these are frightening and stressful”

Cornell University was among several Ivy League schools who received bomb threats over the weekend. Specifically, they came on Sunday, and while no threat was actually found at the impacted schools – the higher education community was rattled by the news. Cornell, ... MORE
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Pedestrian killed after being hit by box truck in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department says they are investigating after a box truck struck a pedestrian around the 700 block of South Meadow Street. Police said in a news release that life saving measures were unsuccessful. No tickets have been issued at this ... MORE
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Cornell brings home Trustees’ Cup with 15-12 win over Penn

The Cornell football team will bring the Trustees’ Cup back to its Ithaca campus by bus, but it rode a fantastic defensive effort all day in a 15-12 triumph over Penn on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field. The Big Red (2-6, 1-4 ... MORE
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Ben Berard’s hat trick lifts Cornell over Dartmouth, 5-4

One of the pillars of the Cornell men’s hockey program is selflessness. Sacrificing individual accomplishments for the good of the team is one of the biggest reasons why the team is historically so good. But on Saturday night, it was an honorable ... MORE