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In a region that is rich with competitive soccer at the high school level, it is certainly no small feat to successfully string a handful of wins together during the season. As a season progresses, … more
During a season, it is often difficult for teams and athletes to go the distance, to make it to the state championships. For many high school runners, that distance traveled to reach the state … more
After capturing its first Class C state title in 2017, the Lansing Bobcats boys soccer team entered this year’s championship weekend with the hopes of notching back-to-back championships. After … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   In high school sports, a common way to denote a player’s experience is by class year. The newcomers are labeled underclassmen and the veterans upperclassmen. High school sports … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   In a county dominated by traditional fall sports, one sport has found it challenging to break into the sporting spotlight. While the lack of a stadium and necessary equipment may … more
By Tim Donnelly ESPN Ithaca   Recently on ESPN Ithaca’s Between the Lines, host Tim Donnelly spoke with Dryden High School soccer player Casey Phillips. Phillips recently helped lead his team to a championship in the … more
As the final days of November arrive, the focus of high school sports shifts from the fall fields to the indoor venues of the winter sports seasons. For the Newfield Trojans, the focus is, as it has … more
As the winter months begin to settle upon central New York, the Cornell Big Red Wrestling team prepared to make their home opening debut against the West Virginia Mountaineers. As per usual with a … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   For a large number of high school athletes, the idea of playing beyond graduation is simply a dream, with many never having that opportunity. For many local boy’s soccer players, … more
Mark Shelley Tompkins Weekly   For many teams, road games provide a tough challenge. A new locker room, a new field, and the travel can cause confusion and disorientation for some. The relief of returning to the … more
By Tim Donnelly ESPN Ithaca   Recently on ESPN Ithaca’s Between the Lines, host Tim Donnelly spoke with Ithaca High School Girls Soccer Head Coach Maureen Whitehead. Whitehead’s team opened their season with six … more
The 2018-2019 Ithaca High School hockey season is underway and the Little Red look to continue to grow and improve their record behind the play of veterans who have developed and are ready to make a … more
Distance running is a test of mental and physical endurance. Whether someone is taking a casual jog or competing in a race, endurance is key when pushing the body to travel long distances. While … more
It’s no secret that Trumansburg is a very active community, with no shortage of things to do or see. Art and culture, food and entertainment, and recreation and leisure activities abound. While … more
With just over a third of the way through the athletic school year completed, the Ithaca High School Little Red have already had many accomplishments to celebrate. While most of the celebrations come … more
College sports present a challenge unlike any other level in all of sports: to maintain a consistently high level of success with each graduating class. For the last 13 seasons, the Cornell Big Red … more
Recently on ESPN Ithaca’s Between the Lines, host Tim Donnelly spoke with Trumansburg Soccer Player Conor Baird. Baird recently went on a goal-scoring streak that included a hat trick against … more
In a county that holds many memorable athletic events, for one local athlete, the memories come from outside of Tompkins County. Courtney McGuire has traveled the world and returned home with an … more
The high school soccer season is in full swing as the playoff picture begins to come into focus. For one local girl’s team, its early season has positioned them with solid ground to stand on. … more
Recently on ESPN Ithaca’s Between the Lines, host Tim Donnelly spoke with Lansing Cross Country runner Catie Eisenhut. Eisnehut, in her first year running cross country, is a leader for the … more
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