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Super fan

A new plaque in Bartels Hall honors one of the Big Red’s greatest fans ever: M.H. “Mike” Abrams, the Class of 1916 Professor of English Emeritus, who has attended every Cornell football game since 1945. Abrams, 98, also attends many wrestling, basketball, hockey and lacrosse contests.

Women’s hockey, triumphant

Junior Catherine White scored a pair of goals to push the Cornell women’s hockey team to a 3-0 victory over Clarkson Dec. 4 at Lynah Rink. The win sent the top-ranked Big Red to 13-1 on the year and 8-0 in ECAC Hockey action. A record crowd of 2,326 paid tribute to the team, and about […]

Raising the roof

Anna Beckwith, a 90-year-old Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension retiree, needed a new roof for her Lansing home. On Oct. 2, members of Cornell’s varsity hockey and wrestling teams – led by their coaches, Mike Schafer and Rob Koll – stepped forward to help, making structural repairs and installing new asphalt shingles on the 2,000-square-foot […]

Big Red Facebook!

Cornell Athletics now has its own Facebook page! It’s the official fan site of the Big Red. Visit to stay updated, share photos and videos, promote giveaways, create online trivia contests and more.

Athletes bleed red

Big Red men’s b-ball cracks Top 25

The Cornell Big Red men’s basketball team had a pretty busy weekend – they improved to 4-0 in Ivy League play, they breezed past Dartmouth, and they gave a dominating performance against a Harvard team that was supposed to be their toughest Ivy competition. On Monday, they vaulted even further into national recognition by earning […]

Taming the cube

Little dog, big bite

Scrappy, focused and playing like champions, the Big Red men’s basketball team gave the No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks a scare on their home court the night of Jan. 6. Before 15,000 screaming Kansas fans, Cornell came within just five points (71-66) of making themselves perhaps the biggest story in college basketball this season. And according […]

Baby brown bear can help make a Big Red difference

If you buy this cute plush bear and toss it out on the ice at the Cornell men’s hockey game Nov. 28 at Madison Square Garden, the bear will be autographed by team members and then donated to Cops, Kids & Toys. In addition, money raised from the purchase of this exclusive bear will be […]

Banner moment

The Cornell men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored Nov. 14 with the unveiling of their Ivy League championship banners, won during the 2007-08 season. For a few minutes before the start of the men’s season opener, last year’s magical run was relived as a rambunctious crowd at Newman Arena waved red and white towels […]

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