Category Archives: Syracuse Personalities

Legendary Coach Jim Marsh Makes His Mark in Community

By Michael Lehr, Jake Marsh, and Tim Scott SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Corcoran Cougars lined up at half court for the national anthem right before their Dec. 11 game vs. Fayetteville-Manlius. All 11 girls held hands, gazing at … Continue reading

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How Jikyo Found Her Zen

By Rebekah Boulos, Chieh Yuan Chen, Meghan Flynn, and Paul Dwyer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In 2001, a woman walked into the Zen Center looking for a way to further explore her Buddhist faith. The woman, Joann Cooke, had previously … Continue reading

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Magic Mike: Local High School Lacrosse Coach Gets Closer To 800 Career Wins

By Logan Grossman, Chris Jastrzembski, and Sawyer Kamman CAMILLUS, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Lacrosse is one of the world’s oldest sports and Central New York is one of lacrosse’s biggest hubs.  Hidden in the busy world of Central New York High School … Continue reading

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The Society For Creative Anachronism Gives Members A Way To Leap Back Into Medieval Times

Originally reported Mon., May 4, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes, Kayla Spector, and Monique Iuster SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — “I want to do every kind of fighting, archery, fencing, and I want to try to throw weapons, too. I’m really good at … Continue reading

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Pagan Students and Alumni Gathered to Celebrate Transformation at the Full Moon Ritual

Originally reported Fri., April 3, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — With spring around the corner, pagan students and alumni of Syracuse University welcomed change and renewal at the Full Moon Ritual Friday evening. Syracuse University Pagan Chaplain Mary … Continue reading

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Investigative Reporter Jim Kenyon Leaves A Lasting Impact

By Zeena Saifi, Brittany Stephanis, Ji Seo and Logan Ratick SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Jim Kenyon summed up his tenure as an investigative reporter in Central New York with a scene from the movie, Rocky Balboa, in which Rocky says, “If you live in one place long … Continue reading

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