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Syracuse football great Walter Reyes dead at age 36

Former Syracuse football running back Walter Reyes has died at the age of 36, according to his family. Reyes is No. 2 on Syracuse football’s all-time rushing list with 3,424 yards. He played at SU from 2001-04, when he was a first-team All-Big East selection his senior season. Reyes passed away Sunday night after experiencing stomach pain in recent days.... more

Syracuse football great Walter Reyes dead at age 36

Former Syracuse football running back Walter Reyes has died at the age of 36, according to his family. Reyes is No. 2 on Syracuse football’s all-time rushing list with 3,424 yards. He played at SU from 2001-04, when he was a first-team All-Big East selection his senior season. Reyes passed away Sunday night after experiencing stomach pain in recent days.... more

Syracuse football great Walter Reyes dead at age 36

Former Syracuse football running back Walter Reyes has died at the age of 36, according to his family. Reyes is No. 2 on Syracuse football’s all-time rushing list with 3,424 yards. He played at SU from 2001-04, when he was a first-team All-Big East selection his senior season. Reyes passed away Sunday night after experiencing stomach pain in recent days.... more

Jim Boeheim on death of Kelly Seubert: ‘It’s the saddest day we’ve ever had’

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim described Kelly Seubert as the “heart and soul of our basketball program.” Seubert, Boeheim’s administrative assistant for the past 13 years, died on Friday after a battle with cancer. She was 53 years old. “She ran everything here,” Boeheim said Monday. “From the players, to the camps to the coaches and the administrators. She touched... more

Former Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson dies at 86 years old

Former Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson died on Tuesday at the age of 86. Beloved for his personality and his connection to the Syracuse community, as well as his ability to win football games, MacPherson coached 10 years at the school, highlighted by an undefeated season in 1987. Led by quarterback Don McPherson, the Orange finished that year in the... more

Syracuse loses a legend: Remembering ‘Coach Mac’

Richard F. “Dick” MacPherson, who guided the Syracuse football team to an undefeated season in 1987 and five bowl games in 10 seasons as head coach, passed away on Aug. 8. He was 86 years old. The beloved “Coach Mac” arrived at Syracuse in 1981 and built the football program into a national championship contender during his tenure. His teams... more

Past, present city officials remember former Auburn City Manager Bruce Clifford

Former city of Auburn Superintendent of Public Works Mike O’Neill laughed as he recalled a time when he and former city manager Bruce Clifford, who died Wednesday after a short illness, almost missed their flight home from New York City. O’Neill said he and Clifford ran up to the airport entrance where there was a row of about 20 glass... more

Lansing Athletic Director, coach Adam Heck dies

Adam Heck, an administrator and highly successful boys soccer coach at Lansing High School, died early Saturday. His death was confirmed Saturday night through a Facebook post from district superintendent Chris Pettograsso that appeared on the Lansing Central School District website through Pettograsso’s Twitter account. Heck, 42, died in Albany. His team was in the area preparing for… Read More... more

East Rochester loses vital member of sports community

On the surface it looks like business as usual for the East Rochester baseball team. Practicing indoors ahead of another season, but unlike the last 20, something is missing… equipment manager Dan Marra. Dan Marra served Rush-Henrietta and East Rochester sports for over 50 years. “Its very different because he’s been around for as long as I can remember,” East... more

Former Syracuse center Conrad McRae’s high school to name gym after him

Conrad McRae, the late Syracuse University basketball player, will have his high school’s gymnasium named in his honor in September. McRae, a native of Brooklyn, attended Brooklyn Tech before coming to Syracuse where he played from 1989 to 1993. Brooklyn Tech will dedicate its gym to McRae during a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 16. The event will begin at 6:30... more
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