Tag Archives: Syracuse Strong

A Resurgence

Syracuse Strong to return in a new league By Kambui Bomani Three years ago, the Syracuse Strong were at the top of the Northeastern Football Alliance (NFA) with consecutive undefeated seasons and a league title to its name. Their dominance as a volunteer semi-pro football team in the Central New York area was unquestioned. They played hard, fast and physical ... Read More »

Q&A with MVP LaQuan Rouse

T he Syracuse Strong won a national championship in January when they beat the Virginia Titans in the Sunshine Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Strong dominated the game 32-0. “We went out with 27 guys kind of nervous, but everyone stepped up and got the job done,” Head Coach Ed Watkins said. “It was my first national championship with ... Read More »

Current Issue

In this issue, we wrap up The Stand’s series “Prison to Family” with a profile on PEACE Inc.’s South Side center coordinator Charles Rivers, who uses his past experiences in and out of prison to help others returning to free society. PEACE also announces the center’s re-entry work will continue for another two years because the Family Reunification Pilot Grant ... Read More »