Tight end Josh Parris out for rest of the Wake Forest game

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm Contact Jesse: jcdoug01@syr.edu | @dougherty_jesse Starting tight end Josh Parris is out for the rest of Syracuse’s game against Wake Forest with an upper-body injury, Syracuse Athletics announced early in the second quarter Saturday. The news was first reported by WAER Sports.Parris, a junior, caught a 9-yard pass on the Orange’s first possession. He’s backed up by Kendall Moore on Syracuse’s two-deep depth chart and junior Cameron MacPherson is also an option.Just after Parris was ruled out for the game, SU defensive end Donnie Simmons returned an interception for a touchdown to give Syracuse a 13-7 lead. Then a 6-yard touchdown run from Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford nudged the Demon Deacons ahead 14-7 with 9:20 left in the second quarter.Freshman tight end Trey Dunkelberger said in an Instagram post early Saturday that he’s out with a concussion. Dunkelberger did not play against Rhode Island in Week 1.Follow the @DOSports Twitter handle for continued updates for the rest of the game.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more

One-day backpack & school supply drive, Click to help!

first_imgWith school starting Monday, kids are in need of supplies, and there is a way you can help!On August 11th, there will be a one-day drive to give students the start they need for a successful school year.School supplies including notebooks, glue sticks, binders, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, hand sanitizer, erasers, and folders will be put in backpacks and given to elementary, middle and high school students.Community Partners of South Florida, a nonprofit comprehensive community development agency providing services to families facing social, emotional, and financial adversity are hoping to collect enough to provide backpacks for “250 students in need.”“We know so many students struggle to get the supplies they need to excel in school,” said Community Partners of South Florida CEO Scott Hansel. “While they face many struggles each day, we want them to know that this is not one of the things they need to worry about.”For each $100 donation, Community Partners can fill ten backpacks with supplies including notebooks, glue sticks, binders, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, hand sanitizer, erasers, and folders.Donations can be made by cash, check, or online at cp-cto.org/donate.The one-day backpack drive will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 11th at Community Partners of South Florida’s office.The address is 2001 Blue Heron Blvd W., Riviera Beach, FL. 33404.Visit https://www.cp-cto.org or call 561-841-3500 to learn more.last_img read more

Judge calls for second expert to evaluate Austin Harrouff in deadly face-biting attack

first_imgA judge in Florida has granted a motion to have a second mental health expert evaluate Austin Harrouff who is accused of fatally attacking a couple outside their home and chewing off part of the man’s face back in August of 2016.Earlier this month, a health expert for the state agreed with a defense expert’s assessment that Harrouff was insane when he attacked the couple.Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer Jr. said this will be the only time he’ll grant permission for prosecutors to have a second expert evaluate Harrouff, who was 19 when the attacks happened.last_img