Stories tagged with: Jerry Lucas

August 27, 2015 - 11:58pm
51 weeks 6 days ago

Ohio State coaching legend Fred Taylor is one of Zanesvile's most famous and well-respected sons, and that didn't happen by accident.

"I owe him everything because without him I wouldn't have had the NBA career that I had," said former Ohio State star and NBA hall of famer, John Havlicek. "When I went into the pros, I didn't need to learn anything."

The man who led the Buckeyes to the 1960 national title was honored Thursday night with the commemoration of the...

January 31, 2015 - 5:58pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Bacon, eggs and a former NBA basketball player are the ingredients for a successful athletic awards breakfast.

The 7th annual Muskingum Christian Athlete Leadership Awards breakfast took place Saturday morning at Coburn United Methodist Church. Several athletes from local high schools were honored for their outstanding athletic, scholastic, and community efforts.

"This years cast is great, it's one of the tops that we've had," said MCALA Committee Chair, Chris Channels...

September 30, 2012 - 7:45pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

An NBA Hall of Famer and Ohio State Basketball alumnus brought his message to Zanesville Sunday.

Jerry Lucas presented two messages at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church on Seventh Street.

Sunday morning, Lucas spoke on improving family relationships, and in the evening Lucas presented a seminar called "Learning Made Fun and Easy."

Lucas said he wants to make an impact in educating children and adults nationwide.

"I just love what I do. It's...

March 9, 2012 - 6:21pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

An NBA legend spoke to hundreds of high school students from across the state.

Jerry Lucas spoke to an audience of 600 future educators who gathered at Muskingum University for the annual State Conference of the Future Educators Association of Ohio.

Lucas has cultivated many memory retention techniques which he shared with students Friday.

He said everybody has the ability to have super memory abilities.

"We all have the ability to store pictures in our mind. If...

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