FAMU adds UCF to 2019 football schedule Feature

FAMU adds UCF to 2019 football schedule

July 7, 2018

Special to the Outlook FAMU will begin and end the 2019 football season in Orlando for the first time in five years. That was confirmed when FAMU announced this past Thursday it will begin the season in a game against the University of Central Florida. The game will take place

Robinson would like a full house at Lawson Center Feature

Robinson would like a full house at Lawson Center

June 26, 2018

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Since its opening nine years ago, the Lawson Center is yet to be filled up for a home FAMU basketball game. It has long been one thing that diehard supporters of the basketball program have questioned. Losing seasons over at least the

Football players seek opportunity at FAMU’s 7-on-7 tournament Feature

Football players seek opportunity at FAMU’s 7-on-7 tournament

June 19, 2018

      By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Willie Simmons was making the rounds during his first 7-on-7 football tournament for high school players when a coach approached him.   He wanted to make sure that Simmons know Samuel Smith, a recent graduate from John Paul School, has

Rejuvenated Kinney finds baseball fun again Sports

Rejuvenated Kinney finds baseball fun again

June 5, 2018

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer   Around this time last year, Jake Kinney was a very unhappy baseball player.   Then he came to Tallahassee Community College after appealing to coach Mike McLeod to give him a shot at pitching for the Eagles. It didn’t take long

Shouppe turns attention to recruiting after FAMU’s fall from baseball tournament Feature

Shouppe turns attention to recruiting after FAMU’s fall from baseball tournament

June 5, 2018

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer   FAMU’s baseball team had its share of problems common to a season not going well – pitching that at times was inconsistent and an array of defensive issues.   But as coach Jamey Shouppe looked back on the season that ended with

FAMU, Southern to resume longtime football rivalry Sports

FAMU, Southern to resume longtime football rivalry

May 22, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Former NFL stars Ken Riley and Mel Blount just happened to be on the golf course this past weekend. Naturally they spent a lot of time talking about their days as college players.   It was a given those days would come up.

Rubin survives marathon match to win Tallahassee Challenger championship Sports

Rubin survives marathon match to win Tallahassee Challenger championship

May 7, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Noah Rubin knew quite a bit about Marc Polmans, his opponent in the championship match of the Tallahassee Challenger tennis tournament.   He even figured he’d be on the court for awhile this past Saturday if he wanted to get by Polmans and

Rattlers beat ASU; look to finish strong in final MEAC series Sports

Rattlers beat ASU; look to finish strong in final MEAC series

May 7, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer The potential bump in the road comes up during the next two weekends when FAMU host two pivotal MEAC series on it’s quest to capture the South Division baseball title.   But the way the Rattlers rallied to take the final game of

FAMU spring game will feature some players in new positions Feature

FAMU spring game will feature some players in new positions

April 25, 2018

  St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer If there will be any major personnel change for the FAMU football team, it may come in the fall.   Not that moving at least four players to positions they’ve played in the past or playing for the first time isn’t big in

Simmons’ wife issues fund-raising challenge between counties Sports

Simmons’ wife issues fund-raising challenge between counties

April 11, 2018

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Shaia Renee Simmons, the wife of FAMU’s head football coach, was done speaking about a telethon of sorts at a recent meeting of the 220 Quarterback Club.  She yielded the podium to her husband, then suddenly dashed back to the microphone with