Simmons’ wife issues fund-raising challenge between counties Feature

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

Tallahassee QB Robinson finally getting Super Bowl ring Sports

Tallahassee QB Robinson finally getting Super Bowl ring

April 11, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer It’s been more than a month since Tony Robinson found out that he and the other replacement players who made up the Washington Redskins’ roster 30 years ago will be getting Super Bowl rings. So many years have passed since he got the

Simmons wants Rattlers to ‘trust the process’ Sports

Simmons wants Rattlers to ‘trust the process’

April 3, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer At the end of the first day of spring football practice, coach Willie Simmons beseeched his FAMU players to “trust the process.” At this point, the Rattlers don’t have a lot of choice considering that Simmons has taken over the program for the

TCC women endures tough schedule to win JUCO national title Sports

TCC women endures tough schedule to win JUCO national title

April 3, 2018

 CHAMPIONS By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Early in the season, Coach Franqua Bedell watched his Tallahassee Community College women’s basketball team go through a portion of its schedule playing five games in eight days. But playing five games in as many days to win a NJCAA? That’s a different

Hamilton, Seminoles stunning in NCAA tournament run Sports

Hamilton, Seminoles stunning in NCAA tournament run

April 3, 2018

ELITE FINISH By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer While the finish in the Elite Eight of the NCAA wasn’t what FSU basketball fans were expecting, the Seminoles were still getting plenty of praise for their amazing run up to their loss to Michigan. Yet, coach Leonard Hamilton was being

Can Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. really change the face of NASCAR? Sports

Can Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. really change the face of NASCAR?

March 27, 2018

  By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service HAMPTON, Ga. — Tiger Woods changed the face of golf. Venus and Serena Williams TRANSFORMED tennis. And now Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. MAY DO THE SAME FOR NASCAR. The 24-year-old race car driver’s Cup Series debut at the iconic Daytona 500 got

Grant impressive in relief for Rattlers Sports

Grant impressive in relief for Rattlers

March 20, 2018

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer The hits just weren’t coming for  FAMU in the final game of its opening Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball game against Bethune-Cookman University. Rattler reliever Jamie Grant didn’t allow the Wildcats to do much offensively, either. Grant, a product of Florida High

Simmons moves to change football culture at FAMU Sports

Simmons moves to change football culture at FAMU

March 20, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Stop wondering what kinds of changes Willie Simmons is going to make as FAMU’s new head football coach.   Anyone who was at the 220 Quarterback Club’s luncheon a week ago got an earful of what he brings. Simply put, Simmons is changing

Shouppe still looking for more from Rattlers despite rough weekend series against Brown Sports

Shouppe still looking for more from Rattlers despite rough weekend series against Brown

March 13, 2018

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Going into the season, coach Jamey Shouppe said he’ll be looking for more for his FAMU baseball team. But after a tough four-game series this past weekend against Brown University, he is wondering if what he wants is just a motto or if

FAMU drops interim title for Eason Feature

FAMU drops interim title for Eason

March 6, 2018

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer When John Eason came out of retirement to run FAMU’s athletic department with interim before his name, he did so to maintain stability. But three months later and three key hires, Eason will have to put his plans to return to retirement