Former Raiders QB Phillips shows consistency in FAMU scrimmage Feature

Former Raiders QB Phillips shows consistency in FAMU scrimmage

August 15, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Two weeks into pre-season football practice the FAMU defensive unit is doing what’s become the norm – harassing quarterbacks and busting up plays. So that left back-up quarterback Vincent Jefferies as the only major surprise for the way he battled starter

Former FAMU receiver West gave football all he could Feature

Former FAMU receiver West gave football all he could

August 15, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Perry West felt compelled to have the talk with his son, Isaac. Isaac’s insistence on continuing his pursuit to play football on a professional level just wasn’t working out. His collegiate career as a receiver at FAMU had been over for years.  

Local boxing clubs shine in amateur boxing tournament Feature

Local boxing clubs shine in amateur boxing tournament

August 1, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer   Aziz Ferguson knew going into the ring at the National Guard Armory that the fight play his trainer Tyrese Williams gave him could be trusted. In his only other fight, the strategy that Williams offered worked for a victory.  

Former Saints tight end Tice joins Wood’s staff at FAMU Sports

Former Saints tight end Tice joins Wood’s staff at FAMU

August 1, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer John Tice’s love for football wasn’t strong enough for him to forego a commitment to making sure that his twin sons’ life wasn’t uprooted.   Just to make sure that he won’t have to move his family one more time, he took a

Former Rattler Johnson finds football home in Jacksonville Sports

Former Rattler Johnson finds football home in Jacksonville

July 25, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Questions began to mount in Terry Johnson’s mind about his future   in professional football.   Just two years removed from FAMU in 2015, he found himself jumping from the Canadian Football League to a series of mini stops with arena league teams. The

Lincoln club boxer wants to prove he is in right sport

July 25, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer There is no changing Eggy Bocicot’s mind when it comes to boxing. Tyrese Williams, his trainer at the Lincoln Neighborhood Center, can attest to that. During a sprint drill, Bocicot showed speed that had Williams suggesting that he goes back to football. Bocicot

Holmes’ signing with Diamondback vindicates Rickards’ baseball coach Sports

Holmes’ signing with Diamondback vindicates Rickards’ baseball coach

July 18, 2017

        By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer   There isn’t a baseball coach in Tallahassee more proud than Brian Kelly these days.   As well he should be.   When Tra’Mayne Holmes was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks, he became the second Rickards High School product

20-year-old Collins steals MMA show on Combat Night Sports

20-year-old Collins steals MMA show on Combat Night

July 18, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer   A few days before her scheduled debut as a mixed martial arts fighter, Betty Collins had a baffled look about her.   Even her trainer Joe Burtoft couldn’t predict exactly how his latest protégé would perform when she got into the

McCullum looking for best assistants, recruits Feature

McCullum looking for best assistants, recruits

July 11, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer The pace that Robert McCullum is moving to find prospects that will work alongside him and play on the floor is frantic.   But the veteran basketball coach who was hired in May to rebuild the FAMU men’s program said he’s going

Shouppe looks for talent at first prospects baseball camp Feature

Shouppe looks for talent at first prospects baseball camp

July 4, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Fresh off his fourth season as head baseball coach, Jamey Shouppe was beaming this past Saturday at Moore-Kittle Field.   His smile seemed to get broader as high school players streamed onto the field. They came from around Florida, other Southern