Fredericks repeat two star win at Red Hills Sports

Fredericks repeat two star win at Red Hills

March 21, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Sara Kozumplik Murphy could hardly wait for the two star finale in the Red Hills Horse Trials that she was up at dawn Sunday stretching her horse. She even laid out a game plan in an attempt to upend Clayton Fredericks going

Retirement doesn’t mean Greg Grady is done Sports

Retirement doesn’t mean Greg Grady is done

March 21, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Coaching a high school basketball team isn’t out of the question as far as what’s in Greg Grady’s future after retirement.   Grady didn’t sound anything like a man who has given 33 years of his life as an administrator at four community

Harlem Globetrotters bring their magic to Tallahassee Feature

Harlem Globetrotters bring their magic to Tallahassee

March 14, 2017

By Vaughn Wilson Special to the Outlook The Harlem Globetrotters have traveled the world performing for audiences for 91 years and have entertained over 144 million fans.   But they show no signs of slowing down, obvious by their recent performance in Tallahassee. The popularity of the basketball team is

Preparing for Red Hills takes years ahead of competition Sports

Preparing for Red Hills takes years ahead of competition

March 14, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer With a few minor exceptions like color, size and classification of competition, spectators won’t notice a lot of difference between the entries in the Red Hills Horse Trials at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park this weekend.   Perhaps one of the biggest similarities that

Williams’ work ethic provides big defense for Rattlers Sports

Williams’ work ethic provides big defense for Rattlers

February 28, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer During his sophomore season of playing basketball at Alabama Southern Community College, Desmond Williams’ coaches would always remind him that he has the talent to play for a bigger program.   Honing his defensive skills was foremost on Williams’ list of things he

FAMU opens  baseball season with impressive  series win Feature

FAMU opens baseball season with impressive series win

February 28, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Coach Jamey Shouppe saw some telling evidence in FAMU’s opening series of the season that should have given him a clear indication just how good the Rattlers could be this season.   They proved they could blow out a competitive opponent,

Former players remember Lucas’ mark on FAMU baseball Feature

Former players remember Lucas’ mark on FAMU baseball

February 21, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer It’s a safe bet to say that prior to the alumni game between former FAMU baseball players, President Donald Trump’s first few weeks in office would have been a hot topic in the dugouts.   Of course they would have shared old

Prep football program to give Big Bend players second chance Sports

Prep football program to give Big Bend players second chance

February 21, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer If Andrew Brown has anything near the success seen around the country by other coaches who run a Gattaca Football prep program, a lot of players in the Big Bend could get a shot at playing for a four-year program.   “When you

Runner defies doctors’ prognosis, scores marathon win Sports

Runner defies doctors’ prognosis, scores marathon win

February 15, 2017

  By Samantha Joseph Outlook writer Running across the finish line last Sunday morning in downtown Tallahassee gave Kate Reed yet another reason to feel a little vindicated. Especially since she was the first woman to finish the half marathon event in front of an enthusiastic crowd.   She disproved

Winners overcome loneliness to race to victory in full marathon

February 15, 2017

Winners of the Tallahassee Marathon, Bryan Morseman (left) and Tamara Kuzulina cool down after covering the 26.1-mile course in record time Sunday. Photos by St. Clair Murraine   By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Both winners of the men’s and women’s division of the Tallahassee Marathon got a little