Young boxer makes comeback after trying football Feature

Young boxer makes comeback after trying football

June 20, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer During his early teens, amateur boxing was a side thing for De’Tron Hall. That has changed in the last three months, though.   Hall, who gave up boxing to concentrate on playing football for a shot at getting a college scholarship, is

Longhorns football program helps youths build confidence, self esteem Feature

Longhorns football program helps youths build confidence, self esteem

June 16, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Tyrone Williams Jr. used to be so shy that his father wondered how to break him out of it. He found the answer in a new youth football league. “He used to be an introvert, but now he is quarterback of

FAMU baseball/softball programs set summer camps

June 16, 2017

Outlook staff report FAMU will hold its first baseball Prospect Showcase for high school athletes on June 24 at Moore-Kittles Field.   The showcase is a one-day event and the cost of participation is $125. Meals and lodging will not be provided.   Players will get the opportunity to display

Florida High football player determined to beat cancer Feature

Florida High football player determined to beat cancer

June 6, 2017

Fighting back   By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Sam Brown and his wife, Michelle, could hardly believe what a doctor was telling them about their son, following a MRI on his swollen left leg. Their vision of 6-foot-2, 210-pound Cam Brown got blurred when he was diagnosed with

Third time is a charm for McCullum, maybe FAMU too Uncategorized

Third time is a charm for McCullum, maybe FAMU too

June 6, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer   Robert McCullum’s first words after being introduced as the next men’s basketball head coach at FAMU were “Thank you.” What else could he have said. The guy had applied for the FAMU coaching job two previous times. “The third time is a

FAMU upsets SCSU for MEAC title Sports

FAMU upsets SCSU for MEAC title

May 2, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer FAMU was so dominant in singles play that its men’s tennis team captured the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship, while No. 1 Courage Okungbowa was still on the court finishing up what would have been another singles victory.   Nevertheless, he held

Spring game heats up competition for starting QB job at FAMU Feature

Spring game heats up competition for starting QB job at FAMU

April 26, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Coach Alex Wood tried his best to downplay the possibility of a real intense quarterback competition in the fall, following Saturday’s Orange and Green spring football game. But anyone who witnessed the performance of backup Vincent Jefferies saw that he clearly outplayed

Wood likes what he sees in Rattlers’ spring scrimmage Sports

Wood likes what he sees in Rattlers’ spring scrimmage

April 11, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer It was hard to see much distinction between the offense and defense during FAMU’s first spring football scrimmage in two years, but coach Alex Wood wasn’t making any fuss about either unit. “We thought it was fairly competitive and that’s what

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