Rattlers look to MEAC play after big wins Sports

Rattlers look to MEAC play after big wins

January 14, 2020

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer The FAMU men’s basketball team couldn’t respond to North Carolina Central’s late run and suffered a loss to begin the MEAC portion of its schedule. They will have plenty of other opportunities to get that defining conference win. They’ll have to fight for

Warwick named FSU football chief of staff Sports

Warwick named FSU football chief of staff

January 14, 2020

By Derek Satterfield Seminoles.com Bruce Warwick has been named Florida State football’s chief of staff, head coach Mike Norvell announced. “I’m pleased to announce the addition of Bruce Warwick to the Florida State football family as our chief of staff,” Norvell said. “It’s been a top priority to attract championship-level

FAMU’s AD adds McCluney, Lockley to staff Sports

FAMU’s AD adds McCluney, Lockley to staff

January 14, 2020

Special to the Outlook FAMU’s new Vice President and Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, reached to the university that he came from to fill a key position, while filling another in his administration with a hire from Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Keith McCluney, a former interim athletic director at Arkansas Pine Bluff,

Rattler optimistic ahead of conference opener Sports

Rattler optimistic ahead of conference opener

January 7, 2020

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer From the outset, coach Kevin Lynum knew this basketball season would be about rebuilding the FAMU women’s team. He has just three holdovers from last year’s team that he inherited when LeDawn Gibson was let go as head coach. Lynum proceeded to recruit

Brooks County played for more than state championship with former Rattler as coach Sports

Brooks County played for more than state championship with former Rattler as coach

January 7, 2020

By Vaughn Wilson Special to the Outlook ATLANTA, Ga – Head coach Maurice Freeman led his Brooks County Trojans football team to the GHSA state championship game, but they would fall to Dublin Fighting Irish 42-32 on a cold and windy day at Georgia State Stadium. While bringing home another

Norvell flexes recruiting muscles to land first crop of FSU signees Sports

Norvell flexes recruiting muscles to land first crop of FSU signees

January 7, 2020

By Tim Linafelt Senior writer/Seminoles.com Whether by plane, by car or by video chats on his cell phone, Mike Norvell has been tirelessly traveling the recruiting trail ever since his recent arrival at Florida State. It began on the night of Dec. 8, just a few hours after Norvell agreed

Norvell: Special teams ‘at the core of who we are’ Sports

Norvell: Special teams ‘at the core of who we are’

December 30, 2019

By Tim Linafelt Senior writer/Seminoles.com They might not grab the headlines that, say, a star quarterback or cornerback might. But Mike Norvell believes that a football team’s special teamers – its kickers, return specialists, and blocking and coverage units, make up the heart of its success. It’s why he placed

Stanley leads list of FAMU players to earn post-season awards Sports

Stanley leads list of FAMU players to earn post-season awards

December 30, 2019

Special to the Outlook Led by record-setting quarterback Ryan Stanley, several FAMU football players have picked up post-season honor with awards or team honors. Stanley, a red-shirt senior, continued to add to his postseason accolades last week as he was selected the BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Year. He is

House looks to prevent athlete heat stroke Sports

House looks to prevent athlete heat stroke

December 30, 2019

By Christine Sexton News Service of Florida Florida is well-known for producing high-caliber high school athletes, in part thanks to its near year-round sunshine and warm weather. But Florida also has the dubious distinction of leading the nation in the number of high school athletes who have died from heat

FAMU honors championship football team Sports

FAMU honors championship football team

December 18, 2019

Special to the Outlook The Florida A&M University football team was honored last Thursday night during a Celebration of Champions ceremony at Bragg Memorial Stadium. The Rattlers opened the 2019 campaign with a loss to then- 17th-ranked UCF in Orlando. Despite the early setback, FAMU reeled off nine straight victories,