Race walk national champion shatters  record held by Tallahassee’s Opheim Sports

Race walk national champion shatters record held by Tallahassee’s Opheim

December 22, 2020

By Nick Gandy Florida Sports Foundation   MELBOURNE – The flash seen circling the track at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy on a recent Friday evening was Dave Swarts setting a new overall best time in the Florida Senior Games 5K race walk.  Swarts traveled to Florida from Jackson, Mich., to establish

Impressive Rickards Sports

Impressive Rickards

December 22, 2020

Raiders come up short in bid to capture first state football title Richards principal Douglas Cook (left) and head football coach Quintin Lewis (second left) speak with the Raiders after their Class 5A state championship game at Doak Campbell Stadium.Photo by St. Clair Murraine DeAndre Francis (No. 6), who led

FSU has attained ‘NewBlood’ status in the ACC Sports

FSU has attained ‘NewBlood’ status in the ACC

December 16, 2020

Coach Leonard Hamilton has the Seminoles right in the midst of the ACC with the rest of the ‘Newblood’ teams in the conference.Photo by St. Clair Murraine By Chuck Walsh Florida State Sports Information  You see it emblazoned on their facemasks.  You hear it when they take to the court. 

90-year old athlete wins gold  medals in two different sports Sports

90-year old athlete wins gold medals in two different sports

December 16, 2020

Don Husmann didn’t begin competing until after his retirement and has since been a consistent winner.Photo courtesy Florida Sports Foundation WESLEY CHAPEL – After winning a pair of Florida Senior Games racquetball gold medals at Richey Racquet, in Port Richey, Don Husmann made a stop in Gainesville, on his way

Eleven former FAMU players  selected to All-Time MEAC cross country teams Sports

Eleven former FAMU players selected to All-Time MEAC cross country teams

December 16, 2020

David Too (left) is one of 12 former cross country runners for FAMU who are named to the All-Time MEAC team.FAMU athletics photo Special To The Outlook Eleven former FAMU cross country runners were named to the all-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  50th anniversary cross country teams announced last week.  On

Lewis uses his early experiences to turn around Rickards football program Sports

Lewis uses his early experiences to turn around Rickards football program

December 16, 2020

Kahari Wood played alongside Quintin Lewis on the Raiders offensive line in the 1995.Photo submitted By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer  Rickards High School football coach Quintin Lewis is of the belief that he could only teach what he knows. Part of that is putting his players in a

Fourteen former FAMU players selected to  All-Time MEAC volleyball team Sports

Fourteen former FAMU players selected to All-Time MEAC volleyball team

December 9, 2020

FAMU led the way with a record 14 former players who were selected to the all-time MEAC 50th anniversary volleyball team.Photo courtesy FAMU athletics By Brian J. Howard  FAMU athletic A record 14 former FAMU volleyball players were recently named to the all-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 50th anniversary volleyball team. 

Rockets getting more than Silas name Sports

Rockets getting more than Silas name

December 9, 2020

In addition to having worked with LeBron James, Stephen Silas has had a hand in develop star guards such as Kemba Walker, Steph Curry and Luka Doncic.Photo by Chuck Burton / AP By Terrance Harris Defender News Network Some might think Stephen Silas is just another coach with the right

FAMU signs multimedia  partnership with Peak Sports Sports

FAMU signs multimedia partnership with Peak Sports

December 9, 2020

FAMU athletic director Kortne Gosha pointed to Peak Sports’ track record as a plus for the deal.Photo special to the Outlook Special to the Outlook  FAMU athletics department announced a new partnership with Peak Sports MGMT to oversee multimedia rights and enhance the Florida A&M Athletics marketing brand. The agreement

Barnes named to 2021 Naismith Trophy watch list Sports

Barnes named to 2021 Naismith Trophy watch list

December 9, 2020

FSU freshman Scaottie Barnes helped to lead the 2019 USA men’s basketball team to a gold medal win at U19 World Cup tournament in Greece.Photo special to the Outlook Seminoles.com Scottie Barnes, who averaged 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists in leading Montverde Academy to a 25-0 record as