FAMU law school names new interim dean Sports

FAMU law school names new interim dean

June 20, 2019

By The Florida Courier/NNPA Newswire ORLANDO – A 15-year-veteran of Florida A&M University College of Law has been named interim dean of the Orlando campus. Nicola Boothe Perry, associate dean for academic affairs, will serve as interim dean while a nationwide search continues for a permanent dean. Since 2017, professor

TCC runners to make historic start at national meet

June 20, 2019

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer With only a handful of races left in the season, Gary Droze never doubted that his runners have the ability to qualify for the NJCAA national championships. Never mind that the Tallahassee Community College team that he coaches is only in its third

Bedell leaves TCC for Missouri State assistant position Feature

Bedell leaves TCC for Missouri State assistant position

May 7, 2019

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Since leading the Tallahassee Community College women’s basketball team to a juco national championship last fall, Franqua Bedell’s phone hadn’t stopped ringing with offered to go elsewhere. He hedged for awhile until he got a call from a longtime acquaintance Amaka Agugua-Hamilton,

Simmons pleased with defense in first spring scrimmage Feature

Simmons pleased with defense in first spring scrimmage

April 3, 2019

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Willie Simmons saw a lot of things to be pleased about after his FAMU football team completed a mini scrimmage to cap its first week of spring practice last Saturday. He just didn’t see enough of running back DeShawn Smith, who had

Fuller says he left Godby to motivate others Sports

Fuller says he left Godby to motivate others

February 12, 2019

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer    Corey Fuller sees so much of his life as a young boy growing up on Tallahassee’s Southside in the football players at East Gadsden High School. That, said Fuller, is one of the main reasons that he left the Godby football

Injury knocks B.J. Daniels out of debut in new football league Sports

Injury knocks B.J. Daniels out of debut in new football league

February 12, 2019

Sidelined again By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer     An opportunity to finally become starting quarterback for a professional football team has eluded B.J. Daniels. Again. Daniels, a former standout at Lincoln High School who has made several stops in the NFL that include two Super Bowl teams, sustained

Combat Night reaches 100th card milestone Feature

Combat Night reaches 100th card milestone

February 1, 2019

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer When Mitch Chamale and Josh Samman sat down to draw up the first draft of their dream of creating a mixed martial arts promotion company, they didn’t have much to work with. Most of their first card was written on a napkin under

FAMU sets honor  for two basketball legends Sports

FAMU sets honor for two basketball legends

February 1, 2019

  Special the Outlook FAMU announced recently that two Rattler Basketball greats – Waite Bellamy and Cathy Robinson– will have their jerseys honored in the ceiling of the Lawson Center on Feb. 23, during the doubleheader with Bethune-Cookman University. “We are excited about honoring both of the greatest scorers in FAMU

Opposing female coaches make history with boy’s teams

February 1, 2019

A ladies’ first By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer What transpired on the hardwood floor inside the gymnasium at FAMU High looked like just another basketball game.  From the sidelines the view was profoundly different as two females paced from opposing benches. Q’Vaunda Curry coached the Jefferson Somerset Tigers,

TCC coach wants confident play from Eagles heading into conference schedule

February 1, 2019

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Going into Saturday’s Panhandle Conference opener against Gulf Coast State, TCC coach Franqua Bedell’s mantra was the same as it has been since the season started. “I told the girls whether we win or lose the game does not define who we are