FAMU to begin field resurfacing at softball complex Sports

FAMU to begin field resurfacing at softball complex

August 4, 2020

Special to the Outlook The next time that FAMU’s softball team plays at home the Rattler will be on a brand-new state-of-the-art field. The university’s athletic department announced last Friday that the upgrade will take place before the 2021 season. FAMU’s has won 13 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championships. The new

Smith leads seven Rattlers named to Phil Steele MEAC preseason teams Sports

Smith leads seven Rattlers named to Phil Steele MEAC preseason teams

August 4, 2020

Special to the Outlook Florida A&M University football placed seven student-athletes on Phil Steele’s 2020 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  Preseason teams announced last Friday.  Xavier Smith (wide receiver/AP), Keenan Forbes (offensive lineman), Markquese Bell (defensive back), Chris Faddoul (punter) and Christian Mastramico (long snapper) were tabbed to the first team, while

MEAC decision abruptly ends football season for FAMU Sports

MEAC decision abruptly ends football season for FAMU

July 28, 2020

Special to the Outlook As much as FAMU athletic director Kortne Gosha might have been prepared for any disruption that COVID-19 could cause, he found himself facing the difficult task of having to tell student-athletes that their fall season was over. Gosha found himself in that position after the Council

Hoops star Isaac recovering, hoping to play in NBA restart Sports

Hoops star Isaac recovering, hoping to play in NBA restart

July 28, 2020

By Tim LinafeltSenior writer/Seminoles.com For Jonathan Isaac, the worldwide pain and suffering brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has also come with at least some glimpse of a silver lining. Isaac, a former Florida State hoops star, suffered a knee injury in January while playing for the NBA’s Orlando Magic.

NJCAA releases new ‘plan of action’ for 2020-21 season Sports

NJCAA releases new ‘plan of action’ for 2020-21 season

July 28, 2020

Special to the Outlook The National Junior College Athletic Association on last Monday announced its new Plan of Action for the upcoming 2020-21 athletic season.  The plan, formally adopted following recommendations of the NJCAA Presidential Advisory Council and NJCAA Board of Regents, moves a majority of 2020 fall and Winter

Gillespie, Woolfolk sign pro contracts Sports

Gillespie, Woolfolk sign pro contracts

July 22, 2020

By Steve StoneSeminoles.com Two-time Florida State Women’s Basketball All-American Kiah Gillespie will begin her professional career in Israel. She recently signed a contract to play for Maccabi Raanana of the Israeli League for the 2020-21 season. Meanwhile, her former teammate Nausia Woolfolk will begin her professional career playing for Sportiva

TCC student-athletes earn FCSAA, PC all-academic honors

July 22, 2020

Special to the Outlook Tallahassee Community College’s academic all-stars have been recognized by both the Florida College System Activities Association and Panhandle Conference – and in record numbers. Out of 91 eligible student-athletes, 39 made the FCSAA’s All-Academic Team for attaining a 3.30 GPA or above while 51 earned Panhandle

Williams moves to new role; DeRieux named Athletic Compliance Coordinator Sports

Williams moves to new role; DeRieux named Athletic Compliance Coordinator

July 22, 2020

Special to the Outlook Florida A&M University’s new VP/Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, announced that Angelia Williams has transitioned to Special Assistant to the AD/Executive Director of the Rattler Boosters and welcomed the addition of Chandler DeRieux as Athletic Compliance Coordinator for FAMU Athletics. “We are excited to Welcome Angie

With Jordan as inspiration, former FSU hoops star Bacon reaches for greatness Sports

With Jordan as inspiration, former FSU hoops star Bacon reaches for greatness

July 14, 2020

By Tim LinafeltSenior writer/Seminoles.com While the rest of the country watched ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary series to learn more about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls of the 1980s and 90s, Dwayne Bacon watched with a bit of a different perspective. Something like, “Hey, I know that guy.” Bacon,

Pillow names Nayreau and Powell as assistant women’s basketball coaches Sports

Pillow names Nayreau and Powell as assistant women’s basketball coaches

July 14, 2020

Special to the Outlook Florida A&M University new head women’s basketball coach Shalon Pillow announced last Wednesday the appointments of Jaye Nayreau and Jalen Powell as FAMU assistant women’s basketball coaches. “Jaye is a veteran coach with experience on all levels. He has a great basketball mind and is a