Undrafted Status Doesn’t Deter Former FAMU Football Players Feature

Undrafted Status Doesn’t Deter Former FAMU Football Players

June 23, 2015

By Chris Bony Outlook Writer Playing on a conference championship team is no guarantee of a future in the NFL. There’s not even a safe bet for anyone who had anything to do with winning a national college football title. Getting in the NFL –the league that most kids dream

Former Rickards OL standout Williams Makes FAMU’s HOF Sports

Former Rickards OL standout Williams Makes FAMU’s HOF

June 22, 2015

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer   Ken Riley just wanted to be sure. As former FAMU football coach, he recruited offensive lineman Wally Williams out of Rickards High School, where he had a reputation of being big and agile. Riley projected the freshman to be a

New TCC Coach Likes to Win

June 18, 2015

By St. Claire Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Mark White is still getting settled in two weeks after being hired as the new men’s basketball coach at Tallahassee Community College. The shelves behind his desk are still missing the essentials – like a photo of his kids. His mission is clear,

Gay Returns Home for Annual Football Camp Sports

Gay Returns Home for Annual Football Camp

June 18, 2015

By Christopher Bony Outlook Writer The fifth annual William Gay Football and Cheerleading Camp took place at Rickards High last Saturday morning. More than 300 young athletes from age 4 all the way up to high school varsity players attended the camp. Gay is well known in the Tallahassee community

Mixed Results for Local Fighters at MMA Card Feature

Mixed Results for Local Fighters at MMA Card

June 11, 2015

      By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Just a few minutes before he entered the octagon for his first mixed martial arts fight, Austin Gonzalez’s trainer, Brett Watson, gave him a bit of advice.   “If you want to get an attitude now is the time,” Watson

Blue Jays Draft TCC’s McKnight in 12th Round Sports

Blue Jays Draft TCC’s McKnight in 12th Round

June 11, 2015

      By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Tears began to well up in D.J. McKnight’s eyes the moment he got the phone call letting him know that he was selected by Toronto in the 12th round of the major league baseball draft.   “I shed a few

Florida State advances to Super Regional Sports

Florida State advances to Super Regional

June 2, 2015

      By Chris Bony Outlook writer   The Florida State baseball team advanced to the NCAA Super Regional after a blowout win against the College of Charleston, 8-1. Many questioned whether rain delays would affect the Seminoles’ performance as the deciding game 6 did not start until 22

Rattlers Taking Richardson to Gainesville Region Sports

Rattlers Taking Richardson to Gainesville Region

June 2, 2015

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Brett Richardson’s mind was already made up that he’d gladly accept an assistant coaching role with Jamey Shouppe when he was hired two seasons ago to take over the FAMU baseball program. Shouppe wanted Richardson just as much. He just wasn’t

Rickards Shines at Football Jamboree

June 2, 2015

By Andrew J. Mitchell, Jr. Outlook Writer It was just a spring jamboree, but it previewed a lot of the football drama that should be on full display in the fall.   Three teams – Rickards, Godby and Wakulla high schools – participated in the six-quarter jamboree last Thursday night.

Eagles Complete Incredible Season in State Baseball Sports

Eagles Complete Incredible Season in State Baseball

June 2, 2015

      By Chris Bony Outlook Writer North Florida Christian’s baseball team silenced a lot of doubters this season when it returned to the Class 3A state title game for the second consecutive season. The Eagles won’t be remembered for winning state championships this year after falling to Westminster