Recent Charges to Student Athletes has FSU Under National Microscope Sports

Recent Charges to Student Athletes has FSU Under National Microscope

July 28, 2015

    By Chris Bony Outlook Writer   An abundance of media coverage has descended on Florida State University (FSU) in the past month as two football players were arrested on charges of misdemeanor battery for incidents involving violent acts against women.   The incidents occurred one day apart. On

Young Boxer Cooper Fighting to be the Best Sports

Young Boxer Cooper Fighting to be the Best

July 28, 2015

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Rashod Cooper wanted to make sure his passion for boxing wasn’t misunderstood.   He tightly clinched a pair of black boxing gloves on his hands. With every word, he flicked them out as if he was shadowboxing.   “It’s just something

Sims Changing Lives Just Like His Parents Did Sports

Sims Changing Lives Just Like His Parents Did

July 21, 2015

      By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer When Ernie Sims, III decided to form a charity organization that he calls Big HITS Foundation, he wasn’t just trying to do what so many other former NFL players have done to give back to their communities.   Instead, he

Watts, Wilson to Participate  in NJCAA  All-Star Game Feature

Watts, Wilson to Participate in NJCAA All-Star Game

July 21, 2015

        By Karl Hunt, TCC Sports Information Four Tallahassee Community College Eagles have been selected for the 2015 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association All-Star Weekend that will be held July 23-26 at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla.   Two of those selected have decided to

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 Feature

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 Feature

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