FAMU women have a big day at relay meet

March 15, 2016

Special to the Outlook The FAMU women’s track team put on an impressive display overall during the FAMU Relays this past Saturday at Robert “Pete” Griffin Track Complex. Ashley Giacommucci, led the way with victories in the high and triple jump events. Senior distance running sensation Cynthia Chelelgo opened the

Wong’s  return gives Rattlers an extra push Feature

Wong’s return gives Rattlers an extra push

March 15, 2016

By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer Alec Wong was devastated when a season-ending injury knocked him out of the most successful season for FAMU’s baseball program.   Wong, a senior from Rockledge, was upended during the Rattlers’ MEAC tournament against Savannah State last season. FAMU eventually went on to win the

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March 8, 2016

    Special to the Outlook FAMU squandered a 9-3 lead as Jackson State (4-3) used a 10-run fifth inning to defeat the Rattlers by a score of 16-9 on Sunday at Bob Braddy Field in Mississippi.   FAMU (3-4) took a six-run lead into the bottom of the fifth

Basketball get-together reunites Triplett with  former FAMU players Sports

Basketball get-together reunites Triplett with former FAMU players

March 8, 2016

    By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer Ajac Triplett knew there was something special about Clemon Johnson the moment he walked onto the basketball court for his first practice.   Johnson, then a lanky kid out of FAMU High School, didn’t just impress his college coach with his prowess at

FSU ends skid with stunning 21-point win over Notre Dame

March 8, 2016

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer The 7,819 fans in the Civic Center weren’t the only ones surprised to see how easily Florida State handled Notre Dame to get its second win over a ranked team.   Irish coach Mike Brey could hardly believe what he was seeing from his

Domestic violence is no spectator sport Part 2 Sports

Domestic violence is no spectator sport Part 2

March 1, 2016

By Christopher Lampley Outlook Writer    The conclusion of part one proposed the question as to whether public outcry, via social media, could lead to the end of domestic violence amongst professional athletes. The idea of “social media activists” has assisted in bringing much needed attention to numerous social issues.

Lions’ coach wants improved play this season

March 1, 2016

By Christopher Lampley Outlook writer Coming into the 2015-2016 basketball season, coach Rick Davis is looking for one thing from his varsity boys’ basketball team — improvement. Davis and the Lions are coming off of a 15-11 record last season and they are upbeat about the opportunities at hand to

Chelelgo adjusts quickly to gain stardom on FAMU women’s track team Sports

Chelelgo adjusts quickly to gain stardom on FAMU women’s track team

February 23, 2016

[subtitle]Kenyan finds a new home[/subtitle] By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer Being 8,000 miles away from home could bring on all sorts of emotions – especially when it comes to family and friends. Welcome to the world of Cynthia Chelelgo, a native of Eldoret, Kenya, who had to leave her homeland

Johnson hopes to play through injury in Eagles’ final

February 16, 2016

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer TCC sophomore guard Ryan Johnson walked gingerly from the team’s locker room, wearing an orthopedic shoe on his left foot. He didn’t look like a player who just minutes earlier was on the floor leading the Eagles to a 64-51 victory over Pensacola

Optimistic Rattlers reload; look to repeat as MEAC champ Sports

Optimistic Rattlers reload; look to repeat as MEAC champ

February 16, 2016

By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook writer After defying the odds last season to win its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Southern Division title in 19 years, FAMU’s baseball team is brimming with confidence that it could repeat the feat with a reloaded squad. The Rattlers open the season on Feb. 19 with