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Rattlers on a roll at right time

The Florida A & M men’s baseball team has waded into uncharted waters this season, as they’ve competed amidst a global pandemic. Throughout the season, the team has found a way to maintain focus while facing adversity. The Rattlers are currently fourth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference standings. Players are adjusting […]

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Rattlers finish spring football with a flourish

Florida A&NM University’s football team took the field in front of spectators for the first time in over a year this past Saturday. The Rattlers suited up for their intra-squad scrimmage as Bragg Memorial Stadium was open to a maximum of 500 people due to COVID-19 restrictions. FAMU football has […]

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Rattlers rally, keep win streak alive

Down 14-6 in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Rattlers were able to rally their way back  for a striking 15-14 victory Thursday afternoon against Alabama State.  It was the FAMU baseball team’s fifth straight win.  The comeback against their non-conference rival began in the fifth inning when Jared […]

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Love found a new home on the track

Brandon Love, a third-year economics major and MBA candidate, is prospering in his career as a student-athlete. Love is a member of the track team and has made strides on the track and in the classroom. Love participates in the 200 meter and 400 meter races and has found success […]

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A salute to seniors before a tough tennis match

The FAMU tennis team competed against South Carolina State on a warm Saturday afternoon which also featured a tribute to the seniors on the team. Life-sized banners hung along the fence, displaying the team’s graduating seniors. “I am very proud of the way I competed because I had to fight and […]

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Athletics works to meet COVID’s challenges

Florida A&M’s Department of Athletics has been abiding by the federal  guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic one year ago, according to Keith McCluney, deputy director of athletics. All spring intercollegiate sporting events were canceled last year, which affected […]

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McCullum wins two awards, makes history

Robert McCullum, head coach of FAMU’s men’s basketball team, was named the 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. He also was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 15 Coach of the Year. This marks the first time a head coach from FAMU has won the MEAC […]

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Rattlers reverse course, sweep Grambling

After an 0-12 start, the FAMU baseball team finally reversed course by sweeping a three-game series last weekend with Grambling State outsideAtlanta. The games were part of the inaugural Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic at Coolray Field.  Lucas was a longtime  FAMU coach who also held administrative positions in […]