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The debut of the “Wild-Rattler”

Please refresh this page frequently for up to date information. All posts will come with real-time time signatures. 1:20 Well the Rattlers are back at home after going 1-2 during a 3 game road trip. Norfolk University is not a break from the tough games but at least it’s a […]

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SK8 leads the student sports revolution

What started as a group of students riding down a hill is now a full-blown organization.  A small group of students have taken the initiative and started a group, SK8, dedicated to extreme sports. “We started spring semester of last year. We just got some skateboards and rode down a […]

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For the thrill of the ride

Class starts in 10 minutes. Backpack is ready and homework is done. It’ll be close, but he’ll make it. Chauncey McKinney grabs his car keys, puts them in his pocket and walks out the door and right past his 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer. McKinney picks up the pace then hops on […]

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Car surfing: How extreme is too extreme?

The motto of an on-duty police officer sums up the gravity of the situation.  “Prepare for the worst possible outcome while hoping for the best.” Preparing for the death of an adolescent, especially when their demise is a direct result of their own foolish misadventure, impossible. The phenomenon of car […]

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Mistakes short-circuit offense

The Florida A&M University Rattlers are working to iron out miscues in their top ranked offense in order to regain dominance over the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.   The offense is currently averaging a conference best 365.7 yards per game and is scoring 28.3 points a contest.   It would seem that […]

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Redshirting increases time with team

The term “redshirt” is one that is heard often but rarely if ever explained. Athletes become redshirts in order to spread four years of playing eligibility over five years of an academic career.  Redshirts have to be disciplined enough to workout on their own, despite not being able to compete […]

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FSU’s Bowden still receives loyal fan support

The city of Tallahassee is stockpiled with political figures and state affairs, but arguably the most renown public figure in the capital city is the leader of “the Seminole Nation”, Coach Bobby Bowden. Bowden’s impact on the fabric of the Tallahassee community has reached unparallel levels, as a result of […]

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Lady Rattlers undefeated in conference

The Lady Rattlers are on a roll against their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference competitors. The weekend ended with the Lady Rattlers shutting out the North Carolina A&T Lady Aggies after defeating Winston-Salem State University. The Lady Rattlers took this win with ease, defeating the Lady Aggies 3-0. The Lady Rattlers cruised […]

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Fall success provides base for spring

The fall 2009 season tested the will and maturity of the Florida A&M University men’s tennis team.  T Egoavil said. he team came up with the right answers and did what was necessary to put together a string of good results. At the 9th annual HBCU National Tennis Championship team […]

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Rattlers on wrong kind of streak

Coach Joe Taylor and the Florida A&M University Rattlers  are searching for answers after two straight losses. The South Carolina State Bulldogs (5-1, 3-0) handed the Rattlers (4-2, 2-1) their second loss of the season on Saturday.  This marks the first time since 2007 the Rattlers have losat back-to-back games. […]