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No one is cheering for university’s squad

The Florida A&M University cheerleading team has achieved much success over the past two years, but still lacks the support of the university.  For the last two years, the FAMU cheerleading team has made the transition from an all girls squad to a co-ed team. With the diversity of the […]

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Rattlers gear up for spring workouts

The Florida A&M football team start spring practice today as they prep for the 2009 season. The Rattlers are heading into phase two of what head coach Joe Taylor describes as the three phases of the off-season. Phases one through three are the winter, spring, and summer workouts. The football […]

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Wrestling team ends tournament with high hopes for the upcoming competitive season

The Wrestling Team ends season respectively placing 34th at the National Collegiate Wresting Association National Tournament, which was held at Hampton University in Virginia recently. The Rattlers competed against a total of 133 different teams including Yale University, Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, Ohio State University and Wake Forest […]

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Baseball team on a slump

Spirits remain low for the Florida A&M Rattler baseball team after the University of South Florida 7-0 shutout Wednesday afternoon.  In both losses against USF, the Rattlers only managed to earn several hits.  Freshman pitcher David Duncan (2-4) took the loss for the Rattlers, scattering six hits, while allowing four […]

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Athlete jumps over competition

The first meet of the outdoor track and field season may have been a warm-up for some, but for Florida A&M University athlete Brian “BT” Turner it was an opportunity to shine. FAMU head track and field coach Rey Robinson said Turner qualified for the MEAC Regional competition in the […]

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Rattler pitching a problem

After a home stand that consisted of peaks and valleys, the Rattlers hope their hot bats will overcome their troubles on the mound. Pitching is the one component of baseball that can truly dictate how many wins a team may have overall, yet with the conference schedule approaching in late […]

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Rattlers fall in MEAC tournament

The MEAC Men’s Basketball Tournament was held last week at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to determine who would represent the MEAC in the NCAA College basketball tournament. The Rattlers came out strong in the opening round by defeating the Howard Bisons 71-58 on Tuesday Night. Lamar Twitty led the […]

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Rattlers prepare for outdoor track season

The Florida A&M men’s and women’s track and field team is preparing to begin their outdoor season at the 59th Annual FAMU Relays on March 13 at the Pete Griffin Track Complex.    The FAMU Relays is an open high school and collegiate level event for schools across the region in […]

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Wrestlers excel in national contest

Florida A&M University’s wrestling team took third place in the National Collegiate Wresting Association Regional Tournament this past Saturday at Kennesaw State University. This is the first time the team has placed third in regional competitions since they started in 2002. Out of the twenty teams in the Southern Eastern […]

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Streak increases to three in a row with 71-69 victory

The Florida A&M men’s basketball team cashed in on their third consecutive victory in a nail biting 71-69 win over Winston-Salem State University. The first half of play ended in favor of the Rams (8-19) who led the Rattlers by only two baskets.  The orange and green had .357 shooting […]