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Rattlers prepare for new season with schedule in flux

  The Florida A&M men’s basketball team is preparing for an unpredictable season.  Constant adjustments have been made in response to the COVID–19 pandemic. Following the program’s first operations meeting earlier this month, steps are being taken to move forward with a schedule in accordance with CDC guidelines to ensure […]

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Rattlers resume practices

Bragg Memorial Stadium, home of Florida A&M University’s football team, is starting to look more like normal, as the players and coaches are finally back practicing together as a team since their 2020 season was postponed.  College football is slowly creeping back up across the country and Willie Simmons, head […]

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Nationally ranked Vivert ready for action

Florida A&M’s nationally ranked wrestling team began practicing this week under strict guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This means that Jaden Vilvert, a third-year sociology major at FAMU, is ready to get back on the mat. Vivert has been wrestling since the age of 14. […]

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Leon County resumes youth sports

Children in Leon County are ecstatic as fall sports safely resumed under CDC guidelines. Leon County made this plan effective on Sept. 29. Recreational centers and parks all across the county are now open for sports activities. However, these facilities are required to follow strict protocols. Leigh Davis, director of […]

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FSU seeks redemption against in-state rival

After losing their season opener for the fourth straight year, the Florida State Seminoles will attempt to beat their rivals this week — the Miami Hurricanes. Head coach Mike Norvell will miss the game, because is still in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus. Leading into Saturdays game, Norvell […]

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Intramural sports to commence despite COVID-19

With all of the unforeseen changes that have taken place due to the vicious hit of the coronavirus, what would usually be regular extracurricular activities for Rattlers during the school year, are now uncertain. Activities students would normally not think twice about indulging in; like enjoying a week full of […]

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New field, new era of coaching

Despite the ongoing pandemic the Rattlers will start a new chapter in their book, this upcoming 2021 season. The Florida A & M Softball field has been remodeled and built. Not only will the Rattlers be entering this season with a new field but also a new coach. Former Head […]

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FAMU receives $10 million to upgrade Bragg

Florida A&M University last week received $10 million in funding for renovations and upgrades to Bragg Memorial Stadium. Bragg was first constructed in 1957 and since then has been home to the FAMU’ football team. The stadium was last renovated in 1982, nearly four decades ago. According to a press […]