Lawriell Wilson Returns from ACL Injury to Set Records

Lawriell Wilson was ranked as a three star recruit and the number 25 point guard in the country by ESPN. Then, she tore her anterior cruciate ligament in the state championship during her senior year of high school. After the injury, some schools lost interest in Wilson but Tallahassee Community College continued to be proactive in her recruitment. “The coaches were the most consistent and I felt a relationship with them.” Wilson said about her decision to attend TCC. “I just decided to come he

TCC to FSU: A Helping Hand

The Talon: What does Transfers Helping Transfers do? Nick Lopez: “This organization is here to help transfer students transition into Florida State University. I myself was a transfer from the University of Central Florida, and when I came to Florida State, I was basically two years behind the average freshman. When I transferred I didn’t have those friend groups you develop as a freshman when you’re in the same general education classes as others. So this organization is here for the people th

#PeopleOfTCC: Bamba Jaye

Bamba Jaye, a 6-foot-8-inch student athlete, is a native of Dakar, Senegal and center for Tallahassee Community College Men’s Basketball. Jaye spurned offers from professional teams in Spain, France, Germany and Qatar in pursuit of his education, before arriving at TCC. Africa has sent a large number of talented prospects to the National Basketball Association, and it remains one of the most used pipelines to find basketball talent to this day. Present day NBA players such as Serge Ibaka, Luol

Sports Spotlight: Elisa Cecchetti

Who’s the funniest player on the squad?: Alycia, even though Brandie is goofy. What’s your favorite song right now?: When We Were Young by Adele What’s your most memorable moment from your athletic career?: Playing for a championship in Canada in 2016. Favorite thing to do in your spare time?: Hiking, eating and watching TV shows. You’re transformed into an animal of your choice, which animal is it and why?: A lion because they’re brave and kind of lazy.

Tallahassee Community College Baseball Season Preview

The Tallahassee Community College Eagles only return seven players from last season, while they boast 18 newcomers. With so many new players, the team worked all offseason to try to develop chemistry and cohesion between the returning players and new additions. The Eagles have gotten their 2017 campaign off to a 5-3 start. After starting 5-0, TCC dropped three straight games to South Georgia State College, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Santa Fe College. Their next contest will be at