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Lady Wildcats win home finale

Lady Wildcats win home finale

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman finally got the ball in the basket with a 67-53 win over Savannah State in Moore Gymnasium on Monday. “We needed to stop the bleeding from our last two losses. We didn’t shoot well in those games but we did shoot the ball well tonight,” said B-CU head coach, Vanessa […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Men’s basketball: Scotland’s big night lifts B-CU past Howard ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University opened its final home stand of the season with a 64-50 win over Howard University at Moore Gymnasium on Monday. “These are our last three home games of the season and we have five games left. We have to make […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats ready for baseball BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has the top baseball team among historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). B-CU also has been on the national stage. Last season, the Wildcats were 34-27 overall and 18-5 in the MEAC while winning their seventh straight MEAC […]

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES This Saturday, Bethune-Cookman University student Ketrina Childs will be featured on the seventh annual “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’ The show, a program that focuses on higher learning and African-American history, is now in local syndication. It will be airing in the Daytona Beach area on WRDQ  on Feb. […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Fans, students and alumni packed the Georgia Dome in Atlanta last Saturday to witness performances by eight of the nation’s top marching bands from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) at the one-of-a-kind “House Party,” known as the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats bowling team young, talented, nationally ranked BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is gaining national attention in a sport that’s isn’t football, basketball, baseball or softball. The Lady Wildcats (38-30) bowling team is ranked 19th in the National Ten Pen Coaches’ Association poll. They entered the season ranked No. 17. “It is a […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats fall to Savannah State on national TV BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a Black College basketball showdown televised live on ESPNU, Bethune-Cookman fell short to Savannah State 43-40 on Monday. “We should have won the game. We missed free throws and had too many turnovers,” said Gravelle Craig, B-CU’s head coach. Savannah State […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Lady Wildcats get big conference wins BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman picked up two big MEAC wins over North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central this past week. A stifling second-half defense helped the Lady Wildcats beat North Carolina A&T on Jan. 12 for the first time in seven years. “It was a great […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats now shift focus to conference play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats wrapped up the non-conference part of their basketball schedule with hard-fought losses to Florida International University (FIU) on Monday and Louisiana State University two days earlier. A final three-point attempt by B-CU fell short in a 74-72 loss to FIU. “You […]