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B-CU can’t comeback against Tennessee State

B-CU can’t comeback against Tennessee State

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s comeback bid fell short as they lost to Tennessee State 21-14. It was the Hall of Fame game for the Wildcats as they had a weekend of activities including inducting 12 former coaches, athletes and humanitarians the previous night. TSU led 21-0 in the second quarter after a pair of […]

‘Akeelah and the Bee’ star stumps for Obama during visit to B-CU

‘Akeelah and the Bee’ star stumps for Obama during visit to B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES There were squeals and applause as Keke Palmer entered the room on Sept. 15 to talk to hundreds of Bethune-Cookman University students. During a visit to the university, Palmer, 19, spoke on behalf of President’s Obama’s campaign, urging students to register to vote and support her candidate. “We are the […]

B-CU to induct 12 into inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

B-CU to induct 12 into inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

Sept. 22 ceremony takes place same day as dedication of athletic center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONATIMES Bethune-Cookman University will open the Larry R Handfield Athletic Training Center on Sept. 22, the same day 12 Wildcats will be inducted into the school’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame. A dedication ceremony of the center is scheduled Sept. […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU competitive, but team loses to Miami again BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman battled, but fell to the University of Miami 38-10. “We made too many mistakes. That’s the bottom line. Miami is a good football team. No disrespect to Miami, but we did some things that hurt us from winning,” said B-CU’s Head […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats rally again; take down South Carolina Bulldogs BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For the second straight week, Bethune-Cookman came from behind to win a football game. This time it was against South Carolina State 27-14 in the MEAC opener for both teams. “Anytime you can get a win its good, but we made it […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats wear down Alabama State, win MEAC/SWAC Challenge BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman erased a 21-point deficit to beat Alabama State 38-28 in MEAC/SWAC Challenge in front of 17,410 fans at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. “Our kids are buying into our philosophy of staying in the moment. We stayed the course and went […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Road not kind to Wildcats’ volleyball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman failed to pick up a win in three games at the East Carolina University Classic in Greenville, N.C., this past weekend. Mistakes doomed B-CU in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-10) loss to the University of Charlotte to open the tournament. The Wildcats […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of fans flocked to Bethune-Cookman’s Moore Gymnasium on Sunday for the third annual Fan Fest. The Wildcats football program held the event, which is designed to give the fans and community a chance to meet the players and coaches. “This gives us a chance to interact with the fans […]

WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

B-CU football coach says goal is to win national title this season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the 2012 football campaign around the corner, Bethune-Cookman University held its B-CU held Media Day on Sunday, Aug. 12. Head Coach Brian Jenkins stressed keeping his team living in the moment. “We have to learn to stay […]