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College students on smoking: No longer the cool thing to do

College students on smoking: No longer the cool thing to do

BY KENDRELL PINKSTON SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Smoking? Who smokes, I sure don’t. Cigarettes are just not what today’s generation is raving about. On popular social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, it is rare to see someone post a picture or tweet about smoking a cigarette. I have never seen a Facebook status […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats hold Rattlers; playoffs next BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman edged archrival Florida A&M 21-16 in the Florida Classic in Orlando on Saturday. The No. 22 Wildcats will move on to the playoffs. The Wildcats will host the Big South Champion Coastal Carolina (7-4) in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Nov. […]

Wildcats maul Tigers; win MEAC title

Wildcats maul Tigers; win MEAC title

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A bruising running game, stingy defense and big play special teams helped Bethune-Cookman beat Savannah State 49-7 last week. With the win and Florida A&M’s win over North Carolina Central, B-CU won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) title and earned an automatic trip to the Football Championship Series (FCS) playoffs. […]

Wildcats win MEAC

Wildcats win MEAC

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman routed Savannah State for a 49-7 in Savannah, Georgia today. With the win and Florida A&M’s victory over North Carolina, B-CU won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title and earned an automatic berth to the Football Championship Series (FCS) playoffs. It’s the second time in three seasons that the Wildcats earned […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Despite some gridiron drama in Maryland, Wildcats defeat Morgan State COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman stayed on top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) with a 24-13 win last week over Morgan State in Baltimore, Md. B-CU Coach Brian Jenkins and defensive back Dion Hanks were ejected from the game. Jenkins was ejected […]

Thousands of B-CU students march to vote too

Thousands of B-CU students march to vote too

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, interim president of Bethune-Cookman University, said the estimated 2,000 students marching to the polls on Monday would be called the unsung heroes of future generations. Jackson marched with the students to the early voting site at the Volusia County Library at City Island on Magnolia Avenue. “It’s […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats jump to first place in conference BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman beat North Carolina Central University (NCCU) 42-17 in front of 5,738 fans on Senior Day to take sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) this past week. The Wildcats’ potent running game gained 274 of their total 443 […]

Wildcats top Eagles

Wildcats top Eagles

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman took sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a 42-17 win over North Carolina Central today. The Wildcats ran for 274 yards and had 443 yards of offense. Isidore Jackson led the B-CU ground attack with 158 yards and two touchdowns. B-CU’s defense also held  NCCU […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

‘Tremendous victory’ for Wildcats over Norfolk BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman handled Norfolk State 48-3 in front of a home crowd of 6,234 this past week. “It was a tremendous victory. It was a great job done by our players and our coaching staff. We kept our focus coming off a bye week,” said […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Men’s basketball team ready for 2012-13 BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The men’s basketball team at Bethune-Cookman begins its new season on Nov. 9 at St Bonaventure. Their first home game is Nov. 27 against North Florida. Here’s a preview of the new season. 2011-12: 18-17 overall, 11-5 for fourth in MEAC; runner-up in MEAC […]