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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 […]

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Gardner and Davis lead retooled squad BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman held a Media Day for its volleyball team for the first time on Sunday. Isaac Raphael, the second-year head coach, looked calm while answering questions from the media. “I’m thankful that you are here. We didn’t have this last year. Practice started out […]

Wildcats prepping for 2012 football season

Wildcats prepping for 2012 football season

Team practicing at New Smyrna complex while B-CU renovates its practice field BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With their practice field undergoing upgrades, the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats have found an alternative place to conduct football practice. The Wildcats opened the 2012 season by practicing at New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex. Inclement weather delayed renovations a […]

B-CU athletic expansion correction

B-CU athletic expansion correction

Because of an editing error, a story in last week’s Daytona Times on the expansion of Bethune-Cookman University’s athletic programs included incorrect information about its volleyball program. The story stated that B-CU was adding a women’s volleyball team. It should have stated that a women’s sand volleyball team is being added. The university already has […]

Institute honors B-CU founder

Institute honors B-CU founder

The Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Preservation Institute observed Bethune-Cookman University founder’s 137th birthday on July 14 in the front of her home on the campus. Bethune was born July 10, 1875 near Mayesville, S.C. During last Saturday’s event, Dr. Cleo Higgins talked about the founder as she knew her. The event also was attended by […]