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Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Bethune-Cookman University redshirt junior Jordan Potts has been named to the Boxtorow HBCU All-American Basketball Third Team. Potts, a guard from Columbus Ohio, was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s All Conference second team and the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 15 second team last month. He led the Wildcats in scoring with an […]

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Michael Cruz has been selected as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week, as well as Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week as a catcher. The announcement came from the MEAC Office in Norfolk, Va. as well as the Collegiate Baseball News home office in Tucson, Ariz. Cruz, […]

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman turned in a tournament-low scoring mark on Sunday afternoon, sweeping its way to the team trophy at the 2016 Low Country Intercollegiate hosted by Wofford. The two-day, 36-hole event took place at the famed Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C. Bethune-Cookman (304-307=611, +35) sat just two shots […]

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) regular-season Champion’s season stays alive as Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball heads to Fort Myers to take on FCGU Friday, March 18 at 7:05 p.m.  during the first round of the WNIT (Women’s National Invitation Tournament), the committee announced late Monday, March 14 following the NCAA women’s […]

B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

Bethune-Cookman’s Tyler Norris has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Pitcher of the Week. Norris, a 6-foot-1, 160-pound sophomore from Coral Springs, helped Bethune-Cookman to a 1-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast last weekend inside Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The strong-throwing right-hander helped the Wildcats even the series with the […]

Another shooting, another memorial service

Another shooting, another memorial service

B-CU pays tribute to student fatally shot at off-campus event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF “Your life matters.’’ A simple sentence that carries a lot of weight.  It was pronounced by local retired Judge Hubert Grimes Wednesday at a service at Bethune-Cookman University in memory of Don’Kevious Johnson, a student from Belle Glade who died from […]

B-CU softball rookies named top MEAC players of the week

B-CU softball rookies named top MEAC players of the week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A pair of Bethune-Cookman softball rookies earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s first weekly honors as Deidra Genera was named the league’s Pitcher of the Week and Brianna Sanders collected MEAC Rookie of the week honors, the league announced Monday. B-CU who went 3-2 during its opening weekend, collected wins over Morgan […]

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family is mourning the death of student Don’Kevious Johnson, who died after being shot in the head early Saturday (Feb. 13) at a party at the Indigo Lakes Golf Club in […]

RNC takes message of equality to B-CU

RNC takes message of equality to B-CU

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Just days before the primary in New Hampshire, Bethune-Cookman University created its own political buzz with an appearance on campus of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and other GOP heavyweights. Priebus attended the fourth annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards Luncheon held on Feb. 4 at B-CU, which honored former Housing […]

B-CU’s track stars shine at New York invitational

B-CU’s track stars shine at New York invitational

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats shined last weekend during their first elite indoor event in New York City.  The Wildcats had a number of top-10 finishes at the Armory Track Invitational on Feb. 5 and 6 at the New Balance Track & Field Center. “The Armory Invitation is the biggest regular season indoor […]