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USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman basketball team cut an 18-point first-half deficit down to seven, but South Florida pulled away to a 91-65 victory Tuesday night in the Sun Dome. Corey Allen Jr. scored 21 points to lead five Bulls in double figures as USF (2-0) outshot the Wildcats (11-1) 49 percent to 29 […]

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A furious fourth quarter rally fell short on Nov. 9 as Bethune-Cookman dropped a 27-24 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game to Norfolk State at Municipal Stadium. Rolandan Finch rushed for 112 yards and one touchdown and Tyler Clark threw for 151 yards and a score as the Spartans (3-7 overall, 3-3 MEAC) […]

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

FROM WIRE REPORTS NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman’s Rashard Brown has been tabbed this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Lineman of the Week, released Monday afternoon from the conference office in Norfolk, Va. Brown, a 6-3, 305-pound senior from Kissimmee graded out with the highest percentage of any Wildcats performer along the line following B-CU’s 38-14 […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2013

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2013

‘A Nation Like No Other’ B-CU had plenty to celebrate at this year’s Homecoming FROM STAFF REPORTS Thousands lined Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard last Saturday to watch the B-CU’s Homecoming parade. Afterward, many headed to Municipal Stadium where they watched the Wildcats whip South Carolina State 14-3. Joan Thompson, right, a B-CU graduate from the Class […]

Sweet Homecoming for Wildcats with 14-3 win over Bulldogs

Sweet Homecoming for Wildcats with 14-3 win over Bulldogs

B-CU victory puts Wildcats first in MEAC standing Quentin Williams threw one touchdown pass and rushed for another, and the Bethune-Cookman defense contained South Carolina State for a 14-3 Homecoming victory before an overflow crowd of 10,421 at Municipal Stadium on Saturday. The victory gave the Wildcats (7-1 overall, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) sole possession of […]

Cleaning up their community

Cleaning up their community

Turie T. Small Elementary School’s PTA and Dr. Earl Johnson, principal, held a Community Cleanup Day on Oct. 19. Students, teachers and PTA members from the elementary school in Daytona Bach as well as volunteers from Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Central Florida participated in the event. There will be another Community Cleanup Day […]

How they made it to the top

How they made it to the top

SeaWorld executives share career advice with business students at B-CU BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University business graduates have something other students don’t have – exposure to CEOs who can help them when they enter the real world. That’s what Aubrey Long, Dean of B-CU’s School of Business said recently as the university welcomed […]

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Rapper Doug E. Fresh, also known as the “Human Beat Box,’’ is scheduled as the guest at Bethune-Cookman’s Homecoming pep rally on Friday, Oct. 25. The Wildcats will host conference foe South Carolina State on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Municipal Stadium for the 2 p.m. game. For a list of Homecoming activities, visit http://www.cookman.edu/homecoming/Events_2012.html.

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Defensive end LeBrandon Richardson has been selected as this week’s National Defensive Lineman of the Week by College Football Performance Awards, announced Monday afternoon by the CFPA office in Davidson, N.C. This is the first time all season Richardson is earning this prestigious weekly award, while already being listed on the […]

The inauguration of Edison Ovanda Jackson

The inauguration of Edison Ovanda Jackson

Bethune-Cookman’s sixth president was installed on Wednesday BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES After 11 months as the interim, Dr. Edison Jackson became Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president on Wednesday. He became the interim president this spring.  It was his third time as a college president. In 1985, Jackson became president of Compton Community College in California. […]