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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 […]

Wildcats win their own bowling event

Wildcats win their own bowling event

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman bowling team bounced back from an early defeat on Sunday to win the 2016 Wildcat Invitational championship at Sunshine Bowling Center in DeLand.  The five team field included host B-CU, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Florida A&M and Sacred Heart. The three-day annual invitational concluded Sunday with a tournament beginning […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Remembering Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became a world-renowned educator, civil and human rights leader, champion for women and young people, and an advisor to five U.S. presidents. The founder of Bethune-Cookman University is captured in photographs taken on campus in 1943 by legendary photographer Gordon Parks. In the top right photo, […]

B-CU signs 28 new players for football team

B-CU signs 28 new players for football team

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University’s football program announced the signing of 28 student-athletes on Wednesday, National Signing Day. The Signing Day headquarters was at B-CU’s Michael & Libby Johnson Center for Civic Engagement. Coach Terry Sims, who was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year last year during his first […]

B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES For the third-straight week, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball redshirt junior Kailyn Williams was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The MEAC weekly defensive honor marked the fifth this season for the 6-4 Wildcat center. Williams, who is from New Orleans, averaged 10.5 rebounds, 6.0 […]

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s former quarterback Quentin Williams has signed to play with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Williams also competed on Jan. 17 in the inaugural Tropic Bowl in North Miami Beach. The Tampa native was named most valuable player for the National Team after producing stellar numbers […]

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES If offensive lineman never get the glory, heaven help the offensive lineman who also runs track. Calvin Jackson will be best remembered as one of the top linemen in Bethune-Cookman football history – remember, Larry Little also played defense during his playing days before the NFL – as Jackson opened holes […]

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society

B-CU inducts record number of students into honor society SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society, recently held induction ceremonies for more than 160 new inductees. The ceremony took place on campus in Heyn Chapel. “We are so proud of our […]

B-CU’s LaRon Smith makes MEAC’s top list again

B-CU’s LaRon Smith makes MEAC’s top list again

Bethune-Cookman’s LaRon Smith garnered his second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of The Week honor of the season, it was announced on Jan. 18. The 6-8 redshirt junior from Palm Bay  had 21 rebounds and eight blocked shots in the Wildcats’ two games last week. Against Norfolk State, he sank two key free throws with […]

Author to discuss B-CU founder’s life, legacy

Author to discuss B-CU founder’s life, legacy

Nancy Long will discuss her biography, “The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune,” at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Long is president of the Heritage Preservation Trust and a retired professor at Bethune-Cookman University. Her book is based on interviews with people who had firsthand knowledge […]