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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 […]

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 […]