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Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Anthony Jordan rushed for two first quarter touchdowns, Isidore Jackson added 65 yards and another score as Bethune-Cookman held Howard University to 182 total yards en route to a 27-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory Saturday at Greene Stadium. The No. 16/13 Wildcats (5-1 overall, 2-0 MEAC) extended their conference-winning streak to 15 […]

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

FROM WIRE REPORTS The opening day of fall ball proved to be a freshman showcase as Bethune-Cookman split a doubleheader with Embry-Riddle Sunday. Sabrina Anguiano threw four innings of shutout relief while Jessica Valenzuela’s two-run triple in the eighth broke open a 1-1 tie as the Wildcats posted a 5-1 victory. In game two, Destinee […]

Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Plans under way for 2014 Bethune festival

Plans under way for 2014 Bethune festival

B-CU founder’s family to host week of forums, concerts and other events FROM STAFF REPORTS Members of the Bethune family held a press conference on Oct. 4 to announce the creation of the Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival to be held in Daytona Beach April 6-13, 2014. Bethune-Cookman University will participate in the […]

Music fraternity ordered to suspend activities at B-CU

Music fraternity ordered to suspend activities at B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has ordered Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America to suspend all activities on and off campus, including meetings, practices, and involvement in events and programs. Pi Gamma, the local chapter of the music fraternity, is named in a lawsuit connected to the death of B-CU student and […]

B-CU freshman named MEAC’s volleyball rookie of the week

B-CU freshman named MEAC’s volleyball rookie of the week

Bethune-Cookman setter Alexas Thomas has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie Of The Week, the conference announced Oct. 7. The freshman from Cocoa averaged 11.3 assists per set in the Lady Cats’ three matches last week. Against North Carolina A&T, Thomas set the school record for assists in a three-set match with 48 as […]

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jennifer Jimenez became the first Bethune-Cookman player in program history Tuesday to register 1,000 career digs in the Lady Cats’ 3-0 (25-13,25-12,25-21) recent loss to Florida Gulf Coast in Historic Moore Gymnasium. The senior from Merritt Island, who is already B-CU’s all-time digs leader, reached 1,000 with her third dig in […]

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The aroma of collard greens, ham and sweet potatoes permeated the air. Hamburgers were frying on the grill and pizza was being baked in the oven. There is a station for salads. Desserts are plentiful and smorgasbords of other treats are waiting. And the cherry on top is it’s all […]

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

Hundreds of Bethune-Cookman University students gathered Sunday night at the school for a candlelight vigil for fellow student Juan Munoz from Columbia who was killed Sept. 15 in a motorcycle accident. Munoz, a junior business major, also was on B-CU’s tennis team and was called by the university an “outstanding tennis player.’’ He was driving […]

‘We hung in there with them toe to toe for a while’

‘We hung in there with them toe to toe for a while’

B-CU Coach Jenkins impressed with fight in his team against FSU Seminoles ASSOCIATED PRESS The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats entered Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium fresh off their first FBS victory. They couldn’t repeat the feat against No. 8 FSU as the Seminoles routed the Wildcats 54-6 on Saturday night and handed them their first loss […]