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6 Wildcats named top MEAC players for 2014

6 Wildcats named top MEAC players for 2014

Six Bethune-Cookman football players have made All-MEAC teams. The teams were voted on by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s head football coaches and sports information directors. Seniors LeBranden Richardson and Ralph Williams, both from Miami, picked up All-MEAC First Team Defense honors. Richardson had 41 total tackles (22 unassisted). He is earning his third postseason conference […]

Local students: ‘We are Mike Brown’

Local students: ‘We are Mike Brown’

Vigil, forums held in response to grand jury’s decision in Ferguson BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “We shall overcome. We are our brother’s keepers. We are Mike Brown,” chanted 20 or so Bethune-Cookman University students as the rain came down Tuesday afternoon. The students encircled a statue of university founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune […]

2014 FLORIDA CLASSIC

2014 FLORIDA CLASSIC

A toast to the Wildcats B-CU alumni and friends at Orlando’s Rosen Centre celebrated the university’s latest Florida Classic gridiron victory against archrival Florida A&M University.

FOUR IN A ROW

FOUR IN A ROW

B-CU ekes out Florida Classic win against FAMU; shares MEAC title with four other teams Bethune-Cookman pulled off another win on Saturday to beat Florida A&M 18-17 in overtime in the Florida Blue Florida Classic. The Wildcats (9-3, 6-2 MEAC) will share the title, their fourth in five years, with North Carolina Central, North Carolina […]

Another Classic win for the Wildcats?

Another Classic win for the Wildcats?

Bethune-Cookman meets Florida A&M again this Saturday in the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic. The teams take to the gridiron at the reconstructed Orlando Citrus Bowl. The Florida Classic is the nation’s largest HBCU rivalry. B-CU will take on FAMU for the 69th time and the 35th time as part of the Florida Blue Florida […]

B-CU loses to Hampton 40-35

B-CU loses to Hampton 40-35

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Another fourth-quarter comeback eluded No. 18 Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 13 as Hampton held off the Wildcats, 40-35 in a nationally televised ESPNU contest held inside Armstrong Stadium. Hampton quarterback and Orlando native Jerrell Antoine threw for 249 yards and five touchdowns as the Pirates (3-8 overall, 2-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) jumped […]

Wildcats rack up another big MEAC win

Wildcats rack up another big MEAC win

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s defense scored two fourth quarter safeties and held Norfolk State to 67 total yards as the No. 18/20 Wildcats took a 13-7 victory over the Spartans on Nov. 7 in a nationally televised ESPNU contest at William “Dick” Price Stadium. It was the 800th contest in program history, while the […]

Wildcats claw their way to another victory

Wildcats claw their way to another victory

B-CU knocks off NCCU; in a tie for MEAC title BY ANDREAS BUTLER BCUATHLETICS.COM Trailing 14-7 at halftime and 20-13 late in the third quarter at home, with their season hopes hanging on the brink of near misfortune, things just weren’t looking good for Bethune-Cookman on Saturday. North Carolina Central University’s defense was making plays, […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority donates supplies to local schools

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority donates supplies to local schools

On Oct. 24 and 25, the Cluster III of the South Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. met at Bethune-Cookman  University for its annual conference. Hosted by  Gamma Mu Omega, the graduate chapter for Daytona Beach, and Gamma Tau, the undergraduate chapter at Bethune-Cookman University, approximately 250 sorority members, representing 15 Florida and South Georgia […]

A heartbreaker in Bulldog  Stadium: Wildcats lose to South Carolina State 20-14

A heartbreaker in Bulldog Stadium: Wildcats lose to South Carolina State 20-14

Wildcats lose 20-14 to South Carolina ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Austin Smith fought through a pair of tackles and rumbled 49 yards for the game-winning touchdown, helping South Carolina State upend No. 13 Bethune-Cookman, 20-14, on Saturday afternoon inside Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium. In one of the craziest final minutes in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) […]