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One for the history books: Wildcats win five in a row in Florida Classic

One for the history books: Wildcats win five in a row in Florida Classic

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University once again proved Central Florida was “Wildcat Territory” with its fifth straight win against rival Florida A&M at the Florida Blue Florida Classic on Nov. 21 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando. With a final score of 35-14, first-year head coach Terry Sims earned his first taste of victory […]

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES In his final game as a Wildcat, senior quarterback Quentin Williams gave another star performance and earned the Most Valuable Player award for Bethune-Cookman University in Saturday’s Florida Classic game against Florida A&M University. He completed 15 of 18 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for […]

DAYTONA TIMES OUT AND ABOUT

DAYTONA TIMES OUT AND ABOUT

A great day to be a Wildcat The home team won big. The marching band showed out. Early tailgaters got a chance to enjoy their friends, family and food before the rain came. Saturday was a great day to be a Wildcat. Here’s a glance at some of the students, alumni and faithful fans who […]

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Let’s Go, Wildcats! Expect plenty of trash talking this weekend as the Wildcats look for their fifth win in a row against their in-state rival. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Let’s Go, Wildcats! It’s the fight song of Bethune-Cookman University, a battle cry led by the Marching Wildcats fans that always gets fans on their feet. […]

After Hours in the park draws residents, Wildcats

After Hours in the park draws residents, Wildcats

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Community Unity Festival After Hours was an opportunity for residents to kick back, listen to music, do a little dancing and share some laughs, all courtesy of the City of Daytona Beach. The free event was held Nov. 14 at Daisy Stocking Park on Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard. Presented by […]

B-CU to honor 40 grads under age 40 during Classic weekend

B-CU to honor 40 grads under age 40 during Classic weekend

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Jada Wright-Greene earned bragging rights in 2000 as a coveted Bethune Cookman University (B-CU) alumna. Today, she is CEO and publisher of Heritage Salon Magazine. Greene’s path to greatness was followed by Gregory Drane, who left the Wildcat yard in 2002 and is now a Littany Lion at Pennsylvania State […]

Medals of Honor for local students

Medals of Honor for local students

Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, places a medallion around the neck of a student from Elementary School in Deltona. With him is Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack. The university recently hosted student breakfasts and luncheons for local students and their parents to celebrate academic excellence.  All students who participated made the honor roll, […]

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

Lynn Thompson, Bethune-Cookman University’s vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics, will be inducted as one of five members into the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame Class. The inductees will be enshrined during an awards brunch on Thursday, March 10, 2016, beginning with a welcoming gathering at 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel […]

Marching Wildcats chosen again for Honda Battle of the Bands

Marching Wildcats chosen again for Honda Battle of the Bands

Bethune-Cookman University’s marching band has been selected again as a Final 8 band to participate in the 14th annual Honda Battle of the Bands. Students, alumni and fans from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) helped select eight top marching bands to perform at the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase, on Jan. 30, 2016 […]

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s volleyball squad made history in Durham, N.C., on Sunday, Nov. 9 when the team took a 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) victory from North Carolina Central University to finish the regular-season perfect in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play. The 10-0 flawless MEAC record is the first in school history as […]