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B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman fourth-year Head Baseball Coach Jason Beverlin announced the signing of his 2014-15 early class to National Letters of Intent on Tuesday, welcoming a class of 11 to Daytona Beach for the 2015-16 school year. “The last couple of years, we’ve had a lot of graduating position players, so we definitely had some […]

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – The Bethune-Cookman football team finished in second place in the final BoxToRow Media Poll, announced Monday afternoon from the BoxToRow home office in Raleigh, N.C. For the Wildcats, the second place finish marks the third consecutive year the team has finished in the top three of the final HBCU […]

Lady Wildcat posts career high; gets MEAC basketball honor

Lady Wildcat posts career high; gets MEAC basketball honor

The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats earned their second weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season after a sound victory over the weekend as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) named Kayla Crawford as MEAC Player of the Week. A redshirt senior and B-CU’s captain (6-0, Miami), Crawford earned her first career double-double in last Saturday’s […]

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 […]