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B-CU ROUNDUP

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Wildcats hoping for some March Madness magic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Both Bethune-Cookman basketball programs are competing this week in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament in Norfolk, Va. The men’s team used a balanced attack to knock off Coppin State University 89-78 in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday. Adrien Coleman scored […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats sweep Rattlers on the diamond BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play by sweeping a three game series from archrival Florida A&M. “It’s always good to start off well in the conference and get things rolling the right way. We are in a good position. We want to get […]

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Andreas Butler, Daytonatimes.com: DAYTONA BEACH -Florida’s two largest HBCU’s squared off on the diamond with Bethune-Cookman taking a double header from Florida A&M in windy conditions at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in downtown Daytona Beach today. It was teh Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener for both teams. Scott Garner pitched a complete game shutout for B-CU […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats whip Savannah State in home finale BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The men’s basketball team at Bethune-Cookman ended a 3-0 home stand by beating South Carolina State and Savannah State. “It’s all about momentum. We want to gain it heading into the conference tournament. Usually the team hot going in wins it,” said Gravelle […]

Lady Wildcats win home finale

Lady Wildcats win home finale

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman finally got the ball in the basket with a 67-53 win over Savannah State in Moore Gymnasium on Monday. “We needed to stop the bleeding from our last two losses. We didn’t shoot well in those games but we did shoot the ball well tonight,” said B-CU head coach, Vanessa […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Men’s basketball: Scotland’s big night lifts B-CU past Howard ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University opened its final home stand of the season with a 64-50 win over Howard University at Moore Gymnasium on Monday. “These are our last three home games of the season and we have five games left. We have to make […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats ready for baseball BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has the top baseball team among historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). B-CU also has been on the national stage. Last season, the Wildcats were 34-27 overall and 18-5 in the MEAC while winning their seventh straight MEAC […]

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES This Saturday, Bethune-Cookman University student Ketrina Childs will be featured on the seventh annual “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’ The show, a program that focuses on higher learning and African-American history, is now in local syndication. It will be airing in the Daytona Beach area on WRDQ  on Feb. […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Fans, students and alumni packed the Georgia Dome in Atlanta last Saturday to witness performances by eight of the nation’s top marching bands from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) at the one-of-a-kind “House Party,” known as the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats […]