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Three B-CU players on FCS All-America team

Three B-CU players on FCS All-America team

Defensive standouts Addison, Fields and Richardson selected SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman football players Nick Addison, Jarkevis Fields and LeBrandon Richardson have been named to the USA College Football Preseason All-America Team for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). All three Wildcats were selected to the second team on defense. Addison, a 6-2, 180-pound junior from […]

Ready to shake those maroon and gold pom-poms

Ready to shake those maroon and gold pom-poms

B-CU names 30 cheerleaders and alternates for 2013-2014 SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After completing a grueling summer camp and a round of open tryouts under Bethune-Cookman’s new coaching staff, the 2013-14 B-CU cheerleading roster is in the books. Cheerleading coaches Becky Woodson and John Woodson, Jr. recently announced the 30-member roster and team alternates. “We […]

B-CU engaging fans, preparing for Sept. 1 game

B-CU engaging fans, preparing for Sept. 1 game

Athletics department beefs up social media during summer campaign FROM STAFF REPORTS Throughout the summer, B-CU has held a social media campaign with Wildcats fan having the opportunity to win tickets, prizes, see pictures and get more information on the 2013 football season. Bethune-Cookman’s season opener is Sept. 1 at Tennessee State in Nashville. Fans […]

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University Head Volleyball Coach Isaac Raphael announced this week that Brittany Williams has joined the Lady Wildcat program as an assistant coach. Williams comes to B-CU after two seasons at South Carolina State and replaces Kisya Killingsworth, who has been named the head coach at Delaware State. “We welcome Brittany […]

Jackson hires new provost for B-CU; Powell becomes dean

Jackson hires new provost for B-CU; Powell becomes dean

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Makola M. Abdullah as B-CU’s provost. Abdullah replaced Dr. Hiram J. Powell, who is now B-CU’s Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. “As we continue to develop new graduate programs and expand into new markets, many […]

Reunion in the works for 1983 Bethune-Cookman class

Reunion in the works for 1983 Bethune-Cookman class

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES It’s been 30 years since more than 200 students graduated from then Bethune-Cookman College. Classmate Michael Matlock is searching for his fellow grads with hopes of a big reunion during Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming this year. “We’re searching in Florida for the alumni of the Bethune-Cookman College class of 1983,” said […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

No NCAA action for baseball team Savannah State wins MEAC showdown and automatic bid to tournament BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It comes as no surprise that Bethune-Cookman won’t play in the NCAA regional baseball tournament. B-CU didn’t receive an at-large bid during the selection show on Monday. The Wildcats knew they had a slim […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU falls to Savannah State in MEAC final BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Peter Poole’s sacrifice fly RBI in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Savannah State University to a 1-0 win over Bethune-Cookman for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament championship. The Tigers (33-21) won the title and earned an automatic trip to […]

‘Never, never give up’

‘Never, never give up’

This is just one of the pearls of wisdom shared with hundreds of B-CU graduates at their May 11 commencement BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A college graduate’s first job after receiving his diploma was at a supermarket. On his first day on the job, the store manager gave him a broom to sweep the […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Softball team falls in MEAC tournament; baseball up to bat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman concluded its season with losses to #23 South Florida 7-3 on May 7 and then ranked #30 the University of Central Florida 4-0 on May 8. The Wildcats now shift their attention to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament in […]