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Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Bethune-Cookman’s football team faces the Grambling State University Tigers at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium on Sept. 13 in a 4 p.m. game. The Wildcats won their first game of the season on Aug. 30 when they defeated the Florida International University Golden Panthers 14-12. For more on the Wildcats’ roster and schedule, visit […]

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Gravelle Craig has announced the addition of Ugo Okam, a 7-0 center transferring from Harvard University to the Wildcat roster. Okam saw action for the Crimson’s 2011-12 Ivy League championship team, who made Harvard’s first NCAA tournament appearance since 1946 when it faced Vanderbilt in the second round. The native of Nigeria […]

B-CU’S football season under way

B-CU’S football season under way

They’re back! The players. The cheerleaders. The band. The fans. Bethune-Cookman University’s football season kicked off on Aug. 30 as the Wildcats faced the Florida International University (FIU) Golden Panthers. The Wildcats defeated FIU 14-12 at the matchup in Miami. Quarterback Quentin Williams threw a touchdown in the fourth quarter to help B-CU beat FIU. […]

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel

BY JAMES A DAVIS JR. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Sunday, Aug. 10, Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church of Daytona Beach and the entire Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats football team worshipped together at the church’s annual Deacon-Deaconess Day. Mt. Carmel is led by Pastor Jeffrey D. Robinson Sr. a B-CU graduate, who has been the pastor […]

Allmendinger  offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race

Allmendinger offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. –  The theatrics and fireworks of NASCAR’s brand of road-course racing was omnipresent as usual at Watkins Glen International, but so was an underlying solemn tone of remembrance after the events of the night before. While A.J. Allmendinger celebrated his first Sprint Cup Series victory in the Cheez-It […]

Stewart cancels plans to race at Indiana track

Stewart cancels plans to race at Indiana track

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (MCT) In a statement issued Monday, Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway officials confirmed NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has pulled out of a scheduled race at the .375-mile dirt track planned for Saturday night. Stewart sat out Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International following his involvement in the death […]

Watten returns to lead Wildcats softball

Watten returns to lead Wildcats softball

BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University welcomed back Laura Watten Tuesday as head softball coach. Watten is the most successful coach in the program’s history and already is a member of the B-CU Athletic Hall of Fame. “I am super excited to be back. I just wanted to come back home,” responded […]

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace

Black racecar driver excelled last month at Eldora Speedway NASCAR WIRE SERVICES In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won the 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic on July 23. Wallace, a NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate, earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win of the season. Wallace regained […]

Hampton’s Pierce to coach U.S. track and field team in British Columbia

Hampton’s Pierce to coach U.S. track and field team in British Columbia

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Hampton University Director of Track & Field Maurice Pierce is the head men’s coach as part of the U.S. Track & Field National Team for the 2014 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Championships, which will be held Aug. 8-10 in Kamloops, British Columbia. In his 12th season at Hampton and his […]

Lewis to star in Spike TV’s ‘Coaching Bad’

Lewis to star in Spike TV’s ‘Coaching Bad’

EURWEB.COM Spike TV will team with NFL veteran Ray Lewis and anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte to tackle the growing problem of coaches with uncontrollable anger issues in a new series, “Coaching Bad.” The show features nine coaches who have realized that they have a problem and need to do something about it before […]

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