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B-CU’s Williams excels again as MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

B-CU’s Williams excels again as MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team earned its second conference weekly honors of the 2013-14 season on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as the MEAC Rookie of the Week. Her second honor of the season, Williams (6-5, New Orleans, La.), a redshirt […]

Burns to make Jackie Robinson documentary

Burns to make Jackie Robinson documentary

FROM WIRE REPORTS Documentarian Ken Burns, who has put his stamp on such topics as the civil war, national parks, jazz, the Central Park Five and most recently prohibition and the Dust Bowl, will next year turn his attention toward baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson. Set for the fall of 2015, the PBS documentary will span […]

Keys to keeping at it in 2014: Fitness gurus share tips

Keys to keeping at it in 2014: Fitness gurus share tips

BY MARY MACVEAN LOS ANGELS TIMES/MCT How are those new 2014 workouts going? Need a little inspiration boost? We talked to four prominent trainers and fitness personalities in hopes of finding keys to helping you work out — successfully — for years to come. Sharing inspiration All you need is some trash and some inspiration, […]

Second-half run secures Lady Wildcats’ victory over North Carolina

Second-half run secures Lady Wildcats’ victory over North Carolina

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Lady Wildcats snapped a five-game losing streak and remained perfect against the North Carolina Central on Monday night at Richard V. Moore Gymnasium, using a multi-faceted attack to down the Lady Eagles, 67-52. The opening minutes of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) matchup was a far cry from […]

B-CU track and field stars named Chick-fil-A Student-Athletes of the Week

B-CU track and field stars named Chick-fil-A Student-Athletes of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Kenneth Fisher and Breonca Reid of B-CU’s men’s and women’s track and field team have been named as Chick-fil-A Student-Athletes of the Week for Jan. 13-19. Both student-athletes competed in the South Carolina Indoor Open in Columbia, S.C. Freshman jumper Fisher made an impression in his first collegiate meet at the […]

Parade of racing vehicles scheduled Feb. 15 in Ponce Inlet

Parade of racing vehicles scheduled Feb. 15 in Ponce Inlet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES During the 2014 Speedweeks race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during a beachside historic race car parade at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 in Ponce Inlet. Through a cooperative sponsorship between Volusia County Government, the Town of Ponce Inlet and Racing’s North Turn restaurant, the vintage race […]

Wild ride ends with fantastic FSU finish

Wild ride ends with fantastic FSU finish

BY BILL DWYRE LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCT PASADENA, Calif. — They started the night with a barrage of pregame fireworks in the Rose Bowl. A few hours later, the rockets really went off. This was not so much a game as a roller coaster. If you are a drama lover, an excitement junkie, you couldn’t help […]

Wildcats’ football awards banquet takes place Jan. 18

Wildcats’ football awards banquet takes place Jan. 18

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University football will hold its annual end-of-year awards banquet on Jan. 18 at the Plaza Resort & Spa, 600 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Charlie Neal, an announcer for ESPN, will be the master of ceremonies for the annual event. Doors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m. with the […]

O, say can you sing? MEAC seeking halftime performers for basketball tournament

O, say can you sing? MEAC seeking halftime performers for basketball tournament

FROM WIRE REPORTS Auditions for national anthem and halftime performers for the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Student Center on the campus of Norfolk State University in Virginia.  Registration will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. […]

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

BY TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI – Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James was relaxing with his wife not long ago when he looked around and was stunned to see someone wearing his Miami Heat No. 6 jersey. They were on their honeymoon in Venice. “It’s kind of crazy, honestly,’’ James said. “There’s a `wow’ […]