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Youth basketball leagues scheduled in DeLand

Youth basketball leagues scheduled in DeLand

Girls and boys ages 4 to 15 can sign up for winter basketball leagues that will begin playing in January at two locations in DeLand. The rookie division, for ages 4 to 6, will play Tuesday and Thursday nights in the Chisholm Community Center gymnasium, 520 S. Clara Ave. The junior league, for ages 7 […]

Wildcats win MEAC opener against South Carolina State

Wildcats win MEAC opener against South Carolina State

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Mario Moody had a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman beat South Carolina State 69-54 in its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener Monday in Moore Gym. Randy Holmes and Diamante Lewis each added 13, with Lewis scoring seven on the Wildcats’ 10-0 run that started the game. Holmes […]

Study: US teens exercise just 39 minutes a day

Study: US teens exercise just 39 minutes a day

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Researchers have a prescription for improving the health of America’s teens: Get more exercise at school. Public health experts recommend that kids spend at least 30 minutes of the school day engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity. That would get them halfway to the goal of exercising […]

B-CU’s Terry Sims named MEAC’s Coach of the Year

B-CU’s Terry Sims named MEAC’s Coach of the Year

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Terry Sims, Bethune-Cookman University’s first-year head football coach, was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year Monday. In addition, five B-CU student-athletes were named to the all-conference first team, while another five were selected to the second and third team, respectfully. Sims, having taken over the reins of […]

James blames himself for never facing Bryant in NBA Finals

James blames himself for never facing Bryant in NBA Finals

BY JASON LLOYD AKRON BEACON JOURNAL (TNS) INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James blamed himself Tuesday for never meeting Kobe Bryant in the NBA Finals. The two superstars have combined to play for a championship each of the last nine years, but never faced each other. It will end as one of James’ few disappointments in […]

Lady Wildcat honored as top defensive player of the week

Lady Wildcat honored as top defensive player of the week

Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball redshirt junior Kailyn Williams was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday, Nov. 30. After going 2-1 on the week with wins over Edward Waters (67-48) and North Florida (53-49), Williams averaged a double-double with 10.7 rebounds and 12.2 points, while adding 2.3 blocks and 1.7 steals […]

One for the history books: Wildcats win five in a row in Florida Classic

One for the history books: Wildcats win five in a row in Florida Classic

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University once again proved Central Florida was “Wildcat Territory” with its fifth straight win against rival Florida A&M at the Florida Blue Florida Classic on Nov. 21 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando. With a final score of 35-14, first-year head coach Terry Sims earned his first taste of victory […]

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES In his final game as a Wildcat, senior quarterback Quentin Williams gave another star performance and earned the Most Valuable Player award for Bethune-Cookman University in Saturday’s Florida Classic game against Florida A&M University. He completed 15 of 18 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for […]

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Let’s Go, Wildcats! Expect plenty of trash talking this weekend as the Wildcats look for their fifth win in a row against their in-state rival. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Let’s Go, Wildcats! It’s the fight song of Bethune-Cookman University, a battle cry led by the Marching Wildcats fans that always gets fans on their feet. […]

After Hours in the park draws residents, Wildcats

After Hours in the park draws residents, Wildcats

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Community Unity Festival After Hours was an opportunity for residents to kick back, listen to music, do a little dancing and share some laughs, all courtesy of the City of Daytona Beach. The free event was held Nov. 14 at Daisy Stocking Park on Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard. Presented by […]