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Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES CONWAY, S.C. – Alex Ross tossed four touchdown passes on Saturday, leading No. 11 Coastal Carolina past No. 12 Bethune-Cookman, 48-24 at Brooks Stadium in a first-round FCS playoff game. The homestanding Chanticleers advance to play eight-seed Montana next weekend in Missoula, Montana. Bethune-Cookman (10-3) was unable to stop Ross as […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

Eyes on the next prize Rattlers whipped, now it’s time for playoffs FROM STAFF REPORTS With a 29-10 victory over rival Florida A&M University last Saturday in the Florida Blue Florida Classic in Orlando, the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are on to their next conquest. The Wildcats take on Coastal Carolina University on Nov. 30 in […]

From the Classic to the Carolinas

From the Classic to the Carolinas

B-CU’s football team to face Coastal Carolina Saturday in FCS  Playoffs SPECIAL TO THE TIMES No. 12 Bethune-Cookman University will meet No. 9 Coastal Carolina in the opening round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoffs on Saturday. The contest will take place inside Brooks Stadium on the campus of Coastal Carolina at 1 […]

Defanging Rattlers would give B-CU an automatic berth to FCS playoffs

Defanging Rattlers would give B-CU an automatic berth to FCS playoffs

FROM STAFF REPORTS If Bethune-Cookman University’s football team defeats the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers on Saturday at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl, it will mark the third year in a row that the Wildcats have defeated their instate rival. Last year, the Wildcats whipped the Rattlers 21-16 in Orlando. In 2011, the score was B-CU 26, […]

Players who paved way for today’s Black quarterbacks

Players who paved way for today’s Black quarterbacks

Nine Black or biracial quarterbacks started Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season — the highest number in an opening weekend BY KIMBERLEY A. MARTIN NEWSDAY (MCT) After all these years, Anthony Lynn still remembers. The words had been a slap in the face — and the beginning of the end to his boyhood dream. […]

Mitchell shares boxing talent with area youth, others

Mitchell shares boxing talent with area youth, others

Dickerson Center program helps residents learn how to fight, get fit BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Pinklin Thomas, Oliver McCall, Tony Tucker and Alex Stewart.  There was Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Sonny Liston, Michael Spinks and Joe Frazier. These are some of the boxing world’s greatest. One name that is missing […]

USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman basketball team cut an 18-point first-half deficit down to seven, but South Florida pulled away to a 91-65 victory Tuesday night in the Sun Dome. Corey Allen Jr. scored 21 points to lead five Bulls in double figures as USF (2-0) outshot the Wildcats (11-1) 49 percent to 29 […]

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A furious fourth quarter rally fell short on Nov. 9 as Bethune-Cookman dropped a 27-24 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game to Norfolk State at Municipal Stadium. Rolandan Finch rushed for 112 yards and one touchdown and Tyler Clark threw for 151 yards and a score as the Spartans (3-7 overall, 3-3 MEAC) […]

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

FROM WIRE REPORTS NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman’s Rashard Brown has been tabbed this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Lineman of the Week, released Monday afternoon from the conference office in Norfolk, Va. Brown, a 6-3, 305-pound senior from Kissimmee graded out with the highest percentage of any Wildcats performer along the line following B-CU’s 38-14 […]

Jimmie Johnson dominates race at AAA 500 in Texas

Jimmie Johnson dominates race at AAA 500 in Texas

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT FORT WORTH, Texas — Another item knocked off the 2013 bucket list for Jimmie Johnson. Johnson entered Sunday’s AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway having yet to win on a 1.5-mile speedway this season — the most common type of track on the Sprint Cup Series schedule. Cross that off. […]