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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 […]

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

2016 MEAC Hall of Fame Class to include B-CU’s Lynn Thompson

Lynn Thompson, Bethune-Cookman University’s vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics, will be inducted as one of five members into the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame Class. The inductees will be enshrined during an awards brunch on Thursday, March 10, 2016, beginning with a welcoming gathering at 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel […]

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s volleyball squad made history in Durham, N.C., on Sunday, Nov. 9 when the team took a 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) victory from North Carolina Central University to finish the regular-season perfect in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play. The 10-0 flawless MEAC record is the first in school history as […]

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

B-CU quarterback, lineman get MEAC’s top awards of the week COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman quarterback Quentin Williams has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the homecoming game against Norfolk State. The Wildcats defeated the Spartans 59-49 with a crowd of 9,875 at […]

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

BY VIKKI ORTIZ HEALY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Ever since he was a little boy, 15-year-old Dakota Jackson said he has entertained his family with handstands, kick-ball-changes and other hip-hop dance moves whenever he hears a beat. So when it came time for the sophomore at Eisenhower High School in south suburban Blue Island in Illinois choose […]

Wildcats claw way to victory over North Carolina Central

Wildcats claw way to victory over North Carolina Central

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES Heavy rains in Durham, N.C. did not stop MEAC competition for Bethune-Cookman vs. North Carolina Central last Saturday. The game was moved up to 2 p.m. from its original 4 p.m. kickoff time due to a state of emergency declared in preparation of Hurricane Joaquin. The Wildcats emerged victorious […]