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B-CU freshman named MEAC’s volleyball rookie of the week

B-CU freshman named MEAC’s volleyball rookie of the week

Bethune-Cookman setter Alexas Thomas has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie Of The Week, the conference announced Oct. 7. The freshman from Cocoa averaged 11.3 assists per set in the Lady Cats’ three matches last week. Against North Carolina A&T, Thomas set the school record for assists in a three-set match with 48 as […]

MEAC announces top football players of the week

MEAC announces top football players of the week

ASSOCIATED PRESS Morgan State’s Seth Higgins was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. MSU’s Cody Acker was named Defensive Player of the Week. Cameron Marof of Norfolk State was named Rookie of the Week. MSU offensive lineman Karim Barton earned Offensive Lineman of the […]

Perfect start to season doesn’t hide FSU’s flaws

Perfect start to season doesn’t hide FSU’s flaws

BY PATRIK NOHE MIAMI HERALD (MCT) TALLAHASSEE — Florida State knew what it was getting into on Saturday, knew it was going to get Boston College’s best shot. The No. 8 Seminoles bested the Eagles 48-34 and the main story line as FSU departed Boston on Saturday evening was a near-miraculous last-second touchdown pass that […]

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jennifer Jimenez became the first Bethune-Cookman player in program history Tuesday to register 1,000 career digs in the Lady Cats’ 3-0 (25-13,25-12,25-21) recent loss to Florida Gulf Coast in Historic Moore Gymnasium. The senior from Merritt Island, who is already B-CU’s all-time digs leader, reached 1,000 with her third dig in […]

Walter McCoy to lead county’s Couch Potato Running Club

Walter McCoy to lead county’s Couch Potato Running Club

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Couch potatoes can get up and running with a six-week fitness program led by Olympic sprinter Walter McCoy and sponsored by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. McCoy will lead participants through exercises, walking and jogging from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 15 through Nov. 21 […]

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A free baseball clinic, sponsored by the KinderVision Foundation, will take place Saturday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach from 1-4 p.m. for kids 6-15. Former Major League Baseball players will offer advice during the clinic. The clinic will be followed at the ballpark by the Greatest Save Hall […]

‘We hung in there with them toe to toe for a while’

‘We hung in there with them toe to toe for a while’

B-CU Coach Jenkins impressed with fight in his team against FSU Seminoles ASSOCIATED PRESS The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats entered Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium fresh off their first FBS victory. They couldn’t repeat the feat against No. 8 FSU as the Seminoles routed the Wildcats 54-6 on Saturday night and handed them their first loss […]

Ohio rolls over FAMU 76-0

Ohio rolls over FAMU 76-0

Ohio State running back Jordan Hall (2) takes down umpire Jim Krogstad alongside Florida A&M defensive back Marshane Godbolt (15) in the second quarter at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 21. Said FAMU Coach Earl Holmes about the 76-0 loss to Ohio: “We have to look at this thing objectively (because) we had […]

Scouts invited to racing event at Speedway

Scouts invited to racing event at Speedway

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Daytona International Speedway will continue the tradition of hosting Scout Days, a one-of-a-kind event that blends high-speed sports car action with two nights of camping and scouting activities, during The Roar Before The Rolex 24 Jan. 3-5. The event is prior to the 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona. Boy […]

B-CU tennis player dies in motorcycle crash

B-CU tennis player dies in motorcycle crash

The Bethune-Cookman University family is mourning the death this week of one of its students. According to a press release from B-CU, Juan David Munoz, a junior business major and tennis player for B-CU, was driving a motorcycle Sunday on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and International Speedway Boulevard at 8:15 p.m. when he and […]