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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 […]

B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

BCUATHLETICS.COM Anthony Jordan ran for 150 yards and a touchdown to lead Bethune-Cookman to its first victory ever over an FBS opponent, defeating Florida International 34-13. Bethune-Cookman (3-0) improved to 3-0 all-time against Florida International (0-3) and the win extends the Wildcats’ regular season win streak to 10 games over the past two seasons. Florida […]

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced that the  USTA Florida Section will host USTA/ITA Regional Championships in late September for NAIA tennis men’s and women’s teams in Daytona Beach. “Local clubs, USTA 10 and Under Tennis programs and whole tennis communities are encouraged to […]

Tim Tebow should be with Jaguars, Magic Johnson says

Tim Tebow should be with Jaguars, Magic Johnson says

BY MIKE BIANCHI ORLANDO SENTINEL / MCT ORLANDO – Even Magic Johnson knows what should be done. “If the Jaguars are going to only score two points,” Johnson tweeted Sunday, “they might as well call Tim Tebow!” It’s pretty sad when an NBA legend who now owns a Major League Baseball team in Los Angeles […]