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B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats fall to Savannah State on national TV BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a Black College basketball showdown televised live on ESPNU, Bethune-Cookman fell short to Savannah State 43-40 on Monday. “We should have won the game. We missed free throws and had too many turnovers,” said Gravelle Craig, B-CU’s head coach. Savannah State […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Spruce Creek basketball team young but fighting BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Spruce Creek Hawks boy’s basketball is only 8-11 but the team has been battling hard all season. The Hawks have a young squad with four freshman and four sophomores on their roster. “Our young guys have played a lot which will help […]

Ray Lewis one-step from storybook finish

Ray Lewis one-step from storybook finish

BY BOB GLAUBER NEWSDAY (MCT) Inside the losers’ locker room, Ray Lewis gathered his teammates around him, some of them close to tears. The Ravens had just lost to the Patriots, 23-20, in last year’s AFC Championship Game when Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field-goal attempt in the final seconds, two plays after Lee Evans […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Lots of talent on Mainland’s basketball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The boys basketball team at Mainland High School is off to an 11-6 start this season with a young but talented squad. “As a coach you expect more, but we are in pretty good standing. We now have our guys back from football, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Lady Wildcats get big conference wins BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman picked up two big MEAC wins over North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central this past week. A stifling second-half defense helped the Lady Wildcats beat North Carolina A&T on Jan. 12 for the first time in seven years. “It was a great […]

Young soccer coach trying to get more Blacks interested in sport

Young soccer coach trying to get more Blacks interested in sport

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ian Headley, the girls soccer coach at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona, is trying to build the program from the ground up. The school just brought back the sport after a seven-year absence. In addition, Headley is trying to spark interest in the sport in the Daytona Beach area […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Father Lopez shines during holiday Showdown BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The boys basketball team at Father Lopez won their own New Year’s Showdown tournament last week. “In any tournament, you want to stay sharp and play good competition. The plan is for it to benefit you down the road,” stated Eddie Miller, Father Lopez’s […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats now shift focus to conference play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Wildcats wrapped up the non-conference part of their basketball schedule with hard-fought losses to Florida International University (FIU) on Monday and Louisiana State University two days earlier. A final three-point attempt by B-CU fell short in a 74-72 loss to FIU. “You […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Lady Wildcats looking for their identity BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman had too many mishaps in a 63-54 loss to the College of the Holy Cross at Moore Gymnasium on Sunday. The Lady Wildcats were doomed by a lack of offensive execution. They shot only 36 percent from the field and converted only 10-for-22 […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Holiday hoops highlight high school action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic High School girls finished third and the boys fifth in their own tournament. Ronni Williams posted 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Atlantic past Perry Central (Hazard, Ky.) 52-39 in the consolation game. Destiny Woodard added 17 for the Sharks. Williams (31 […]