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Mainland outlasts Deland

Mainland outlasts Deland

BY ANDREAS BUTLER, DAYTONA TIMES – In an early battle for local supremacy that pitted the eastside of Volusia county against the westside, Mainland topped DeLand 19-3 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. Father Lopez transfer Anthony Ludovico had a big night running for more than 150 yards with two touchdowns to lead Mainland. […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Road not kind to Wildcats’ volleyball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman failed to pick up a win in three games at the East Carolina University Classic in Greenville, N.C., this past weekend. Mistakes doomed B-CU in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-10) loss to the University of Charlotte to open the tournament. The Wildcats […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic holds off Gateway in Kickoff Classic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Xavier Scott and Demonte Kemp sacked Gateway’s Anthony Gonzalez as time expired to preserve a 27-22 win over Kissimmee Gateway high at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach this past week. “We challenged our kids. That is where all the wind sprints and […]

Atlantic holds off Gateway in kickoff classic

Atlantic holds off Gateway in kickoff classic

By Andreas Butler, Daytona Times – One final defensive stand helped Atlantic hold off Kissimmee Gateway high 27-22 at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach tonight. Gateway had the ball one last time in the redzone and had gotten to the six-yard line with a shot to win, but Atlantic’s Demonte Kemp and Xavier Scott sacked […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of fans flocked to Bethune-Cookman’s Moore Gymnasium on Sunday for the third annual Fan Fest. The Wildcats football program held the event, which is designed to give the fans and community a chance to meet the players and coaches. “This gives us a chance to interact with the fans […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Football kicks off this week with Classic exhibitions BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES School started on Monday in Volusia County, which also brings us to the high school football season. Local teams will compete in Kickoff Classic exhibitions on Aug. 24 and commence the regular season with games starting Aug. 31. There are 15 schools […]

Daytona teen wins gold at AAU Nationals again

Daytona teen wins gold at AAU Nationals again

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Xavier Atkins, 16, won the 100m and 200m dashes at the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games. The games were held July 25 – Aug. 4 in Houston. Atkins ran the 100 in 10.58 seconds and 200 in 21.11 seconds to win gold. “It felt good as I repeated […]

WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

B-CU football coach says goal is to win national title this season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the 2012 football campaign around the corner, Bethune-Cookman University held its B-CU held Media Day on Sunday, Aug. 12. Head Coach Brian Jenkins stressed keeping his team living in the moment. “We have to learn to stay […]

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Gardner and Davis lead retooled squad BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman held a Media Day for its volleyball team for the first time on Sunday. Isaac Raphael, the second-year head coach, looked calm while answering questions from the media. “I’m thankful that you are here. We didn’t have this last year. Practice started out […]