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VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Mainland’s lone Black baseball player about helping team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marquise Edwards is a junior at Mainland High School who has a 3.0 grade point average with math as his favorite subject. Edwards also plays first base and pitcher for the Buccaneers baseball team where he is the only Black player. Ironically, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Track and bowling highlight Wildcats sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Lady Wildcats’ bowling team went 2-2 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Bowling Championships at AMF Chesapeake Lanes in Chesapeake, Va. Bethune-Cookman (60-65) is currently ranked 20th in the latest National TinPin Coaches Association poll. B-CU entered the MEAC tournament as the sixth […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spruce Creek’s star pitcher out for the season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek, the defending Class 8A state champions, took a big blow to defending its title with the lost of star pitcher Kyle Marsh for the rest of the season. The junior pitcher broke a kneecap while playing basketball on Monday and […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Madness magic runs out for the B-CU Wildcats BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman had its basketball season come to an end with an 81-72 loss to Morgan State University in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  (MEAC) tournament on March 8. The Morgan Bears shot 57 percent from the field and scored 48 […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats hoping for some March Madness magic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Both Bethune-Cookman basketball programs are competing this week in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament in Norfolk, Va. The men’s team used a balanced attack to knock off Coppin State University 89-78 in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday. Adrien Coleman scored […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Marsh leads Spruce Creek past New Smyrna BY ANDREA BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Kyle Marsh pitched five shutout innings and struck out 11 batters to lead Spruce Creek past previously unbeaten New Smyrna Beach 6-0 on March 8. “I didn’t have my stuff the first couple of batters, but I settled down and all my pitches […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats sweep Rattlers on the diamond BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play by sweeping a three game series from archrival Florida A&M. “It’s always good to start off well in the conference and get things rolling the right way. We are in a good position. We want to get […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Breon Allen moving on to East Carolina University COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Former Warner Christian Academy star and junior college All-American Breon Allen will play football at East Carolina University next season. Allen played the last two seasons at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. In 2012, he ran for 1,632 yards with a […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats whip Savannah State in home finale BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The men’s basketball team at Bethune-Cookman ended a 3-0 home stand by beating South Carolina State and Savannah State. “It’s all about momentum. We want to gain it heading into the conference tournament. Usually the team hot going in wins it,” said Gravelle […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Folsom and Brown help Lopez win state title BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Father Lopez won the Class 3A state championship with a 44-40 victory over Miami Country Day at the Lakeland Civic Center in Lakeland on Feb. 21. “We worked hard all year and we had a tough schedule. We played three state champions […]