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Atlantic returns to Final Four

Atlantic returns to Final Four

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Port Orange- A stifling defense help Atlantic dominate Ocala Trinity Catholic 48-23 to win the 2-4A Regional Final on Saturday night. The win propelled the Sharks girl’s basketball team to the Class 4A State Final Four. It will be the second time in the past three seasons that the Sharks made […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Girls basketball playoffs recap: Atlantic, Lopez and DeLand advance COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ronni Williams scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked two shots to lead Atlantic past Cocoa 59-39 in the Regional quarterfinals on Feb. 7. Destiny Woodard added 21 points for the Sharks. Father Lopez handled Gainesville Oak Hill 65-22 […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats ready for baseball BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has the top baseball team among historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). B-CU also has been on the national stage. Last season, the Wildcats were 34-27 overall and 18-5 in the MEAC while winning their seventh straight MEAC […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Exciting high school hoops postseason COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Destiny Woodard scored 28 points and Ronni Williams had 19 points with 10 rebounds to lead Atlantic High School past Orlando Lake Highland Prep 64-50 for the district 7-4A title. The Sharks beat Orlando Jones High 50-44 in the semifinal. Williams had 21 points […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats bowling team young, talented, nationally ranked BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is gaining national attention in a sport that’s isn’t football, basketball, baseball or softball. The Lady Wildcats (38-30) bowling team is ranked 19th in the National Ten Pen Coaches’ Association poll. They entered the season ranked No. 17. “It is a […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Atlantic can’t keep up with Mainland BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local storied programs Mainland and Atlantic squared off at Atlantic High in Port Orange last week with Mainland leaving with a 67-50 victory. Mainland won state titles in 1995, 1996 and 1998 while Atlantic made the Final Four in 2007. The Mainland Buccaneers’ speed […]

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 […]