Daytona Tortugas draws Black baseball fans

The Daytona Tortugas’ game against the Tampa Yankees was rained out on Aug. 29. However, Daytona Beach Commissioner Patrick Henry got to throw the...

Cross-country team begins season on Sept. 4

SPECIAL TO THE  DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman begins preparation for the 2015 cross county season having already answered its biggest question: Who will replace Ricy Brown? According...

FSU’s Dalvin Cook found not guilty of misdemeanor battery

BY BRENDAN SONNONE ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Florida State University running back Dalvin Cook remained stoic, just as he had for the entirety of his trial, as the...

Althea Gibson film to air Sept. 4 on PBS

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has made a grant in support of “Althea,’’ the award-winning documentary about trailblazing tennis star Althea Gibson. NBPC’s...

NASCAR mourns passing of IndyCar racer

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS The NASCAR Nation mourns one of its fallen brothers. Justin Wilson wasn’t a NASCAR guy. He was an IndyCar racer who died...

Daytona team wins housing basketball tournament

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Housing Authority (DBHA) recently won the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) Invitational Statewide Basketball...

Wildcats face Miami next month in televised game

Bethune-Cookman University football games will be televised nationally at least four times during the 2015 regular season. Having won at least a share of the...

Football team ranked third in preseason poll

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are ranked third in the BoxToRow preseason poll. The ranking was announced on Aug. 7 from the BoxToRow home office in...

Arkansas, South Carolina teams to face off in MEAC/SWAC game in Orlando

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The 2015 MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney will take place Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando. This...

Learning basketball, life skills

Students from around the country learned basketball and life skills this week during Daytona Beach native Vince Carter’s camp at Mainland High School. The...

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