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B-CU athletic expansion correction

B-CU athletic expansion correction

Because of an editing error, a story in last week’s Daytona Times on the expansion of Bethune-Cookman University’s athletic programs included incorrect information about its volleyball program. The story stated that B-CU was adding a women’s volleyball team. It should have stated that a women’s sand volleyball team is being added. The university already has […]

Bethune-Cookman to expand athletic programs

Bethune-Cookman to expand athletic programs

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is looking to add women’s soccer and women’s  volleyball. “At this present time, we are looking to bring two additional sports programs. We want to start with club and intramural soccer this spring. We will do more studies. This is how you grow your programs. You look and […]

No Dream Team yet

No Dream Team yet

U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team had lots of missteps in Monday’s game against Brazil BY DON MARKUS THE BALTIMORE SUN (MCT) WASHINGTON – There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There has been […]

Carter gives back at camp; pushes forward in career

Carter gives back at camp; pushes forward in career

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES NBA player Vince Carter held his annual youth basketball academy this week at an athletic center bearing his name at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach. Carter resides in Orlando but grew up in Daytona where he starred at Mainland and led the basketball team to a state championship in […]

Race fans: More diversity needed but still a good time

Race fans: More diversity needed but still a good time

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Each year, Daytona hosts two NASCAR race weekends at Daytona International Speedway. The Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series, which is referred to as the Super Bowl of auto racing, is held in February while the Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race, which happens in July. NASCAR Jalapeño 250 Nationwide Series […]

Carter’s annual basketball camp draws international students

Carter’s annual basketball camp draws international students

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES NBA star Vince Carter will hold his annual youth basketball camp next week in Daytona Beach. The Vince Carter Youth Basketball Academy will take place at the Vince Carter Athletic Center at Mainland High School from July 10 to 14. Children ages 6-17 have registered to participate in the annual […]

Housing authority hoops tournament gives kids fun, experience, opportunity

Housing authority hoops tournament gives kids fun, experience, opportunity

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Housing Authority teamed up with Daytona Beach Leisure Services and put together a youth basketball team earlier this month. The youth, ages 18 and under, competed in the Tampa Housing Authority’s basketball tournament in Tampa from June 8-10. The team consisted of 10 players ages 14 to […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Baseball’s Gonzalez reflects on road to MLB BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ryan Gonzalez was the only Bethune-Cookman University baseball player who had his name called during last week’s Major League Baseball draft. Gonzalez was picked in the 21st round with the 648th overall pick by the Colorado Rockies. He was selected on the third […]

Young NASCAR driver motivated to succeed

Young NASCAR driver motivated to succeed

BY LELAND STEIN III SPECIAL TO THE NNPA An African-American male is breaking barriers in one of the most segregated sports – NASCAR. The young Black driver is Darrell Wallace Jr. He said he’s gotten a lot of support from the racing community, but he’s also had to deal with some prejudice. Wallace, 18, said […]

Wade still important, but Heat now James’ team

Wade still important, but Heat now James’ team

BY AL IANNAZZONE NEWSDAY (MCT) OKLAHOMA CITY – Dwyane Wade feels most comfortable with the ball in his hands, being able to make plays for the Heat. He still relishes doing that, but he’s had to give up some of that and much more to LeBron James. Wade remains hugely important to Miami, but the […]