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B-CU ROUNDUP

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B-CU softball, baseball teams tighten grip on MEAC races BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a battle of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) South Division’s top teams, Bethune-Cookman University took two of three games from Savannah State University to hold on to the division lead. Savannah State (21-22, 9-3) opened the series by winning the […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring sports action continues BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Warner Christian Academy’s Bentlee Critcher placed fourth in the 110m hurdles at the Class 1A state championships to pace all medalists. Father Lopez’ Chanel Coco finished sixth in the shot put and Peter Thorp sixth in the 100m hurdles. Spruce Creeks’ boys finished fourth and girls […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Waters, Williams lead Wildcats in football game BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Broderick Waters threw for 57 yards and a touchdown while running for another 83 yards with a score to lead the Gold team past the Maroon team 28-3 at Municipal Stadium last week. Waters, a Louisiana Tech transfer, has only been at the […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring full of high school sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek’s George Hannah won the 139-pound class title at the 2A state Weightlifting Championships in Kissimmee this past week. Hannah became Creek’s 81st individual champion and first since 2009. The Hawks (13 points) finished third in team competition behind champion Ponta Gorda […]

B-CU’s Black baseball players impact season

B-CU’s Black baseball players impact season

Four discuss playing at HBCU, percentage of African-Americans in Major League Baseball BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has built a strong baseball program dating back to the mid-1990s. The Wildcats arguably has the top HBCU (historically Black College and university (program). B-CU has won 14 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles and made 14 […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

DeLand football coach quits; district softball tournament in full swin BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ryan Smith has resigned as head football coach at DeLand High School. Smith plans to apply for the head coaching position at Taylor County High School in Perry. Taylor’s head coach, Price Scott, left for the defensive coordinator position at […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats track and field have big day; baseball sweeps Rattlers BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman topped Albany State University in both the men and women’s standings in windy conditions at the B-CU Beach Invitational at Seabreeze High last week. “Winning always boosts your confidence. Running in front of the home crowd was also good. […]

B-CU roundup

B-CU roundup

Wildcats baseball and softball lead conference divisions BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman tightened its grip on the MEAC Southern Division by sweeping Savannah State University (SSU) last weekend. The Wildcats (19-13, 9-3) had an offensive explosion to win the series finale 10-1 on Sunday. The series featured the two top teams in the division […]

Volusia County high school sports roundup

Volusia County high school sports roundup

Spruce Creek baseball striving for success BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek has done nothing but win baseball games. The Hawks (17-4) have not lost to an area team and they are 15-2 in games decided by one run or less this season. “It is what it is. We are a little surprised. Actually, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

NFL scouts watch Wildcats in action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University held a Pro Day for its top football prospects in front of over 200 fans this past week at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach. The purpose was to give pro scouts a chance to look at Wildcats who have aspirations of getting […]