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B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

Bethune-Cookman Baseball collected a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly awards on Monday as senior Nathan Bond was selected Co-Player of the week and Danny Rodriguez picked up Rookie of the Week accolades. The announcement came from the league office in Norfolk, Virginia. Both B-CU players were critical in the Wildcats series sweep of […]

‘Donate Life Night’ at baseball game to raise organ donor awareness

‘Donate Life Night’ at baseball game to raise organ donor awareness

TransLife, East Central Florida’s federally designated organ and tissue donation program, is teaming up with the Daytona Tortugas and Donate Life Florida to raise awareness for the importance of organ donation with its “Donate Life Night” at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on April 16. The event will feature a baseball game played by the Daytona Tortugas […]

Heading to weightlifting finals

Heading to weightlifting finals

John Huger Jr., a senior Atlantic High School, (third from left) will be among the young athletes competing in the Florida High School Athletic Association Boys Weightlifting State Championships for Class 4A Friday at the Kissimmee Civic Center. He has been on the weightlifting team for four years. The Atlantic student also has been accepted into Bethune-Cookman […]

B-CU basketball stars earn Boxtorow honors

B-CU basketball stars earn Boxtorow honors

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball collected two final honors this week following the historic Wildcat season as the junior duo of Kailyn Williams and Kendra Cooper were named Boxtorow All-Americans. After earning their first regular-season championship in school history and making the schools first post-season appearance, earning an automatic bid to the […]

MEAC honors softball players

MEAC honors softball players

NORFOLK, Va. – After a weekend sweep over North Carolina A&T, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) honors as sophomore hurler Sabrina Anguiano was named Pitcher of the Weekly and teammate Annie Bakenhus earned Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Anguiano (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) went 2-0 against […]

Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Potts named to Boxtorow HBCU basketball team

Bethune-Cookman University redshirt junior Jordan Potts has been named to the Boxtorow HBCU All-American Basketball Third Team. Potts, a guard from Columbus Ohio, was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s All Conference second team and the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 15 second team last month. He led the Wildcats in scoring with an […]

Not the Final Four teams that many expected

Not the Final Four teams that many expected

North Carolina, Oklahoma, Syracuse and Villanova in April 2 matchups BY DREW DAVISON FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Once again, Houston finds itself as the site to cap an unpredictable NCAA Tournament. As expected, this year’s March Madness proved to be another upset-filled tournament that wrecked most brackets across the country. Almost half the […]

Earnhardt Jr. plans to donate brain to concussion research

Earnhardt Jr. plans to donate brain to concussion research

BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on his Twitter account Saturday that he will donate his brain to concussion research. Earnhardt, who has had two concussions during his career, made the comment while retweeting a story about three former Oakland Raiders who are donating their brains for […]

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

B-CU baseball player earns two Player of the Week honors

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Michael Cruz has been selected as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week, as well as Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week as a catcher. The announcement came from the MEAC Office in Norfolk, Va. as well as the Collegiate Baseball News home office in Tucson, Ariz. Cruz, […]

Former Raider struggles to keep his mind right

Former Raider struggles to keep his mind right

BY ELLIOTT ALMOND SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE DANVILLE, Calif. — Jarrod Cooper has every right to despise football. Playing the game for almost half his life has left the former Raiders safety dealing with severe migraines, depression, seizures and cognitive dysfunctions associated with multiple concussions from the sport he still loves. His […]