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Athletes from Deltona, Palm Coast, Kentucky added to  Lady Wildcats’ basketball team

Athletes from Deltona, Palm Coast, Kentucky added to Lady Wildcats’ basketball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team adds three student-athletes to its 2015-16 roster head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis announced. Freshmen Chasimmie Brown (Deltona High School) and Armani Walker (Palm Coast/Flagler Palm Coast High School) alongside junior college transfer Rau Jua Terry (Louisville, Ky./Georgia Perimeter College) will all join B-CU during the 2015-16 […]

Softball team takes runner-up in MEAC title

Softball team takes runner-up in MEAC title

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After a 2-0 victory, forcing a game-two on Championship Saturday, the Bethune-Cookman softball team fell short during the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title game, dropping a 2-0 decision to cross-state rivals Florida A&M as the Rattlers secured their second consecutive title on May 9 in Ormond Beach. A battle on […]

Another successful tournament turnout

Another successful tournament turnout

The fourth annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament was held Saturday at the Daytona Beach Golf Club. The funds raised at the event will go to area high school seniors in Volusia and Flagler counties. “We were able to raise enough money to fund six $1,000 scholarships,” said John Leland Huger Sr., facilitator of the […]

Ray Lewis, Ravens weigh in on Baltimore

Ray Lewis, Ravens weigh in on Baltimore

BY AARON WILSON BALTIMORE SUN/TNS As the violence and unrest continues during the Baltimore riots in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray after being arrested by Baltimore City police, several Ravens and former Ravens players have weighed in on the situation via social media. “If you’re going to engage in civil disobedience, it […]

Honors athlete to receive national scholar award

Honors athlete to receive national scholar award

DAYTONA BEACH – Campbell Middle School student Malana Jackson will travel to San Diego, Calif., to accept the 2014-2015 Pop Warner All-American Scholar Award on Saturday, May 23. She also is a participant in the local Food Brings Hope Honors (FBHonors) program. Malana has been a Pop Warner cheerleader since she was 6 years old. […]

History lesson: 1956 Sugar Bowl another collision of civil rights and basketball

History lesson: 1956 Sugar Bowl another collision of civil rights and basketball

BY FRANK FITZPATRICK PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS The national controversy that clouded the run-up to a Final Four that concluded Monday night in Indianapolis wasn’t the first collision between basketball and civil-rights politics. In Louisiana in 1956, as in Indiana 59 years later, a four-team basketball tournament involving a favored Kentucky team was engulfed in a political […]

Baseball’s Cummings named MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

Baseball’s Cummings named MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman Baseball third baseman Mijon Cummings has been selected as this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week. It was announced Monday from the conference office in Norfolk, Va. Cummings, a 5-11, freshman from Lutz near Tampa, is collecting his second MEAC Rookie of the Week award for the 2015 campaign. In […]

Senior leads women’s golfers

Senior leads women’s golfers

ORGANTON, N.C. – Jennifer Hide fired a final round 78 on Monday, leading all Bethune-Cookman women’s golfers in the final round of the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate at Mimosa Hills Country Club. The annual event was hosted by Appalachian State in Morganton, North Carolina. Hide, a senior from Norfolk, England, fired back-to-back rounds of 78, allowing her […]

Duke-Kentucky final would be a ratings bonanza

Duke-Kentucky final would be a ratings bonanza

BY NEIL BEST NEWSDAY/TNS It was March 10, five days before Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, and someone had just uttered two magic words to Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports: Duke-Kentucky. “From your mouth to God’s ears,” he said, visions of a championship game ratings bonanza dancing in his head. Well, here we […]

Bullet hasn’t slowed down Daytona State student

Bullet hasn’t slowed down Daytona State student

Year after getting shot, Chicago basketball player making dreams come true as forward on Falcons team BY STEVEN GOLDSTEIN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) One year ago, Tyquone Greer hit a stunning shot. What made his game-winning three-pointer remarkable wasn’t just that it sent his Orr Academy team to the Illinois Class 3A Final Four. Or that […]