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An overdue honor for basketball legend

An overdue honor for basketball legend

John B. McLendon finally will be inducted into Hall of Fame as a coach BY BARRY JACOBS NEWS & OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The timing was unfortunate. This year’s inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame were announced the same day as the NCAA national championship game. Still, even had the list been […]

MEAC honors  for two B-CU softball standouts

MEAC honors for two B-CU softball standouts

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After a weekend road sweep, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly honors as Bailey Conner was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week and teammate Annie Bakenhus collected her second Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Conner (Encinitas, Calif.), registered a .545 batting […]

NASCAR no longer releasing info on prize money

NASCAR no longer releasing info on prize money

BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE An upshot of the Sprint Cup’s charter system is NASCAR’s new policy of withholding drivers’ earnings in race box scores. “I think some fans like to see that and us drivers, we like to see purses posted,” driver Denny Hamlin said recently at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. “It […]

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 […]