Home » Archives by category » SPORTS (Page 4)
Sponsorship a challenge for would-be drivers

Sponsorship a challenge for would-be drivers

Black NASCAR talent join discussion on attracting sponsors BY JONATHAN JONES CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS On May 21, Fox Sports 1 premiered a five-minute video of Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. taking his Xfinity series car for a midnight ride after spending some time outside the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The video has it all. It shows Wallace’s […]

Montoya improves his stock with Indianapolis 500 win

Montoya improves his stock with Indianapolis 500 win

BY JIM PELTZ LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS INDIANAPOLIS — After winning the Indianapolis 500 in his first try and then winning races in the Formula One series, Juan Pablo Montoya moved to NASCAR stock-car racing, where he mostly struggled for several years. But famed team owner Roger Penske was convinced Montoya could find Victory Lane again, […]

Wildcats competing in NCAA’s outdoor track and field meet

Wildcats competing in NCAA’s outdoor track and field meet

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University will have 10 entries at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary Round May 28-30 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, the NCAA announced last week. The two-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men’s team will field eight entries while the lone Lady Wildcat qualifier, […]

B-CU baseball team loses MEAC title to FAMU

B-CU baseball team loses MEAC title to FAMU

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES SALISBURY, Md. – Bethune-Cookman’s Rakeem Quinn tallied three hits and Brandon Amendolare recorded a home run on May 15, but it was Florida A&M University (FAMU) defeating the Wildcats, 8-2 in the title game of the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Baseball Championship at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Bethune-Cookman (19-40) crashed the […]

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 […]