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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 […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Mainland baseball having great season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School is known for its football and basketball programs but this year you can add baseball to the list. The Buccaneers (12-4) are having one of their best seasons ever, at least in recent years. “Our team has really matured and grown up […]

Volusia County high schools weekly roundup

Volusia County high schools weekly roundup

Johnson to leave Atlantic ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic High school is losing its boys basketball head coach. Jimmy Johnson is leaving the school. Johnson informed the school’s administration that he will leave at the end of the school year. The coach feels that it’s time to move on despite the good times he had […]

B-CU weekly roundup

B-CU weekly roundup

B-CU shuts down Harvard U, NCCU BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Baseball: ‘Cats sweep home stand, extend win streak Bethune-Cookman University is quietly putting together another quality season on the diamond. The Wildcats (12-9, 4-2) are currently on a seven game winning streak. This past week they won all six games during a home stand […]