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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 […]

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

B-CU’s golf team wins trophy in South Carolina tourney

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman turned in a tournament-low scoring mark on Sunday afternoon, sweeping its way to the team trophy at the 2016 Low Country Intercollegiate hosted by Wofford. The two-day, 36-hole event took place at the famed Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C. Bethune-Cookman (304-307=611, +35) sat just two shots […]

Jasmin to join WESH 2 sports team

Jasmin to join WESH 2 sports team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES WESH 2 has announced that Courtney Jasmin will be joining the WESH 2 Sports team on April 11. Formally Courtney Jones, Jasmin joins WESH 2 from Jacksonville’s First Coast News where she anchored weekend sports and reported on big sporting events on the First Coast. “Courtney has tremendous experience covering […]

We’re in for a wild ride to the Final Four

We’re in for a wild ride to the Final Four

Unlike last season, when undefeated Kentucky was poised as king entering the NCAA Tournament, there’s no obvious Goliath as teams prepare for their march toward Houston. BY SHANNON RYAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE After a season full of surprises, CBS Sports’ lengthy Selection Sunday broadcast lacked intrigue thanks to a leaked bracket that circulated […]

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

B-CU women to face FCGU Friday in Fort Myers

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) regular-season Champion’s season stays alive as Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball heads to Fort Myers to take on FCGU Friday, March 18 at 7:05 p.m.  during the first round of the WNIT (Women’s National Invitation Tournament), the committee announced late Monday, March 14 following the NCAA women’s […]

Palm Coast to host free NCCAA youth clinic

Palm Coast to host free NCCAA youth clinic

Children and teens ages 6-16 are invited to join a free NCCAA Youth Sports Clinic in Palm Coast on Saturday, March 12, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Kicking, batting, shooting, spiking and swinging skills will be emphasized, with golf classes being held at the Palm Harbor Golf Club, 100 Cooper Lane, and all other sports at […]