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DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA 500

NASCAR celebrates diversity on and off the track BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Fans flocked from all over the country to Daytona International Speedway to camp out, tailgate and watch the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22, billed the biggest race of the season. The weekend was surrounded by a number of other events such […]

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

Mikel Trapp hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:06 left to help Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) pull away and beat Florida A&M University (FAMU) 64-57 last Saturday at Moore Gymnasium. Florida A&M’s Jorge Rosa made his sixth 3-pointer to tie it at 56 with 2:18 remaining. After Travis Elliott took a charge to give the Wildcats the […]

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Kendra Cooper scored 22 points and Jasmine Knowles a career-high 20 as Bethune-Cookman completed its first season sweep of Florida A&M in the Vanessa Blair-Lewis era with a 76-64 victory Saturday afternoon. Terrenisha Hollis added 14 points and Emily Williams 11 as the Lady Wildcats (11-14 overall, 8-5 overall) used a 15-0 run to pull away […]

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University fans and spectators witnessed history as Kailyn Williams became B-CU’s all-time leader for career-blocked shots. The Lady Wildcats suffered a 52-46 loss to the North Carolina A&T Aggies during the historic night in Moore Gymnasium Monday night. “It’s a tremendous honor,” said head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis. “She (Williams) […]

B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56

B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56

Brandon Stewart’s 21 points led five Bethune-Cookman players in double figures as the Wildcats finally took a home win with a 78-56 decision over North Carolina A&T Monday night. The Wildcats (9-17 overall, 5-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) had dropped their last six games in Moore Gym, the third-longest home losing streak in the nation entering the game. […]

B-CU student named MEAC’s Bowler of the Week

B-CU student named MEAC’s Bowler of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman University sophomore Krysta Coleman has been selected as this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowler of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon from the MEAC office. Coleman, a native of Trotwood, Ohio, earned tournament MVP honors at the Wildcat Invitational over the weekend in DeLand. In claiming the top prize during individual […]

B-CU baseball players make media outlet’s preseason team

B-CU baseball players make media outlet’s preseason team

With the 2015 season coming up quickly, College Sports Madness (CMS) has released its preseason Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) baseball picks for all-conference recognition and several Wildcats made the cut for the media outlet. Most notably of the preseason selections is Jason Beverlin as CSM’s Preseason Coach of the Year. Entering his fourth year at […]

Summer lifeguard tryouts in Volusia begin Feb. 28

Summer lifeguard tryouts in Volusia begin Feb. 28

Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division plans to hire 150 part-time lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Swim tryouts will be on these dates: • Feb. 28: 8 to 10 a.m. at the DeLand YMCA, 761 E. International Speedway Blvd., DeLand; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holly Hill YMCA, 1046 Daytona Ave., […]

SportsData seals data services deal with NASCAR

SportsData seals data services deal with NASCAR

BY ADAM BELZ STAR TRIBUNE (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — SportsData, a Minneapolis firm that collects and sells sports statistics, on Monday announced a new deal to handle real-time race data for NASCAR. The company will tap into NASCAR’s system of sensors and become the motor-sports governing body’s official stats provider. “We get the data directly from […]

Ocean Center showcases Stock Car Hall of Fame exhibit

Ocean Center showcases Stock Car Hall of Fame exhibit

The Ocean Center is installing a Stock Car Hall of Fame exhibit and hosting an annual dinner honoring the recipients. The exhibit includes photos and plaques of 58 inductees, who are honored each year at the Stock Car Hall of Fame dinner. The dinner is Feb. 17 at the Ocean Center. This year’s inductee is […]