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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 […]

A great honor for a great man

A great honor for a great man

NASCAR finally pays proper respect to its Jackie Robinson BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) It’s easy to measure greatness in victories, trophies and championships. But what about standing up to prejudice and people who think the color of your skin makes you less worthy? What about going about your business in the face of […]

Some financial woes for Hall of Fame

Some financial woes for Hall of Fame

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) Daytona Beach missed out on the opportunity to become home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, losing a bid to Charlotte, N.C. in 2006. Maybe that’s not such a bad thing. The Hall of Fame — which welcomed a new group of drivers last week — is in financial […]

B-CU signs about 20 players on National Signing Day

B-CU signs about 20 players on National Signing Day

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman signed up about 20 football players during National Signing Day on Wednesday. On it’s athletics website (BCUathletics.com), B-CU lists details about the signees, including their bios and past game highlights. Here’s a glance at just some of those who signed on to play football on Feb. 4. Charles ‘C.J.’ Allen The […]

Lady Wildcats rack up another conference win

Lady Wildcats rack up another conference win

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Kailyn Williams posted a double-double effort of 12 points and 14 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman defeated Howard, 61-53 in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball action inside Moore Gymnasium on Monday evening. For the Daytona team, the win marked their fourth consecutive in league play. The Lady Wildcats were led in the […]

Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center

Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys’ Florida Fest are spiking their way into the Volusia County Ocean Center Jan. 30 through Feb. 1. The events are among the few volleyball tournaments held in the United States that feature both junior boys’ and girls’ teams. This will be the sixth […]

NFL launches YouTube channel

NFL launches YouTube channel

BY PARESH DAVE LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The National Football League and YouTube launched a new video channel Monday that will bring just about everything except live games to tablets, smartphones and computers. The channel will feature “game previews, in-game highlights, post-game recaps as well as clips featuring news, analysis, fantasy football advice” and other […]

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) In news that took no one by surprise, Tony Stewart indicated on Tuesday that he won’t be competing on dirt tracks any time soon. “I’m not going to be in a sprint car for a while,” Stewart said. Stewart came out for one of his first meet-and-greets of the […]

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. A redshirt sophomore center, Williams (6-5, New Orleans), […]

B-CU’s young track stars  shine at North Carolina meet

B-CU’s young track stars shine at North Carolina meet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jan. 10 was a big day for Bethune-Cookman’s track and field underclass women at the Joe Hilton Open on the campus of the University of North Carolina, securing three of B-CU’s eight first-place finishes as the Wildcats logged eight (five women, three men) additional Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championships qualifying marks […]