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Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rick Goldsmith, the film chronicles her rise to basketball stardom and her battle against mental illness while offering a revealing look at stigmas associated with the condition in the sports world and African-American community. EURWEB In the eyes of many, athletes are real-life superheroes, able to perform extraordinary feats for […]

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

B-CU adds four to women’s basketball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After the historic 2015-16 season, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team increases its squad by four with the addition of rookies Jayla Powers and Chardanae Hamilton and transfers Briana Hardee and Monterika Warren, head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis announced Tuesday. “I am excited about this year’s newest additions,” Blair-Lewis said. “All of these […]

10 teams with challenging football schedules this year

10 teams with challenging football schedules this year

BY MATT MURSHEL ORLANDO SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE When talking about tough schedules in college football, it’s almost impossible not to include a few teams from the Southeastern Conference. Here is a look at 10 teams that will play the most challenging schedules in 2016. USC Buzz: New USC coach Clay Helton has a daunting […]

‘Grand Prix of the Sea’ returns

‘Grand Prix of the Sea’ returns

P1 AquaX returns to Daytona Beach April 23-24, billed as the fourth Annual Daytona Beach “Grand Prix of the Sea.’’ The event is free to the public will take place in front of the Hilton Hotel between 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.  Spectators can see personal watercraft […]

An overdue honor for basketball legend

An overdue honor for basketball legend

John B. McLendon finally will be inducted into Hall of Fame as a coach BY BARRY JACOBS NEWS & OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The timing was unfortunate. This year’s inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame were announced the same day as the NCAA national championship game. Still, even had the list been […]

MEAC honors  for two B-CU softball standouts

MEAC honors for two B-CU softball standouts

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After a weekend road sweep, Bethune-Cookman softball picked up a pair of weekly honors as Bailey Conner was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week and teammate Annie Bakenhus collected her second Rookie of the Week honors the league announced Monday. Conner (Encinitas, Calif.), registered a .545 batting […]

NASCAR no longer releasing info on prize money

NASCAR no longer releasing info on prize money

BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE An upshot of the Sprint Cup’s charter system is NASCAR’s new policy of withholding drivers’ earnings in race box scores. “I think some fans like to see that and us drivers, we like to see purses posted,” driver Denny Hamlin said recently at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. “It […]

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

B-CU baseball players get MEAC honors

Bethune-Cookman Baseball collected a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly awards on Monday as senior Nathan Bond was selected Co-Player of the week and Danny Rodriguez picked up Rookie of the Week accolades. The announcement came from the league office in Norfolk, Virginia. Both B-CU players were critical in the Wildcats series sweep of […]

‘Donate Life Night’ at baseball game to raise organ donor awareness

‘Donate Life Night’ at baseball game to raise organ donor awareness

TransLife, East Central Florida’s federally designated organ and tissue donation program, is teaming up with the Daytona Tortugas and Donate Life Florida to raise awareness for the importance of organ donation with its “Donate Life Night” at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on April 16. The event will feature a baseball game played by the Daytona Tortugas […]

Heading to weightlifting finals

Heading to weightlifting finals

John Huger Jr., a senior Atlantic High School, (third from left) will be among the young athletes competing in the Florida High School Athletic Association Boys Weightlifting State Championships for Class 4A Friday at the Kissimmee Civic Center. He has been on the weightlifting team for four years. The Atlantic student also has been accepted into Bethune-Cookman […]