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Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

Flawless conference record for women’s volleyball team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s volleyball squad made history in Durham, N.C., on Sunday, Nov. 9 when the team took a 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) victory from North Carolina Central University to finish the regular-season perfect in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play. The 10-0 flawless MEAC record is the first in school history as […]

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

A BIG FINISH FOR THE WILDCATS

B-CU quarterback, lineman get MEAC’s top awards of the week COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman quarterback Quentin Williams has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the homecoming game against Norfolk State. The Wildcats defeated the Spartans 59-49 with a crowd of 9,875 at […]

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

BY VIKKI ORTIZ HEALY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Ever since he was a little boy, 15-year-old Dakota Jackson said he has entertained his family with handstands, kick-ball-changes and other hip-hop dance moves whenever he hears a beat. So when it came time for the sophomore at Eisenhower High School in south suburban Blue Island in Illinois choose […]

Wildcats claw way to victory over North Carolina Central

Wildcats claw way to victory over North Carolina Central

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES Heavy rains in Durham, N.C. did not stop MEAC competition for Bethune-Cookman vs. North Carolina Central last Saturday. The game was moved up to 2 p.m. from its original 4 p.m. kickoff time due to a state of emergency declared in preparation of Hurricane Joaquin. The Wildcats emerged victorious […]

Chronicling the Black history of baseball

Chronicling the Black history of baseball

USC researcher is trying to interview every living Black player who spent any significant time in Major League baseball. BY ZACH HELFAND LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The project called for patience, perspective and, perhaps most of all, a deep love of baseball. The last part was what made Neftalie Williams’ presence here, next to a baseball […]

Wildcat athletes have great week

Wildcat athletes have great week

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES INTERN CROSS COUNTRY – Daniel Kiptoo and Xavier Walton of the Bethune-Cookman Men’s Cross Country team placed first and second last week at the FLrunners.com College Invitational in Titusville. According to bcuathletics.com, Kiptoo, a freshman from Eldoret, Kenya, and Walton, a sophomore returning to run in his hometown, clocked […]

Dolphins should fire Philbin sooner rather than later

Dolphins should fire Philbin sooner rather than later

COMMENTARY BY DAVID WHITLEY ORLANDO SENTINEL /TNS Take heart, Dolphins fans. NASA announced Monday the discovery of water on Mars, raising hope there might be life beyond Earth. If scientists can discover signs of life on the red planet, surely they can find one on Miami’s sideline. (Rim shot!) I figure a little humor might […]

Daily fantasy leagues blur distinction between games and gambling

Daily fantasy leagues blur distinction between games and gambling

BY SAM MELLINGER THE KANSAS CITY STAR / TNS If you’ll pardon the mangled cliché here, it turns out that a sports revolution is being televised – during commercial breaks. The same factors that are shaping change in every other part of our lives – technology, sure, but also money and power – are shifting […]

Why child athletes of all levels earn more as adults

Why child athletes of all levels earn more as adults

BY BRETT GRAFF MIAMI HERALD / TNS Lori Wolk, a mother of three, was pleased after colleges came to her community to recruit athletes. Mostly because Vassar College selected her daughter Lindsay – now a freshman – to play lacrosse for the selective liberal arts school. She always figured sports would offer a healthy involvement […]

Wildcats defeat Lane, face Savannah State next

Wildcats defeat Lane, face Savannah State next

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES In a low-scoring game, the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats were able to pull off another victory in their home opener Saturday against Lane College of Jackson, Tenn. With a final score of 7-3, B-CU quarterback Quentin Williams totaled 168 passing yards on 14-of-19 passing as well as rushing for 63 […]