By Richard Burnett Fed by a laser pass, point guard Tony Wade Jr. catches the basketball in stride, soars to the hoop and jams it home. Such scenes fill Wade’s highlight reel, which he posted earlier this year on recruiting sites for college coaches, drawing responses from Texas to Oregon. But it was the call […]
By Darryl E. Owens Ahead of its entrance into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association this fall, the Beacon College basketball program is soaring to new “heights” with the recent signing of a Georgia high school star, the college’s first-ever sports recruit. Men’s basketball coach Sam Vincent signed 6-foot-9 big man Caleb Whitlock, a combo […]
By Darryl E. Owens Beacon College has taken a significant step forward in the evolution of the school’s athletics program — and its desire to attract student-athletes with learning and attention issues to campus — with its recent admission into a national small-college intercollegiate athletic league. The college, which over the past several years had […]
From the peaks of South Africa, to the beaches of Bahrain, Sam Vincent has seen the world since his playing days with the Orlando Magic and other NBA teams. But his most significant trip of 2022 was not on a passenger jet to a faraway land. It was a drive through the rolling hills of Lake County on his way to Beacon College.
The Beacon College Flag Football Club stormed into Stetson University with high hopes of elevating the team’s fortune. Yet, while Navigators soared and elevated their individual play, Team Beacon fell short in its appearance in the American Flag Football League Inaugural Collegiate Tournament at Stetson University’s Rinker Field in DeLand, Fla.
Nick Montgomery and Cortavis Watts pose with their medals from the USA Powerlifting Jacksonville Open Championships. Ancient alchemists failed miserably at their quest to transmute base metals to gold. By pumping iron, two members of the Beacon College Powerlifting Club produced gold and silver medals this month at the USA Powerlifting Jacksonville Open Championships. In […]
Beacon Tennis Club pictured left to right: Kyle Close, Inna Noll, Brendan Rowe, Anita Rollins, Lily Bohn, Mandy Katz The Beacon College Tennis Club notched the school’s first intercollegiate win in any sport earlier this month during its first appearance in the Delray Beach Open ‘Tennis on Campus’ Challenge — serving up notice that Navigator […]
A congregation of Navigators hungry for pigskin glory invaded Gainesville, Fla. for a regional flag football tournament, but eventually the game Beacon College squad saw their hopes sink in “The Swamp.” Beacon’s Flag Football Club competed in the 2018 Swamp Bowl National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association Regional Flag Football Tournament. Though staged the University […]