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Foundation News
04
Oct
2022

Johnna Pointer named as director of WNIT basketball events

Triple Crown Sports and the Women’s National Invitation Tournament is pleased to announce the hiring of Johnna Pointer as primary director of the Preseason and Postseason WNIT events, which have elevated the competitive experience in women’s Division-I basketball for more than 20 years.
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16
Sep
2022

2022 HFQF Golf Tourney – Deadlines fast approaching!

Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2022 Hutcherson Flying Queens Golf Tournament. There's still time to join us on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at Texas Star Golf in Euless, TX.
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23
Jun
2022

Construction Begins on New Flying Queens Museum

Wayland Baptist University and The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) announced construction for the long-awaited Flying Queens Basketball Museum is underway. Renovation to walls, ceiling tiles and flooring has begun to make a portion of the space inside the Mabee Regional Heritage Center ready for the new basketball museum.
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15
Apr
2022

Carlisle, Hawkins, Mann, Mensah-Stock, Williams to be inducted into Hall of Honor

Mary Williams, a native of Tulia, and a four-time letter winner for the Flying Queens from 1969-73, is one of five former athletes to be inducted into the Wayland Baptist University's Athletic Hall of Honor at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Pete & Nelda Laney Student Activities Center.
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10
Mar
2022

Texas Historical Foundation Donates to Flying Queens Museum

Texas Historical Foundation board member Lenny Sadler (right) presents a $5,000 grant to Darla Ford of the Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation and Wayland Baptist University President Dr. Bobby Hall to assist in converting old film and VHS footage to digital video for use the Flying Queens Museum on the Wayland campus.
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21
Feb
2022

Flying Queens Foundation breaks ground on museum

Members of the Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) gathered with Wayland Baptist University officials, the WBU Flying Queens basketball team and members of the community Saturday morning at the Jimmy Dean and Llano Estacado Museum to break ground on the Flying Queens Museum.
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15
Feb
2022

Texas Historical Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to HFQF

The Texas Historical Foundation, a 68-year-old preservation organization, has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation for the Flying Queens Museum Project.
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10
Feb
2022

Flying Queens Foundation to break ground on museum

The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) will break ground on the Flying Queens Museum at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Mabee Regional Heritage Center on the Wayland Baptist University campus. The museum will tell the story of the Hutcherson Flying Queens and the women involved who were successful in all walks of life...
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09
Feb
2022

Susan Britton Allison Ford, 1949-2022

     Susan Britton Allison Ford died Sunday, February 6, 2022, at her home in Celina, Texas, after a long battle with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP.) She was 72 years old.
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21
Jan
2022

Alice ‘Cookie’ Barron finalist for WBHOF

Former Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Alice "Cookie" Barron has been named a finalist for induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
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