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10
Jun
2021

Sigala signs LOI with Flying Queens

Embracing the home court advantage, Plainview High’s Emily Sigala signed her National Letter of Intent to play college basketball at Wayland Baptist University on Friday.
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04
Jun
2021

Ellises heading to NCAA D-II Angelo State

After resigning as head coach of the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens to accept a similar position at Angelo State University, Alesha Ellis said leaving her hometown and the program she returned to being a national power in women's basketball won't be easy.
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16
May
2021

Redin and Odom miss selection into Naismith’s 2021 class

I am disappointed to have to relate that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has released the names of its Class of 2021 and neither Coach Redin nor Lometa Odom were selected by the Women Veterans Committee for Enshrinement.
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14
May
2021

Cooper, Adams together again at Texas Tech

Rick Cooper – the former WBU basketball player and coach who most recently served as the university's director of athletics – has been named chief of staff for the Texas Tech men's basketball program.
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10
May
2021

Cooper calls time at WBU ‘a real blessing’

Rick Cooper reflects on his tenure as the athletics director at Wayland Baptist University.
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25
Apr
2021

Four basketball players up for academic honor

Four Wayland Baptist basketball players have been nominated for Academic All-District honors, a program sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
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01
Apr
2021

THE IDLE AMERICAN, Steady in the Boat

Danny and the former Carolyn Fuson are both graduates of Plainview High School and attended Wayland Baptist University – he graduating in 1972 and she collecting three semesters before going to work to help the young couple “stay afloat.”
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26
Mar
2021

Edgemon becomes 3-time NAIA All-American

Kaylee Edgemon has been named NAIA All-American for the third time, becoming the fourth player in Wayland Baptist Flying Queens history to earn that distinction. After receiving honorable mention all-American honors the past two seasons, Edgemon today was named to the First Team.
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22
Mar
2021

Neal: Why coach Harley Redin will always be a winner

Even now, decades later, I can almost replay that whole game and how it felt when we lost. My most vivid memory was what our coach, Harley Redin, said after calling a timeout when it was evident we could not win the game. As we dejectedly huddled around him, he simply said, “Go out and...
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14
Mar
2021

(UPDATED) Flying Queens knocked off in opening round championship, 77-74

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens ran into an inspired buzzsaw and watched their national title dreams fade away here Saturday night.
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