HAZEL TAYLOR NAMED TO NAIA HALL OF FAME

Hazel Taylor, one of the most talented players in the history of the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens, was named today to the 2023 NAIA Hall of Fame for women’s basketball, as announced by the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The NAIA Hall of Fame was founded in 1952. The NAIA Hall of Fame Award…

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HAZEL TAYLOR NAMED TO NAIA HALL OF FAME

FORMER FLYING QUEEN CAROL FOSTER TO JOIN TEXAS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Former Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Carol (Bailey-Sessums) Foster has been selected for induction into the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame. Carol Bailey helped lead the Levelland High School Loboettes to three consecutive state championships in 1987, 1988 and 1989. Under the direction of former Flying Queens coach Dean Weese at Levelland, Bailey was…

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FORMER FLYING QUEEN CAROL FOSTER TO JOIN TEXAS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

FORMER WBU PLAYER, COACH, AD INDUCTED INTO PSHOF

AMARILLO – Alongside his daughter, former Wayland Baptist basketball player, coach and athletics director Rick Cooper recently was inducted into the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame here. Cooper was inductee No. 198 in the PSHOF’s 65th annual ceremony held Sunday, while inductee No. 199 was Rick and former WBU Flying Queen Janie Denton Cooper’s daughter…

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FORMER WBU PLAYER, COACH, AD INDUCTED INTO PSHOF

ROSEMARY BROWN BOWSER SELECTED TO THE CLASS OF 2023 WBU ATHLETICS HALL OF HONOR

The Wayland Baptist Athletics Hall of Honor will grow by five this fall when Rosemary Brown Bowser (basketball), Alexey Carvalho (basketball), Johnny Cobb (wrestling), Brett Cook (baseball) and Andrew Williamson (golf) will be inducted into the prestigious group. The induction is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 in McClung University Center. Bowser played for…

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ROSEMARY BROWN BOWSER SELECTED TO THE CLASS OF 2023 WBU ATHLETICS HALL OF HONOR

COOPER-JACKSON, EDGEMON AMONG TOP HONOREES AT SPRING SPORTS CEREMONY

Student-athletes in basketball dominated major awards – including Jenna Cooper-Jackson and Parrish Hewitt earning the prestigious Roscoe Snyder Award – when Wayland Baptist handed out accolades at its spring awards ceremony Monday night in the McClung University Center. Not only did Cooper-Jackson and Hewitt earn recognition as the top senior student-athletes, basketballers Kaitlyn Edgemon and…

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COOPER-JACKSON, EDGEMON AMONG TOP HONOREES AT SPRING SPORTS CEREMONY

COOPER-JACKSON BECOMES 3-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

Jenna Cooper-Jackson became the fifth Flying Queen to be named a three-time NAIA All-American when she was named today to the Honorable Mention team. It marks the second time Cooper-Jackson earned honorable mention recognition (2019-20) and follows last season’s Second Team honors. Last week, she was voted to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association NAIA Coaches’…

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COOPER-JACKSON BECOMES 3-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

COOPER-JACKSON NAMED WBCA ALL-AMERICA HONORABLE MENTION

Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Jenna Cooper-Jackson has been named to the 2023 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association NAIA Coaches’ All-America Honorable Mention Team. The No. 6 points producer in Flying Queens’ history, Cooper-Jackson is a two-time NAIA All-American, making the Second Team last season and earning Honorable Mention status in 2019-20. She is a four-time All-Sooner…

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COOPER-JACKSON NAMED WBCA ALL-AMERICA HONORABLE MENTION