WAYLAND WAS ‘LIFE-CHANGING’ FOR HARLEY REDIN AWARD WINNER KATHY HARSTON

Harley Redin had retired from coaching by the time Kathy Harston came to Wayland Baptist to play basketball in 1976. But, much to Harston’s delight and appreciation, the esteemed Flying Queens coach was still involved with the Flying Queens program. “My freshman year I flew on the plane where Harley was a pilot. I didn’t…

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WAYLAND WAS ‘LIFE-CHANGING’ FOR HARLEY REDIN AWARD WINNER KATHY HARSTON

MARY WILLIAMS BROKE COLOR BARRIER WITH FLYING QUEENS

source: WBUathletics.com Mary Williams could be considered the Jackie Robinson of Wayland Baptist Flying Queens basketball. According to longtime head coach Harley Redin, in 1969 Williams became the first black student-athlete to play for the Flying Queens. Not only did she break the color barrier of one of the most storied sports programs in the…

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MARY WILLIAMS BROKE COLOR BARRIER WITH FLYING QUEENS

ALICE “COOKIE” BARRON INDUCTED INTO WBHOF

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Former Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Alice “Cookie” Barron on Saturday was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Barron, who helped establish the Flying Queens’ national record 131-game winning streak in the 1950s, was one of eight people inducted as the Class of 2022, along with former West Texas A&M coach…

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ALICE “COOKIE” BARRON INDUCTED INTO WBHOF

EDGEMON MAKES HISTORY AS 4-TIME ALL-AMERICAN; COOPER HONORED AGAIN

Kaylee Edgemon became the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens’ first-ever four-time NAIA All-American, and NAIA assists champion Jenna Cooper garnered her second such honor when the NAIA released its 2021-22 NAIA Women’s Basketball All-Americans today. Edgemon was named to the First Team for the second consecutive season while Cooper was voted to the Second Team.

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EDGEMON MAKES HISTORY AS 4-TIME ALL-AMERICAN; COOPER HONORED AGAIN