FLYING QUEENS UPDATE – OCT./NOV. 2022

Cooper used a tough early schedule to prepare team for a long conference season. The Flying Queens opened the 2022-23 season with a win over University of the Southwest, 91-51 on October 27 and a month later, after a tough non-conference schedule, the team stands at 5-3 overall and 1-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC)…

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FLYING QUEENS UPDATE – OCT./NOV. 2022

63 YEARS OF MARRIAGE!

Congratulations to Coach Dean Weese and his wife Jo Ann as they celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Nov. 25th. Here’s JoAnn’s story about how they met…… Well now…… Dean came to Alva (Okla.) the summer of ‘59 to coach a youth baseball team. I think I was walking towards the office to my job…

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63 YEARS OF MARRIAGE!

COOPER-JACKSON LOGS TRIPLE-DOUBLE IN SEASON DEBUT

No. 10 Flying Queens open with 91-51 victory over Southwest source: WBU athletics Jenna Cooper-Jackson’s name may have changed, but the quality of her play certainly didn’t. Jackson-Cooper, who got married over the summer, recorded a season-opening triple-double of 23 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kaitlyn Edgemon added 22 points to lead the…

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COOPER-JACKSON LOGS TRIPLE-DOUBLE IN SEASON DEBUT

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

THE 2022 HFQF GOLF TOURNEY IS OFFICIALLY ONE WEEK AWAY!

This is your last week to register your team for the tournament! Join us for a fun weekend of golf and friendship as we raise money for the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens, a women’s basketball program with a unique and historic legacy. Deadline to register your team is Fri., Oct. 28th Also, we’re still looking for hole sponsors –…

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THE 2022 HFQF GOLF TOURNEY IS OFFICIALLY ONE WEEK AWAY!