COOPER CALLS TIME AT WBU ‘A REAL BLESSING’

scource: wbuathletics.com Four years as a player, five years as an assistant coach, six years as a head coach. It might seem fitting, then, that Rick Cooper – in his latest role as director of athletics at Wayland Baptist University – was on the job seven years. As he marks his final days as Wayland’s AD, Cooper…

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FOUR BASKETBALL PLAYERS UP FOR ACADEMIC HONOR

source: wbuathletics.com Four Wayland Baptist basketball players – Flying Queens Payton Brown, Kaylee Edgemon and Blakely Gerber, and Pioneer Tre Fillmore– have been nominated for Academic All-District honors, a program sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for nomination, student-athletes must be a sophomore or above and have been enrolled at their current institution…

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FOUR BASKETBALL PLAYERS UP FOR ACADEMIC HONOR

THE IDLE AMERICAN, STEADY IN THE BOAT

By Don Newbury Note: The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation is pleased to share this article about longtime, steadfast Flying Queens associates, Danny and Carolyn Andrews. We hope you enjoy it, too! It’s an expression tossed about regularly. Calling it “trite” would be an understatement. The proverb originated in 12th century Germany and continues to apply….

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EDGEMON BECOMES 3-TIME NAIA ALL-AMERICAN

source: wbuathletics.comKaylee 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. A 5-foot-11 senior forward, Edgemon is the 14th NAIA First-Team All-American…

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EDGEMON BECOMES 3-TIME NAIA ALL-AMERICAN

NEAL: WHY COACH HARLEY REDIN WILL ALWAYS BE A WINNER

By Patsy Neal source: Amarillo Globe Times Recently, I heard Sen. Lindsey Graham say on TV that he was “in to win.” Vince Lombardi, the great professional football coach, felt the same way when he said, “Winning isn’t everything—it’s the only thing.” I have won a lot of times. I played basketball at Wayland College…

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NEAL: WHY COACH HARLEY REDIN WILL ALWAYS BE A WINNER

(UPDATED) FLYING QUEENS KNOCKED OFF IN OPENING ROUND CHAMPIONSHIP, 77-74

BOX SCORE source: wbuathletics.comSHREVEPORT, La. – The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens ran into an inspired buzzsaw and watched their national title dreams fade away here Saturday night. The second-ranked Flying Queens suffered their first loss of the season as red-hot Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio), on the strength of 11 3-pointers, notched a 77-74 victory in…

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(UPDATED) FLYING QUEENS KNOCKED OFF IN OPENING ROUND CHAMPIONSHIP, 77-74