TINY TEXAS SCHOOL DESERVES CREDIT FOR BLAZING TRAILS FOR WOMEN

San Antonio Express News The turning point in women’s sports might not have been the landmark Title IX legislation or even the rise of global superstars in women’s tennis and basketball. Rather, it might have taken place on the campus of a small, conservative, Southern Baptist college in a small Texas Panhandle town in the…

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IT IS TIME. #INDUCTTHEFLYINGQUEENS

As you all know, it is time to induct the Wayland Baptist University Flying Queens. There is not a basketball program in the country with a history like ours, the time is now. Help us get The Queens to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame! #WBUFlyingQueens#InductTheFlyingQueens MORE AT THE LINK:  INDUCT THE FLYING QUEENS – IT IS TIME

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Before UConn, There was Wayland – New York Times

NYT – Before UConn, There was Wayland New York Times Although UConn can match U.C.L.A.’s major-college record of 88 consecutive victories Sunday against Ohio State at Madison Square Garden, the Huskies remain far short of the 131 straight games that Wayland Baptist won from 1953 to ’58 — a streak that began early in the first term…

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Before UConn, There was Wayland – New York Times

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: FLYING QUEENS

FROM THE VAULT When Sports Illustrated wrote a story on the Flying Queens BASKETBALL’S FLYING QUEENS Dec. 9th, 1957 The world of girls’ basketball has never, until now, seen anything like this attractive winning crew—the Hutcherson Flying Queens of little Wayland College in Plainview, Texas. Descending from the skies in Beechcraft Bonanzas (hence the “Flying”)…

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OLYMPIC-SIZED FRUSTRATION: ‘IT WAS JUST DEVASTATING…”

Olympic-sized frustration: ‘It was just devastating…” Coach Jill Schneider recalls how boycott ended team I remember hearing our national anthem in Korea and how much pride I felt, and being part of the opening ceremonies at the Pan Am Games and how chilling that was, and I could hardly imagine how much better it would…

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OLYMPIC-SIZED FRUSTRATION: ‘IT WAS JUST DEVASTATING…”

QUEENS NOMINATED FOR INDUCTION INTO NAISMITH HALL OF FAME

Wayland Baptist University’s Flying Queens Women’s Basetball Team Has Again Been Nominated For Induction Into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Entry into the Hall of Fame Would Cement A Long, Rich History For Women’s College Team From West Texas PLAINVIEW, TX – December 22, 2017 – Wayland Baptist University’s women’s basketball team, the…

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QUEENS NOMINATED FOR INDUCTION INTO NAISMITH HALL OF FAME