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Cooper-Jackson logs triple-double in season debut

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 10th-ranked Wayland Baptist Flying Queens to a 91-51 victory over University of the...
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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.
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Mary Williams broke color barrier with Flying Queens

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.
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Johnna Pointer named as director of WNIT basketball events

Triple Crown Sports and the Women’s National Invitation Tournament is pleased to announce the hiring of Johnna Pointer as primary director of the Preseason and Postseason WNIT events, which have elevated the competitive experience in women’s Division-I basketball for more than 20 years.
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2022 HFQF Golf Tourney – Deadlines fast approaching!

Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2022 Hutcherson Flying Queens Golf Tournament. There's still time to join us on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at Texas Star Golf in Euless, TX.
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Flying Queens golf tourney set for Sept. 17 in Plainview

For those planning to play in the Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 31 in Euless, Coach Jason Cooper and the Flying Queens can help get you ready! The Flying Queens are hosting their own golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Plainview Country Club in Plainview.
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Construction Begins on New Flying Queens Museum

Wayland Baptist University and The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) announced construction for the long-awaited Flying Queens Basketball Museum is underway. Renovation to walls, ceiling tiles and flooring has begun to make a portion of the space inside the Mabee Regional Heritage Center ready for the new basketball museum.
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Edgemon and Cooper share top awards

Flying Queen Senior NAIA All-American Kaylee Edgemon joined Wayland track athletes Reggie Mouton and Raheema Westfall as the Roscoe Snyder Award winners as Wayland Baptist University’s top senior athletes for 2021-22 at the winter and spring sports banquet held Sunday, May 1, 2022.
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Kathy Harston to receive Harley Redin Coach’s Award

Former Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Kathy Harston, the senior associate athletics director for sports programs at the University of Texas, has been selected to receive the Harley Redin Coach's Award.
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Carlisle, Hawkins, Mann, Mensah-Stock, Williams to be inducted into Hall of Honor

Mary Williams, a native of Tulia, and a four-time letter winner for the Flying Queens from 1969-73, is one of five former athletes to be inducted into the Wayland Baptist University's Athletic Hall of Honor at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Pete & Nelda Laney Student Activities Center.
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(UPDATED) Flying Queens go cold in Iowa, eliminated from national tourney

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens picked an unfortunate time to go cold. No. 10 Wayland was held to its lowest point total of the season here Thursday night as the Flying Queens saw their season end in the NAIA Women's Basketball National Championship Round of 16 with 66-53 loss to 12th-ranked Rocky Mountain College (Mont.).
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