May 5, 1994
Holly Falkenhagen of Trabuco Hills signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Baylor, Trabuco Hills girls' volleyball Coach Gregg Swenson said. Falkenhagen, an outside hitter, was first-team all-league last season. Center Jenny Wilson, also of Trabuco Hills, has signed to play volleyball at the University of Denver, Swenson said. Wilson also was first-team all-league.
May 13, 1992
Darrel Johnson, who led Oklahoma City University to consecutive NAIA championships, was named basketball coach at Baylor.
July 26, 1991 |
Former Baylor basketball player John Wheeler filed a $3-million lawsuit in Dallas, accusing former Baylor coach Jim Haller of helping him purchase steroids and inducing him to take the drugs. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, names Haller, Baylor and Haller's current employer--MBank N.A. in Waco as defendants. Wheeler, 27, and his mother, Nina Wheeler, are listed as plaintiffs. The 7-foot center attended Baylor in 1983-85.
January 1, 1995 |
Chad Davis passed for 286 yards and Kevin Hicks ran for a one-yard touchdown as No. 24 Washington State held off a last-minute threat and defeated Baylor, 10-3, Saturday night in front of 44,106 in the Alamo Bowl. The Bears came close to catching the Cougars with 39 seconds remaining in the game when Baylor had a fourth down on Washington State's 13-yard line. But Baylor quarterback Jeff Watson's pass intended for Damon Rhynes was intercepted by Todd Jensen in the end zone.
March 29, 1994 |
Pam Bowers, who reported possible violations in the men's basketball program at Baylor, was fired Monday as women's basketball coach at Baylor after 15 years at the school. Bowers' complaints contributed to an investigation that resulted in the suspension of four players for the 1993-94 season. The Southwest Conference and Baylor are to announce Thursday the status of the investigations into the eligibility of the four, all of whom transferred from junior colleges.
March 24, 2012 |
"The Hunger Games," the teen action-adventure film that is opening to big numbers this weekend, is, without question, a parable of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It's also a cautionary tale about Big Government. And undeniably a Christian allegory about the importance of finding Jesus. Or maybe a call for campaign-finance reform? Like the Suzanne Collins bestseller on which it is based, the movie about a teenage girl fighting for her life in a televised death match in a dystopian post-apocalyptic country that has replaced America has a whiff of political content.
July 4, 2003 |
Authorities searching for a missing Baylor University basketball player returned to a 50-acre property northeast of the campus Thursday with thermal imaging equipment. "We just want to make sure we haven't missed anything," Waco Police spokesman Steve Anderson said. He later said the aerial search had turned up nothing.