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.
May 13, 1992
Darrel Johnson, who led Oklahoma City University to consecutive NAIA championships, was named basketball coach at Baylor.
November 2, 1991 |
As Texas Baptists prepare to vote on the future of Baylor University in Waco, the debate has grown increasingly nasty, with charges of deception and skulduggery being leveled on both sides. The Baptist General Convention of Texas will hold its annual meeting next weekend on the campus of Baylor, the world's largest Baptist university. School officials are convinced that fundamentalists are moving to get control.
October 8, 1991 |
Tempers flared throughout Baylor's 38-21 victory over Houston on Saturday, and Grant Teaff, the Bears' coach, is still upset at how the Cougars conducted themselves. Teaff said Houston's game captains refused to shake hands with Baylor captains during the pregame coin flip, and that on the Bears' first play from scrimmage the Houston defensive line purposely jumped offside and unloaded on the Baylor offensive line.
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.
November 12, 1990 |
Baylor University, tree-shaded and bordered on one side by the muddy Brazos River, is a place where controversy seldom finds a home. The strife-torn anti-war years barely made a ripple at this, the largest Baptist institution in the world. The commotion when Playboy magazine wanted to photograph female students in the altogether a few years back was about as steamy as it gets. Until now. Baylor, and in particular its president, Dr.