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Men’s track wins fifth straight Heart indoor title

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The men’s indoor track and field team won its fifth straight Heart of America Athletic Conference indoor track & field championship Feb. 12-13 in Crete, Nebraska. This is the first championship under Baker alum and head track & field coach Ryan Pitts, who was named the 2016 Heart Coach of the...

Track and field wraps up January

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
February 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

So far in the indoor season, the following BU athletes have qualified for the national meet: Tyson Robke -- heptathlon. Kendal Holloman -- pole vault. Josh Peck -- weight throw. The indoor track and field team had a busy weekend as the Wildcats finished their meets for the month of Januar...

Ryan Pitts named track and field coach

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
July 6, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The third head coach vacancy in the Baker Athletic Department has been filled. Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar named Ryan Pitts the new head track and field coach. Pitts will serve as the head coach and will work with Tim Byers, who will be the director of cross country and track and field. Byers...

Track teams sweep conference titles

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
May 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams their respective won Heart of America Athletic Conference championships on Saturday. These titles just go on top of the dynasty that the late coach Zach Kindler started at Baker. This marks the fifth-straight conference title for the men’s team...

Track hosts first Zach Kindler Wildcat Open

Track hosts first Zach Kindler Wildcat Open

Story by Antonio, Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The track and field team hosted the Zach Kindler Wildcat Open Saturday at Liston Stadium. This event will become an annual meet, named in honor of late track head coach Zach Kindler, who died last summer. “It means so much to be able to perform well at a meet that is now in memory of Coach Kindler,”...

Women third, men fourth at William Jewell track meet

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The women’s track and field team finished third place and men in fourth place at the Gourley Open hosted by William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, on April 10-11. Both teams were competing within a mixed group of competition, varying from NCAA Division II to community colleges. Five women’s...

Track teams win Baker relays

Track teams win Baker relays

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer
April 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Baker University track and field teams excelled in the 74th Annual Baker Relays. The women won with 275.5 points and the men won with 274 points on the day at their first home outdoor meet of the season on April 4 at Liston Stadium. The domination by the Baker women was led by junior sprinter...

Track and field grabs three All-Americans

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The men’s and women’s track and field teams took eight athletes to the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships March 5-7 in Geneva, Ohio, and brought home three athletes with All-American honors. The track and field team held up its end of the bargain in first-year coach Tim Byers’...

Track teams set high standards with indoor titles

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The men’s and women’s track teams have each won their fourth consecutive indoor Heart of America Athletic Conference titles and are sending eight athletes to the NAIA National Indoor Meet starting March 5. Junior Dayshawn Berndt, who placed second in the 200-meter and 400-meter races as well as...

Indoor track aims for four-peat

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
January 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Baker men’s and women’s indoor track and field are in the middle of pursuing their fourth-straight conference championships in 2015, all three of those under the late Zach Kindler. This will be head coach Tim Byers’ first season with indoor and outdoor track and field after being the named the...

Byers named as interim cross country and track coach

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
August 22, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and Field

After the sudden death of former Baker head cross country and track and field coach Zach Kindler, the university has announced that assistant coach Tim Byers has been appointed to the same position on an interim basis. Kindler hired Byers in July to be a full-time assistant coach in both cross country...

Track ends season with seven All-Americans

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
May 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Seven BU track and field athletes earned All American honors as they ended their season in Gulf Shores, Ala., at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 22-24. Here are the meet highlights: • The women’s 4x100m relay team of sophomore Billi Pipes, freshman Kiana Turner, sophomore...

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