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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...

Cheer takes fourth at home invitational

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
February 1, 2016
Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The Baker cheer team hosted the Baker University Invitational on Sunday in the Collins Center. The Wildcats finished in fourth place out of five teams in the main event and finished second in their dual with MidAmerica Nazarene. Baker was initially awarded third place in front of Truman State, but...

Allen retires after 18 seasons as volleyball coach

Allen retires after 18 seasons as volleyball coach

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
January 31, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After 18 seasons as the head coach of the Baker volleyball team Kathy Allen has announced her retirement. Allen’s 386 wins makes her Baker’s winningest coach. “I've made a living at something I'd have done for free,” Allen said. “Who gets to do that?” Allen started her coaching and...

Football falls at Benedictine 35-31

Football falls at Benedictine 35-31

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
September 27, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports

The football team suffered its first loss of the season 35-31 Saturday at Benedictine College. The Ravens picked off Baker passes and utilized a nearly flawless passing attack while having a limited run game. The Wildcats, on the other hand, had their best rushing output of the season thanks to...

Cross country teams compete in Minnesota

September 27, 2015
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in the back half of the University of Minnesota’s Roy Griak Invitational Saturday in Minneapolis. The men finished 27th out of 37 teams, and the women finished 31st out of 37. The event was run on the Les Bolstad Golf Course, and both teams...

Men’s soccer dominates Evangel 12-0

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team won its third consecutive game by defeating Evangel 12-0 Wednesday night at Liston Stadium behind hat tricks from sophomore Blake Levine and freshman Joe Houlihan. This was the first time the men played with their new No. 10 national ranking in the first regular-season NAIA Coaches’...

No. 18 women’s soccer wins fifth straight

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 18 women’s soccer team won its fifth consecutive game Wednesday at Liston Stadium, beating the Evangel Crusaders 5-0. The Wildcats improved to 8-1-0 on the season and 2-0-0 in conference play. Baker’s five-game winning streak is its longest since 2011, when the Wildcats had two different...

Volleyball splits midweek matches

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
September 21, 2015
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team split a pair of weeknight matches with its win coming on Sept. 13 against William Penn in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The Wildcats’ loss came Sept. 15 against No. 9 Evangel at home. The Wildcats now sit at 8-7 on the year and 1-2 in the Heart. Against William Penn, Baker played strong defense,...

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