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Central Methodist sweeps Baker

Central Methodist sweeps Baker

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team lost all four games in the series with Central Methodist over the weekend. The Wildcats are now 18-30 overall and 9-18 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. In game one, Baker took the lead in the top of the fourth off Bailey Pattin’s two-run home run. The Eagles responded...

Baseball goes 3-3 during spring break

Baseball goes 3-3 during spring break

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team went 3-3 over spring break playing against Mount Mercy University, Abilene Christian, Jarvis Christian College and Culver-Stockton College. Baker now sits at 8-18 overall and 2-4 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. vs. Mount Mercy University The Wildcats took on Mount Me...

Wildcats look to end losing streak

Wildcats look to end losing streak

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team started off the 2018 season on a rough note losing the first nine games. The ‘Cats fell to University of St. Mary, William Woods University, Sterling College and Louisiana State University-Shreveport. The Wildcats now stand at 3-12, with the highlight so far coming in the 3-1 s...

‘Cats fall in season-opener

‘Cats fall in season-opener

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team began the 2018 season in a doubleheader against University of Saint Mary played at Lawrence Free State High School. Saint Mary took down Baker 10-8 and 14-5. The first game of the doubleheader saw five different Baker pitchers. Junior David Tudhope started the game ...

‘Cats host Senior day and Strike Out Sarcoma

‘Cats host Senior day and Strike Out Sarcoma

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team ended its season 16-39 overall and 9-23 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after falling to Avila University in the final series of the season, 1-3. During the final series, the Wildcats hosted Avila for their senior day, where they recognized nine seniors...

Baseball loses home series against No. 5 CMU

Baseball loses home series against No. 5 CMU

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team took on No. 5 ranked Central Methodist at home over the weekend. The ‘Cat were able to win the first game against the Eagles, but fell in the second game on Saturday and both games on Sunday. In game one, the Wildcats started down early in the game, trailing the...

Baseball drops series to Culver-Stockton

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team suffered two losses Saturday to Culver-Stockton College on Saturday, dropping its record to 11-29. Game one ended in a 9-3 loss, with all three runs by Baker coming in the third inning. The offensive spurt came after Culver was able to put up three runs in the first two innings....

Rain disrupts spring sports schedules

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

A rainy start to the spring season has brought frustration to the Baker softball and baseball teams. Rain and even some snow and cold weather cancellations have caused the second half of both teams' seasons to be packed with games, which can cause stress both inside and outside the classroom. "This...

Baseball drops three games against MNU

Baseball drops three games against MNU

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

March 26, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team went 1-3 against Heart of America Conference rival MidAmerica Nazarene University on Thursday and Friday. The Wildcats played all four games at home and split the doubleheader on Thursday afternoon before dropping two games on Friday. In Thursday’s games, Baker fell to the...

Baseball opens conference play 2-2

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team has started its conference season 2-2 after taking two games over Graceland University on Friday, before dropping two to Peru State College on Sunday. Matt Stuart had a walk-off double in game one of Friday’s doubleheader, capping off a terrific game as he went...

Baseball splits home series with William Woods

Baseball splits home series with William Woods

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team went 2-2 against William Woods over the weekend. Baker fell in the first game 6-3 and then won the next two games 6-3 and 6-4 before William Woods took the final game of the series 3-2. William Woods started game one off strong with three runs in the first inning off of Baker’s...