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Concordia sweeps Baker baseball in doubleheader

Senior Bailey Pattin sliding into home plate to score at Baker's double header against Concordia. Baker falls to Concordia 8-11 in game one and 3-14 in game two.

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

The Baker baseball team lost both games in the non-conference doubleheader against the Concordia University Bulldogs. The Wildcats are now 5-14 overall and 0-4 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Game one was a back and forth contest that saw the game go into extra innings. Concordia...

Central Methodist sweeps Baker

Matt Stuart eyes the catcher's gloves in preparation to throw a pitch. Stuart pitched a shut out in the sixth and seventh innings of the third game against Evangel at Sauder Field on March 24.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018

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

Will Edwards gets ready to pitch as a runner is held on at first base. Edwards struck out 11 batters in eight innings in the 3-0 win over Culver-Stockton College on March 18. Baker and CSC split the series.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

March 21, 2018

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

Shortstop Bailey Pattin tracks down the ball in the second inning against University of Saint Mary. Both games were played at Lawrence Free State High School. The 'Cats fell 8-10 and 5-14 in the season opening doubleheader.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

March 3, 2018

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

Sophomore Ryker Johnson, the starting pitcher in the second game, winds up for a pitch in the first inning. This was Johnson's first game pitching for the Wildcats.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018

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

Senior Wes Summers makes contact on a single to right field. Summers would finish senior night 2-2. Image by Alex Fortuna.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

May 5, 2017

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

Senior Kekai Riviera-Albeso prepares to deliver a pitch against Central Methodist. Image by Alex Fortuna.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

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

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

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

Jordan Brown pitched 3.2 innings for Baker in game one of the MNU series. Brown allowed three hits but no runs. Photo by Justin Toumberlin.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

March 26, 2017

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...