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Baseball team goes 1-3 in opening weekend

Story by Tyler Cawley, Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker baseball team went 1-3 to open the season this past weekend. The wildcats took a trip south to Oklahoma, where they played two series against St. Gregory’s College and Oklahoma Baptist. Baker won game one against Saint Gregory’s 4-2 thanks in part to a strong outing from senior pitcher...

Baseball falls in conference tournament semifinal

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

May 8, 2016


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The baseball team's season ended with back-to-back losses at the conference tournament in Joplin, Missouri. After winning the first two weekend games, the Wildcats lost on Saturday night and Sunday morning after holding early leads in both games. Baker started the conference tournament as the fifth...

Baseball team prepares for Heart tournament

Baseball team prepares for Heart tournament

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

May 3, 2016


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The baseball team is headed to postseason play for the second time in three seasons. In their final regular-season games of the season, the Wildcats lost the first three games of a four-game weekend series against Avila, but finished senior day at Sauder Field on Sunday with a 3-2 victory to give...

Pitcher Caleb Lee detours back to Baker

Pitcher Caleb Lee detours back to Baker

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

April 19, 2016


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Junior Caleb Lee has taken an interesting journey with Baker University’s baseball team, but after two years away, he is now back in Baldwin City as a starting pitcher. Starting his college career as a Wildcat, he decided to transfer to compete at a bigger school in his native state of Oklahoma. “My...

Baseball team wins seventh straight

Baseball team wins seventh straight

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 17, 2016


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Baker baseball has picked up momentum at exactly the right time. The Wildcats swept Peru State in a four-game series April 16-17 at Sauder Field and have now won seven straight games with only three more series remaining before the end of the regular season. This was the first four-game series sweep...

Baseball sweeps William Penn

Baseball sweeps William Penn

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

April 12, 2016


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The Baker baseball team was able to hold off William Penn University to win 5-4 and 7-1 on Tuesday, April 12, at Sauder Field. Two big first innings helped the Wildcats seal the doubleheader wins and improve to a 9-11 record within the Heart of America Athletic Conference. In game one, the Wildcats...

Baseball loses three of four at MNU

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

April 12, 2016


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The baseball team faced off with MidAmerica Nazarene in a four-game series Friday and Saturday in Olathe. MNU was able to get the better of the Wildcats as the Pioneers won three of the four games in the series. The Pioneers outscored the Wildcats by a total of 32 runs to 13. After the three losses...

Baseball loses to Ottawa 13-2 at home

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 6, 2016


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The baseball team lost to Ottawa 13-2 on Wednesday, April 6, at Sauder Field in a nine-inning single game. The loss drops Baker to 12-20 on the season. Junior Tyler Cawley made his sixth start of the season and felt like the team battled better at the plate early in the game as opposed to the later...

Baseball drops series at Benedictine

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

April 4, 2016


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The BU baseball team collected one win out of a four-game series at Benedictine College Saturday and Sunday and now have a 6-8 record within the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The lone 12-6 win came in the first game on Sunday. The Wildcats had zero errors, compared to the Ravens’ four. Senior...

Baseball splits two road series

Story by Levi, Writer

March 29, 2016


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The baseball team split its series with Culver-Stockton on Saturday in Canton, Missouri, and followed that with a split with Grand View on Monday in Des Moines, Iowa. The Wildcats have split a series against a Heart of America Athletic Conference opponent five times this season. This brings the Wildcats...

Baseball team opens conference season 3-3

Baseball team opens conference season 3-3

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

March 23, 2016


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The Baker baseball team spent spring break on the red dirt of the baseball diamond rather than the beach. With six games over the break, the Wildcats managed to win three of the six. The Wildcats first faced the Sterling College Warriors March 14 at Sauder Field, where they split the doubleheader,...

Baseball splits four-game series with St. Ambrose

Baseball splits four-game series with St. Ambrose

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

March 8, 2016


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The baseball team split its four-game home series with St. Ambrose University over the weekend. The Wildcats are now 5-9 on the season, while St. Ambrose moves to 4-4 overall. “I feel like we are just beginning to figure out who we are as a team and also figuring out our individual roles,” senior...