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Baseball sweeps William Penn

Baseball sweeps William Penn

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor
April 12, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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
Filed under Baseball, Sports

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...

Ryan Goodwin begins first season as head baseball coach

Ryan Goodwin begins first season as head baseball coach

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

In his first year as the head coach of the Baker University baseball team, Ryan Goodwin is happy to be back in the area that he calls home. “Growing up in the area was a big part of the decision for me,” Goodwin said. After playing his high school ball at Lawrence High School, Goodwin attended...

Baseball splits doubleheader with Park

Baseball splits doubleheader with Park

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball team split the first half of a four-game series with Park University Saturday, capping off game two with a Marcus Jones walk-off single to give the Wildcats a 3-7 record. The opening game of the doubleheader started quickly for both teams, with the Pirates racking up three runs in the...

Baseball team opens season with 2-1 record

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Heading into the eighth inning with an 11-6 lead, things looked promising for a season-opening win for the Wildcats against the Ottawa Braves on Feb. 10. That is, until the Braves scored seven unanswered runs to win the game 13-11 at Ottawa. BU head coach Ryan Goodwin didn't have to wait much longer...

Ryan Goodwin named head baseball coach

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
June 25, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

For the first time since the turn of the century, someone other than Phil Hannon will coach the Baker baseball team. Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar announced Tuesday that Ryan Goodwin will take over as head baseball coach effective July 1. “I’m excited to hear that the athletic...

Baseball ends season with senior day split

Baseball ends season with senior day split

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball season ended with senior day on Saturday after a four-game split with the Avila University Eagles. The Wildcats finished last in the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings at 6-20 and did not make the conference tournament after making it as a fifth seed last year at 14-12. For...