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Baseball drops four at MNU

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
April 13, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball team was swept for the second consecutive season against rival MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe over the weekend. The Wildcats struggled to convert in the clutch, and the losses keep Baker in last place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings at 4-14. On Friday,...

Baseball sweeps Culver; Jones throws no-hitter

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
April 6, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

April 4 was one to remember for the baseball team. Baker captured its first conference sweep of the season against Culver-Stockton with wins of 4-0 and 4-3 at Sauder Field in Baldwin City. In the first of two games against Culver-Stockton, junior Seth Jones threw his first collegiate no-hitter in...

Baseball swept by Benedictine, splits with Wiley

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
April 1, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball team took a break from a rough stretch of conference to play Wiley College on Monday. The Wildcats split a doubleheader, losing the first game 3-0, but bounced back to win the second 8-3. In order to rest for upcoming conference games, most starters did not play. “It’s really nice...

Baseball grabs first series win

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The baseball team won two out of three weekend games in Dallas. The Wildcats beat Harris-Stowe State in games one and three and lost to Morningside in game two. The Wildcats are now 5-6 on the season. The men went 2-1 on the weekend, playing only one game Friday against Harris-Stowe State, and winning...

Baseball falls in HAAC tournament

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
May 14, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker Wildcat baseball team finished its season by going 1-2 in the HAAC tournament. The Wildcats had an overall record of 22-29, a 16-win improvement over last season. In the Wildcats' opening game of the conference tournament against fourth-seeded Culver-Stockton College, BU lost 6-3. Senior...

Baseball team makes postseason

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
April 30, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team finished the 2014 regular season with a winning record in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. “It feels awesome,” senior Josh Zach said. “It’s something we’ve never done while I’ve been around, so to get it done my senior year is pretty cool.” In...

‘Cats take three in final home series

‘Cats take three in final home series

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
April 23, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team took three of four games from Peru State College in the Wildcats’ final home series of the season on Friday and Saturday. The first game of Friday’s doubleheader was decided in walk-off fashion. The Bobcats were first on the board after a sacrifice fly from PSC’s...

Baseball team stays optimistic

Baseball team stays optimistic

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
April 2, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Two weeks ago, when the Baker University baseball team had started 6-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, players discussed one common theme: energy and hard work. “I think we got out and played hard with a lot of energy,” senior James Gricol said. With only two senior departures...

Baseball begins HAAC play with six-game win streak

Baseball begins HAAC play with six-game win streak

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
March 27, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team started its conference schedule on a six-game win streak, sweeping Central Methodist University, Missouri Valley College and Graceland University, before most recently falling to Evangel University on Monday. Sophomore Gabe Greenbaum went 13-21 with five RBIs over...

Baseball team sweeps home series

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
March 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team recorded two shutout victories on Sunday to improve to 5-9 on the season. In the first game of its two-team doubleheader, the Wildcats defeated Bethany College 1-0. The game went scoreless through the first four-and-a-half innings before junior Taylor Whittum reached...

Baseball team sets high expectations

Baseball team sets high expectations

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
March 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After winning just six games during 2013 season, the Baker University baseball team is already halfway to six wins in 2014. The Wildcats have a 3-7 record so far this season, facing tough competition in each series. NCAA Division II Rogers State University Hillcats and a top 10 NAIA program in...

Baseball team drops home opener

Baseball team drops home opener

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
February 26, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team is now 3-7 on the season after winning three out of four games at Wiley College on Friday and Saturday, then losing twice to seventh-ranked Sterling College on Monday in Baldwin City. The Wildcats swept Wiley College on the first day of action, winning the first...