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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...

Baseball team swept in opening series

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 19, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Baker University baseball team lost its first series of the season in a 4-0 sweep by the Rogers State University Hillcats on Saturday and Sunday in Claremore, Okla. The season opener started fast for Baker’s offense, scoring three runs in the first two innings. But Rogers State had an offensive...

Hannon to step down as head baseball coach

Hannon to step down as head baseball coach

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

February 5, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

After 14 years of coaching his alma mater, head baseball coach Phil Hannon announced Monday that he will step down from the position following the 2014 season. Hannon will switch to a new role in Baker’s Advancement Office, becoming the assistant director of development. “With the transition...