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Seniors Grant Roesner, Drew Cook and Liam Barnsby pose at the end of the meet. Cook received honorable mention and Barnsby earned the title of All Conference.

Baker Cross Country competes in conference championship

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Baker Cross Country teams had a fantastic weekend with a strong showing in the Heart of America Conference Championships. Both the men and women wanted to defend the “home course” in Baldwin City on...

Cross Country to create team “bubble”

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

The Baker Wildcat cross country teams have decided to go into their own "bubble” in preparation for the Heart of America Conference Championship. In the day and age we live in, nothing seems unordinary...

Senior Adam Preston embraces coach Tim Byers after his 12th place finish. Preston left it all on the course and finished fourth on the team, earning him a spot on the men's national squad of seven runners.

Baker Cross Country dominates conference meet

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor November 20, 2019

The Baker University Wildcats men’s cross-country team placed first at the Heart of America Conference Championship held in Fayette, MO. while the women's team took second place. The Wildcats were...

Cross Country claims first and second place at Gary Stoner Invite

Cross Country claims first and second place at Gary Stoner Invite

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

The Baker University cross country teams traveled to Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri to compete in the Gary Stoner Invite. The Wildcat’s men’s team continued their successful season...

Jacob Cofer paces himself during the Maple Leaf Invitational to finish with a time of 17:01.18 in the 5-kilometer run. Cofer finished as the top Wildcat and sixth place overall.

Cofer excels at Maple Leaf Invitational

Story by Lily Stephens, Multi-Media Editor September 24, 2018

This cross country season has been much anticipated as the men’s team now features 21 runners. Nine freshmen contribute to that new number, with six of the nine coming from area high schools. Freshman...

The Baker men's team takes off for the start of the Maple Leaf Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Baldwin City Golf Course.

Three ‘Cats Compete at NAIA Championship

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor November 29, 2017

Three Wildcats from the men’s cross country team competed in the 2017 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championships in Vancouver, Washington, on Nov. 18. The Baker runners competed in the 8K race,...

The men's cross country team gathers before the gun goes off at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Senior Joe Linder always gives a small speech to his teammates to make sure everyone is ready to race. The men's and women's teams prepare to host the Heart Conference meet on Nov. 4.

Cross country sends three to national meet

November 10, 2017

The cross country team hosted the Heart of America Athletic Conference meet at the Baldwin City Golf Course on Nov. 4.  The men placed fourth overall and had three runner’s place in the top 20, qualifying...

Women's collegiate runners take off at the sound of the starting gun for the first race of the day at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Along with the two collegiate races, Haskell welcomed area high school teams as well.

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

October 10, 2017

The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Lawrence to compete in the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Senior Rosie Hollis placed 15th individually and led the women...

Cross country heads to conference

Cross country heads to conference

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor November 2, 2016

The Baker University men’s and women’s cross country teams are preparing for the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships. The meet will be held at Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri, on...

Cross country teams compete at Oklahoma State

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer September 27, 2016

The Baker men’s cross country team finished eighth in the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday, while the women placed 16th. Junior Joe Linder was the top individual finisher for the Wildcat...

Men’s cross country team takes second in Southern Stampede

Story by Riley Kemmer September 21, 2016

Both men’s and women’s cross country teams ran at the Missouri Southern Stampede Saturday. The men finished second in the 8K behind Highland Community College. The women’s team placed ninth in the...

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