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Cross Country competes in Lawrence

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

October 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Galleries, Sports

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 to a fourth-place finish. Freshman Camille Henderson, sophomore Janeane Hernandez, junior Jenna Black...

Cross country heads to conference

Cross country heads to conference

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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 Saturday. The teams have competed in five meets this year in preparation for the conference meet...

Cross country teams compete at Oklahoma State

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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, placing 11th out of 168 runners in an 8K race, while Janeane Hernandez finished 52nd overall in...

Men’s cross country team takes second in Southern Stampede

Story by Riley Kemmer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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 5K. Junior Joseph Linder led the men’s team with an eighth-place finish and a time of 26:37....

Wildcats take first, second at Maple Leaf Invite

Wildcats take first, second at Maple Leaf Invite

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men’s and women’s cross country teams opened up the season strong on Saturday at Baker’s 2016 Maple Leaf Invitational race. The men’s team finished first in the 5K and the women’s team finished second in the 4K. On the men’s side, freshman Greg Flores took second with a time of 16:36....

2016 cross country preview

2016 cross country preview

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 29, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Men’s Overview The 2015 men’s cross country season ended just shy of a nationals berth. The Wildcats placed third at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship, just six points behind Mount Mercy for a spot at nationals. Senior Jamie Steury did make his way to Charlotte, North Carolina, ...

Hollis, Steury qualify for cross country nationals

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Baker men's team took third place overall at the 2015 Heart of America Athletic Conference Cross Country championships on Saturday, a mere 6 points behind Mount Mercy for a qualifying spot in the national championship meet. The women's team finished in the middle of the pack in seventh place overall. “Overall...

Cross country teams compete in Minnesota

September 27, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in the back half of the University of Minnesota’s Roy Griak Invitational Saturday in Minneapolis. The men finished 27th out of 37 teams, and the women finished 31st out of 37. The event was run on the Les Bolstad Golf Course, and both teams...

Cross-country men take third at Southern Stampede

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 20, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men's cross-country team finished third out of 16 teams in the college/junior college division of the Southern Stampede hosted by Missouri Southern State University Saturday in Joplin. The BU women finished 10th out of 20 teams. Junior Jamie Steury led Baker on the men’s side and finished just...

Cross country opens season with Maple Leaf Invitational

Cross country opens season with Maple Leaf Invitational

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 6, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their 2015 seasons at the Baldwin City Golf Course for the annual Maple Leaf Invitational. Both teams finished in the middle of the pack with the men winding up in third and the women in fourth place. Sophomore Rosie Hollis was the individual champion...

2015 women’s cross country preview

2015 women’s cross country preview

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Overview Juniors Amanda Moody and Shelby Stephens lead the team along with sophomores Caitlin Apollo, Rachel Campbell, Brenda McCollum and Ziara McDowell. Last season Rachel Ash qualified for the 2014 national meet. Jillian Benson was also a strong asset last season; however, Ash and Benson are n...

2015 men’s cross country preview

2015 men’s cross country preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The men’s cross country team stepped to the top of the podium at the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship last November for the third time in four years. This was the first conference title in cross country or track and field after the death of their former coach Zach Kindler. In the...