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Football team sticks Spires with 41-40 loss

Story by Chad Mullens

September 17, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

Baker University head football coach Mike Grossner was not pleased with how the referees called the most crucial play of Saturday’s game. “You don’t get involved in the game like that,” Grossner said in a post-game interview with KNBU-FM. “These two teams played their tails off the whole...

Football claims County Line Clash

Story by Chad Mullens

September 8, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

The third time the Ottawa University Braves lined up for a potential game-winning field goal, head coach Mike Grossner lost track of what was happening. “I was in tune for the 42-yarder, but I had a problem with the (roughing the kicker) call, so I walked down the sideline and it was the first time...

Rivals will collide in County Line Clash

Rivals will collide in County Line Clash

Story by Chad Mullens

September 5, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

The Baker University football team will start its season Saturday with a familiar foe visiting Liston Stadium. The No. 15-ranked Wildcats are scheduled to host No. 18 Ottawa University for the fourth annual County Line Clash at 6 p.m. Related Stories County Line Clash connects Baldwin City community Ottawa, Baker battle in annual food drive “It’s a great rivalry,” head c...

Football cracks top 15 in preason poll

Football cracks top 15 in preason poll

Story by Chad Mullens

August 22, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

Mike Grossner is entering his 10th season as head coach of the Baker University football team, but it will perhaps be his first with such high expectations. If the Wildcats want to build on their eight-win campaign in 2012, they are on the right track. The team is ranked No. 15 in the NAIA preseason...

Alumni football game prepares players for fall

Alumni football game prepares players for fall

June 2, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

The Baker University football team faced off against former players at the alumni football game Saturday at Liston Stadium. "It was a good end to spring football," head coach Mike Grossner said. Grossner said alumni spanning from 1983 to 2010 played in the game. After the game, the past and present...

Football team suffers first loss of season

Football team suffers first loss of season

Story by Christopher

June 2, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

The first road test for the Baker University football team did not go as the Wildcats planned Saturday against Evangel University in Springfield, Mo. The Crusaders scored on their first drive to take an early 7-0 lead and never looked back as they went on to knock off the ‘Cats 34-27. Desp...