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Baker Sweeps Missouri Valley in a two game thriller

Baker Sweeps Missouri Valley in a two game thriller

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

The Baker Wildcats basketball teams hosted the Missouri Valley Vikings at home in the Collins Center on Feb. 19. With both men and women coming off wins against Mount Mercy, both games provided an intriguing challenge as the Heart of America Tournament draws near. The women began their game at 5:30 p.m.,...

Women’s and Men’s Basketball lose against Clarke University

Women’s and Men’s Basketball lose against Clarke University

Story by Robin Madere, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The Baker Wildcats basketball teams hosted the Clarke University Pride at home in the Collins Center on Feb. 8. The women began their game at noon, and the men followed with their own tip off at 2 p.m. The Wildcats fought for a home win, but ultimately fell to the Pride in both games.   In th...

Baker basketball teams fall to Evangel

Baker basketball teams fall to Evangel

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

In their sixteenth conference game of the season, the Baker University Wildcat basketball teams competed at home against the Evangel University Crusaders on Thurs. Jan. 30. Both games were battles, but the Crusaders ultimately rose above to secure wins in both the women’s and men's games. The...

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

The Baker University Wildcat basketball teams traveled to Atchison, Kan. to take on the Benedictine College Ravens on Wed. Nov. 20. Both the men’s and women’s teams put up a good fight, but the Ravens eventually came out on top to take both games against the Wildcats. The women were undefeated...

Men’s Basketball secures first win against Baptist Bible College

Men’s Basketball secures first win against Baptist Bible College

Story by Peyton Maulbeck and Makenzie Musgrove

November 4, 2019

After coming off a loss to the Ottawa University Braves, the Baker University Wildcats got their first win of the season against Baptist Bible College. The beginning of the first half was a back and forth affair as Patriots led 8-7, coming back from a 7-2 deficit to the Wildcats. The teams then traded...

‘Cats end season in Heart tourney

‘Cats end season in Heart tourney

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

March 3, 2018

The men’s basketball team ended the 2017-18 season in the first round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament on Monday. The ‘Cats were seeded No. 5 entering the tournament and fell to No. 4 seeded Grand View University 76-70. The Wildcats ended the season 13-15 overall and 7-12 in the H...

Seniors celebrate last home game with victories

Seniors celebrate last home game with victories

February 26, 2018

Both the men's and women's basketball teams took on Benedictine College inside the Collins Center on Feb. 24 for senior day. The women started the day off with a 79-64 win and the men followed with a close win, 65-62.

Baker downs Benedictine on Senior Day

Baker downs Benedictine on Senior Day

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 25, 2018

Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team defeated Benedictine 65-62 in the final game of the regular season. Baker finished the regular season 13-14 overall and 7-12 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Senior Tyree Peter was crucial to the Wildcats’ offense as he had his 11th double...

Men’s basketball picks up third-straight win

Men’s basketball picks up third-straight win

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 19, 2018

The men’s basketball team earned its third-straight Heart of America Athletic Conference win on Saturday. The Wildcats took down Avila 71-60 in Kansas City, Missouri. This leaves Baker at 12-13 overall and 6-11 in Heart play with just two games remaining in the regular season. The Wildcats started...