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Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The No. 2 seeded Baker men’s soccer advanced to the semifinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a heated 2-1 victory over No. 7 seeded Culver-Stockton Friday night. In Baker’s last meeting with Culver-Stockton this season, the ‘Cats walked away with a 5-2 victory. Possession...

Men’s soccer ties MNU 1-1

Men’s soccer ties MNU 1-1

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

The No. 4 ranked Baker men’s soccer team earned its first tie in Heart competition in a 1-1 draw against rival No. 20 ranked MNU Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats held the Pioneers off in the first half, leaving both teams scoreless at the start of the second half. MNU was the first to score in...

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team defeated Evangel in a 2-0 shutout victory Wednesday night at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats victory against Crusaders is their first win this month, after a string of ties and losses against Heart opponents. Both teams remained scoreless in the f...

Soccer continues Heart winning streak

Soccer continues Heart winning streak

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 25, 2017

Men’s Soccer It took a big second half from the Baker men’s soccer team to defeat Grand View 4-3 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats were able to continue their unbeaten streak in the Heart conference by scoring three goals in the second half after trading goals in the first half. The...

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team picked up its second win of the season Wednesday, against the Graceland Yellowjackets, in a 2-0 victory at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats filled the first half with seven shots, but the ’Cats weren’t able to capitalize until the 45th minute of the ga...

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017

Despite a lightning delay causing the game to end in the 73rd minute, the No. 12 Wildcats opened Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Clark University in the final Homecoming game at Liston Stadium Saturday night. Baker powered over the Pride throughout the entirety of the...

Didic begins training with Sporting KC

Didic begins training with Sporting KC

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

January 30, 2017

Baker alumnus Amer Didic lays out his cleats in the living room by the door. It’s Saturday night, and while other 20-somethings may be spending the week’s paycheck out on the town, Didic stares at an empty suitcase. In just two days, Didic and his suitcase will be on a plane to Tucson, Arizona, where...

Baker men’s soccer season ends in NAIA opening round

Baker men’s soccer season ends in NAIA opening round

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 20, 2016

The Baker men’s soccer team had its postseason cut short after a 2-0 loss to the Midland Warriors Saturday night during an NAIA opening-round match Saturday night. Thwarting Baker’s offensive efforts, Warriors’ goalkeeper Shazz Heale managed seven saves for the night. Sophomore Steeve Pouna...

Men’s soccer gets No. 3 seed for postseason

Men’s soccer gets No. 3 seed for postseason

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

The Baker men’s soccer team heads into postseason play with a No. 3 seed in the 2016 Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament. After finishing the season 13-3-2 overall and going 9-1-2 in conference play, the Wildcats will now face the Grand View Vikings at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Liston Stadium. In...

Men’s soccer scores nine goals in two road games

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 15, 2016

The men’s soccer team has proven to be tough competition in the Heart of America Athletic Conference as well as an offensive powerhouse in its last two games away from home. Coach Nate Houser says it’s great to see guys start to score goals. “I think we’ve been able to take better advantage...

Double overtime ends in tie for men’s soccer team

Double overtime ends in tie for men’s soccer team

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

October 4, 2016

The No. 10 Baker men’s soccer team is now 7-2-2 on the season after tying with William Penn University on Saturday, 1-1. With a 3-0-2 Heart of America Athletic Conference record, the Wildcats are fourth in the conference standings, behind Grand View University, Central Methodist University and MidAmerica...