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Soccer teams find success on the road

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

September 22, 2014

The Baker University soccer teams continue to build on their accomplishments early in the season. Men's soccer wins third straight After going 0-1-4 to start the season, the men's soccer team has been on a tear lately as it has picked up three straight wins and maintained a top-10 ranking in the n...

Men’s soccer earns first win

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 15, 2014

The men’s soccer team won its first game of the season Saturday afternoon with a dramatic 3-2 win over the Hastings College Broncos at North Park. Junior center back Amer Didic recorded his first career hat trick. In the 11th minute, the Broncos’ junior goalkeeper Alex Guyer was given a red...

Men’s soccer falls twice at Lindsey Wilson Classic

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 2, 2014

The No. 8 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team traveled to Columbia, Kentucky, to take on ranked opponents in No. 3 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and No. 22 Bethel (Tenn.) at the Lindsey Wilson Classic. The Wildcats walked away with losses on Saturday and Sunday. The Wildcats first took on Lindsey Wilson...

Men’s soccer has a rough first weekend

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014

The men’s soccer team’s 2014 campaign is off to a rocky start. The team exited the opening weekend with a 0-1-1 record after posting a draw with Missouri Baptist on Friday and losing to Ashford 3-0 on Saturday. Both games were at Liston Stadium. With 30 seconds left in Friday’s game, the season-opener...

2014 Men’s Soccer Preview

2014 Men’s Soccer Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014

After a conference championship as part of a 15-6-2 season in 2013, the men’s soccer team is anticipating another title run. The Wildcats will be returning at least 11 regulars with championship experience. A rigorous schedule has been placed in front of this squad, including a rematch with Ashford,...

Sporting KC strengthens soccer’s popularity

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 11, 2014

Sporting Kansas City won the Major League Soccer Cup championship in 2013. Those of us who follow the team know how big of a deal this is for Kansas City, but many people haven't been along for the ride and don't understand how Sporting KC has become a brand name in the Kansas City area. As the 2014...

Men’s soccer falls in second round

Story by Lauren Bechard

December 2, 2013

Although its season ultimately came to an end, the No. 13 Baker men’s soccer team kept things interesting in the second round of the NAIA national tournament in Montgomery, Ala.. Trailing 2-0 against No. 4 seeded Ashford University well into the second half of the match on Monday, the ‘Cats were...

Wildcats advance in NAIA playoffs

Wildcats advance in NAIA playoffs

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

November 26, 2013

Football 1 p.m. | Nov. 30 | Baldwin City The No. 4 Baker University football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NAIA playoffs Saturday after defeating Sterling College 10-7 on a last-minute field goal. With the win, the Wildcats improved to 11-1 on the season and will look to add one ...

Men’s soccer advances to Sweet 16

Story by Lauren Bechard

November 24, 2013

With three seconds left on the clock in the first overtime, senior Ben Coyle ripped a shot sending Baker men’s soccer fans out of their seats in hopes that it would be the game-winning goal against Midland University. The ball smacked off a goal post, though, sending the ‘Cats into double overtime...

Wildcats shut out MNU for conference title

Story by Lauren Bechard

November 15, 2013

The Baker University men’s soccer team defeated MidAmerica Nazarene University to take home the 2013 Heart of America Athletic Conference title. On Friday afternoon, BU fans packed the stands at Pioneer Field in Olathe to cheer on the ‘Cats to a 1-0 victory over MNU. The championship triumph...

Griffin’s overtime goal leads ‘Cats to tournament final

Story by Lauren Bechard

November 13, 2013

The Baker University men’s soccer team is headed to the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship after taking down Benedictine College, 2-1. Related Story Wildcats advance in conference tournament The Wildcats traveled to Atchison on Tuesday for the semifinal game, which ended in overti...

Wildcats advance in conference tournament

Story by Lauren Bechard

November 9, 2013

The Baker University men’s soccer team will advance to the second round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament after taking down the Avila Eagles. The 3-2 victory over AU came in front of the Wildcats’ home crowd at Liston Stadium on Friday. Senior Richard Klein said the game...