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Football team wins season opener

Football team wins season opener

Story by Christopher

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

The 24-14 loss to Ottawa University to begin last season did not sit well with the Baker University football team, and it showed in BU’s 41-16 victory Saturday at Liston Stadium. The special-teams unit kick-started the No. 23 Wildcats by scoring all of the team’s first half points on a k...

Football team wins season opener

Football team wins season opener

Story by Christopher

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

The 24-14 loss to Ottawa University to begin last season did not sit well with the Baker University football team, and it showed in BU’s 41-16 victory Saturday at Liston Stadium. The special-teams unit kick-started the No. 23 Wildcats by scoring all of the team’s first half points on a k...

BU football team excited for Ottawa rematch

BU football team excited for Ottawa rematch

Story by Christopher

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

After a 24-14 loss to Ottawa University to begin the 2010 season, the Baker University football team has revenge on its mind going into the season opener against the Braves Saturday. “Our loss to them from last year is definitely still fresh on our minds,” senior Adam Steele said. “...

Men’s soccer team goes to Utah for season opener

Men’s soccer team goes to Utah for season opener

Story by Shawn Deegan

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team is changing things up for the start of the 2011 season. The team has most recently traveled to Oklahoma City to kick off the season, but this year chose to travel to Salt Lake City instead. “Basically, it was an economic decision,” head coach Na...

Allyssa King takes over as head cheer coach

August 25, 2011


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Baker University alumna Allyssa King is returning to be the new coach of the cheerleading squad in the place of Jeremy Webb, who took a teaching job in Korea. King has been a cheerleader since she was in middle school. As a Baker student, King was a cheerleader from 2004-2008, and was the team captai...

Andrew Patch joins athletic department

August 25, 2011


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Just over seven months after Baker University hired one of its own, Theresa Yetmar, to be its athletic director, it hired another Baker graduate, Andrew Patch, to be its assistant athletic director. “I immediately oversee all game operations and our financial affairs, so my title is Assistant Athlet...

BU cross country team bonds at annual camping trip

BU cross country team bonds at annual camping trip

August 25, 2011


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The Baker University cross country team is back and ready to start a new season. The team has five new runners: two new men’s runners and three new women’s runners. The season began the week of Aug. 15 with multiple practices a day, team meals at the cafeteria and a camping trip to Clint...

Incoming freshmen expected to add to experienced volleyball team

Incoming freshmen expected to add to experienced volleyball team

Story by Katie

August 25, 2011


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The Baker University volleyball team will bump start its season Friday when it travels to Northwestern University in Sioux City, Iowa for a two-day tournament. “We usually start out the season looking for some real strong competition so we can see how we fit in the national scene,” head v...

Women’s soccer team has high hopes for the season

Women’s soccer team has high hopes for the season

Story by Meagan

August 25, 2011


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Expectations are high for the Baker University women’s soccer team after placing third nationally in the NAIA tournament last year. The Wildcats are ranked No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll as well as No. 5 in the nation. “That was a great nod f...

BU football team excited for Ottawa rematch

BU football team excited for Ottawa rematch

Story by Christopher

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

After a 24-14 loss to Ottawa University to begin the 2010 season, the Baker University football team has revenge on its mind going into the season opener against the Braves Saturday. “Our loss to them from last year is definitely still fresh on our minds,” senior Adam Steele said. “...

Incoming freshmen expected to add to experienced volleyball team

Incoming freshmen expected to add to experienced volleyball team

Story by Katie

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University volleyball team will bump start its season Friday when it travels to Northwestern University in Sioux City, Iowa for a two-day tournament. “We usually start out the season looking for some real strong competition so we can see how we fit in the national scene,” head v...

Men’s soccer team goes to Utah for season opener

Men’s soccer team goes to Utah for season opener

Story by Shawn Deegan

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team is changing things up for the start of the 2011 season. The team has most recently traveled to Oklahoma City to kick off the season, but this year chose to travel to Salt Lake City instead. “Basically, it was an economic decision,” head coach Na...