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Baseball team’s winning ways keyed by walk-off in extra innings

Baseball team’s winning ways keyed by walk-off in extra innings

Story by Christopher

April 14, 2011


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What a difference a week makes for the Baker University baseball team. After losing all four games of a home and away doubleheader to Avila University April 2-3, the Wildcats bounced back Friday and Saturday against William Jewell College. BU won three of four games in two doubleheaders against the C...

Susan Decker resigns as women’s basketball coach

Story by Christopher

April 11, 2011


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After 11 seasons at the helm of the Baker University women's basketball team, head coach Susan Decker announced her resignation Monday. "There is a time and a feeling that I had that I needed a change, and this opportunity going into full-time teaching presented itself in that very way," Decker said. ...

Susan Decker resigns as women’s basketball coach

Story by Christopher

April 11, 2011


Filed under Sports

After 11 seasons at the helm of the Baker University women's basketball team, head coach Susan Decker announced her resignation Monday. "There is a time and a feeling that I had that I needed a change, and this opportunity going into full-time teaching presented itself in that very way," Decker said. ...

Baker softball team eyes conference lead

Baker softball team eyes conference lead

Story by Meagan

April 7, 2011


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The Baker University softball team is ranked second in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after sweeping a doubleheader with Avila University Tuesday at Cavaness Field. "This year is more than we've expected already," senior Erin Ford said. The Wildcats have a 20-12 record after beating Avila...

Avila sweeps doubleheaders against BU baseball team

Avila sweeps doubleheaders against BU baseball team

Story by Christopher

April 7, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University baseball team could not buy a break against Avila University Saturday and Sunday. Avila won all four games of the home and away doubleheader against Baker, but just one or two plays made the difference in each game. "Despite the outcome, I thought we played really well," junior...

Baker softball team eyes conference lead

Baker softball team eyes conference lead

Story by Meagan

April 7, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University softball team is ranked second in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after sweeping a doubleheader with Avila University Tuesday at Cavaness Field. "This year is more than we've expected already," senior Erin Ford said. The Wildcats have a 20-12 record after beating Avila...

Avila sweeps doubleheaders against BU baseball team

Avila sweeps doubleheaders against BU baseball team

Story by Christopher

April 7, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University baseball team could not buy a break against Avila University Saturday and Sunday. Avila won all four games of the home and away doubleheader against Baker, but just one or two plays made the difference in each game. "Despite the outcome, I thought we played really well," junior...

Track and field team has eight top finishers

April 7, 2011


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The Baker University track and field teams had eight first-place finishes at the Friends University Invitational Saturday in Wichita. Freshman JaBryanna Wellington finished first in the 400-meter dash and senior Aubree Gustin placed first in the javelin throw. The Wildcats also won the 4x100 and 4x4...

Tennis teams search for win in HAAC

Tennis teams search for win in HAAC

Story by Sara

April 7, 2011


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The Baker University men's tennis team won its first match of the season Saturday in Baldwin City. The Wildcats defeated John Brown University 8-1. The lone loss for the Wildcats was due to a forfeit by senior Stephen Donly, who was unable to compete in his singles match due to injury. "We ended up winn...

Baseball wins against Benedictine

Baseball wins against Benedictine

Story by Christopher

March 31, 2011


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The Baker University baseball team and Benedictine College were scheduled for a home and away doubleheader Saturday and Sunday, but it was Mother Nature that ended up being the toughest opponent for both teams. Out of the four games that were scheduled, the teams were only able to complete one game a...

Baseball wins against Benedictine

Baseball wins against Benedictine

Story by Christopher

March 31, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Baker University baseball team and Benedictine College were scheduled for a home and away doubleheader Saturday and Sunday, but it was Mother Nature that ended up being the toughest opponent for both teams. Out of the four games that were scheduled, the teams were only able to complete one game a...

BU bowling team places ninth in Dallas

March 24, 2011


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For the Baker University bowling team, this season has been a long, yet rewarding road. On March 12 and 13, head coach Cheryl Keslar and eight members of the team journeyed to Dallas, where the Wildcats finished ninth out of 12 teams competing in the region from a national pool of 64. Keslar said freshman...