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Dance team and WOWzer move on to nationals

February 17, 2011


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The Baker University dance team, spirit squad and mascot WOWzer competed in the NAIA/HAAC Cheer and Dance Competition Saturday at Culver-Stockton College. "All of the squads have come a long way and had a great showing on Saturday," head dance coach Lynsey Payne said. The dance team and mascot WOWzer...

Wrestling team prevails over Newman, remains undefeated in duals

Story by Christopher

February 17, 2011


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The Baker University wrestling team is heading into the NAIA Central Regional Championships Saturday in Marshall, Mo., full of confidence after finishing its season undefeated in duals for the second consecutive year. Baker defeated Newman University 34-12 Sunday in Wichita to end the season 7-0 in...

Bowling season ending

February 10, 2011


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It's been a successful bowling season for sophomore Caitlin Campbell and her teammates on the Baker University bowling team.  Campbell was one of eight women who journeyed Saturday to St. Clair, Ill., for the team's second to last meet of the season. In all, 32 teams competed. Head coach Cheryl ...

Spirit Squad to perform at HAAC

February 10, 2011


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The Baker University Spirit Squad is competing Saturday at the HAAC Spirit Squad Championships at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo. This is coach Jeremy Webb's first year at the HAAC competition as the head cheerleading coach at Baker. "We just want to compete with the other teams in the compet...

Wrestling team jumps into top 20 with win against Hastings

Wrestling team jumps into top 20 with win against Hastings

Story by Christopher

February 10, 2011


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The Baker University wrestling team is starting to get respect from the rest of the nation by being ranked in the top 20 after only two years of existence. The Wildcats entered the rankings at No. 20 after defeating No. 20 Hastings College 33-13 Friday in Collins Center. "I think Baker really put it...

BU bowling team places 22nd

December 9, 2010


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The Baker University women's bowling team finished 22nd at the Leatherneck Classic in Moline, Ill., Dec. 4 and 5. After the first day of the tournament, the Wildcats were in 24th place., before jumping two spots on the final day. "As a team, we did really well and we worked really well together as a...

BU bowling team places 22nd

December 9, 2010


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The Baker University women's bowling team finished 22nd at the Leatherneck Classic in Moline, Ill., Dec. 4 and 5. After the first day of the tournament, the Wildcats were in 24th place., before jumping two spots on the final day. "As a team, we did really well and we worked really well together as a...

Women’s soccer team set school record with appearance in ‘Fab Four’

Women’s soccer team set school record with appearance in ‘Fab Four’

Story by Meagan

December 9, 2010


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The Baker University women's soccer team made history Friday by playing in the semifinal round of the NAIA National Championships in Decatur, Ala. The team's national championship run ended at the hands of Hastings College, which won 3-1. "We had a strong group of seniors that didn't want to give ...

BU women’s cross country team places 26th at national meet

BU women’s cross country team places 26th at national meet

Story by Kyle Davis

December 2, 2010


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Two weeks after winning the HAAC Championship, the Baker women's cross country team traveled to Vancouver, Wash., to compete in the NAIA National Championships Nov. 20. The Wildcats finished in 26th place out of the 32 teams that qualified for the meet. Freshman Megan Rosa led the team, finishing in ...

BU women’s cross country team places 26th at national meet

BU women’s cross country team places 26th at national meet

Story by Kyle Davis

December 2, 2010


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Two weeks after winning the HAAC Championship, the Baker women's cross country team traveled to Vancouver, Wash., to compete in the NAIA National Championships Nov. 20. The Wildcats finished in 26th place out of the 32 teams that qualified for the meet. Freshman Megan Rosa led the team, finishing in ...

Women’s soccer team advances to NAIA semifinals

Women’s soccer team advances to NAIA semifinals

Story by Meagan

December 2, 2010


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For the second time this season, William Jewell College stood in the way of Baker's women's soccer team advancing its season. And for the second time, Baker defeated William Jewell, with the lastest being a 5-2 victory Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the NAIA National Championship. "We knew ...

Bowling team struggles at tournament

November 18, 2010


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The Baker women's bowling team made the first of its three trips to Fairview Heights, Ill., and placed 19th out of 21 teams at the S. I. Elite Tournament Saturday. Head coach Cheryl Keslar said Baker's top bowlers included sophomore Cailtlin Campbell and freshman Brittany Barker, but the team strugg...