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Wildcats defeat Graceland

Wildcats defeat Graceland

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

After a tough loss to Grandview last week, the Wildcats got back on track with a big win over the Graceland University Yellow Jackets. The Wildcats went ahead on the first drive after a 77-yard run for a touchdown by running back JD Woods. On Graceland’s first offense drive Mikeice Adams picked...

Wildcats fall to Grand View

Wildcats fall to Grand View

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The no. 8 ranked Baker University Wildcats football team hosted the no. 12 ranked Grandview University Vikings in the home opener at Liston Stadium this past Saturday on September 7, 2019. The Vikings offense started off hot as they received the ball to open the game and marched down the field to the...

Volleyball Baker Invitational

Volleyball Baker Invitational

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Women’s soccer vs Avila University

Women’s soccer vs Avila University

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Men’s soccer vs Avila University

Men’s soccer vs Avila University

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Student Dialogos presentation: A discussion on athletes and risk

Student Dialogos presentation: A discussion on athletes and risk

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Athletes are put through a great deal of physical and emotional stress. Though participation in collegiate athletics is meant to be enjoyable, and is for many people, a student-athlete’s personal well-being can be put at risk. Among the many Baker Dialogos presentations was one that aimed to identify...

Brees seeks national championship

Brees seeks national championship

Story by Riley Swickard, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2019

If you follow the Baker Athletics headlines, you might have seen or heard the name Olivia Brees mentioned quite a few times over the last four years. Her successes on both the women’s volleyball and women’s softball team for Baker University has earned her over 20 awards and recognition throughout ...

Baker adds eSports team

Baker adds eSports team

Story by Jenna Black, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2019

The athletic department announced the addition of an eSports team to enter Baker’s Fall 2019 sports roster. eSports is a relatively new, up-and-coming sport where athletes compete against each other in video games. It will be offered as a co-ed varsity scholarship-eligible sport just like any other...

Track coach recruits California athletes

Track coach recruits California athletes

Story by Sydney Boaz, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Going into his fourth season as the head coach of Baker’s track and field team, Ryan Pitts continues to successfully build and develop the program. His California background has attracted a significant number of athletes, creating a pipeline between his home state and Baker University. With Baker being his...

Football alumni continue careers in UK

Football alumni continue careers in UK

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

April 15, 2019

Baker University is well known for its football team and several star players. For most, the journey ends after senior year. However, graduates Logan Brettell, Clarence Clark and Quanzee Johnson are continuing their football career in the United Kingdom (UK). The British American Football Association i...

Lovvorn becomes Baker’s first back-to-back wrestling national champion

Lovvorn becomes Baker’s first back-to-back wrestling national champion

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor

March 19, 2019

Junior Lucas Lovvorn won, for the second year in a row, the NAIA wrestling national championship on March 3. Lovvorn is Baker’s first ever two-time national champion and first undefeated wrestler, with a 38-0 record. Lovvorn was named NWCA NAIA wrestler of the year. The 174-pound championship match ...