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Baker football falls to Missouri Valley

Baker football falls to Missouri Valley

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Missouri Valley Vikings handed Baker its first loss of the season, breaking its Heart of America Athletic Conference winning streak as well. Before the 27-22 loss, the Wildcats were unbeaten in the last 26 Heart games since Sept. 26, 2015, at Benedictine. This puts the ‘Cats at 9-1 overall and...

Men’s basketball starts season 2-0

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sorts Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker men’s basketball team earned its second victory of the season after defeating Kansas Christian College 85-59 Tuesday night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats are now 2-0 for the season, after opening the season on Oct. 31 with a 79-72 victory over Ottawa University. The Wildcats...

‘Cats break school record with 108 points

‘Cats break school record with 108 points

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team broke its record for most points scored in a game Tuesday after defeating Kansas Christian College 108-26 in the Collins Center. The victory was the largest margin of victory in coach Ben Lister’s era. The Wildcats led the Falcons for the entirety of the game...

Cross country sends three to national meet

Cross country sends three to national meet

November 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Galleries, Sports

The cross country team hosted the Heart of America Athletic Conference meet at the Baldwin City Golf Course on Nov. 4.  The men placed fourth overall and had three runner’s place in the top 20, qualifying them for the national meet. Sophomore Greg Flores finished number one for the 'Cats with a fift...

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Saturday after falling to Benedictine 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Benedictine was the first to score in the Heart rival matchup. Benedictine senior midfielder Rosie McShane earned a penalty...

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker volleyball team's season came to an end on Oct. 31 with a loss against Central Methodist University. The Wildcats fell in three sets against the Eagles, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21. The team posted a 13-19 record this season, going 6-13 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. The Wildcats...

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 2 seeded Baker men’s soccer advanced to the semifinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a heated 2-1 victory over No. 7 seeded Culver-Stockton Friday night. In Baker’s last meeting with Culver-Stockton this season, the ‘Cats walked away with a 5-2 victory. Possession...

Women’s soccer defeats Clarke 2-0; advances to Quarterfinals

Women’s soccer defeats Clarke 2-0; advances to Quarterfinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team is headed to Atchison, Kansas, Saturday after a 2-0 victory Wednesday against Clarke, in the first round of the 2017 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Baker controlled the majority of the game with 23 shots total and 16 shots on goal. Clarke totaled eight...

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker volleyball team defeated Evangel in three sets Friday night while celebrating senior night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats kept it close in all three sets, defeating the Crusaders 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. Senior Abby Goulding led Baker’s offense with nine kills followed by seniors...

Woods breaks record in 49-0 CMU shutout

Woods breaks record in 49-0 CMU shutout

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The No. 2 ranked Baker Wildcats celebrated senior day with a 49-0 shutout victory against Central Methodist last Saturday at Liston Stadium. While the day was focused on the seniors' accomplishments over their time on the team, eyes were on freshman JD Woods, who had 313 yards on 28 attempts, breaking...