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The Baker Wildcats mens soccer team looks to get above .500 going into the next competitions.

Men’s and women’s soccer battle Ravens and Vikings

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

The men’s and women’s soccer teams continued their seasons this last week with two more games each. On Wednesday, both teams visited the Benedictine College Ravens. Saturday the Wildcats home opener...

Offensive lineman Evan Bishop runs with the Baker football team in their iconic entrance through an inflated helmet.

Baker University Football wins season opener

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 27, 2020

The Baker University Wildcats football team opened their season against the Peru State College Bobcats at Liston Stadium after their first two games had been postponed due to COVID-19 safety precautions. The...

Baker University Football to allow spectators at home opener

Baker University Football to allow spectators at home opener

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 24, 2020

After previously announcing that no spectators would be allowed to attend sporting events on campus, Baker University  President Lynne Murray sent an email updating the protocol for upcoming sporting...

Baker University Womens soccer team is off to a hot start with two wins to start the season.

Soccer teams open season on the road

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

The Baker University Men’s and Women’s soccer teams continued their road trip this last Saturday as they visited Clarke University. Both teams came out victorious as the women’s team captured their...

Sophomore Taylor Kile contributed with seven kills for the Wildcats against the Crusaders to open the season.

Volleyball falls in season opener

Story by Makenzie Musgrove , Sports Editor September 17, 2020

The Baker University Women’s Volleyball team opened their season in Springfield, Mo. at Evangel University against the Crusaders. The undefeated Crusaders were too much to handle for the Wildcats...

Baker University alters sports spectator policies

Baker University alters sports spectator policies

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 17, 2020

Baker University Athletics has announced new policies regarding spectators for athletic events hosted by Baker University due to COVID-19 safety concerns. As a preventative measure in response to the...

Professional Athletics

Professional sports return to play

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor July 24, 2020

Leagues including the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL) had their active seasons suspended in March due to the growing concerns of...

Baker Wildcat football players have returned to workouts hosted at Liston Stadium in order to promote social distancing during strength and conditioning exercises.

Baker University Football follows guidelines while beginning preseason workouts

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor July 10, 2020

The Baker Wildcat football team returned to the Baldwin City campus on June 22 to begin their preseason workouts after months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though the student athletes are...

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach, Andy Reid, has his team poised to be strong contenders to be back-to-back Super Bowl Champions.

First round NFL Draft reactions

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

Bengals (A) Joe Burrow -- Quarterback Way to not over think this Bengals. Joe Burrow was obviously the man coming into the draft. His stats speak for themselves. The only question is whether or not...

Esports continues to practice amid pandemic

Esports continues to practice amid pandemic

Story by Jeremiah Edwards and Makenzie Musgrove April 23, 2020

The sports world has gone dark and its return has been left in an uncertain limbo with no solid timetable for a return. So, for the foreseeable future there will be no crack of the bat, the bouncing of...

The NAIA now allows student athletes to use their likeness for monetary gains. Student athletes can seek out endorsements for new equipment.

NAIA shows support for name, image and likeness legislation

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 21, 2020

College athletes receiving payment outside of scholarship money has been widely debated for a long time in the United States. Student-athletes are currently not permitted to make money off of their athletic...

Baker University Baseball players, senior Martin Radosevic (left) and junior Donovan Sutti (right) play catch in their free time despite the impact that COVID-19 has had on their season.

Student-athletes find ways to cope after seasons end

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

Much of a Baker student-athlete's time outside of class is dedicated to sport-related activities. Teammates spend time together and form close relationships with not only those within their sport, but...

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