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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...

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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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NAIA announces spring sport cancellations

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor March 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the NAIA announced  that the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season has been canceled, effectively immediately. Previously, the Heart of America Athletic Conference...

COVID-19 forces cancellations for NAIA athletes

COVID-19 forces cancellations for NAIA athletes

Story by Elizabeth Hanson and Emma Howard March 13, 2020

On the afternoon of  March 12 the Heart of America announced that effective immediately all winter championship events, and championships currently underway, are to be canceled. This affects many of the...

This is the largest group of All-American dancers the Baker dance team has ever had in a single year in Baker history.

Baker dance sees most All-American dancers ever in a single year

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor March 10, 2020

The competition season for Baker dance team has been a memorable one so far, as the team won both their conference and regionals. They have been working towards these achievements since October and will...

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