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Cross Country competes in Lawrence

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

October 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Galleries, Sports

The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Lawrence to compete in the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Senior Rosie Hollis placed 15th individually and led the women to a fourth-place finish. Freshman Camille Henderson, sophomore Janeane Hernandez, junior Jenna Black...

Football defeats Peru State, breaks records

Football defeats Peru State, breaks records

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Baker football team had another record-setting game this past Saturday, when the team defeated Peru State 65-42. Senior quarterback Logan Brettell broke the school record for all-time passing yards set by Mack Brown on Sept. 30. Senior Clarence Clark was able to connect on a 99-yard touchdown pass fro...

Volleyball falls to Central Methodist

Volleyball falls to Central Methodist

September 27, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats fell short in three sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-18, to Central Methodist inside the Collins Center on Sept. 26. The 'Cats are now 8-12 on the season and 1-7 within the Heart of America Athletic Conference.

Soccer continues Heart winning streak

Soccer continues Heart winning streak

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Men’s Soccer It took a big second half from the Baker men’s soccer team to defeat Grand View 4-3 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats were able to continue their unbeaten streak in the Heart conference by scoring three goals in the second half after trading goals in the first half. The...

Football 5-0, defeats Benedictine 44-37

Football 5-0, defeats Benedictine 44-37

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

It came down to the fourth quarter for the No. 2 ranked Baker Wildcats in a 44-37 victory over Benedictine on Saturday for the NAIA Game of the Week. After the Ravens were the first to score on a safety, Baker lead Benedictine until there were six minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Ravens tied...

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team picked up its second win of the season Wednesday, against the Graceland Yellowjackets, in a 2-0 victory at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats filled the first half with seven shots, but the ’Cats weren’t able to capitalize until the 45th minute of the ga...

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Despite a lightning delay causing the game to end in the 73rd minute, the No. 12 Wildcats opened Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Clark University in the final Homecoming game at Liston Stadium Saturday night. Baker powered over the Pride throughout the entirety of the...

Women’s soccer earns first win

Women’s soccer earns first win

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team opened up conference play against Clarke University at Liston Stadium on Saturday, defeating the Crusaders 2-1. Baker showed offensive aggression early, scoring in the second minute of the game. Freshman Victoria Aceves-Power scored for the Wildcats, earning her first collegiate...

Football dominates at Homecoming

Football dominates at Homecoming

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Baker Wildcats brought home another victory after defeating the Graceland Yellowjackets 66-14 at Liston Stadium on Sept. 16. The ‘Cats Homecoming victory marks their fourth-consecutive win. Baker took the lead early with freshman J.D. Woods scoring for the Wildcats 1:25 into the game off...

Clark trades soccer past for football future

Clark trades soccer past for football future

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Football

Clark’s passion for football comes second to his childhood love for soccer. Clark was able to find success as a kid in the sport long before he was opened up to football, which would eventually lead him to Kansas and Baker University to play football. While growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, Clark’s parents threw...

Women’s soccer begins new season

Women’s soccer begins new season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team began its season Saturday against the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma with not only new players on the bench, but also a new head coach. New women’s head soccer coach Mark Sheldon opened up his college coaching career with a loss in overtime to USAO at...

No. 2 Wildcats hold on to defeat No. 23 William Penn 31-27

No. 2 Wildcats hold on to defeat No. 23 William Penn 31-27

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The No. 2 Baker Wildcats came from behind in an explosive fourth quarter to win 31-27 in the season-opener over No. 23 William Penn on Saturday. The Wildcats took an early lead with a 4-yard touchdown pass from senior Logan Brettell to freshman Nate Pauly. The Statesmen tied the game to end the first...