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Softball drops pair of home games to Ottawa

Softball drops pair of home games to Ottawa

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

March 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team suffered two losses in a doubleheader against Ottawa University Monday at Cavaness Field. The first game was scoreless for both teams until the ninth inning when Ottawa scored two runs to win the game 2-0. Ottawa then jumped on the board quickly in the second game by scoring two...

Softball team splits home doubleheader with Bethany

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team split its doubleheader against the Bethany Swedes on Tuesday in Baldwin City. Back-to-back Heart of America Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week Olivia Brees’ pitching put the Wildcats on top with a 3-2 victory in game one, but the Swedes rallied during the second game and beat...

Softball team wins doubleheader over McPherson

Softball team wins doubleheader over McPherson

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker softball team came through with two wins, 8-0 and 5-4, in a doubleheader against the McPherson Bulldogs at Cavaness Field on Saturday, Feb. 27. Freshman pitcher Olivia Brees held the Bulldogs hitless en route to a run-rule win in the first game, and the second game was won by sophomore Stephanie...

Softball earns sweep in home opener

Softball earns sweep in home opener

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Tuesday was a day of firsts for the Baker softball team. In the home opener, the Wildcats earned their first home run, sweep, run rule win and walk-off win of the 2016 season. The wins put Baker at 4-3 overall. The Wildcats overcame early errors and a six-run deficit in game one of the doubleheader...

2016 softball team ready to take the field

2016 softball team ready to take the field

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

After a 13-33 season in 2015, the Wildcats will look to make this softball season the start of an upward trend. “Last year was a starting point,” sophomore Stephanie Cardona said. “It was a year to develop and grow our team.” The Wildcats went 7-11 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference...

Softball season ends at HAAC tourney

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

May 3, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker softball team ended its season at the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament losing 12-3 to No. 8 Central Methodist at Blue Valley Recreation Complex in Overland Park. After losing to third-seeded MidAmerica Nazarene University 1-0 in the opening round, the sixth-seeded Wildcats...

Softball prepares for conference tournament

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Finishing 12-31 overall in the regular season and 7-11 in conference play, the Baker University softball team was busy at work the past two weeks, splitting a doubleheader against Missouri Valley College April 21 and then being swept by Kansas Wesleyan on April 25. Two days later, the Wildcats made up...

Softball splits with Avila

Softball splits with Avila

Story by Antonio, Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Hosting Avila on April 14 at Cavaness Field, the Baker Wildcats dropped the first game 2-0 to the Eagles but redeemed themselves in game two with a walk-off 3-2 victory in the 10th inning. In the second game, the Wildcats had a 2-0 lead in the top of the sixth inning, but the Eagles struck back with...

Softball starts 5-5 in HAAC

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker softball team is now 5-5 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after splitting a series with the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on April 4 and being swept at home by Evangel on Tuesday. The previous week, the Wildcats swept Peru State and were swept by Benedictine. The Wildcats split...

Softball loses six games in Dallas

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

February 24, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcats took to the road over the weekend, traveling to Mansfield, Texas, for the Lubbock Christian Tournament. This weekend proved to be a task for the Wildcats as they played six games in two days and finished with an 0-6 record. The Wildcats are now 1-9 on the season. The Wildcats started...

Softball loses three on opening weekend

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team opened its season at the Oklahoma Baptist Valentine Festival on Friday and Saturday in Shawnee, Oklahoma, ending the weekend with a 1-3 record. The team ended day one with an 0-2 record after falling to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 8-0, then losing again to St....

Softball ends season in HAAC tournament

Story by Jenna Stanbrough

May 7, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team ended its season Friday in the HAAC tournament with an overall season record of 22-24. The No. 4-ranked Wildcats began the HAAC tournament with a 5-3 win over No. 5 Benedictine College Thursday. On Friday, the team faced No. 1 Central Methodist, and the Eagles defeated...