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Cheer takes fourth at home invitational

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The Baker cheer team hosted the Baker University Invitational on Sunday in the Collins Center. The Wildcats finished in fourth place out of five teams in the main event and finished second in their dual with MidAmerica Nazarene. Baker was initially awarded third place in front of Truman State, but...

Dance finishes sixth at nationals

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The dance team competed in the second annual NAIA Competitive Cheer & Dance National Invitational March 14. The Wildcats traveled to Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska, to perform along with 11 other NAIA schools in this national competition. The women finished the competition in sixth-place....

Dance places second, third in competition

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

February 17, 2015


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

At the HAAC conference competition, held on Saturday, the dance team took second place in small dance and third place in hip-hop. The cheer team competed as well, but the Spirit Squad combined to win fifth. Together the Baker dance and cheer teams make up the Spirit Squad. Not only do they perform...

Dance team places third at NAIA nationals

March 18, 2014


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The Baker University dance team placed third at the NAIA National Invitational Championships in Oklahoma City Friday and Saturday. RELATED STORY Dance team earns berth to NAIA nationals The third-place finish comes after the Wildcats won back-to-back national titles in the small dance category ...

Dance team earns berth to nationals

Dance team earns berth to nationals

Story by Jenna Stanbrough

March 8, 2014


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The Baker University dance team has earned an automatic berth to the NAIA National Invitational with a first-place finish Feb. 22 at the West Regional Qualifier in Oklahoma City. The NAIA National Invitational will take place March 14-15 in Oklahoma City. “Before, we used to kind of be partnered...

‘Cats take second at conference competition

‘Cats take second at conference competition

Story by Lauren Bechard

February 17, 2014


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

The Baker University spirit squad earned second place overall for its performances at the Heart of America Athletic Conference competition on Saturday. On its home floor, the BU cheerleading team took third place in the coed division of the competition and the Wildcat dancers were the small-dance...

Spirit squad to host conference competition

Story by Lauren Bechard

February 13, 2014


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

Baker University will be full of sprit on Saturday as the Wildcats' cheerleading squad opens up the 2014 competition schedule on its home floor. Heart of America Athletic Conference spirit squads will gather in Collins Center for the competition, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Baker’s...

Male flyer adds new dimension to BU spirit squad

Story by Lauren Bechard

November 5, 2013


Filed under Spirit Squad, Sports

Kyle Fecteau never imagined he would participate in cheerleading. In fact, he came to Baker on an athletic scholarship for golf and before now, he didn’t consider cheerleading a sport. Kyle Fecteau is one of the four yell leaders on the Baker University spirit squadLaura Price “I never really...