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Ravens top Wildcats on dig pink night

(Left) Freshman Savannah Nott and sophomore Claire Chapman attempt to block the kill by a Ravens player. The Wildcats drop the series 0-3 to Benedictine.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

The Baker University Wildcats fell to the Benedictine College Ravens in three sets during Dig Pink Night on Tuesday evening in Collins Center. The Ravens opened up the first set with a 9-4 lead and never looked back as they went on to win 25-14. The Wildcats came out with a lot of fight in the second...

Volleyball splits over weekend

Juniors Taylor Bell (left) and Jillian Hardeman attempt to block a hit by a Central Methodist player. Hardeman deflects the ball enough for the point to count for Central Methodist.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

The Baker University volleyball team had a busy weekend as the Wildcats traveled to Lamoni, Iowa to take on the Graceland University Yellowjackets on Friday. On Saturday the Wildcats traveled to Peru State to take on the Bobcats. The Wildcats came away with a victory against Graceland after a thrilling...

Volleyball update

Baker celebrates a block by senior Makaila Garcia. The 'Cats record 11 block against William Penn University in a 3-0 sweep.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

The Wildcat’s Volleyball team is approximately halfway through their season and their current overall record stands at 9-14 and 3-4 in Heart of America Conference play. The Wildcats opened conference play against tough opponents in no. 17 ranked Central Methodist University and no. 7 ranked Grandview...

Volleyball Baker Invitational

Junior Sophie Heldenbrand digs a serve from a University of St. Mary player in set one. Baker goes on to win the first two sets then finish day one of the Baker invitational with a fifth set win.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Senior Olivia Brees awaits the serve from senior Jenna Sackman. The 'Cats beat Culver-Stockton in 3 sets.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The Baker volleyball team's season came to an end on Oct. 31 with a loss against Central Methodist University. The Wildcats fell in three sets against the Eagles, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21. The team posted a 13-19 record this season, going 6-13 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. The Wildcats...

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Sophomore Shannon Bond and senior Crystal Simon jump to block a spike during the match against Missouri Valley on Sept. 17 in Collins Gym. Baker won in three straight sets, handing Missouri Valley its first loss of the season.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017

The Baker volleyball team defeated Evangel in three sets Friday night while celebrating senior night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats kept it close in all three sets, defeating the Crusaders 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. Senior Abby Goulding led Baker’s offense with nine kills followed by seniors...

Volleyball falls to Central Methodist

Freshmen Megan Milroy and Morgan Thomas, senior Michelle Tennant, and junior Gabby Miller laugh and cheer together from the sidelines. The game took place in the Collins Center on Sept. 26.

September 27, 2017

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.

Volleyball team looks for strong conference tourney run

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

October 31, 2016

After starting the season 3-14, the Baker University volleyball team has a chance to finish the regular season with a winning record in conference play. Even as expectations have tempered from before the season started, the Wildcats still hope to make a deep run in the Heart of America Athletic Conference...

Volleyball team goes 1-1 over the weekend

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

October 11, 2016

The Baker University volleyball team is running on a two-match win streak in conference play after starting 0-3 in the Heart of America Athletic conference season. On Friday, the Wildcats came back from losing the first two sets to defeat the Graceland University Yellowjackets in five. The Wildcats...

Volleyball team earns first Heart win

Sophomore Olivia Brees celebrates a point for Baker. The Wildcats won the match in four sets. Image by Elizabeth Hanson.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

October 5, 2016

The Baker volleyball team earned its first Heart of America Athletic Conference win on Dig Pink Night. The Wildcats defeated Benedictine in four sets (25-17, 21-25, 25-20, 26-24). The win put Baker at 4-14 overall, 1-3 in the Heart. After a slow start, Baker won the first set by eight points, the...