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Sophomore Leslie Karolina Alvarado steals the ball for a fast break down the court to convert a two point lay up. Alvarado supported in the win against Missouri Valley College with eight points.

Baker Basketball sweeps Missouri Valley College

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor February 24, 2020

Senior Brandon Clifford lead the Wildcats in their win against Mount Mercy 85-80. Clifford had 21 points on the day as Bakers top scorer.

Baker Sweeps Missouri Valley in a two game thriller

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer February 23, 2020

The Baker Wildcats basketball teams hosted the Missouri Valley Vikings at home in the Collins Center on Feb. 19. With both men and women coming off wins against Mount Mercy, both games provided an intriguing...

Freshman Macey Frost takes the ball down court during Saturdays game against Mount Mercy. The Wildcats won 59-55.

Women’s Basketball sweep Mount Mercy

Story by Sydney Jo Boaz, Photographer February 19, 2020

Freshman Leah Vanweelden dribbles down count as the Wildcats take on Clarke.

Women’s Basketball tops Mount Mercy

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor February 15, 2020

The Wildcats defeated the Mount Mercy Mustangs in the Collins Center on Sat. Feb. 15. to stay in the running for a spot in the Heart of America Conference tournament. The Wildcats continue to battle...

Freshman Kobe Buffalomeat takes the ball underneath for two.

Women’s and Men’s Basketball lose against Clarke University

Story by Robin Madere, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

The Baker Wildcats basketball teams hosted the Clarke University Pride at home in the Collins Center on Feb. 8. The women began their game at noon, and the men followed with their own tip off at 2...

Freshman Turner Mattingly prepares to bring the ball to the hoop. The mens and womens games where sponsored by Student Activities Counsel as a part of spring Wildcat Welcome Week.

Baker basketball teams fall to Evangel

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer February 1, 2020

In their sixteenth conference game of the season, the Baker University Wildcat basketball teams competed at home against the Evangel University Crusaders on Thurs. Jan. 30. Both games were battles,...

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor November 22, 2019

The Baker University Wildcat basketball teams traveled to Atchison, Kan. to take on the Benedictine College Ravens on Wed. Nov. 20. Both the men’s and women’s teams put up a good fight, but the Ravens...

Womens basketball opens up season at KCAC Classic

Womens basketball opens up season at KCAC Classic

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor November 5, 2019

The Baker University Wildcats women’s basketball teams opened up their season on the road in the KCAC Classic hosted at University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan. The Wildcats played two games in...

Senior Caitlin Modesett drives the ball against University of Saint Mary in the 2017 season opening game. Modesett is one of three key senior leaders on the team.

Women’s basketball continues strong tradition with new coach

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor December 10, 2018

The women’s basketball team is off to a 10-1 start under the new direction of first-year Head Coach Justin Rees. The ‘Cats are ranked No. 23 in the first NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’...

Senior Sydnie Hanson and Junior Caitlin Modesett double-team a Grand View player. Hanson and Modesett were both named 2017-18 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Wildcats denied at-large berth to nationals

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor March 21, 2018

The Baker University women’s basketball team ended its 2017-18 season in the quarterfinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. The No. 6 seeded Wildcats fell to No. 3 seeded MidAmerica...

Stepping back for a pull-up jumper, senior Nate Guscott gathers himself in preparation for his shot. Guscotts mother made the trip to Baldwin City from Melbourne, Australia, to watch her son play in his senior day game.

Seniors celebrate last home game with victories

February 26, 2018

Both the men's and women's basketball teams took on Benedictine College inside the Collins Center on Feb. 24 for senior day. The women started the day off with a 79-64 win and the men followed with a close...

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