The Baker Orange

Ehm scores 1,000th point; women win two

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

February 15, 2015

The women’s basketball team won games against both Benedictine College, 63-57, and Culver-Stockton College, 61-47, to move into a tie for third place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Wildcats now sit at 16-8 overall and 9-5 in conference play with four more games before the tournament. Coming...

Women’s basketball downs Graceland

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

February 8, 2015

The women’s basketball team continues to keep itself in the Heart of America Athletic Conference race with an 80-64 win over the Graceland Yellow Jackets on Saturday in Collins Center. The win bumps the Wildcats up to 14-8 overall and 7-5 in the conference as they swept the Yellow Jackets on the season. The...

Women improve to 6-5 in HAAC

Women improve to 6-5 in HAAC

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2015

After a 70-63 loss to the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on Thursday in the Collins Center the women’s basketball team overcame a 1-17 game from three-point range to defeat the Central Methodist Eagles 63-54 on Saturday in Fayette, Missouri. The Wildcats improved to 13-8, 6-5 after dropping two games...

Women drop to fifth in HAAC

Women drop to fifth in HAAC

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 26, 2015

The Baker women’s basketball team had a three-game winning streak snapped in a 69-66 loss to the Missouri Valley Vikings on Saturday in Marshall, Missouri. Baker finished with 18 turnovers and a season low 7-20 from the free throw line. This loss, which followed a strong effort on Thursday when...

Women’ basketball takes consecutive 20-point wins

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 19, 2015

The women’s basketball team is back on track after two conference wins of at least 20 points this past week. The Wildcats defeated the Avila University Eagles 66-45 on Jan. 15 at the Collins Center and then rolled the Evangel University Crusaders 78-56 two days later in Springfield, Missouri. The...

Women’s basketball loses two in a row

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 11, 2015

For the first time since February 2013, the No. 21 women's basketball team lost two consecutive conference games. Baker dropped to 9-6 on the season and 2-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Thursday The Wildcats lost Thursday night in Collins Center to the Benedictine Ravens 77-73. ...

No. 10 women begin conference play

No. 10 women begin conference play

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

December 9, 2014

After losing its first regular season conference game to MidAmerica Nazarene University on Thursday night, the No. 10 women’s basketball team bounced back and defeated the No. 25 Central Methodist University Eagles 55-43 on Saturday at the Collins Center. The Wildcats improved to 7-4 overall and 1-1...

Women’s basketball rolls through Grace

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer

December 3, 2014

The women’s basketball team stayed on top of its game to score a new season high against the Grace University Royals in its 87-38 win Nov. 25 in Omaha, Nebraska. After a sweep at the HAAC/KCAC Challenge in Leavenworth on Nov. 14-15, the Wildcats lost at home to Haskell Indian Nations University,...

Women’s basketball sweeps HAAC/KCAC Challenge

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

The 10th-ranked women’s basketball team swept two games in the HAAC/KCAC Challenge in Leavenworth. The Wildcats beat Ottawa 79-57 on Friday and then overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Saint Mary 67-63 on Saturday. Two-time reigning Heart of America Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Ben Lister...

Women’s basketball wins home opener

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

November 3, 2014

The Baker University women’s basketball team defeated the Midland Warriors 62-60 in the Wildcats' season opener Saturday in the Collins Center. “You’ve got to feel positive about walking away 1-0,” two-time HAAC Coach of the Year Ben Lister said. “But we’ve still got some work to do.” Although...

2014-15 Women’s Basketball Preview

2014-15 Women’s Basketball Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Coming off a 17-1 conference championship last season, the 2014-15 women’s basketball team is looking to repeat its success and make another deep playoff run after finishing with a 27-7 record, including a 17-game win streak. Reigning Heart of America Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Ben Lister...

Wildcats fall 78-72 in Sweet 16

Wildcats fall 78-72 in Sweet 16

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

March 21, 2014

The Baker University women’s basketball team ended its record-setting season with a 78-72 loss to Bethel University in the Sweet 16 of the NAIA national tournament Friday morning in Frankfort, Ky. Eleven missed free throws and 22 turnovers hindered the Baker Wildcats, preventing the program from...