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Justin Toumberlin

Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

Justin Toumberlin is a senior from Eudora majoring in mass media and minoring in psychology. He decided to pursue his love for media after taking video production classes in high school. Justin is on staff as the Photo Editor.

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Viollca swings a hula hoop around her hips with each piece on fire. Viollca concluded the routine with the hula hoop spinning around her neck.

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March 13, 2020
American Dining Creations teamed up with the University to host Tricks of the Light fire performances. The group highlights Cyricx and Viollca as their main performers.

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March 13, 2020
Cyricx spins the 'dragon-staff' around his upper back without using his hands. Cyricx has been learning his routine with the newly implemented equipment. Cyricx also performed with fire nunchucks.

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March 13, 2020
Viollca entices the audience with flaming instruments and a wide smile during the event held outside of Long Student Center.

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March 13, 2020
To begin the show, Viollca methodically uses large colored marbles in a dance performance while Cyricx blows fire from his mouth.

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March 13, 2020
Cyricx casts a breath of flames during the Fire and Ice night held by Baker and American Dining Services. Cyricx performed different fiery routines for an enthusiastic crowd outside the Long Student Center.

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March 13, 2020
Junior Carson Fitzgerald serves in a doubles match with sophomore Alejandro Hernandez against Ottawa University. Fitzgerald and Hernandez drop the series to Claudio Quinones and Eric Czapinski of Ottawa.

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March 3, 2020
The cheer team finishes it's 2019-20 season with an eighth place finish in the Midwest Regional Qualifier.

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March 2, 2020
(left) Junior Dara Underwood and (right) Senior Bailey Stiffler come together for a pose during the routine. The Wildcats finish the season with an average of 55.85 out of it's two scores in the qualifier.

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March 2, 2020
Sophomore Zayvion Ray is assisted by Senior Katie Branch to raise flyer and Junior Dara Underwood. Of the Wildcats cheer team, Underwood and Senior Bailey Stiffler are the designated flyers.

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March 2, 2020
Junior Dara Underwood held by multiple cheer members during the Midwest Regional Qualifier in Collins Center.

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March 2, 2020
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March 2, 2020
Sophomore Jalen Patterson touches the Vikings player for a defensive presence. Patterson scored 21 points along with Elam and contributed to defense with two steals.

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February 24, 2020
During halftime of both men's and women's basketball students played teachers and staff. Students came out victorious over the baker faculty.

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February 24, 2020
The dance team performs during halftime of the men's basketball game. Baker Dance won the Heart of America Conference Championship Feb. 15 with a score of 84.31.

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February 24, 2020
Sophomore Jalen Patterson one on one with a Vikings defender. Patterson joins Xavier Elam with 21 points in the victory over Missouri Valley College in Collins Gymnasium.

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February 24, 2020
Freshman Xavier Elam looks for a pass under the basket with a Vikings defender in his face. Elam converts fifty percent of field goals and three pointers for a total of 21 points.

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February 24, 2020
Senior Bret Elifritz is challenged by a Vikings player as he lays the ball into the basket. Elifritz converts one of five field goals attempts with a total of three points against the Vikings.

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February 24, 2020
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February 24, 2020
Junior Abby Bird fights through two Missouri Valley players to convert for two points and get to the foul line. Bird was 100 percent from the free throw line with five out of five.

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February 24, 2020
Sophomore Madison Becker pressures the Vikings point guard. Becker helps Baker win with five points and three rebounds.

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February 24, 2020
Freshman Brooke Habeck drives into the paint and is stood up by a Vikings player. Habeck led the team in scoring with 19 points in the victory.

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February 24, 2020
Sophomore Ashley Griffin catches the ball in the point and turns for a lay up. Griffin earned few minutes against the win over Missouri Valley College.

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February 24, 2020
Junior Elizabeth Stark backs up towards the basket to secure a lay up. Stark finished with two points and a 25 percent field goal percentage.

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February 24, 2020
Sophomore Josephine Moore tosses the ball in the air to serve to her CCCC opponent. The Wildcats move to 3-1 with its' first loss coming from Cowley County.

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February 4, 2020
Senior Adam Ruckman returns a serve from a Cowley County Community College. Men's and Women's tennis played Feb. 1 at Genesis Health Club in Lawrence.

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February 4, 2020
First year head coach Michael Trujillo watches junior Carson Fitz during his singles match.

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February 4, 2020
Sophomore Alejandro Hernandez serves during his singles match versus Cowley County Community College. Hernandez fell to his opponent

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February 4, 2020
Junior Kayelee Smith serves against her opponent from Cowley County CC Feb. 1 in Lawrence. Women's tennis suffers first loss of the year 0-7 to CCCC.

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February 4, 2020
Student Activities Council kicked off the week of classes with Mentalist Craig Karges. The performance was held Jan 27. in Rice Auditorium.

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February 4, 2020
Senior Emmanuel Browne began the action off in the 125 pound weight class. Brown put Baker on the score board first with six points against Benedictine College in Collins Gymnasium.

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February 4, 2020
Freshman Zac Brehm confirms the numbers that mentalist Craig Karges is reading off while blindfolded. Karges used student participants for each routine.

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February 4, 2020
Senior Megan Porche assist Craig Karges in levitating the table for the second to last routine. Karges finishes the night with one risking routine regarding his check from Baker.

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February 4, 2020
Student Activities Council presents hot chocolate for students on Nation Hot Chocolate day. SAC provided an event each day for returning students to participate in.

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February 4, 2020
(Left) Freshman Kristina Harris assists Craig Karges as he attempts to find where the metal spike is by having it be the last one left. Karges succeeds and uses the balloon on the metal spike to confirm its authenticity.

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February 4, 2020
Mentalist Craig Karges first routine involved the most used words in the english language and one participant from the audience. The word that the participant had her hand on from a random newspaper was written on the board prior to her coming on stage.

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February 4, 2020
Senior Jacob Smith successfully wins the 184 pound weight class against Benedictine by tech-fall. Baker shuts out Benedictine 50-0 in home dual.

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February 4, 2020
Head coach Cody Garcia cheers on 157 pound wrestler Colby Johnson against Benedictine. Johnson finishes his match 9-6 to extend Bakers lead.

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February 4, 2020
During stoppage members of Baker Alum and present athletes were recognized for their NAIA All-American achievements. There were 24 recognitions among these individuals.

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February 2, 2020
Student Activities Council promotes student involvement at sporting events and give students ability to win prizes. Students can watch the dual from the large inflatable chair for each match up.

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February 2, 2020
Freshman Isaiah Luellen attempts to take down his Benedictine Raven opponent. Luellen added four points to Baker's total after major decision 18-6.

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February 2, 2020
Attached to Kwik Shop, Burger King opened Nov. 13 and offers hours from 7 a.m.-11 p.m. everyday and a drive-thru option with the same hours of operation.

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February 2, 2020
Junior Lawyer Morgan wrestles unattached for the Dan Harris Open on Nov. 10 in Collins Gymnasium. Morgan took first place for the 149-pound class.

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November 10, 2019
Junior Dominick Arellano controls a Bethany College wrestler in the Dan Harris Open in Collins Gymnasium. Arellano shared the first place finish for the 125-pound weight class with fellow Wildcat Emmanuel Browne.

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November 10, 2019
Senior Emmanuel Browne pinning his opponent of Neosho County Community College. Browne wrestles in the 125-pound class earning a 1st place along with Dominick Arellano.

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November 10, 2019
Senior David Dow faces off against Benedictine University in his first match of the Dan Harris Open. Dow defeated the Benedictine wrestler by pin to advance.

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November 10, 2019
Assistant coach Adam Venegas talks to Sophomore Levi Green during a stoppage of action. The no. 8 Wildcats have seven 1st place wrestlers in the 11th annual Dan Harris Open.

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November 10, 2019
Freshman Leah Vanweelden dribbles in front of the Friends University bench in the first home match of the season. Vanweelden scores a career high of 15 points against the Falcons.

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November 10, 2019
Sophomore Chassidy Weathers converts 5-6 free throw attempts against the Falcons. The Wildcats continue its win streak and move to 3-0.

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November 10, 2019
Freshman Turner Mattingly drives to the basket against a Falcons defender. Mattingly contributes to the 76-69 win with four points and five rebounds.

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November 10, 2019
The Wildcat bench celebrates a converted three-pointer by Junior Abby Bird. Head coach Justin Rees enters his 2nd season with a 17-14 first season record.

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November 22, 2019
Junior Abby Bird drives to the basket to convert a layup. In three matches Bird accumulated 57 points, including 22 against Friend University in a 76-69 win.

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November 22, 2019
Junior MIchael Brooks shuffling to defend the Ottawa guard. On the defensive end, Brooks recorded two rebounds, one steal and one block. Brooks also scored 12 points on the offensive side of the ball.

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November 1, 2019
Senior Brett Elifritz drives to the basket for a layup and is fouled by an Ottawa player to go to the line. At the line Elifritz shot 1-2 with a total of 12 points.

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November 1, 2019
Freshman Aaron Nancarrow receives first minutes in his Baker career. Nancarrow scores seven points including 100 percent on free throws and 3-point range.

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November 1, 2019
Zeta Tau Alpha hosts knock out in Collins Gymnasium for their philanthropy. The participants support breast cancer awareness and are able to win prizes.

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November 1, 2019
Zeta Tau Alpha holds events throughout the week for breast cancer awareness and support. On Oct. 22 in Mabee gymnasium ZTA hosts yoga instructed by Lora Rimmer.

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November 1, 2019
Junior Victoria Aceves-Powers challenged a Bruins midfielder. The deflected ball lands at the feet of Jenna Latimer for a chance at a cross and shot on net.

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October 26, 2019
Junior Georgia Vernardakis drives in a set piece from a Bellevue Bruins foul. Baker stacks the goalkeeper box for set pieces treating them as corner kicks.

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October 26, 2019
Freshman Haleigh Harris finds space in the middle of the field to create an offensive push. Harris made the Bruins goalkeeper make two saves on two shot attempts.

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October 26, 2019
Freshman Lizzie Rollenhagen looking for a midfield upfield to make a run into space. Center forward and freshman Anna Chieu strikes the ball past the Bruins goalkeeper in double overtime to earn the 1-0 victory.

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October 26, 2019
Senior Makaila Garcia awaits the Ravens serve during the second set. Garcia records 7 kills against the Ravens in a 0-3 series loss.

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October 24, 2019
Head coach Matt Windle uses the time from a Ravens time out to organize movement on the court. The Wildcats sported pink jerseys for dig pink.

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October 24, 2019
(Left) Junior libero Nicole Johnson along with junior Sophie Heldenbrand positioned for the Benedictine serve. Heldenbrand adds two total attempts of kills, errors, and zero attacks raising her to 480 on the season.

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October 24, 2019
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