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Freshman Janie King hits a forehand back to her Missouri Valley opponent in Baker’s last home match of the season. The team fell to MVC 7-2.

Tennis ends season at conference

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May 4, 2018
Senior Riley Kemmer watches closely as he finishes a chip shot during the Baker Spring Invitational at Eagle Bend Golf Course on April 19. Kemmer tied for second place with rounds of 76, 75 and 72, just one stroke above the tournament champion.

Men’s golf finishes sixth in the Heart

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May 4, 2018
Bakers No. 2 doubles team of senior Holly Chestnut and junior Sophie Robertson talk with assistant coach Lexi Hertling between games on Monday. The doubles team picked up a win over Missouri Valley College 8-5

Baker falls to MVC to end regular season

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April 25, 2018
Matt Stuart eyes the catchers gloves in preparation to throw a pitch. Stuart pitched a shut out in the sixth and seventh innings of the third game against Evangel at Sauder Field on March 24.

Central Methodist sweeps Baker

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April 23, 2018
Senior Alexis Korte sends a pitch to an Evangel batter on April 17. The Cats defeated Evangel 2-1 in the first game but fell 6-1 in the second.

Softball splits with Benedictine

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April 23, 2018
Sophomore Hannah Flynn gets a hit against Benedictine on March 9. Flynn has a .343 batting average this season with two home runs and 17 RBIs.

Team chemistry brings success

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April 6, 2018
Junior Annie Raybourn keeps her eye focused on the ball during her backswing. Raybourn tied for ninth at the Graceland Spring Invitational.

Mitchell, Wildcats take first place

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April 6, 2018
Senior Holly Chestnut lunges for a ball in her match at Ottawa University.

‘Cats defeat College of Saint Mary 6-3

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April 6, 2018
Junior pitcher Olivia Brees delivers a pitch. Brees currently has 110 strikeouts this season.

‘Cats sweep Evangel, split with MNU

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March 21, 2018
Will Edwards gets ready to pitch as a runner is held on at first base. Edwards struck out 11 batters in eight innings in the 3-0 win over Culver-Stockton College on March 18. Baker and CSC split the series.

Baseball goes 3-3 during spring break

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March 21, 2018
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

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March 21, 2018
Sophomore Lucas Lovvorn took home the national championship in the 174-pound bracket after going a perfect 5-0 in the 2018 NAIA Wrestling National Tournament.

Lovvorn wins 174-pound national title

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March 21, 2018
The Baker dance team performs their routine at the 2018 NAIA Southeast Regional competition in Collins Center. Baker was in first place after the preliminary round, and took third overall.

Dance earns at-large bid to nationals

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March 3, 2018
Senior Dan Young pats his teammate senior Nate Guscott on the back prior to announcing him for the starting line up. Young and Guscott are both from Australia and have played basketball at Baker together the past four years.

‘Cats end season in Heart tourney

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March 3, 2018
Shortstop Bailey Pattin tracks down the ball in the second inning against University of Saint Mary. Both games were played at Lawrence Free State High School. The Cats fell 8-10 and 5-14 in the season opening doubleheader.

Wildcats look to end losing streak

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March 3, 2018
Senior Olivia Brees pitches to a Missouri Valley batter during the 2017 season. Brees opened her senior season with four wins and 37 strikeouts. Last season Brees was named an Honorable Mention All-American and set the school record with 300 strikeouts in a single season.

Hot streak: Baker opens season 7-1

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March 3, 2018
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.

Baker downs Benedictine on Senior Day

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February 25, 2018
Senior Nate Guscott drives to the basket against an Avila defender inside Collins Center in the teams earlier matchup. Baker defeated Avila 71-60 on Feb. 17.

Men’s basketball picks up third-straight win

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February 19, 2018
Sophomore Lucas Lovvorn works for a pin in his matchup against Ottawa. Lovvorn took first in the 174-pound bracket at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship, earning him a spot at the national tournament.

Five wrestlers qualify for nationals

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February 19, 2018
Tyler Dickman, a junior in the 141 pound weight class, scores a takedown as the Wildcats take on Ottawa for Senior night.

Wrestling defeats Ottawa on senior night

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February 12, 2018
Sophomore Ryker Johnson, the starting pitcher in the second game, winds up for a pitch in the first inning. This was Johnsons first game pitching for the Wildcats.

‘Cats fall in season-opener

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February 12, 2018
Freshman Gracie Chambers leaps across the floor during the dance teams routine on Jan. 28. The teams first place performance was choreographed to Lady Gagas Americano.

Dance takes third at conference

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February 12, 2018
Bakers Colby Johnson takes on Benedictines Austin Roper in the 149-pound match up. Baker defeated Benedictine with a score of 34-19.

Wrestling defeats Ottawa on senior night

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February 7, 2018
Freshman Gracie Chambers leaps across the floor during the dance teams routine on Jan. 28. The teams first place performance was choreographed to Lady Gagas Americano.

Dance takes third at conference

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February 7, 2018
The Baker Wildcats won the homecoming football game 66-14 against Graceland University Sept. 16. The Cats are now 4-0 on the season.

Baker football falls to Missouri Valley

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November 12, 2017
One Baker, One Goal: A day of giving

One Baker, One Goal: A day of giving

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September 8, 2017
Freshman Danny Griese passes the baton to senior Avery Parker to gain fourth place overall in the mens 1,600-meter relay with a time of 3:30.28. Photo by Marilee Neutel.

Men’s track team takes first at Baker Relays

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April 3, 2017
The womens basketball team celebrates winning the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament for the first time in program history. The team added this achievement to the list for another history-making season. Photo by Chad Phillips.

Women’s basketball ends 2016-17 season

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March 22, 2017

Women’s basketball advances to Round of 16

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March 16, 2017

Dance team takes third at nationals

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March 16, 2017

Women’s basketball wins 10th-straight Heart game

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February 16, 2017

Men’s basketball falls after late MNU run

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February 16, 2017
Junior Bennett White pitches for the Wildcats against William Woods on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Cats split their home-opening series with William Woods. Image by Justin Toumberlin.

Baseball splits home series with William Woods

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February 15, 2017

Women’s basketball wins five straight

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December 7, 2016

Women’s soccer falls in conference semifinals

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November 9, 2016
Cross country heads to conference

Cross country heads to conference

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November 2, 2016
Wildcat wrestlers practice for their first event of the season, the Dan Harris Open, on Nov. 6 in the Collins Center. Image by Jenna Black.

2016-17 wrestling preview

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November 2, 2016
Sophomore Olivia Brees celebrates a point for Baker. The Wildcats won the match in four sets. Image by Elizabeth Hanson.

Volleyball team earns first Heart win

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October 5, 2016
Olivia Brees sends the ball back over the net against MNU on Sept. 27. Brees had five kills in the match. Image by Shelby Stephens.

No. 8 MNU downs Baker on Rivalry Night

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September 28, 2016

Women’s soccer team earns first Heart win

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September 20, 2016
The Baker mens team takes off for the start of the Maple Leaf Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Baldwin City Golf Course.

Wildcats take first, second at Maple Leaf Invite

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September 6, 2016
Freshman Ziara McDowell speeds up near the end of the womens 4K Saturday morning at the Baldwin City Golf Course.

2016 cross country preview

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August 29, 2016
Track teams take first at home meet

Track teams take first at home meet

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April 3, 2016
Student section sometimes needs more enthusiasm

Student section sometimes needs more enthusiasm

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March 17, 2016
Track coach finds career at his alma mater

Track coach finds career at his alma mater

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March 7, 2016
Two Baker wrestlers win national titles

Two Baker wrestlers win national titles

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March 6, 2016

Women’s basketball preparing for Heart tourney

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February 28, 2016
Softball earns sweep in home opener

Softball earns sweep in home opener

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February 17, 2016
2016 softball team ready to take the field

2016 softball team ready to take the field

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February 11, 2016

‘Cats pick up Heart win over Missouri Valley

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January 31, 2016

Concussion rules sometimes go too far

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December 12, 2015
Mens soccer season ends in national tournament

Men’s soccer season ends in national tournament

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December 2, 2015
Mens soccer advances to second round

Men’s soccer advances to second round

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November 22, 2015
Rewards for flopping can be worth the ridicule

Rewards for flopping can be worth the ridicule

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November 18, 2015
Mens basketball looks to overcome losses

Men’s basketball looks to overcome losses

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November 17, 2015
Womens basketball gets a pair of home wins

Women’s basketball gets a pair of home wins

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November 9, 2015
Cats capture Heart title in mens soccer

‘Cats capture Heart title in men’s soccer

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November 2, 2015
Volleyball loses two in doubleheader

Volleyball loses two in doubleheader

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October 26, 2015
Womens soccer starts another streak

Women’s soccer starts another streak

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October 20, 2015
Mens soccer stays perfect in conference play

Men’s soccer stays perfect in conference play

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October 20, 2015

No. 5 men’s soccer wins OT thriller

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October 1, 2015

Volleyball team improves to 11-9

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September 30, 2015

Women’s soccer wins fourth in a row

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September 21, 2015
Volleyball swept in Baker Invitational

Volleyball swept in Baker Invitational

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September 13, 2015
Womens soccer moves to 3-1

Women’s soccer moves to 3-1

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September 7, 2015
Mens soccer opens season with three victories

Men’s soccer opens season with three victories

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August 30, 2015
2015 mens soccer preview

2015 men’s soccer preview

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August 27, 2015
2015 womens cross country preview

2015 women’s cross country preview

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August 27, 2015
2015 volleyball preview

2015 volleyball preview

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August 27, 2015

Women’s World Cup provokes activists

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August 6, 2015

2015 spring commencement set to commence

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May 14, 2015
Sobek wins Milan-Harris award

Sobek wins Milan-Harris award

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April 30, 2015

Water Wars prepares to douse campus

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April 20, 2015
College Kitchen: Monkey Bread

College Kitchen: Monkey Bread

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April 14, 2015

The Big Event expands service opportunities

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April 13, 2015

Scholars Symposium changes structure

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April 1, 2015
Seniors raising funds for class gate

Seniors raising funds for class gate

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March 11, 2015
The Sunflower announced as Common Book

‘The Sunflower’ announced as Common Book

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March 9, 2015
Phonathon benefits students, university

Phonathon benefits students, university

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February 24, 2015

Dance places second, third in competition

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February 17, 2015

Dating Doctor plans visit to BU

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February 8, 2015
Procrastination rolls in with the cold

Procrastination rolls in with the cold

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November 30, 2014
Travel interterms often worth the expense

Travel interterms often worth the expense

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October 29, 2014

Campus minister raises student involvement

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October 21, 2014
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