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Nicole Medical and Austin Coash discuss the importance of women in sports while highlighting women athletes at Baker.

Women in sports: women athletes at Baker

Story by Nicole Merical and Austin Coash May 4, 2022

In this podcast, Nicole Merical and Austin Coash discuss women in sports, specifically regarding Women's History Month which was this past March. The Baker Orange ·...

Head women’s basketball coach relieved of duties

Head women’s basketball coach relieved of duties

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor April 14, 2022

Justin Rees, the Baker University women’s basketball head coach, has been “relieved of his duties” at Baker as of April 4, according to Athletic Director Nate Houser. Houser said he takes the...

Associate Director of Athletics Susan Decker is appointed Baker Universitys Senior Womens Administrator by Nate Houser.

Susan Decker named Baker’s first Senior Woman Administrator

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article was updated for clarity on March 16, at 8:00 p.m. On Feb. 8, Susan Decker was named senior woman administrator of Baker University Athletics. The...

Head wrestling coach Cody Garcia is being inducted to the Jim Koch Division II Hall of Fame for his time as a student-athlete

Head Wrestling Coach Cody Garcia to be inducted into Jim Koch Division II Hall of Fame

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor March 10, 2022

On Feb. 1, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced the Jim Koch Division II Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Baker University Head Wrestling Coach Cody Garcia is amongst ten inductees from...

Ryan Pitts, head coach of track and field, receives the Joe Bidens Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Each recipient received a certificate signed by President Joe Biden.

Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts earns Presidential Lifetime Achievement award for volunteer service

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor February 25, 2022

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article was updated for clarity on Feb 26. at 10:43 a.m. Last November, Baker University Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts received the 2021 Joe Biden...

Junior Tajanique Bell (left), Sophomore Micah Walker (middle) and Freshman Jenica Jackman (right) are three of the many minority student athletes sharing their perspectives on the world of sports at Baker University.

What it is like: The lives and perspectives of Black athletes at Baker University

Story by Colbie Fairley, Staff Writer and Photographer February 21, 2022

According to the 2020-2021 Baker University Factbook, the Black students made up 9.6 percent of the student population in the 2020 fall semester. Being such a small percentage, Black students on campus...

Applied Heath Sciences partners with the nonprofit organization Be The Match to host a donation drive in honor of a local child who is in need of bone marrow. Baker is the first college in Kan. to participate, and a drive will be held on Feb. 15 in the Harter Union from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m for anyone interested in registering.

Finding the match: Student organizations and athletics partner with Be The Match

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer February 14, 2022

During the month of February, the Exercise Science Student Alliance and Public Health Student Association typically team up to sponsor a heart health campaign to help educate the Baker students. However,...

The Word With Max Dutton – Dec. 10, 2021

December 11, 2021

On this week’s episode, we check out how Baldwin City celebrates Christmas, get a behind-the-scenes look at the baker wrestling team and interview students about how they spend their winter break.

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor November 19, 2021

Baker University Head Volleyball Coach Matt Windle has been placed on administrative leave as of Nov. 1, according to Athletic Director and Senior Advisor to the President Nate Houser. Houser declined...

Freshman Tristan Stafford wrestles first at 125 and gets the first Baker win of the night.

Wildcat Wrestling takes down Graceland

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer November 13, 2021

Baker University men's wrestling had a big night with a 43-0 shutout against Graceland on Nov. 12. Starting with 125 pounds, Freshman Tristan Stafford won in a majority decision of 11-3. Following...

Sophomore Braden Wiggs tries to find the basket against two Falcons players.

Men’s Basketball wins first game against Kansas Christian

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer November 3, 2021

Baker men's basketball started the season off with a win against Kansas Christian College with a final score of 87-80. The game lead alternated between teams, giving each team the lead on multiple...

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