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Spectator policies impact players on senior day

Senior athletes were unable to be accompanied by family or friends as part of
November 17, 2020

Senior student-athletes could have never expected their last seasons would be framed around navigating a pandemic. Missing out on team bonding experiences and having games canceled and postponed were only...

Baker Cross Country competes in conference championship

Seniors Grant Roesner, Drew Cook and Liam Barnsby pose at the end of the meet. Cook received honorable mention and Barnsby earned the title of All Conference.
November 9, 2020

Baker Cross Country teams had a fantastic weekend with a strong showing in the Heart of America Conference Championships. Both the men and women wanted to defend the “home course” in Baldwin City on...

Womens soccer continues fight for top spot in conference

The women's soccer team looks to finish the regular season strong and receive a top seed for the conference tournament.
November 7, 2020

The Baker women’s soccer team dropped a tough match against the Evangel Crusaders  2-3 in double overtime in Springfield, Mo. This was the second double-overtime match of the season for the women’s...

Men’s Soccer takes on Central Methodist University

Sophomore Finn Krueger waiting to substitute in for a teammate.
November 3, 2020

The men’s soccer team met their match on Saturday night against the #1 ranked team in the NAIA in the Central Methodist University Eagles. The Wildcats came in winners of two straight matches, but the...

Wildcats defeat CMU to remain undefeated

The Wildcats defeated CMU to remain undefeated.
November 2, 2020

The Baker Wildcat football team hosted the Central Methodist University Eagles at Liston Stadium as the Wildcats celebrated and honored their seniors on senior day. The Wildcats defeated the Eagles...

Students reflect on Last Lecture message given by Tim Byers

Tim Byers speaking at his last lecture,
October 18, 2020

With the title “Sometimes You Have to Leave to Be Home,” Cross Country Head Coach Tim Byers gave his speech as part of The Last Lecture Series at Baker on Oct. 5. The lecture was held in Rice Auditorium...

Baker Tennis kicks off season at home

Women's tennis celebrates after their doubles win against Missouri Valley
October 7, 2020

The Baker Tennis team was in action this last weekend at home against William Jewell and Missouri Valley in their first true head-to-head matches of the year. The Wildcats enjoyed some early season success...

Wildcats dominate Clarke University

Marco Aguinaga led the Wildcats to a commanding win over the Clarke University Pride for their second straight win.
October 3, 2020

The Baker University football team traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to take on the Clarke University Pride and came away with the win, 57-3. The Wildcats were the first to put points on the board with a touchdown...

Limited spectators permitted to attend home sporting events

Updated guidelines for October allow Baker Students, staff and faculty to attend home sporting events.
October 2, 2020

Baker University has announced that home sporting events at Collins Center and Liston Stadium will now be open to Baker students, faculty and staff. There will be no outside guests permitted to attend. There...

Men’s and women’s soccer battle Ravens and Vikings

The Baker Wildcats mens soccer team looks to get above .500 going into the next competitions.
September 29, 2020

The men’s and women’s soccer teams continued their seasons this last week with two more games each. On Wednesday, both teams visited the Benedictine College Ravens. Saturday the Wildcats home opener...

Baker University Football wins season opener

Offensive lineman Evan Bishop runs with the Baker football team in their iconic entrance through an inflated helmet.
September 27, 2020

The Baker University Wildcats football team opened their season against the Peru State College Bobcats at Liston Stadium after their first two games had been postponed due to COVID-19 safety precautions. The...

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