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Senior Quarterback Marco Aguinaga hands off the ball to Senior Running Back JD Woods.

Wildcat Football defeats Olivet Nazarene in round one of championship series

Story by Cierra Bryant, Writer April 19, 2021

On Apr. 17, the Baker Wildcats were able to punch their ticket to the second round of the NAIA Football Championship Series by beating Olivet Nazarene 59-54. The game started off with  five turnovers...

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Men’s Basketball team involved in crash traveling to away game

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer February 23, 2021

While traveling to Lamoni, Iowa for an away game on Feb. 6, the Baker University Men’s Basketball team was involved in a bus crash. The players and coaches loaded the charter bus on that snowy morning...

Senior athletes were unable to be accompanied by family or friends as part of

Spectator policies impact players on senior day

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer 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...

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.

Baker Cross Country competes in conference championship

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer 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...

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

Womens soccer continues fight for top spot in conference

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer 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...

Sophomore Finn Krueger waiting to substitute in for a teammate.

Men’s Soccer takes on Central Methodist University

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer 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...

The Wildcats defeated CMU to remain undefeated.

Wildcats defeat CMU to remain undefeated

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor 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...

Tim Byers speaking at his last lecture,

Students reflect on Last Lecture message given by Tim Byers

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer 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...

Women's tennis celebrates after their doubles win against Missouri Valley

Baker Tennis kicks off season at home

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer 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...

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

Wildcats dominate Clarke University

Story by Makenzie Musgrove , Sports Editor 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...

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

Limited spectators permitted to attend home sporting events

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor 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...

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