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Baker Football beats MNU

Junior Marco Aguinaga under center to receive the snap from center and junior Tyrus Bergeron. Aguinaga completes 15 of 21 attempts for 186 yards against MNU.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

The no. 24 Baker University Wildcats opened up play in the Heart of America South Division by facing no.23 ranked MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats controlled every facet of the game to come away with a 49-20 victory over the conference foe. The Wildcats did not waste any...

Men’s Soccer vs. Benedictine College

The Wildcats prepare for the second half with a  lead of 6-0. A total of 11 different players scored with Senior Jordan Lake the only player to score two goals.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

The no. 16 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team needed a strong performance against Benedictine College after two losses and a tie in conference play the past two weeks. The Wildcats did just that as they defeated the Ravens 6-1. Steeve Pounga got the scoring going quick scoring for the Wildcats...

Cross Country claims first and second place at Gary Stoner Invite

Cross Country claims first and second place at Gary Stoner Invite

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

The Baker University cross country teams traveled to Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri to compete in the Gary Stoner Invite. The Wildcat’s men’s team continued their successful season as the team took first place in the invitational. The Wildcats were led by Senior Greg Flores...

Volleyball splits over weekend

Juniors Taylor Bell (left) and Jillian Hardeman attempt to block a hit by a Central Methodist player. Hardeman deflects the ball enough for the point to count for Central Methodist.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

The Baker University volleyball team had a busy weekend as the Wildcats traveled to Lamoni, Iowa to take on the Graceland University Yellowjackets on Friday. On Saturday the Wildcats traveled to Peru State to take on the Bobcats. The Wildcats came away with a victory against Graceland after a thrilling...

Men’s Soccer v. William Penn University

Sophomore Mohamet Cisse throws the ball in as head coach Nate Houser organizes the team. Baker drops its first conference game to William Penn University on Sept. 29 in Liston Stadium.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The no. 9 ranked Wildcats received their first conference loss of the season to the William Penn University Statesmen after the contest was postponed from Saturday to Sunday due to weather. In the first half, both teams scored a goal to make the score 1-1 going into halftime. Jordan Alonge scored...

Women’s Soccer v. William Penn University

Junior and Captain Kara Knapp (left) runs to celebrate with Junior Victoria Aceves Powers (middle) and Junior Monique Diaz (right). Aceves Powers opens the scoring for Baker in the first half against William Penn University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The Wildcats Women’s Soccer team put together an impressive win against William Penn University to even their conference record at 2-2. The Wildcats defeated the Statesmen 4-1 on Sunday after the game was postponed from Saturday due to weather. Jenna Latimer led all scorers with two goals. Victoria...

Softball hires new head coach

Dana Goss has taken the role of Baker University's head softball coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Goss came from Avila University.

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

October 1, 2019

Over the summer, Baker University softball underwent a change in coaching staff. Following the 2019 season, former head coach Jamie Stanclift took a position at Wingate University in North Carolina, leaving a large opening to be filled. Head softball coach Dana Goss has taken over the team for the 2020...

Volleyball update

Baker celebrates a block by senior Makaila Garcia. The 'Cats record 11 block against William Penn University in a 3-0 sweep.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

The Wildcat’s Volleyball team is approximately halfway through their season and their current overall record stands at 9-14 and 3-4 in Heart of America Conference play. The Wildcats opened conference play against tough opponents in no. 17 ranked Central Methodist University and no. 7 ranked Grandview...

Baker Wildcats vs University of Jamestown

Baker players surround the goal keepers box on a corner kick. The 'Cats were able to slot one goal home in overtime with a total of 20 shots and eight on target against the University of Jamestown.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

The men's team walks through the University of Jamestown with a final score 7-1. Sophomore Jordan Alonge nearly scoring a hat-trick with two goals and receiving Heart of America men's soccer Offensive player of the week. Junior Andrew Dowdy records first ever career goal for Baker in all competitions....

Wildcats fall to Grand View

Sophomore Sam Huckabee gaining yards at the game last Saturday.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The no. 8 ranked Baker University Wildcats football team hosted the no. 12 ranked Grandview University Vikings in the home opener at Liston Stadium this past Saturday on September 7, 2019. The Vikings offense started off hot as they received the ball to open the game and marched down the field to the...

Women’s soccer wins with two last minute goals

Senior Sadie Harper kicks the ball down field for a free kick against the Wildcats game against Mount Mercy University. Baker goes on to win 2-1.

Story by Alex Fortuna, Photo Editor

October 25, 2018

The Women's soccer team were able to secure the win against Mount Mercy University on Oct. 2o at Liston stadium. The Wildcats trailed 1-0 late in the game, but goals by Maria Jose-Echeverry  and Jenna Lattimer in the last ten minutes of regulation was enough to get the Cats' sixth win this season....