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Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women's soccer season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The Baker women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Saturday after falling to Benedictine 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Benedictine was the first to score in the Heart rival matchup. Benedictine senior midfielder Rosie McShane earned a penalty...

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Senior Olivia Brees awaits the serve from senior Jenna Sackman. The 'Cats beat Culver-Stockton in 3 sets.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The Baker volleyball team's season came to an end on Oct. 31 with a loss against Central Methodist University. The Wildcats fell in three sets against the Eagles, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21. The team posted a 13-19 record this season, going 6-13 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. The Wildcats...

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The No. 2 seeded Baker men’s soccer advanced to the semifinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a heated 2-1 victory over No. 7 seeded Culver-Stockton Friday night. In Baker’s last meeting with Culver-Stockton this season, the ‘Cats walked away with a 5-2 victory. Possession...

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Sophomore Shannon Bond and senior Crystal Simon jump to block a spike during the match against Missouri Valley on Sept. 17 in Collins Gym. Baker won in three straight sets, handing Missouri Valley its first loss of the season.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017

The Baker volleyball team defeated Evangel in three sets Friday night while celebrating senior night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats kept it close in all three sets, defeating the Crusaders 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. Senior Abby Goulding led Baker’s offense with nine kills followed by seniors...

Woods breaks record in 49-0 CMU shutout

Freshman, Nick Snider looks to run down field after catching a pass. Snider would score a touchdown later in the drive.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017

The No. 2 ranked Baker Wildcats celebrated senior day with a 49-0 shutout victory against Central Methodist last Saturday at Liston Stadium. While the day was focused on the seniors' accomplishments over their time on the team, eyes were on freshman JD Woods, who had 313 yards on 28 attempts, breaking...

Men’s soccer ties MNU 1-1

Austin Halsey fights against Clarke University's, Michael Lubahn, for possession of the ball.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

The No. 4 ranked Baker men’s soccer team earned its first tie in Heart competition in a 1-1 draw against rival No. 20 ranked MNU Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats held the Pioneers off in the first half, leaving both teams scoreless at the start of the second half. MNU was the first to score in...

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

The Baker Wildcats came up short against Heart of America Athletic Conference rival MNU on Tuesday, following an explosive senior night victory against Avila last Friday. The ‘Cats led the Pioneers in shots with eight in the first half and an additional six in the second. Senior Kady Dieringer...

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team defeated Evangel in a 2-0 shutout victory Wednesday night at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats victory against Crusaders is their first win this month, after a string of ties and losses against Heart opponents. Both teams remained scoreless in the f...

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

Women's collegiate runners take off at the sound of the starting gun for the first race of the day at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Along with the two collegiate races, Haskell welcomed area high school teams as well.

October 10, 2017

The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Lawrence to compete in the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Senior Rosie Hollis placed 15th individually and led the women to a fourth-place finish. Freshman Camille Henderson, sophomore Janeane Hernandez, junior Jenna Black...

Football defeats Peru State, breaks records

Quarterback Logan Brettell scrambles and looks for a receiver down field. Brettell would end the game with a school record of 84 career touchdown passes.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

The Baker football team had another record-setting game this past Saturday, when the team defeated Peru State 65-42. Senior quarterback Logan Brettell broke the school record for all-time passing yards set by Mack Brown on Sept. 30. Senior Clarence Clark was able to connect on a 99-yard touchdown pass fro...

Football improves to 5-0

Baker's defense charges to help make the tackle against Benedictine on Sept. 23. The rivalry match up was voted the NAIA Game of the Week.

September 25, 2017

The No. 2 Wildcats earned their 22nd-consecutive Heart of America Athletic Conference win against No. 14 Benedictine College 44-37 on Sept. 23 at Larry Wilcox Stadium in Atchinson, Kan. The 'Cats all-time record against the Ravens is now 20-14-1.