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Long awaited documentary “The Last Dance” airs

Long awaited documentary

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

May 8, 2020

Because of the cancellation of all athletic events due to COVID-19, there is a huge void in the world of live sports. Major events that people look forward to attending and watching on television in the spring and summer time, like March Madness, the NBA Finals and the 2020 Summer Olympics, have been...

Women’s Basketball tops Mount Mercy

Freshman Leah Vanweelden dribbles down count as the Wildcats take on Clarke.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

The Wildcats defeated the Mount Mercy Mustangs in the Collins Center on Sat. Feb. 15. to stay in the running for a spot in the Heart of America Conference tournament. The Wildcats continue to battle through an injury-riddled season that has taken many key players out of their rotation. However, the...

Women’s and Men’s Basketball lose against Clarke University

Freshman Kobe Buffalomeat takes the ball underneath for two.

Story by Robin Madere, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The Baker Wildcats basketball teams hosted the Clarke University Pride at home in the Collins Center on Feb. 8. The women began their game at noon, and the men followed with their own tip off at 2 p.m. The Wildcats fought for a home win, but ultimately fell to the Pride in both games.   In th...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

With a new year comes new twists and turns. 2020 had only just begun, but absolutely no one could prepare for the tragedy that would shake the nation. About a week and a half has passed since basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26. The 41-year-old was one of nine passengers...

Baker basketball teams fall to Evangel

Freshman Turner Mattingly prepares to bring the ball to the hoop. The men's and women's games where sponsored by Student Activities Counsel as a part of spring Wildcat Welcome Week.

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

In their sixteenth conference game of the season, the Baker University Wildcat basketball teams competed at home against the Evangel University Crusaders on Thurs. Jan. 30. Both games were battles, but the Crusaders ultimately rose above to secure wins in both the women’s and men's games. The...

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Basketball team battles Benedictine

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

The Baker University Wildcat basketball teams traveled to Atchison, Kan. to take on the Benedictine College Ravens on Wed. Nov. 20. Both the men’s and women’s teams put up a good fight, but the Ravens eventually came out on top to take both games against the Wildcats. The women were undefeated...

Men’s Basketball secures first win against Baptist Bible College

Men's Basketball secures first win against Baptist Bible College

Story by Peyton Maulbeck and Makenzie Musgrove

November 4, 2019

After coming off a loss to the Ottawa University Braves, the Baker University Wildcats got their first win of the season against Baptist Bible College. The beginning of the first half was a back and forth affair as Patriots led 8-7, coming back from a 7-2 deficit to the Wildcats. The teams then traded...

Men complete season sweep of Evangel

Men complete season sweep of Evangel

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

The Baker men completed a season sweep of Evangel with a 94-73 victory on Wednesday night in the Collins Center. The Wildcats’ 3-point shooting was enough to bury the Crusaders early on in the second half. After their worst 3-point shooting game of the season at Missouri Valley last Saturday, the...