The Baker Orange

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.

Football dominates at Homecoming

Lightning delayed the game during the third quarter with 7:02 remaining. The game restarted over an hour later.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017

The Baker Wildcats brought home another victory after defeating the Graceland Yellowjackets 66-14 at Liston Stadium on Sept. 16. The ‘Cats Homecoming victory marks their fourth-consecutive win. Baker took the lead early with freshman J.D. Woods scoring for the Wildcats 1:25 into the game off...

Football vs. Graceland

President Dr. Lynne Murray embraces hall of fame inductee, Kelly Wolverton. Wolverton played soccer at Baker University and graduated in 2003.

September 17, 2017

Some shots by staff photographer Elizabeth Hanson of the homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Clark trades soccer past for football future

Clarence Clark became the NAIA's All Time Leading Scorer on Aug. 26 vs William Penn. Clark currently has 526 points and counting as he continues his senior season.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

Clark’s passion for football comes second to his childhood love for soccer. Clark was able to find success as a kid in the sport long before he was opened up to football, which would eventually lead him to Kansas and Baker University to play football. While growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, Clark’s parents threw...

No. 2 Wildcats hold on to defeat No. 23 William Penn 31-27

Senior Hayden Jenkins leads the Wildcats onto the field on Aug. 26.

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 29, 2017

The No. 2 Baker Wildcats came from behind in an explosive fourth quarter to win 31-27 in the season-opener over No. 23 William Penn on Saturday. The Wildcats took an early lead with a 4-yard touchdown pass from senior Logan Brettell to freshman Nate Pauly. The Statesmen tied the game to end the first...

Football vs. William Penn

Freshman JD Woods makes a sharp cut against William Penn and scores a touchdown for the Wildcats.

Story by Baker Orange, Photographers

August 29, 2017

The Wildcats enter the 2017 season with high hopes after a run to the National Championship game in the 2016 season. The Wildcats came away with a 31-27 win over No. 23 William Penn to start the season 1-0. Clarence Clark had a record breaking game by becoming the NAIA All-Time Leader in scoring with 526 points and counting.

Football falls at Benedictine 35-31

Football falls at Benedictine 35-31

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

September 27, 2015

The football team suffered its first loss of the season 35-31 Saturday at Benedictine College. The Ravens picked off Baker passes and utilized a nearly flawless passing attack while having a limited run game. The Wildcats, on the other hand, had their best rushing output of the season thanks to...