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COVID-19 forces cancellations for NAIA athletes

COVID-19 forces cancellations for NAIA athletes

Story by Elizabeth Hanson and Emma Howard

March 13, 2020

On the afternoon of  March 12 the Heart of America announced that effective immediately all winter championship events, and championships currently underway, are to be canceled. This affects many of the remaining spring sports' seasons including bowling, softball, baseball, dance and track and field. The...

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...

Weekend full of competition for dance and cheer

The Wildcats dance team placed first in two competitions this weekend.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

The Baker University Dance and Cheer teams had a very busy weekend with three competitions over three days. Dance and Cheer started their weekend in Olathe, Kan. on Fri. Jan. 31 with a competition at MidAmerica Nazarene University in the MNU Invitational. The Wildcat dance team came away from the...

Football beats Evangel to claim division title

(Left) Junior Brandon Lehnherr and senior Brennen Kellog run the team out of the inflatable helmet to begin the match up with no. 17 Evangel University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 17, 2019

The No.15 ranked Baker University Wildcats faced No. 17 ranked Evangel University in NAIA game of the week as it was a match up for first place in the Heart of America Conference South Division at Liston Stadium on Sat. Nov. 16. The Wildcats won the coin toss but deferred to the second half, giving...

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...