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Baker University Football to allow spectators at home opener

The Baker Wildcat football team looks to open the season against Peru State College on Sept. 26 at Liston Stadium in front of fans.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 24, 2020

After previously announcing that no spectators would be allowed to attend sporting events on campus, Baker University  President Lynne Murray sent an email updating the protocol for upcoming sporting events, starting this weekend. As the Baker University campus has managed to maintain and decrease...

Baker University alters sports spectator policies

Fans will not be able to attend games at Liston Stadium through the month of September until conditions can be re-evaluated.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Baker University Athletics has announced new policies regarding spectators for athletic events hosted by Baker University due to COVID-19 safety concerns. As a preventative measure in response to the pandemic, there will be no fans permitted to attend games or athletic events on Baker University's...

Baker University Football follows guidelines while beginning preseason workouts

Baker Wildcat football players have returned to workouts hosted at Liston Stadium in order to promote social distancing during strength and conditioning exercises.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

July 10, 2020

The Baker Wildcat football team returned to the Baldwin City campus on June 22 to begin their preseason workouts after months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though the student athletes are welcome back on campus for workouts, there are guidelines being followed to ensure health and safety...

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...

Football wins fifth straight

Football wins fifth straight

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

The Baker University Wildcat football team went into Fayette, Mo. on a four-game winning streak and extended it to five after defeating the Central Methodist University Eagles 41-14. After being forced to punt on their first offensive drive, the Wildcats came out strong on the second offensive drive...

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...

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...

Men’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Freshman Kyle Pellen receives a ball out wide and takes one touch to serve it into the box. Pellen assisted two goals from the 12-0 win against Clarke University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

Baker University’s no. 10 ranked men’s soccer team remains undefeated in Heart of America Conference play as they down the Clarke University Pride 12-0. The Wildcats dominated all facets of the game as the Wildcat’s backfield did not allow a single shot on goal by the Pride. The Wildcats s...