The Baker Orange

Baker adds eSports team

Baker will add an eSports team to the list of scholarship eligible sports this fall.

Story by Jenna Black, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2019

The athletic department announced the addition of an eSports team to enter Baker’s Fall 2019 sports roster. eSports is a relatively new, up-and-coming sport where athletes compete against each other in video games. It will be offered as a co-ed varsity scholarship-eligible sport just like any other...

Grossner terminated as head football coach: Thoren set to lead through interim role

Assistant Coach Jason Thoren takes over as interim head football coach after 15 seasons with the Wildcats. Thoren is a contender in the national search for a permanent head coach.

Story by Jenna Black, Editor in Chief

February 15, 2019

Head Football Coach Mike Grossner will no longer serve as the leader of the Baker football program. President Lynne Murray and the athletic department announced the termination of Grossner on Jan. 22. Murray states the reasoning behind Grossner’s notice of termination is due to “violations of the Univer...

Houser named new athletic director

Head mens soccer coach Nate Houser oversees a Baker 2-0 win against Johnson County Community College in a scrimmage Aug. 12.

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

August 15, 2017

President Lynne Murray recently announced the departure of Theresa Yetmar as the Director of Athletics for Baker University. “Theresa Yetmar Grosbach has tendered her resignation and will be working with the administration for the rest of the month to ensure a smooth transition,” Murray said in...