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Soccer earns two against Graceland

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team picked up its second win of the season Wednesday, against the Graceland Yellowjackets, in a 2-0 victory at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats filled the first half with seven shots, but the ’Cats weren’t able to capitalize until the 45th minute of t...

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

No. 12 Baker defeats Clarke 2-0 in Heart opener

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Despite a lightning delay causing the game to end in the 73rd minute, the No. 12 Wildcats opened Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Clark University in the final Homecoming game at Liston Stadium Saturday night. Baker powered over the Pride throughout the entirety of the...

Women’s soccer earns first win

Women’s soccer earns first win

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team opened up conference play against Clarke University at Liston Stadium on Saturday, defeating the Crusaders 2-1. Baker showed offensive aggression early, scoring in the second minute of the game. Freshman Victoria Aceves-Power scored for the Wildcats, earning her first collegiate...

Football dominates at Homecoming

Football dominates at Homecoming

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

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

Football vs. Graceland

September 17, 2017


Filed under Galleries

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

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Clark trades soccer past for football future

Clark trades soccer past for football future

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Football

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...

Men’s & Women’s Golf at Ottawa Fall Invitational

Men’s & Women’s Golf at Ottawa Fall Invitational

September 13, 2017


Filed under Galleries

The men's and women's golf teams opened up their seasons at the Ottawa Fall Invitational in Lawrence at Eagle Bend Golf Course. The women's team finished fourth as senior Bailey Gibson lead the way for the 'Cats with a tie for 17th place. The men's team finished sixth and senior Alec Wuellner finished in the top position on the team in eighth place.

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Cross Country Maple Leaf ZK Invitational

Cross Country Maple Leaf ZK Invitational

September 4, 2017


Filed under Galleries

The men's and women's cross country teams hosted the annual Maple Leaf ZK Invitational Sept. 2 at the Baldwin City Golf Course. The women's team captured second place and the men placed fourth. Medalists included senior Rosie Hollis (4th place), freshman Camille Henderson (7th place) and sophomore Greg...

Women’s soccer begins new season

Women’s soccer begins new season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team began its season Saturday against the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma with not only new players on the bench, but also a new head coach. New women’s head soccer coach Mark Sheldon opened up his college coaching career with a loss in overtime to USAO at...

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

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

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

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

Football vs. William Penn

Story by Baker Orange, Photographers

August 29, 2017


Filed under Galleries

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.

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Price and Payne receive honors

Price and Payne receive honors

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

August 20, 2017


Filed under News

The Baker Athletics department has been recognized within the Heart of America Athletic Conference for its accomplishments. Sports Information Director Tyler Price was selected as the David Fillmore Sports Information Director of the Year. Head Dance Coach Lynsey Payne was named the 2016-17 Heart of...