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Spectator policies impact players on senior day

Senior athletes were unable to be accompanied by family or friends as part of
November 17, 2020

Senior student-athletes could have never expected their last seasons would be framed around navigating a pandemic. Missing out on team bonding experiences and having games canceled and postponed were only...

Soccer teams open season on the road

Baker University Women's soccer team is off to a hot start with two wins to start the season.
September 23, 2020

The Baker University Men’s and Women’s soccer teams continued their road trip this last Saturday as they visited Clarke University. Both teams came out victorious as the women’s team captured their...

Long awaited documentary “The Last Dance” airs

Long awaited documentary
May 8, 2020

Because of the cancellation of all athletic events due to COVID-19, there is a huge void in the world of live sports. Major events that people look forward to attending and watching on television in the...

Wildcats fall to Grand View

Sophomore Sam Huckabee gaining yards at the game last Saturday.
September 10, 2019

The no. 8 ranked Baker University Wildcats football team hosted the no. 12 ranked Grandview University Vikings in the home opener at Liston Stadium this past Saturday on September 7, 2019. The Vikings...

Baker adds two sports

A men's bowling team and women's wrestling team will be added for the 2018-19 school year.
December 15, 2017

Baker University announced Thursday the addition of two new athletics programs to the Baldwin City campus. Women’s wrestling and men’s bowling will be the 21st and 22nd sports added to Baker in the...

Wrestling goes 2-0 in Graceland and Benedictine duals

Baker's Colby Johnson takes on Benedictine's Austin Roper in the 149-pound match up. Baker defeated Benedictine with a score of 34-19.
December 7, 2017

The Baker University wrestling team earned two first-place victories in hosting both the Graceland Dual and Benedictine Dual inside the Collins Center this past week. The Wildcats first opened their...

‘Cats defeat Eagles in 85-65 win

Senior Nate Guscott drives to the basket against an Avila defender inside Collins Center on Wednesday. The Wildcats won the Heart opener 85-65 and Guscott led all scorers with 18 points.
December 1, 2017

The Baker men’s basketball team earned its first conference win of the season against Heart of America Athletic Conference opponent Avila University Wednesday night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats...

Wildcats open Heart play with win

Senior Ericka Simpson gathers the team together one last time after a tough 49-35 loss to rival MNU in the NAIA title game on March 22, 2016, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri. Following the women’s basketball team’s success all the way to the championship game was a fun ride, and it was unfortunate to see them fall one game short. However, when everyone rushed the court after the semifinals win against Benedictine to go to the title game, it was certainly a top Baker sports moment.
December 1, 2017

The Baker women’s basketball team opened up Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 68-61 win over Avila Wednesday night inside the Collins Center. The game got off to a slow start with the...

Men’s soccer ends season in Delray Beach

Men’s soccer ends season in Delray Beach
December 1, 2017

The Baker men’s soccer team’s season came to a close Monday after a 1-0 loss to Columbia College in Delray Beach, Florida. With the loss, the Wildcats end their season with a 16-5-1 record, while...

Three ‘Cats Compete at NAIA Championship

The Baker men's team takes off for the start of the Maple Leaf Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Baldwin City Golf Course.
November 29, 2017

Three Wildcats from the men’s cross country team competed in the 2017 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championships in Vancouver, Washington, on Nov. 18. The Baker runners competed in the 8K race,...

Football ends season in first round

Junior Nate McLaurin greeted the opposing team before the coin flip. The Wildcats won the coin flip and the game began at 1:05 p.m. on Nov. 18.
November 27, 2017

The Baker football team ended Saturday in an NAIA-FCS first round 36-33 loss to Georgetown College. The Baker Wildcats end their season with a 10-2 record, while Georgetown improves to 10-1 and moves...

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over weekend

Junior Anna Hignight passes the ball to teammate Carrington Ream in the Wildcats matchup against Kansas Christian College.
November 13, 2017

The No. 10 Baker Wildcats played two games at the Benedictine Classic over the weekend, posting a 1-1 record. The ‘Cats earned a 78-63 victory over Park University on Friday, before losing to No....

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