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The Word with Max Dutton – Feb. 25, 2021

In this episode of The Word, we cover Baker's recent cuts to faculty and majors (check out the full story on our website), Randy Flowers winning the Outstanding Programmer Award, how the pandemic has affected...

The Word with Max Dutton Feb. 19, 2021

In the first episode of The Word with Max Dutton of the new semester, we cover Baker University's severe weather policy, students' recent rise in their involvement in stock trading and cover every Wildcat...

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Spectator policies impact players on senior day

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer 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...

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

Soccer teams open season on the road

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer 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

Long awaited documentary “The Last Dance” airs

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer 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...

Sophomore Sam Huckabee gaining yards at the game last Saturday.

Wildcats fall to Grand View

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor 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...

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

Baker adds two sports

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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...

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.

Wrestling goes 2-0 in Graceland and Benedictine duals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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...

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.

‘Cats defeat Eagles in 85-65 win

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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...

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.

Wildcats open Heart play with win

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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...

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.

Three ‘Cats Compete at NAIA Championship

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor 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,...

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