The Baker Orange

‘Cats break school record with 108 points

‘Cats break school record with 108 points

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team broke its record for most points scored in a game Tuesday after defeating Kansas Christian College 108-26 in the Collins Center. The victory was the largest margin of victory in coach Ben Lister’s era. The Wildcats led the Falcons for the entirety of the game...

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Saturday after falling to Benedictine 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Benedictine was the first to score in the Heart rival matchup. Benedictine senior midfielder Rosie McShane earned a penalty...

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Volleyball season ends against CMU

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker volleyball team's season came to an end on Oct. 31 with a loss against Central Methodist University. The Wildcats fell in three sets against the Eagles, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21. The team posted a 13-19 record this season, going 6-13 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. The Wildcats...

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Men’s soccer advances to Heart semifinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 2 seeded Baker men’s soccer advanced to the semifinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a heated 2-1 victory over No. 7 seeded Culver-Stockton Friday night. In Baker’s last meeting with Culver-Stockton this season, the ‘Cats walked away with a 5-2 victory. Possession...

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Volleyball takes Evangel in three sets

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker volleyball team defeated Evangel in three sets Friday night while celebrating senior night inside the Collins Center. The Wildcats kept it close in all three sets, defeating the Crusaders 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. Senior Abby Goulding led Baker’s offense with nine kills followed by seniors...

Woods breaks record in 49-0 CMU shutout

Woods breaks record in 49-0 CMU shutout

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The No. 2 ranked Baker Wildcats celebrated senior day with a 49-0 shutout victory against Central Methodist last Saturday at Liston Stadium. While the day was focused on the seniors' accomplishments over their time on the team, eyes were on freshman JD Woods, who had 313 yards on 28 attempts, breaking...

Men’s soccer ties MNU 1-1

Men’s soccer ties MNU 1-1

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 4 ranked Baker men’s soccer team earned its first tie in Heart competition in a 1-1 draw against rival No. 20 ranked MNU Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats held the Pioneers off in the first half, leaving both teams scoreless at the start of the second half. MNU was the first to score in...

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker Wildcats came up short against Heart of America Athletic Conference rival MNU on Tuesday, following an explosive senior night victory against Avila last Friday. The ‘Cats led the Pioneers in shots with eight in the first half and an additional six in the second. Senior Kady Dieringer...

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Soccer defeats Evangel at home

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017


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

Women’s Soccer The Baker women’s soccer team defeated Evangel in a 2-0 shutout victory Wednesday night at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats victory against Crusaders is their first win this month, after a string of ties and losses against Heart opponents. Both teams remained scoreless in the f...

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

Cross Country competes in Lawrence

October 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Galleries, Sports

The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Lawrence to compete in the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Senior Rosie Hollis placed 15th individually and led the women to a fourth-place finish. Freshman Camille Henderson, sophomore Janeane Hernandez, junior Jenna Black...

No longer eligible: Former student-athletes work with teams

No longer eligible: Former student-athletes work with teams

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under News

Senior Michaela Jamison is like many other students at Baker University. After a full day of classes, she heads to practice. Dance is what originally brought Jamison to Baker, so it is no surprise it remains a big part of her college career. What is different about Jamison, however, is that she will...