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Cross Country competes in Lawrence

Women's collegiate runners take off at the sound of the starting gun for the first race of the day at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational on Oct. 7. Along with the two collegiate races, Haskell welcomed area high school teams as well.

October 10, 2017

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

Senior Michaela Jamison helps stretch out dance team captain senior Nia Madison during practice.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017

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...

Football defeats Peru State, breaks records

Quarterback Logan Brettell scrambles and looks for a receiver down field. Brettell would end the game with a school record of 84 career touchdown passes.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

The Baker football team had another record-setting game this past Saturday, when the team defeated Peru State 65-42. Senior quarterback Logan Brettell broke the school record for all-time passing yards set by Mack Brown on Sept. 30. Senior Clarence Clark was able to connect on a 99-yard touchdown pass fro...

Football improves to 5-0

Baker's defense charges to help make the tackle against Benedictine on Sept. 23. The rivalry match up was voted the NAIA Game of the Week.

September 25, 2017

The No. 2 Wildcats earned their 22nd-consecutive Heart of America Athletic Conference win against No. 14 Benedictine College 44-37 on Sept. 23 at Larry Wilcox Stadium in Atchinson, Kan. The 'Cats all-time record against the Ravens is now 20-14-1.

Soccer earns two against Graceland

Senior captain Kady Dieringer is playing the midfield this season. As a senior on the team she is a vital component to many of the team's set-pieces and key plays.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017

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 the ga...

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

Joseph Houlihan and Jack Adamson work together to push the ball down field.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017

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

Senior Megan Johnson defends the ball from Clarke University's defender, Jenny Wicks.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017

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

Lightning delayed the game during the third quarter with 7:02 remaining. The game restarted over an hour later.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017

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

President Dr. Lynne Murray embraces hall of fame inductee, Kelly Wolverton. Wolverton played soccer at Baker University and graduated in 2003.

September 17, 2017

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

Clark trades soccer past for football future

Clarence Clark became the NAIA's All Time Leading Scorer on Aug. 26 vs William Penn. Clark currently has 526 points and counting as he continues his senior season.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

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

Teeing off at Eagle Bend Golf Course, sophomore Hannah Daugherty contributes to the women's fourth place finish at the Ottawa Fall Invitational. Daugherty placed 23rd individually.

September 13, 2017

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.

Cross Country Maple Leaf ZK Invitational

The men's team toes the line for their 5K race at the Baldwin City Golf Course Sept. 2. The men finished fourth as a team with 101 points.

September 4, 2017

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...