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Senior Jacob Cofer runs the 10K at Friends University on April 1 as Coach Ryan Pitts looks on. Cofer finished in second place with a time of 32 minutes and 50 seconds.

Outdoor track and field: how the season is going far

Story by Trey Donovan, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The outdoor track season is in full swing after starting on March 19. They are in a very important stretch of the year, where every week in April they have a meet followed by the Conference championship...

Ryan Pitts, head coach of track and field, receives the Joe Bidens Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Each recipient received a certificate signed by President Joe Biden.

Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts earns Presidential Lifetime Achievement award for volunteer service

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor February 25, 2022

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article was updated for clarity on Feb 26. at 10:43 a.m. Last November, Baker University Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts received the 2021 Joe Biden...

OpEd: Luca Janssen on being an international student during the pandemic

OpEd: Luca Janssen on being an international student during the pandemic

Story by Luca Janssen, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

Baker University is home to a number of international students. Most of them travel to the United States to attend college and play a sport. I am an international student from the Netherlands and am attending...

Junior Mia Wilhoit preparing to run the 800m at the meet on Mar. 27.

Track and Field compete at home meet

Story by Kenzie Kuhlmann, Photographer March 30, 2021

Tim Byers speaking at his last lecture, Sometimes you have to leave to be home.

Students reflect on Last Lecture message given by Tim Byers

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer October 18, 2020

With the title “Sometimes You Have to Leave to Be Home,” Cross Country Head Coach Tim Byers gave his speech as part of The Last Lecture Series at Baker on Oct. 5. The lecture was held in Rice Auditorium...

(Left) Junior Emily chambers, freshman Talisa Stone and sophomore Brittney Wesley have qualified in their respective events for the NAIA Indoor/Outdoor National Championship. Among the accomplishments, Stone breaks a school record in high jump as a freshman.

Women’s Track and Field athletes qualify for Nationals

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor February 19, 2020

Even though it is still early in the season for the Wildcats Track and Field teams, there have been a multitude of athletes that have already qualified to compete at the 2020 NAIA Indoor National Championships...

Track and field wraps up January

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer February 1, 2016

So far in the indoor season, the following BU athletes have qualified for the national meet: Tyson Robke -- heptathlon. Kendal Holloman -- pole vault. Josh Peck -- weight throw. The indoor...

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