2.14.11 | Cheer and Dance
Baker dance team qualifies for first ever NAIA Invitational appearance
The Lady Cats‘ placed second in the small dance category
CANTON, Mo. – The Baker University dance team took second place this past weekend at the inaugural NAIA/Heart of America Athletic Conference Cheer and Dance Competition held at Joe Charles Field House on the campus of Culver-Stockton College.
2.14.11 | Men's Basketball
Wildcats and coach Ballard making big strides on the basketball court
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The record says 11-15, but the improvement on the floor says so much more as Baker University’s men’s team continues to play hard-nosed basketball.
“Being picked 10th in the Heart of America Athletic Conference at the start of the season was great motivation for us,” first-year Wildcat head basketball coach Brett Ballard said. “We used that as a rallying cry early on in practice. These guys have worked hard in practice, and now we’re starting to consistently see the results carry over into our games.”
2.15.11 | Wrestling
Baker wrestling defeats NCAA DII Newman in commanding fashion
WICHITA, Kan. – The Baker University wrestling team remains unblemished in dual meets. Baker defeated Newman University 34-12 on Sunday afternoon to improve to 7-0 on the season and 11-0 all-time.
Jordan McGuire (Edmond, Okla.) won by forfeit to give Baker its first points of the afternoon and from that point forward Baker won five-straight matches to seal the victory.
2.17.11 | Basketball
Basketball teams set for final regular-season showdown with William Jewell
LIBERTY, Mo. – One of the longest standing rivalries in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) will come to an end on Thursday evening, as Baker and William Jewell square off for the final time as conference opponents. William Jewell next season will become an active member in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLCV) in NCAA Division II.
2.17.11 | Softball
Lady Cats‘ softball team opens up the season on Friday
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Wildcat softball team kicks off the 2011 campaign with a trip to Fort Worth, Texas for the Cowtown Classic. Pool play begins Friday February 18th against stiff competition.
The first match up is against Northwood University (Texas). Last season Northwood (33-24, 20-8 RRAA) finished third in the highly competitive Red River Athletic Conference.
2.19.11 | Baseball
Wildcat baseball team set for season opener
CLAREMORE, Okla. – Baseball season has officially arrived.
The Baker University baseball team will open its 2011 campaign this weekend on the campus of Rogers State University.
With 16 freshmen and five returning starters from a squad that went 17-24 in 2010, Wildcat coach Phil Hannon fully expects his team to be competitive.
2.19.11 | Basketball
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team will try to snap a four-game skid with the Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs less than two weeks away.
The Wildcats (13-14 overall, 8-9 HAAC) need a win Saturday afternoon to return to .500 in the conference. Baker fell 62-39 on Thursday evening at William Jewell College.
2.19.11 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats bounce back with 66-57 victory over Missouri Valley
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team got back on track Saturday afternoon defeating Missouri Valley College 66-57.
The first 14 minutes saw back and fourth action as Baker and Missouri Valley had five lead changes before the Wildcats took the lead for good with 7:40 remaining in the first half.