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Captains chosen for’Bulldog Bash’ drive
July 26, 2000
Five captains and two co-captains will lead six sales teams as ticket sales for the first-ever Bulldog Bash are ready to roll into high gear. The Bash, billed as a citywide tailgate party prior to Baldwin High School’s football opener against Prairie View Sept. 1, is being used as a fund-raiser to assist with start-up expenses for junior high football in the Baldwin School District.
Baldwin 7 and 8 All-Stars take tourney
July 26, 2000
The Baldwin 7 and 8 All-Star Coach-Pitch Baseball Team battled the heat and the opposition a week ago Saturday to win the Wellsville All-Star Tournament.
Hornets hold on for title
July 26, 2000
Thanks to an eight-game winning streak at the end of the season, the Baldwin City Hornets 13-14 year-old baseball team won the regular season championship of the nine-team Lawrence Houk-Ice League with a 20-4 record. The Hornets also won the league’s post-season tournament, beating the Lawrence White Sox 8-3 in Monday’s championship game. The Hornets overall record, including the regular season and two tournaments is 29-7.
Legion season ends in Zone Tournament
July 26, 2000
The Baldwin American Legion baseball team’s season ended Friday just as it had started, with a loss to Ozawkie. The team finished the summer action with two losses in the Zone tournament, bringing their final record to 8-17-1.
Skyhawk squads third in Sunflower Games
July 26, 2000
On their weekend off from regular USSSA or ASA action both Sunflower Skyhawk teams finished third in their age groups of the Sunflower State Games softball tournament.
Sunflower events hit Baldwin
July 26, 2000
While some of the best athletes in America competed in California at the U.S. Olympic trials, the Sunflower State Games brought some of Kansas’s best athletes to Baldwin over the weekend. Around 450 athletes competed in the track portion of the state games at Liston Stadium and the Bill Hey Track on Friday and Saturday. Sunflower State athletes ranged from 6-years-old to 83-years-young.
John M. Hedrick
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Kolton Taylor Mathia
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Nina Mae Kennedy Platz
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Dorothy Clara Martin
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Arvelda Cecelia Wright
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Best of Baldwin’ set for Aug. 25
July 26, 2000
The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce has set Friday, Aug. 25, as the date for the second-annual “Best of Baldwin City” on the campus of Baker University.
New computer service center open
July 26, 2000
A new business in town has been created in order to help service the growing number of computer owners in Baldwin City.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors accepting applications for fall
July 26, 2000
It’s again time for the “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” program, administered by area Methodist Churches and Baker University students, to get ready for its fall kickoff.
Letters to the Editor
July 26, 2000
Support kids: Vote yes
July 26, 2000
Memory is fading too fast
July 26, 2000
Enrollment is Aug. 2 for Baldwin schools
July 26, 2000
The kids may still be in the swimming pool, but the newly stocked school supply aisles at area stores are a reminder that the start of school is right around the corner. Enrollment day is sooner.
First-time 4-H’ers ready for Douglas County Fair
July 26, 2000
All was quiet around the Douglas County Fairgrounds last week. The livestock barns were empty, as was most of the parking lot. There was no loud speaker, no carnival, no animal noises. It didn’t even smell like a fair.
Chipmunk cheeks, wimpy injuries
July 26, 2000
Simpsons gain ‘Yard of the Week’ honor
July 26, 2000
Danny and I knew we’d really be challenged this week looking for a home with landscaping that had hot Kansas summers in mind. During the cold winter months, we often plan wonderful gardens of flowers that will look lovely in the springtime. But when July rolls around, the plants simply give up. We then end up with not many flowers around town until fall.
Baldwin in Brief
July 26, 2000
Antiques raise art funds
July 26, 2000
The Baldwin Community Arts Council will bring its version of the popular television show “Antiques Roadshow” to town Saturday as a fund-raiser for the organization.
Candidates vie for shot at county commission
July 26, 2000
For Baldwin City voters, the biggest individual race in the Aug. 1 primary involves two Republican candidates Bob Johnson and Scott Mock who are vying for a shot at replacing 2nd District Douglas County Commissioner Tom Taul, who didn’t seek re-election.
District voters to decide fate of LOB
July 26, 2000
Supt. James White wants voters to be educated when they go to the polls on Tuesday.