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Baker golfer finishes second at nationals; team eighth
May 24, 2000
Baker University’s Meghan Lewis finished second at the NAIA women’s golf championships last week in London, Ky.
Baldwin Hammers split with Mets
May 24, 2000
The Baldwin Hammers 13-14 year old boys baseball team returned to league action and opened the week with a home tilt against the Lawrence Mets.
Baldwin Hornets win three
May 24, 2000
Baldwin City’s Hornets 13-14 year-old baseball team won three games last week to push its regular-season record to 5-1 and overall mark to 10-3.
Bulldog softball season ends
May 24, 2000
Baldwin High School ran head-long into the Prairie View Buffaloes here Wednesday in the Class 4A regional softball tournament. The result was a 10-2, season-ending loss.
Baldwin High qualifies 15 for state meet
Noonan’s four golds pace boys
May 24, 2000
A week after a tornado tore through downtown Tonganoxie the Baldwin High School boys track team tore up the track on their way to a second-place finish at the Class 4A regional meet last Friday.
Deel, Halford lead freestyle wrestlers; Hinton, Breedlove chosen for select team
May 24, 2000
Four Baldwin wrestlers competed in the Blue Valley North freestyle/greco-roman wrestling tournament May 13, and came home with plenty of hardware as a reward for their efforts.
Dartings Inducted into Paola Athletic hall of fame
May 24, 2000
Baldwin resident and former Baldwin High School basketball coach Dennis Darting and his son Dustin Darting were recently inducted into the Paola High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dear Mayor Henry and Lawrence and Douglas County Commissioners
May 24, 2000
Per my last letter to you, I still think there are steps that can be taken other than adding shoulders to U.S. 59, that will help make U.S. 59 “safe now.” I suggest continued patrols and intelligent transportation systems devices.
Dear Editor
May 24, 2000
I am writing because I have a serious concern about the site where Popp’s restaurant once stood.
To the Editor
May 24, 2000
Tonight (May 17) was the final game of the season for the Baldwin High School softball team. This softball season will be long remembered as the season of many firsts.First BHS softball game ever, first player to score a run, first win for the team, first regional game win, first winning season, etc.
BHS band, newspapers working in concert
May 24, 2000
This is the last week to take advantage of the offer that joins the forces of the Baldwin High School band and two newspapers in a fund-raising effort to help offset the cost of the band’s trip to Disney World next year.
Vinland Elementary School initiates Founders Day
May 24, 2000
The town of Vinland was thriving last Tuesday as it did when trains carried passengers from the small town to Lawrence and when residents would play a game of horseshoes for the prize of a pop.
American Legion Baseball - 2000 Schedule
May 24, 2000
BHS class of 2000 looks ahead to the Future
May 24, 2000
The future seemed to be a popular destination at the Baldwin High School graduation Saturday night.
Ester McTaggart
May 24, 2000
Services for Ester May (Eckman) McTaggart, 87, Lawrence, were Saturday, May 20, at the Clearfield United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Clearfield Cemetery.
Eldora Boehm
May 24, 2000
Services for Eldora L. Boehm, 63, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. today at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City.
In the sky: Vinland students learn how weather happens
May 24, 2000
Vinland Elementary School students learned about the weather May 11, and they were video-taped for a TV appearance.
Memorial Day service, poppy day planned
May 24, 2000
Local Memorial Day services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery in front of the Fallen Soldiers monument.
William “Bill” Loren Jeffress
May 24, 2000
Funeral services for William “Bill” Loren Jeffress, 67, Baldwin City, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Mr. Jeffress died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at his home.
Hayes’ yard chosen for award
May 24, 2000
This week’s edition of the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce’s “Yard of the Week” goes to Kirby and Pinky Hayes, 918 King.
Grocery store withdraws its FireTree plans
May 24, 2000
There won’t be two grocery stores in the FireTree Estates development after all.
Glover’s day is a double
May 24, 2000
Quite a year for Blake Glover was matched with quite a day. On Saturday, Glover won the Class 4A state tennis championship in Pratt ending the season undefeated and returned home just in time to graduate with honors from Baldwin High School.
Baker second in HAAC overall competition
May 24, 2000
For the third consecutive year, Lindenwood (Mo.) University has won the Heart of America Athletic Conference All-Sports Award. For the second year in a row, Baker University was runner-up.
High School Results
May 24, 2000
News in brief
May 24, 2000
School board hears architects
May 24, 2000
The Baldwin school board Monday night listened to presentations from two architectural firms, bringing the number to three firms the district is considering for additions and renovations to district buildings.