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Thoughts of Motel 6, Roy
September 6, 2000
If you’re not sick about reading about the “Bulldog Bash,” you ought to be. If you still enjoy hearing about the “Bash” I would suggest you visit a professional to have your thought process examined. As I was helping with the final preparations for the event, my thought processes involved Motel 6 and Roy Williams.
Time trials for BHS girls
September 6, 2000
Even though the Baldwin High School girls cross country team’s first meet was canceled due to the heat, the team didn’t miss out on running in 105 degree weather. The team ran their annual time trials on Thursday instead of running at their originally scheduled meet at Anderson County, which was rescheduled for Sept. 25.
BHS tennis takes second
September 6, 2000
Temperatures were hot, but so were the Baldwin High School tennis players as they opened the season with a second-place finish Thursday at the Topeka Seaman Invitational.
Bulldgos split in opening action
September 6, 2000
Jill Brown’s Baldwin High School volleyball team provided her with her first victory as Bulldog head coach last week in the season opener. But, that was followed by her first loss.
Buffaloes trample Bulldogs
September 6, 2000
Just forget about it. That’s about the only way Baldwin High School football fans can come away sane from Friday’s opening 52-7 drubbing by Prairie View.
Baldwin Elementary wins ‘Yard of the Week’
September 6, 2000
When you drive by Baldwin Elementary School, you can see the work of an entire community that’s produced a setting that was chosen by Danny and Becky McMillen as this week’s “Yard of the Week.”
City urges residents to e prudent with water use
September 6, 2000
Contractor still has time on U.S. Highway 56 work
September 6, 2000
Despite city complaints about the progress on the widening of U.S. Highway 56, Douglas County officials say about a month remains on the contract.
Baker tops list again
September 6, 2000
For the fourth straight year, Baker is the only school in Kansas listed among the Midwest’s top regional universities by a national magazine that annually ranks the best colleges.
Waterline project hits a major snag
September 6, 2000
A project to relocate Baldwin City and Rural Water District No. 4 water lines has hit a snag that will delay, or maybe even halt, the project.
Group opposes city land plans
September 6, 2000
Baldwin City Council members and officials met with an economic development expert Thursday to discuss how to proceed with the proposed business/recreation park southwest of the city on a 160-acres of land the city has taken out an option to buy.
Fire claims house, pets
September 6, 2000
A mid-evening fire Monday gutted and destroyed the two-story home of Greg Shay, 1018 Eighth Street. Despite initial fears that his 21-year-old son, Joey, was in the house, the only loss of life was two cats.
Good job Baldwin City, ‘Bash’ was a success
September 6, 2000
Last Friday a good thing happened in Baldwin City. No, I’m not talking about the large amount of money that was raised to get junior high football off the ground. Financially, the Bulldog “Bash” was a success. The full $15,000 was raised in one shot and we even had a few bucks left over to give to the band. It was great to have the dough, but in my mind a bigger and much more important thing occurred Friday night in 100 degree temperature in a dusty parking lot.
Baldwin in Brief
September 6, 2000
Booster power
Booster clubs give support to students
September 6, 2000
When it comes to boosters of Baldwin High School activities, Baldwin has two strong teams the Baldwin Band Boosters and the Bulldog Booster Club. Both groups organize fund-raisers throughout the year. Both attend home sporting events, offering the latest in Bulldog apparel and accessories. Both are comprised of parents and fans of the Bulldogs.