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BHS volleyball team sets sights on sub-state
October 17, 2001
As the Baldwin High School volleyball team begins to wrap its season up, all three teams competed in tournaments here as well as abroad. On Oct. 6, the Bulldog varsity departed in the wee hours of the morning for their tournament in DeSoto where they got second place.
BHS tennis team places at state
October 17, 2001
Coming off their sweep of regionals, the Baldwin High School Bulldog girls tennis team was almost ready for state. First though the girls had to practice, three more times to be exact. The last of the three being in Wichita.
BHS girls cross country wins fifth straight title
October 17, 2001
For the fifth year in a row, the varsity Baldwin High School girls cross country team won the Frontier League title.
BHS boys win league cross country title again
October 17, 2001
With regionals in a week, the Baldwin High School boys cross country team did not look ahead of the Frontier League meet. The Bulldogs traveled to Gardner-Edgerton for the jagged, edgy course. The Bulldogs were already highly favored and proved to show how their hard work was paying off.
Carnival will be running
October 17, 2001
The Maple Leaf Festival wouldn’t be the same without the carnival downtown.
Scholarships awarded to White, Shuck
October 17, 2001
Kenton Shuck and Jennifer White are this year’s Baldwin High School recipients of the Maple Leaf Festival scholarships.
Booths offer variety of arts, crafts, jewelry
October 17, 2001
It’s considered one of the largest craft shows in Northeast Kansas.
Melodrama will entertain with ‘Heaven Help the …’
October 17, 2001
Several Baldwin residents will be featured in this year’s Maple Leaf Melodrama production, “Heaven Help the Po’ Taters.”
Ballad of Black Jack’ set to make return to Maple Leaf Festival
October 17, 2001
After a 15-year hiatus, the “Ballad of Black Jack” musical will be performed again on stage in Baldwin City during the annual Maple Leaf Festival Saturday and Sunday.
Sporting events set for 44th Maple Leaf
October 17, 2001
Maple Leaf Festival goers will have plenty of opportunities to get a little exercise in between the arts and crafts shopping and the parade watching.
Food booths listing
October 17, 2001
Petite marshal’ new for children’s parade event
October 17, 2001
It might not be as long or as big and it might have younger and smaller participants, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less important.
Kids Zone has plenty to offer the youngsters
October 17, 2001
The Maple Leaf Festival has something for all ages, including a Kids Zone for the younger-aged festival goers.
29th quilt show set to go
October 17, 2001
It’s taken a number of patches, scraps, pieces and stitches to complete the variety of quilts that will be featured Saturday and Sunday at the 29th annual Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show.
Maple Leaf parade will draw thousands again
October 17, 2001
Every year at the same time, children and adults alike line the streets of Baldwin City to watch clowns, fire trucks, floats, antique cars and marching bands make their way through the downtown area.
Area firefighters named Grand Marshals
October 17, 2001
It’s hard to miss them. They are in every Maple Leaf Festival parade with their lights flashing and their sirens blaring.
Baker falls to arch-rival William Jewel
October 17, 2001
Baker University’s ride back into the NAIA National rankings won’t last long after Saturday’s outcome. Baker brought the No. 23 ranking into the game against arch-rival William Jewell, but lost 19-7.
Bulldogs drop battle with Paola
October 17, 2001
It was a case of almost wasn’t quite good enough for the Baldwin High School Bulldogs here Friday night. They fell 37-27 to unbeaten and No. 3 ranked Paola, but were in it until the end.
Voter turnout critical for bond issue
Advanced voting available for Nov. 6 bond election
October 17, 2001
Voter turnout could be the key to the Nov. 6 bond election.
Baker sports briefs
October 17, 2001
The womens and mens soccer, cross country and volleyball teams all competed this week.
2001 Maple Leaf Festival set for Oct. 20-21
October 17, 2001
The 44th annual Maple Leaf Festival will be Oct. 20-21 in Baldwin City. The celebration is always the third full weekend in October and this year’s version promises to have a beautiful display of Maple Leafs, as well as other attributes the festival is known for.
Maple Leaf Committee 2001
October 17, 2001
Country music to fill festival air once again
October 17, 2001
Maple Leaf Festival visitors will have country music as a backdrop for the weekend’s events beginning Friday evening and continuing through Sunday.
Baldwin in brief
October 17, 2001
Deaths
October 17, 2001
FCCLA sponsors field day for students
October 17, 2001
Nicollette Miller held up the Foxtail by the blue section and explained to her partner, Brooke Morgan, how to throw it correctly. “No, you have to grab it in the middle, not the end, and then throw it,” Miller said. The two Vinland Elementary second graders were attempting to fling the Foxtail, a bouncy ball with a multi-colored two-foot fabric tail, back and forth to each other Friday afternoon during the field day at Marion Springs Elementary School. The Foxtail game was just one of 13 stations the Baldwin High School Family Community Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) club organized for the all-district first and second grade field day.
Maple Leaf Festival Schedule of Events
October 17, 2001
44th Annual Maple Leaf Festival Oct. 20 &21 Schedule of Events Friday, Oct. 19 6:30, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Terror Tracks 2001 - Halloween Haunted Trains - Midland Railway 7 p.m. Maple Leaf Festival Melodrama - tent at Seventh and Grove streets 7 p.m. Open jam session - music tent, Seventh and High streets 7:30 p.m. “Ballad of Black Jack” - Rice Auditorium Evening carnival - Seventh and High streets
Midland Railway offers foliage, fright
October 17, 2001
The Midland Railway will offer an expanded schedule of excursion train rides through the area’s famed fall foliage as well as special haunted trains this Maple Leaf Festival.
Letters to the editor
October 17, 2001
Water leak is fixed
October 17, 2001
It took city workers only two days to locate and repair a leak in Baldwin City’s water line, as well as a leak in Rural Water District No. 4’s water line.
Rural residents voice opposition to city
October 17, 2001
City officials won’t have a say in the rural development around the Baldwin City limits any time soon.
Shots send shock in west Baldwin
October 17, 2001
A Sunday evening shooting in West Baldwin left one man hospitalized, another temporarily jailed and threw a mostly quiet neighborhood into fear.