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Survey results to be shared at city council meeting
May 1, 2002
The results are in. Baldwin City Council Member Todd Cohen said the results from January’s city-wide survey have been tabulated and will be shared with the public during a power point presentation at the beginning of Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting.
BHS tennis brings home medals
May 1, 2002
The Baldwin High School boys tennis team continued its successful season at the Ottawa Invitational on April 22-23, bringing home two bronze medals from the large, eight-team tourney. No. 1 singles player and freshman Chris Irick went 3-2 to bring home the first of the medals. He suffered a first round loss to a Spring Hill foe before winning three straight. In the last round he met the Bronco opponent again and fell to him once again.
BHS girls have top track showings
May 1, 2002
The Baldwin High School girls track team dominated the Spring Hill relays April 22 with 13 first place finishes out of 18 possible events. Baldwin also had nine second place finishes at the meet. “We competed well and earned many medals,” said coach Ted Zuzzio.
BHS boys run, throw to titles
May 1, 2002
The Baldwin High School boys track team is on a roll, dominating the field with an expertise in running, jumping and throwing. The Bulldogs competed last Monday against Spring Hill and Osawatomie and walked away with victory, then again on Friday at Girard taking a big win over 20 other Kansas and Missouri teams. At Spring Hill the team excelled and took first in 10 out of the 19 events. “It was a smaller meet where we were able to do some other events,” said coach Mike Spielman.
BHS baseball nabs first-ever doublheader sweep
May 1, 2002
The Baldwin High School baseball team was looking for a way to boost its play as the season progressed. The Bulldogs found a source in their power hitting, but not from the power hitters the team had become accustomed to. All these home runs were almost wasted as the final game was coming to an end. If it wasn’t for an over the fence catch by sophomore Brian Wendt, the team’s run support would have been useless.
Deaths
May 1, 2002
Letter to the editor
May 1, 2002
Council to make water, electricity decisions
May 1, 2002
It’s fish or cut bait time for the Baldwin City Council on two major projects $5 million-plus to upgrade water towers and supply additional electrical capacity.
Armed robbery occurs in Baldwin
May 1, 2002
A local business owner was robbed at gun point Friday night. According to Sgt. Colleen Larson of the Baldwin City Police Department, Gary Craig was preparing to close J’s Video, 814 High St., just before 10 p.m. Friday when a black man wearing a nylon stocking over his face entered the business and pointed a gun, believed to be a semiautomatic pistol, at the owner.
Local woman cancer free for 12 years
May 1, 2002
When she was 25 years old, Amy Wright went to the doctor thinking she could be pregnant with her second child. “I had a lot of pressure in the stomach area,” she said. “I just thought I might be pregnant.” But it wasn’t the good news of a new baby Wright got from the doctor after her pelvic exam in September of 1990. “He told me I had a growth,” she said. “I had an ovarian cyst the size of a grapefruit.” Doctors removed the cyst the next day, but she said they were concerned with its appearance and sent it to be tested. “None of the pathologists around here knew what it was,” she said. After days of waiting for the test results, Wright finally found out she had malignant immature taratoma, a rare form of ovarian cancer.
Baker University Sports Roundup
May 1, 2002
BHS pulls shutout softball pair
May 1, 2002
The Baldwin High School softball team faced off against the Louisburg Wildcats April 23 at home. The Bulldogs swept Louisburg 12-2 and 10-0. Senior Jodie Bacon, sophomores Kari Garrison and Kalie Harris led in runs with two each in the first game.
Baldwin in brief
May 1, 2002
Section near Midland closed for asbestos spill
May 1, 2002
A steam locomotive was the cause of a small asbestos spill last Tuesday on the west side of Baldwin.
It’s a busy springtime
May 1, 2002
Local man killed at work site
May 1, 2002
A Baldwin City man was killed Wednesday morning when a windblown piece of sheet metal knocked him off a roof at an Overland Park construction site.