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City council, school board to soon have vacancies
January 28, 2004
One family’s move will soon send the Baldwin City Council and the Baldwin Board of Education each in search of a new member.
Deaths
January 28, 2004
Baldwin music teachers shine
January 28, 2004
Baldwin has a rather elite group of music teachers. The district’s three music teachers have all served on the board of the Kansas Music Educators Association at one time or another, something which is a rarity.
K-State architecture class to help arts center
January 28, 2004
A group of Kansas State University students were in class this weekend, but the class was in Baldwin, not Manhattan. A K-State architecture class spent Saturday in Baldwin getting its first glimpse of its most recent class project — the lumberyard arts center.
Signal changes publication day starting next week
January 28, 2004
This is the last Wednesday Baldwin City Signal. Starting next week, the Signal will be published on Thursdays.
Unique learning opportunities
Interterm offers Baker students chance to take unusual classes
January 28, 2004
Celtic music played as Baker University students danced a jig, while across campus others cut and fit pieces of colored glass together. Later in the afternoon, the south end of campus filled with fly fishers who practiced their form. While it might seem unusual to a visitor, Thursday was really no different than any other typical class day during the interterm session at Baker.
Baldwin in brief
January 28, 2004
BHS team from 1954 to reunite
January 28, 2004
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor Here it is, 50 years later, and time for the Baldwin High School basketball team that went to the state tournament in 1954 is getting back together. An injury prevented that team from attaining its dream of a state title, but those Bulldogs finished fourth in the state and had plenty to be proud of. They wound up with an 18-5 record, won a league title and a regional title.
Former BHS track greats adjust to college
January 28, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Sports Writer After winning many gold medals in high school, the first year-and-a-half didn’t go as expected for Baldwin High School alumni Matt Noonan, Hugh Murphy, Eric Black and Eric Brown. “All of them had tremendous success, being able to adjust to the year-round training and to college,” said Mike Spielman, Baldwin High School track and cross country coach. “They’ve all done a great job of adjusting.”
Busy week for BHS wrestlers
January 28, 2004
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor It was a big week of dual action for the Baldwin High School wrestling team and, when it was over, there were some lessons learned to go along with wins … and losses. The Bulldogs opened up with a pair of big Frontier League victories in dual action at Louisburg. BHS beat host Louisburg 51-24 and Gardner-Edgerton 52-13. That improved BHS’s league record to 3-0.
BHS finishes sixth in BIT
January 28, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Sports Writer The Baldwin High School boys basketball team finished sixth out of eight teams in the Baldwin Invitational Tournament, but had higher expectations going in to the tournament. “We had better expectations than to come out with sixth place,” sophomore Jeremy Wright said. “I think we should have done a lot better than that, but that’s the way it is.”
Baker takes wins over Missouri Valley
January 28, 2004
Special to the Signal The Baker University mens and womens basketball teams picked up important victories at the expense of Missouri Valley College Saturday in Baldwin City. Sophomore guard Ashley Ohlman kept Missouri Valley at bay in the womens game with sharp free throw shooting at the end of a 76-68 win. In the final two minutes, Ohlman made all six of her free throw attempts as the Vikings tried fouling to erase a 67-56 deficit. Junior guard Courtney Hodges, the Cats top free throw shooter, made three of four and junior point guard Erin Robinson added another as Baker scored its final 10 points on free throws alone.
Grossner to lead Baker football
January 28, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Sports Writer The search for a new head football coach for Baker University is finally over, as it announced Mike Grossner as head coach of the Wildcats at a press conference Thursday afternoon. “It was a good feeling to have a new head coach,” junior quarterback Blake Pearson said. “We have a leader now. His first impression was real good. He has a plan, which is good.”