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Candle in pumpkin causes house fire
November 4, 2004
A candle lit on Halloween led to a small house fire early Monday morning.
Baldwin could again host bike races
November 4, 2004
Around 250 bicyclists could be racing around Baldwin streets next summer.
BU student arrested after fight
November 4, 2004
A Baker University student was arrested after a fight between members of two different fraternities.
Trial begins for trucker in fatal accident
November 4, 2004
A trial began Monday in Douglas County District Court in the case of a 47-year-old Dallas Trucker, Yan R. McHenry, on charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery in the fatal car-semi tractor trailer accident April 13 that killed Shawn M. Trager, 19, a Baker University student.
First traffic signal in place, operational on highway
November 4, 2004
The wait is over. After months of delays, Baldwin’s first traffic signal is installed and working.
Voter turnout strong as candidates battle in races
November 4, 2004
Voter turnout in Baldwin was the strongest it’s been in several years as people headed to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in several races.
Holland squeaks out win in 10th District race
November 4, 2004
It was a close one, but Tom Holland appears to have reclaimed his seat as 10th District Representative.
Champions again
BHS boys cross country wins seventh straight state title
November 4, 2004
While Baldwin High School’s seventh straight Class 4A boys cross country title didn’t raise any eyebrows — it’s become like death and taxes and is expected — the manner in which they accomplished reclaiming the crown did. “I think we ran really, really well,” said coach Mike Spielman. “It was one of the more dominating performances. All of the guys just really ran well.”
Baldwin in brief
November 4, 2004
Truck driver convicted on lesser charge
November 4, 2004
A Douglas County District Court jury returned a not guilty verdict on an involuntary manslaughter charge against Yan A. McHenry Thursday, but found him guilty of the lesser charge of vehicular homicide. The case was a result of a fatality accident east of Baldwin City on April 13 that killed Shawn M. Trager, 19, a Baker University student and football player.
Baldwin B-team wins Toy Bowl
November 4, 2004
Two of Baldwin’s Youth Football Teams played for Toy Bowl titles Sunday, with the B-team winning 13-12 and the C-team falling just short, losing 12-0. Both of those teams had qualified for Sunday’s title games with victories Saturday, while Baldwin’s A-team fell in the semi-final round.
Voter turnout provides renewed faith
November 4, 2004
Baker rally falls short at Benedictine
November 4, 2004
For the second week in a row, the Baker University football team dug a first-half hole that Wildcats couldn’t crawl out of and lost 40-28 to Benedictine College Saturday.
Baker men win basketball opener
November 4, 2004
More than 400 people witnessed the Baker men’s basketball team start the 2004-05 season with a 72-49 win over Haskell Indian Nations University Tuesday in the Collins Center.
BHS pounds Louisburg in playoff game
November 4, 2004
In a post-Halloween game that was full of oddities, Baldwin High school exacted revenge from the Louisburg Wildcats for the Bulldogs’ only loss of the season in the first round of the state playoffs Tuesday night. BHS rolled to a 21-0 halftime lead and held on for a 28-6 victory in the Class 4A Bi-district game at Liston Stadium. But the win came on just one end of the field. A bank of lights on the west side of the stadium went out, so most of the play was confined to the east end.
BHS girls finish second at state
November 4, 2004
The Baldwin High School tradition was broken Saturday with a second-place finish at state by the girls. The BHS girls had won back-to-back championships coming into the season, but placed second behind Clay Center on Saturday. Clay Center won the meet with 70 points. Baldwin tied Wamego with 89, but won the tie breaker.
BHS boys stride to seventh title
November 4, 2004
Fans themselves had to race to keep up with the Baldwin High School boys cross country team Saturday in Wamego as the Bulldogs swept away the Class 4A State title for the seventh year running. With 41 points, the Bulldogs set the Kansas 4A record for the lowest score by any other team on a 5-kilometer course. “We had a tremendous race,” coach Mike Spielman said. “They got up front and looked dominating.”
Bulldogs club Cards for district crown
November 4, 2004
It was another first for the Baldwin High School football team Thursday. A stifling defense made the difference as the Bulldogs beat Eudora 14-6 to claim the first district title for BHS since 1993. “This was a huge win for our program over a good team,” said coach Mike Berg. “We have beaten Eudora the last three times that we have played them and our players take pride in that.
Letters to the editor
November 4, 2004
Catching up on a few loose ends
November 4, 2004