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BU student arrested for damaging vehicles
November 11, 2004
A member of Baker University’s Delta Tau Delta fraternity was arrested over the weekend for allegedly damaging vehicles at a neighboring fraternity.
District looks at new facilities
November 11, 2004
The Baldwin School District could have a new auditorium by the end of 2008.
BHS senior teaches peers, advisors about new technology
November 11, 2004
Saunder James usually spends his days at Baldwin High School learning. But lately, the BHS senior has had an opportunity to do a little teaching as well. James has spent the last couple of months teaching the senior seminar classes how to use some of the school’s latest technology.
WWII vet remembers service with Navy
November 11, 2004
Dale Caruthers entered World War II as a 17-year-old high school student, determined to help two of his older brothers who were already fighting in the war. “They were in pretty tight places in that time,” Caruthers said. “It was me wanting to go help my older brothers, so I quit school and joined the Navy. “I had a great idea of going over and saving both of them,” he said. “I wanted to be a hero.”
Bountiful bean harvest
November 11, 2004
When Robin Dunn wheeled her 1995 John Deere combine into a field of soybeans south of town early Tuesday morning, she knew it was too muddy, but she also knew it would only get muddier and she wanted to get them cut. “I’ve got to get these cut before tomorrow’s rain,” Dunn said of Wednesday’s expected showers. “That’s all there is to it.” Ordinarily, she probably would have passed on cutting the beans from the field a few miles south of Baldwin City, opting for drier conditions.
Shotgun pulled on school grounds
November 11, 2004
An egg fight in the parking lot of the Baldwin High School ended when a student pulled a shotgun on another student.
Trucker convicted of lesser charge in death of student
November 11, 2004
Family members of a Baker University student killed in a wreck on U.S. Highway 56 sobbed and shook their heads Thursday in court as jurors found a truck driver not guilty of manslaughter. Since the verdict was announced the Baker community has continued its support of the family.
Deaths
November 11, 2004
Baldwin in brief
November 11, 2004
Baker falls to Graceland, 44-27
November 11, 2004
At one point Saturday, the Baker University football team had the No. 22-ranked Graceland Yellowjackets down 20-15. But, the lead didn’t last long and Graceland rallied for a 44-27 victory. BU coach Mike Grossner thought his Wildcats had a chance early to put the Yellowjackets in a hole, but it didn’t happen and that played into the game’s final outcome.
Tigers end BHS title hopes
November 11, 2004
There was little doubt which team was the best Saturday night when the Baldwin High School Bulldogs lined up with the Fort Scott Tigers Saturday night at Liston Stadium in the Class 4A Regional football playoffs. BHS fell 38-6 to end the season. “Fort Scott was a very good football team that we played Saturday,” said coach Mike Berg. “We haven’t played a team with that much speed for I can’t remember how long. Its going to be a very hard team to beat in the playoffs.
Baker women fall to Sterling
November 11, 2004
The Baker University Wildcat women regained their long-range shooting touch, but couldn’t keep pace with Sterling College in a 74-61 loss Tuesday at the Collins Center.
Ward’s hot start leads BU to basketball win
November 11, 2004
Junior David Ward of Paola had a monster start on Tuesday, scoring 20 points as Baker University defeated Bethany College 72-57 in the Collins Center. Less than 11 minutes into the game, Ward had already racked up 20 points as Baker held a 28-14 lead. He didn’t miss a shot during that span, which included six three-pointers.
Abducted aliens found, brought home
November 11, 2004
Thanks to some good police work by officer Lance Parker of the Baldwin City Police Department, Mulder and Scully — the famed FBI alien experts of television’s X-Files — weren’t summoned to the city this weekend after all. Yes, there was a problem with aliens right here in Baldwin City, but it was a backward abduction. It was humans abducting the aliens for a change. Odd story, that’s for sure.
BU soccer advances to finals with win
November 11, 2004
Baker University advanced to the finals of the NAIA Region Five tournament Wednesday with a 4-1 victory over McKendree College.
What a difference a year makes
November 11, 2004