set for Friday
The Baldwin High School football will be playing its annual scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the BHS practice fields.
The freshman team will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the varsity and junior varsity teams will start shortly after the freshmen end.
There is no admission to the scrimmage but donations of towels and gatorade are welcome.
The BHS cheerleaders will be selling hot dogs and drinks at the scrimmage.
Despite classes starting at Baker University and in the Baldwin School District, Bulldog Days is continuing to meet every week.
It meets at 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The group might cut back a little when fall sports teams begin playing.
to host tourney
The Baker University volleyball team will be starting its 2005 season at home, as it hosts this year's Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason tournament at Collins Center.
The Wildcats start action at 5 p.m. Friday against rival Benedictine College. They they will play Avila University at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Baker will play host to Central Methodist College at 11 a.m. and then Evangel University at 4 p.m. to wrap up its tournament action.
Baker soccer teams
Both Baker University men's and women's soccer teams will be hosting alumni scrimmages this weekend.
The women's team will have their scrimmage at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Park, the fields north of Baldwin High School.
The men's team will be hosting it's scrimmage at 1 p.m. Sunday at North Park.
Both teams begin regular season action next week.
Million dollar golf
shootout coming up
The Ransom Memorial Hospital Charitable Association, Inc. is sponsoring its Ninth Annual Million Dollar Golf Shootout on Sept. 17 at the Ottawa Country Club.
To enter, a person must attend a qualifying round, during one of the following scheduled times. The first is from 2 p.m. until dark from Sept. 13 - Sept. 16. On Sept. 15, the hours will be extended until 10 p.m. The second session is from 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sept. 17. Then the finals will begin at 4 p.m. Sept. 17.
The entry fee is $10 and it includes 10 shots. Each additional shot is $1 and there is no shot limit. The top 20 qualifiers will have a chance to win several great prizes including the chance to win $1 million. Qualifiers will also have the chance to shoot at two $7,000 cash holes. There will be top three prizes for the closest to pin. The qualifier closest to the pin during qualifying rounds will have also have a chance at a 50-foot putt worth $2,500.
For more information contact Kelly McDermeit at (785) 229-8458.
Baker baseball team
signs another player
Jared Brown, a 2005 Jefferson West High School graduate, has signed to play baseball at Baker University.
Brown, a pitcher, compiled a 7-1 record his senior year and was an all-Big Seven League selection.
Sunday open gym
The Baldwin High School gym will once again start being opened on Sundays by Mike Everett from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 18.