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Column: World Cup finale was thrilling
July 13, 2006
I have to admit that I watched a soccer game on television and actually thought it was fairly exciting.
Baker basketball league wraps up
July 13, 2006
Each summer hundreds of area high school basketball players fill the Baldwin City gyms as part of the Baker Summer League. The annual basketball league finished Tuesday with the high school boys’ games. The games were played at Baker University’s Collins Center and at Baldwin High School.
Grossner benefits from Manning camp
July 13, 2006
Baker University football coach Mike Grossner used his annual trip to the Manning Passing Academy to recruit, keep in touch with contacts and become a better coach.
Board discusses funds, policy among topics
July 13, 2006
There were lengthy discussions about asphalt bids, capital outlay money, secretary proposal and board policy at the Baldwin Board of Education meeting Monday night.
Still no finish line for district track decision
July 13, 2006
Now that the bids are in on the proposed track and soccer facility north of Baldwin High School, the Baldwin Board of Education must decide if it has the finances to move forward.
School district takes on a new look
July 13, 2006
Monday night was the changing of the guard at the Baldwin Board of Education meeting, with a few other changes for the upcoming year.
Four-way stop slated for Junction
July 13, 2006
If the people want a four-way stop at the accident-plagued Baldwin Junction intersection, they can have it. The Kansas Department of Transportation announced Tuesday a preliminary plan that would add stop signs on north and south bound U.S. Highway 59. Stop signs are already in place on east and west bound U.S. Highway 56.
Dorathy ready for district’s challenges
July 13, 2006
After celebrating the Fourth of July last week, Paul Dorathy began his first week as the new superintendent of the Baldwin School District. Dorathy started his new job on July 5 and has been on the go every day. “It’s been very, very busy, but that’s kind of what I expected,” Dorathy said. “I am learning as I am going with some things. I haven’t had to worry about being bored.” School Board President Alison Bauer is optimistic about the future with Dorathy. “It was excellent,” Bauer said of Monday’s school board meeting. “Change is always refreshing, so it was very interesting to have someone else up there with us. He is going to do a great job.”
Bulldogs begin summer training
July 13, 2006
Summer camps are an important part of many high school sports teams’ offseason preparation. Not cross country. Each summer, cross country coaches rely on their runners to prepare themselves with plenty of mileage before the season starts in mid-August.
Baldwin Briefs
July 13, 2006
Let’s meet new leaders
July 13, 2006
Dorathy’s communication abilities are already of note
July 13, 2006
School board primary for state looms
July 13, 2006
Incumbent State School Board Member Janet Waugh, who represents most of the Baldwin City district, is hopeful that this year’s elections will reverse the board’s recent conservative majority that has caused embarrassment for the state.