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Girls tennis team ready for regionals
October 5, 2006
This past week has been extremely productive for the Baldwin High School girls’ tennis team. The varsity competed in the Bonner Springs Invitational last Thursday and the Gardner-Edgerton Varsity Round Robin tournament Saturday.
BHS volleyball struggles at Wellsville tournament
October 5, 2006
The Baldwin High School varsity volleyball team had an eventful week. On Sept. 26, the Bulldogs went 0-3 against Anderson County, De Soto and Osawotomie, before taking part in the Wellsville tournament Saturday.
Garcia paces Bulldogs on soon-to-be league meet course
October 5, 2006
The Baldwin High School girls’ cross country teams competed in one of their toughest meets of the season in the Gold Division of the Rim Rock Classic Saturday.
Elniff leads boys cross country team at Rim Rock
October 5, 2006
Baldwin High School senior Chris Elniff once again led the BHS boys’ cross country team to a good showing on Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic hosted by the University of Kansas just north of Lawrence.
BHS soccer team split league games
October 5, 2006
After beating Paola on the new artificial turf at Baker University’s Liston Stadium last Thursday, the Baldwin High School soccer team lost a tough game to Louisburg Monday night. The Bulldogs defeated Paola 3-1 in their first true home game of the season.
Wildcats continue to struggle scoring points
October 5, 2006
FAYETTE, Mo. — Offensive woes continued to haunt the Baker University football team as it gained less than 200 yards in its 17-14 loss to Central Methodist University here Saturday. The Wildcats (2-3) turned the ball over three times and failed on multiple fourth down conversions in their loss to the Eagles (2-3).
Early miscues lead to Bulldog defeat
October 5, 2006
A slow offensive start and two turnovers helped the Baldwin High School football team fall behind early as the Bulldogs lost to Louisburg 40-13 Friday night at Liston Stadium. Baldwin trailed 28-0 early in the second half, but played the Wildcats even for the remainder of the game as each team scored two touchdowns each.
Baker volleyball squad swats Yellowjackets
October 5, 2006
The Baker University volleyball team wasted no time showing Graceland University who the dominate team was in the first game, but had to battle for games two and three to take the victory Tuesday night in front of a boisterous Collins Center crowd.
Capital Outlay Resolution survives protest period
October 5, 2006
There might be a light at the end of tunnel for the cash-strapped Baldwin School District. The 40-day protest period for the capital outlay 8-mill resolution ended Tuesday without a protest petition filed, which would have forced the matter to a vote.
Blues, barbecue bring crowd
October 5, 2006
Saturday’s third-annual Blues and Barbecue, a fundraising effort for the Lumberyard Arts Center Project, was the best ever. “It was a fabulous night,” said Sandy Cardens, LACP co-chairman. “We had a good turnout and we grossed a little over $4,000. Everyone seemed to be complimentary when they left. One person said ‘why don’t you do it every month?’ “We had more than 300 people there, coming and going through the area,” said Cardens. “We had people come down from Eudora and Lawrence, so the word is getting out.”
BHS grad heads India relief effort
October 5, 2006
A Baldwin High School graduate who lives in Gardner is trying to raise money for an orphanage and elderly facility in India. Russ Lane hopes to raise $200,000 in the next 90 days to build the Mother Teresa Home for the Aged and Orphans in Kadapa, India. Lane has been involved with other projects in the area and after touring it, he decided something needed to be done.
Women’s Bridge’ bids are lower than expected
October 5, 2006
Renovation of the historic “Women’s Bridge” on High Street will begin soon and it will be done cheaper than expected. The Baldwin City Council got the good word at Monday’s meeting when bids were presented for the project that had been estimated to cost $1.2 million, with the Kansas Department of Transportation providing 80 percent of the funding through a grant. The city funds the other 20 percent, plus design costs.
Steven Thomas Auten
October 5, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
October 5, 2006
Young parachutes at age 85
October 5, 2006
At the age of 85, Pat Young has lived an extraordinary life, but before last weekend, she still had one more thing she wanted to do. The Baldwin City resident went sky diving near Wamego Saturday and loved it.
Police solve Baker theft spree, burglary
October 5, 2006
Baldwin City police solved a series of thefts and a burglary from Baker University with an arrest last week, among other cases the department investigated.
Largemouth bass stocked at state lake
October 5, 2006
Don’t grab the fishing pole and head out there, but the largemouth bass are back in Douglas County State Fishing Lake. Richard Sanders, fisheries biologist for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, released 200 to 250 largemouth bass into the lake on Friday.
Eileen F. Matousek
October 5, 2006
We’ve got good news for a change
October 5, 2006
Letters to the Editor
October 5, 2006