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Column: Liston renovations were less technical than expected
September 28, 2006
Well it’s been official for nearly two weeks now — Liston Stadium is back open and better than ever. The historic Baker University complex was reopened for the first BU football game on Sept. 9. It was used for a couple of Baker soccer games before that, but the construction on the track wasn’t completed.
Wildcats shut out at home by Evangel
September 28, 2006
Offensive woes hurt the Baker University football team in its second straight home loss Saturday. The Wildcats (2-2) mustered only 111 yards of offense in their 24-0 defeat to Evangel University (2-2). “We laid an egg in all ways,” coach Mike Grossner said. “Our first correction needs to be offensively. We need to establish an identity and take some pressure off of our defense. Our goal is to get it going offensively.”
Rushing attack helps Bulldogs defeat Cyclones
September 28, 2006
OTTAWA — After falling behind 14-0, Baldwin High School football coach Mike Berg helped rally his Bulldog team to a victory here Friday night. “We were down 14-0 and I called the team together,” Berg said. “I said, ‘Guys the game is not over. Quit making mistakes, do what we do and good things will happen.’”
Soccer team ready for home game at Liston
September 28, 2006
After crushing Bishop Seabury Academy Tuesday, the Baldwin High School soccer team received some more good news about its next home game. The Bulldogs found out that their home game Thursday will be played on the new artificial turf at Baker University’s Liston Stadium. “That should be really exciting,” junior Dustin Schiller said.
BHS boys tune up for Rim Rock run
September 28, 2006
For the Baldwin High School boys cross country squad, all it needed was a little bit of time before it got back on track to winning its meets. Last Thursday the varsity Bulldogs scored 29 points to win the Prairie View Invitational with senior Chris Elniff leading the pack.
Perfect at Prairie View
September 28, 2006
Rain once again fell on the Baldwin High School girls’ cross country team, but that didn’t stop it from running to a perfect score last Thursday at the Prairie View Invitational.
City seeks input on comprehensive plan
September 28, 2006
What is on the horizon for Baldwin City is a topic that’s in for plenty of discussion with an updated version of the comprehensive plan. With that in mind, City Administrator Jeff Dingman has scheduled the first of several public sessions for 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in the American Legion Hall.
Parks gains statewide book honors
September 28, 2006
Baldwin City resident, artist and author Ande Parks has been selected as one of 15 writers to be honored at the first-ever Kansas Book Festival Friday in Wichita. Earlier this year Parks released “Capote in Kansas,” which is a graphic novel based on historical events. He is excited to represent the arts side of Baldwin City at the festival. “I am always interested in helping the arts in general in town,” Parks said. “For me, the coolest part is getting a comic book out there in the literary world.” The thought of sharing his comic novel that isn’t about a super hero really makes Parks excited. “That’s what makes me really proud, because I want to get the graphic novel out there,” Parks said. “I think it’s really cool that it has been chosen for the festival.”
No charges yet from drug probe at Baldwin High
September 28, 2006
Douglas County Attorney Charles Branson is still looking into the alleged use of illegally obtained prescription drugs by Baldwin High School students.
Suicide ruled in Fourth Street shooting
September 28, 2006
A 40-year-old man who had just recently moved to Baldwin City committed suicide late Monday night when law enforcement officers were about to apprehend him on outstanding warrants from Oklahoma, said Baldwin Police Chief Mike McKenna.
Barbecue, blues set for Lumberyard
September 28, 2006
Those looking to sample the new barbecue restaurant in town and listen to some blues music should visit downtown Baldwin City Saturday night. For the third straight year, the annual Lumberyard Arts Center Project (LACP) Blues and Barbecue will be held. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than the previous two years.
District numbers are up
September 28, 2006
The Baldwin School District is growing and Supt. Paul Dorathy is glad to hear that it might be receiving more money. On Sept. 20, the final tallies for enrollment came in. The report said the district has 1,415 students.
Alice R. Fulgham
September 28, 2006
Richard Duane Pickens
September 28, 2006
Mabel E. Rockhold
September 28, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
September 28, 2006
Good district numbers
September 28, 2006
Ducks Unlimited chapter to have Oct. 14 banquet
September 28, 2006
After jumping into the middle of starting a Baldwin City based Ducks Unlimited Chapter, Darren Griffith is pleased with the progress, a banquet has been scheduled and the name of the chapter is in place.
Letters to the Editor
September 28, 2006