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BHS wrestling team reloads next season
March 8, 2007
Although this season has barely finished, Baldwin High School wrestling coach Kit Harris is already excited about the possibilities next year. On Feb. 24, the Bulldogs ended their season at the Class 4A state tournament in Salina. A trio of BHS wrestlers placed in the top three, leading BHS to a seventh-place team finish.
Shooting struggles send Bulldogs home early
March 8, 2007
TONGANOXIE — This year’s glass slipper didn’t fit Baldwin’s feet, but instead nearly fit that of rival Eudora. A season filled with hopes and expectations came to a screeching halt here Friday night in the semifinals of the Class 4A sub-state. A 42-30 loss to Eudora ended the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team’s season with a 16-6 record.
State berth falls one shot away for BHS boys
March 8, 2007
TONGANOXIE — An upset victory over the No. 1 seed. A Class 4A sub-state championship. A trip to Salina. All of these came down to a last-second final three-pointer that would have granted all three wishes. The shot fell short and left the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team (17-6) two points away from those goals as it lost to Kansas City Piper 41-39 here Saturday night in the sub-state finals.
State of the District event is planned
March 8, 2007
It may not be the United States president and it may not be televised, but those interested in the Baldwin School District should attend. The Baldwin Education Foundation is hosting the State of the District Breakfast at 7 a.m. March 15 at the Baker University Harter Union cafeteria.
Column: BHS winter season ends with thrilling end
March 8, 2007
It’s amazing how the highs and lows of one season can all happen within a 48-hour span. Baldwin High School boys’ basketball coach Eric Toot put it best when he said, “The reality of sports can be cruel.”
Baker prepares for pandemic influenza
March 8, 2007
If a new virus, such as the bird flu, were to make its way to Kansas, Baker University is doing what it can to be ready. On Monday night, Baker hosted the “Preparing for Pandemic Influenza” at Rice Auditorium. The event’s purpose was to present information on how to prepare for the avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu.
New job calls Wagner from district’s race
March 8, 2007
When Dave Wagner withdrew from the Baldwin School Board at-large position race in mid February, there were a few heads scratched as to why.
Downtown project hits same old snag
March 8, 2007
For the second time in a year, when bids were opened for the $1.2 million Downtown Streetscape Project, there was only one bid to open. It was too high — more than $1 million more than what engineers have said the project should cost — and was rejected. Now the Baldwin City Council is back to square one, looking at all possibilities to save the project — including not having the Maple Leaf Festival, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. “Again, we got one bid,” said City Administrator Jeff Dingman. “It still cost too much money. I don’t know what else to say about it.”
Slight tweaks for BJHS basket auction
March 8, 2007
Candy, movies and plenty of other goodies will once again be available to purchase at the Baldwin Junior High School Basket Auction, but there’s a new location this year. The 7th annual auction will be taking place on the mezzanine in the BJHS gym. In previous years it was held in the cafeteria. It will begin at 6 p.m.
Signal wins 11 KPA awards
March 8, 2007
The Baldwin City Signal won a total of 11 awards in this year’s Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence competition, including four first-place finishes.
The sky isn’t falling
March 8, 2007
Ruby Elinor Watson
March 8, 2007
Aaron L. Lisher
March 8, 2007
BHS boys slide past Bobcats
March 8, 2007
TONGANOXIE — The attitude of never die easy is fitting for the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team. After trailing 34-24 in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs (17-6) closed their last game against Basehor-Linwood with a 16-4 run en route to a 40-38 victory here last Thursday.
Letter to the Editor
March 8, 2007
Baldwin Briefs
March 8, 2007