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Personal records set at Girard
May 3, 2007
Plenty of personal bests were recorded as many medals were handed out Friday night in Girard. The Baldwin High School track teams competed at the Girard Invitational and came away with positive results. Many runners ran their best times of the year as several more collected medals from the meet in southeast Kansas.
Bulldogs drop six straight games
May 3, 2007
Although his team has dropped six straight games, Baldwin High School baseball coach Brock Hartshorn has seen improvements during the last two outings. BHS (2-7) lost 10-5 Tuesday night to Gardner after being swept at Louisburg last Thursday, 10-0 and 5-3. Despite the three losses, Hartshorn was pleased to see some offensive improvements.
Band members return to help sweep Blazers
May 3, 2007
Coach Ginny Honomichl was glad to have her team back at full strength Tuesday. Three Baldwin High School softball players missed last week’s 5-2 loss at Louisburg. The Bulldog trio was in Chicago with the BHS band last Thursday, but they returned home Monday. With its line up at full power, the Bulldogs (8-3) swept Class 5A Gardner (6-8) at home Tuesday, 3-1 and 4-0.
Martin selected as finalist for NCAA senior award
May 3, 2007
Katie Martin has a chance to make history this spring, but she needs help. The Missouri State University senior and Baldwin High School graduate was announced as one of the 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS softball award.
Baldwin Briefs
May 3, 2007
Baldwin students are in good hands
May 3, 2007
School security, procedures discussed
May 3, 2007
In response to the bomb threat situation in the Baldwin School District April 19, former School Resource Officer Mike Gammage — a former agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms — met with Supt. Paul Dorathy Monday to discuss security. “It was an excellent meeting,” said Gammage. “Paul and I had a very candid, open discussion. The ball is in their court whether they want it (his help) or not.
Next stop: Hall of Fame
May 3, 2007
Pressure from her former principal and staff led Charlene Potter to filling out pages of paper work and taking that dreadful picture. Potter, a former Marion Springs Elementary School teacher, took her principal’s advice in January. All of that paper work paid off in April, when she was selected for induction into the Kansas Teacher’s Hall of Fame. “It was worth all of the paper work,” Potter said. “It wasn’t that difficult. I probably wouldn’t have done it if I hadn’t had a nice gentle push from the staff at Marion Springs.” She received a phone call from her former principal early in April, but thought he wanted her to substitute teach. However, he had some good news for her.
Kitten, kitten, who needs a kitten?
May 3, 2007
Funnel clouds dance in sky
May 3, 2007
There was plenty of excitement around 5 p.m. Friday when funnel clouds were spotted around Baldwin City. Tornado sirens sounded, but there were no reports of the funnels touching down and no damage. Well, almost.
Mildred Clarridge
May 3, 2007
BHS baseball, softball games are postponed
May 3, 2007
Mother Nature continues to disrupt baseball and softball games for Baldwin High School. Games scheduled for today have been postponed on account of rain, according to BHS activities director Gary Stevanus.