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Offensive firepower helps BHS rout Paola
September 6, 2007
As the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. After an offensive drought for its opening two games, the Baldwin High School soccer team’s offense found the magical rain cloud Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (1-2) routed Paola 9-3 at home.
Wildcats claim first round of running battles
September 6, 2007
Baldwin High School cross country teams will find out right where they sit with the best competition in the state Saturday morning. The Wamego Invitational will draw many of the top teams in Class 4A. De Soto looks to be the top competition on the girls’ side, while El Dorado, Mulvane and De Soto are expected to be the boys’ top teams.
Blazers crash Bulldog Bash
September 6, 2007
A physical, in-the-trenches battle between Baldwin High School and Gardner-Edgerton came down to the final minute of action Friday night. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs’ football team, the result favored the Trailblazers. Gardner won the season-opening game 14-7 after scoring a touchdown with 40 seconds left in the contest.
Baker student seriously injured in Sunday wreck
September 6, 2007
Molly Larson, the 20-year-old Baker University student injured in a rollover accident Sunday, was in serious condition in a Kansas City-area hospital Wednesday, according to Baker Spokesman Steve Rottinghaus. Larson, from Vancouver, Wash,, was flown to the hospital in critical condition after the rollover wreck Sunday afternoon two miles southeast of Lawrence.
Brown boosting recycling efforts
September 6, 2007
If Tony Brown has his way, Baldwin City will be changing its ways in regards to trash. Brown is advocating more recycling, including his own cloth bag program. Currently, the city’s solid waste contractor, Ottawa Sanitation, has a recycling bin at the Midland Depot. Brown, a city councilman, wants to get the word out about trash and what can be done here. “The Environmental Protection Agency estimated that the average American produced 4.7 pounds of trash per day in 2005,” said Brown. “That adds up to 1,700 pounds of trash per person — a grand total of 240 million tons of trash for the entire country.
Leaf burning ban rekindles for council
September 6, 2007
An issue over banning leaf burning or regulating it more will have to smolder awhile longer. At Tuesday’s Baldwin City Council meeting a rare 2-2 tie vote occurred with a proposed ordinance that would limit the amount of burning that could be done each day. Rather than break the tie resulting from Council President Amy Cleavinger’s absence, Mayor Gary Walbridge asked for a motion to send it on for second reading, but with additional work done on it by city staff.
BESPC lacks necessary space for education
September 6, 2007
When it comes to educational space, the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center is lacking, according to DLR Group architect Kevin Greischer. The facilities committee heard the report at its monthly meeting Aug. 29. The report included the amount of educational space in each of the district’s six buildings.
Letter to the Editor
September 6, 2007
Leaf question a burning issue
September 6, 2007
BESPC needs help
September 6, 2007
Where Everybody Belongs at BJHS
September 6, 2007
Baldwin Junior High School students are learning about where they belong in a new program this year. “It’s really easy to pull someone down,” BHS teacher Marilee Valentine explained as she gently pulled a sixth grade volunteer down off of a chair. Then, as she struggled to lift the student onto the chair with her, she added, “But it’s really hard to pull them up.”
Gertrude S. Coon
September 6, 2007
Mae Rappard Burgert
September 6, 2007
Baker University cross country
September 6, 2007
Baker’s cross country teams opened on Saturday at the Maple Leaf Invitational at the Baldwin City Golf Course. The Wildcat women placed fourth out of nine teams and the men finished fifth out of eight.
Baker University men’s soccer
September 6, 2007
Sophomores Sebastian Koepf and Matt Germain both scored goals in the second half to lead the Baker men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Bethel College on Saturday in North Newton.
Baker University volleyball
September 6, 2007
Baker University went 4-2 at the William Jessup Invitational over the weekend in Sacramento, Calif. The Wildcats (7-4) defeated host William Jessup, Northwest Christian, Walla Walla University and Menlo University. Their two losses came from Oregon Institute of Technology and South Dakota Tech.
Baker University football
September 6, 2007
Missouri Western State converted two fumbles into touchdowns in the first quarter to topple Baker University 42-24 on Saturday in St. Joseph, Mo., in the season opener for both football teams.
Baldwin Briefs
September 6, 2007