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Callahan’s championship tops for 2008
December 31, 2008
Kevin Callahan picked a good year to have his best ever at Baldwin High School — his last. Sure, Callahan may have set several records, including the state’s career victories, but those all took a backseat to the ultimate prize. He wanted that gold medal around his neck when the Class 4A state meet concluded. In February, he earned what he wanted. Callahan was finally a state champion.
Championships, records highlight year in Baldwin
December 31, 2008
Another year has passed in the world of Baldwin City athletics. There were many highs and lows during 2008, including state championships and heart-breaking losses. Baldwin High School and Baker University provided local fans plenty to cheer about all year long.
Yet another memorable year
December 31, 2008
While there were many big news stories in Baldwin City in 2008, one stands at the top of the heap. For about a year and a half, the Baldwin School District discussed plans for a bond issue. A facilities committee consisting of administrators, board members, teachers, staff and district patrons was formed to assess needs.
State lake set to reopen Saturday
Three-year restoration project comes to close on schedule
December 31, 2008
After three years of waiting, anglers will once again be able send lines into the waters of Douglas County State Fishing Lake Saturday. The lake has been closed to fishing since it was drained in 2006 to allow for repairs to the dam and other improvements.
Column: Wonderful year begins, ends with Jayhawks
Off the Rim column
December 31, 2008
There’s a first time for everything, right? At least that’s how the old adage goes, anyway. There have been plenty of firsts in 2008. A few were firsts that some people want to forget, but most were firsts that brought smiles to our faces.