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Chocolate auction a sweet success again
February 14, 2008
The Baldwin Community Arts Council’s 20th annual Chocolate Auction was Sunday at Baldwin High School. Once again, the annual event was another success. Another big crowd was on hand for the silent and live auctions.
BHS football players sign with Baker
February 14, 2008
Baker University football coach Mike Grossner has announced his early recruits for 2008. “We only lose 10 guys, so we went after guys where we felt there was a need,” said Grossner, who will be entering his fifth year with the Wildcats. “I feel really good about this class. It’s not totally complete, but it’s pretty close.”
BHS varsity teams split at Paola; JV boys rally to victory
February 14, 2008
It was a split decision here Tuesday night with the Baldwin High School varsity basketball teams. The BHS boys defeated the Panthers 62-43, while the girls were defeated 61-51. Both BHS teams had previously beaten Paola at home Jan. 11.
Bulldogs avenge Wildcat victories
February 14, 2008
There was a one-point loss at Louisburg in December. Prior to that game, there was the sweep during football season, including the final loss in the state semifinal round. No need to ask whether motivation was a factor in Friday’s 61-44 victory. The Baldwin High School boys’ basketball players were glad to share their enthusiasm after their home win over the Wildcats.
Weege takes charge in BHS girls’ victory
February 14, 2008
Just when Tracie Weege’s confidence was down, she bounced back with one of her best games all season. On Feb. 5, the Baldwin High School junior had one of the worst games of her career at De Soto. Weege only managed to score two points in the contest.
Runners-up three straight years
February 14, 2008
For the third consecutive year, Baldwin High School has finished as the runner-up at the Frontier League wrestling tournament. The Bulldogs once again fell second to Class 5A Gardner-Edgerton at the league meet. On Saturday, the Trailblazers scored 196 points, while Baldwin earned 156 points to place second.
Baldwin City officials eye shootings, too
February 14, 2008
Last week’s deadly shootings at a city council meeting in Kirkwood, Mo., has local officials talking about security. Charles Thornton, a Missouri man with a long history of run-ins with the Kirkwood City Council, shot and killed five people at last Thursday’s meeting and wounded several others before being fatally shot.
Baker celebrates 150th birthday
February 14, 2008
Observing Baker University’s Founders Day, students, faculty and staff celebrated with an all-campus luncheon on Tuesday at the Harter Union cafeteria. February 12 marked the 150th birthday for Baker University, the first college in Kansas. The Baker University charter was signed on Feb. 12, 1858.
Hours extended for Bible display
February 14, 2008
Baker University’s Quayle Rare Bible Collection will add Sunday hours (1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.) beginning Feb. 17 through May 4. It will be closed Easter Sunday, March 23.
Scholars honored; board hears more about bond issue
February 14, 2008
Two recognitions highlighted a Baldwin School Board meeting that was filled with information and discussion regarding facilities, an audit report and health curriculum. The two recognitions honored Baldwin High School students for recent academic achievements. On Monday night, the BHS scholar’s bowl team was recognized by the school board.
Principal shuffle continues
February 14, 2008
More news regarding Baldwin School District administrators came from Monday’s Baldwin School Board meeting. There was another retirement and several contracts extended. However, the big news of the night came after the board met in executive session.