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Bitter-sweet’ defeat
Bulldogs lose to rival, stay alive for bi-district playoffs
October 30, 2008
To say there was mixed emotions here Thursday night would be a major understatement. Eudora High beat rival Baldwin 35-28 to win its second Class 4A district game of the season. However, it’s the Bulldogs that will advance to Tuesday’s bi-district playoffs.
Douglas County deputies plan check lane early Sunday morning
October 30, 2008
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a driver’s license check lane between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. Sunday, the law enforcement agency announced Thursday.
PK goal ends Bulldogs’ season
October 30, 2008
Merely 24 hours after an exciting victory, the Baldwin High School soccer team’s season came to a halt here Tuesday. A 2-0 victory over Columbus nearly gave the Bulldogs enough confidence to upset top-seeded Louisburg in its regional tournament.
It’s time to vote
Our View Editorial
October 30, 2008
We all have the chance to be part of history this year with the election. From all indications, there will be a record turnout this year across the country. Interest levels are extremely high for a variety of reasons, but the recent economic downturn has certainly got people talking – and acting.
Holland, Pine battle for State Senate seat
October 30, 2008
Two veteran legislators are going head-to-head for the Senate seat in Kansas’ 3rd District. Incumbent Republican Roger Pine has held the position since January 2005. His challenger is Tom Holland, a Democrat who since January 2003 has represented the 10th District in the Kansas House.
Time for $22.9 million vote
October 30, 2008
Funding assistance from the state of Kansas and a potential federal government grant could help lessen the burden of Baldwin School District taxpayers if Tuesday’s bond issue election passes.
BJHS excellence cost Gresnick his hair
October 30, 2008
Baldwin Junior High School students forced Joe Gresnick to lose his hair recently. Gresnick, the assistant principal at BJHS, made a deal with his students last year. If they made the Standard of Excellence in every category on the 2007 Kansas State Assessments, he would shave his head.
More than just rivalry game
October 30, 2008
Tonight’s Frontier League matchup between Baldwin High School and Eudora has more at stake than the usual rivalry bragging rights. The loser of the contest will more than likely miss the Class 4A playoffs.
Bulldogs show true toughness in victory
Off the Rim column
October 30, 2008
True character of a person or a team is often revealed during those moments when life is most challenging. A year ago, Baldwin High School’s football team showed its strong character and determination by marching through the Class 4A playoffs and reaching the state semifinals.
Brown, Coen offer differences as 10th district candidates
October 30, 2008
There’s a clear choice between the candidates for the 10th District House of Representatives seat. Tony Brown, D-Baldwin City, and John Coen, R-Baldwin City, cite their backgrounds as reason to vote for them.
Letters to the Editor
October 30, 2008
Baldwin City Signal letters to the editor
Bulldogs hold off Kaws’ attack
October 30, 2008
Momentum was gained and lost multiple times here Friday night in a thrilling high school football game. There was a 21-point beginning, a 28-point string in the middle and a 14-point ending to the Class 4A district contest. Throw in the mix a few turnovers and highlight reel plays and it was a recipe for a wild night of football.