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Kansas Volleyball Association Preseason Rankings
September 4, 2008
The Kansas Volleyball Association on Aug. 27 announced its 2008 Preseason Volleyball Rankings sponsored by prepvolleyball.com.
Daughter says mom feared she was being chased on day of double fatality on U.S. 59
September 4, 2008

The daughter of a woman accused of striking and killing two highway workers with a truck testified Thursday that her mother was frightened that someone was chasing them across Missouri and Kansas.

Presidential picks
Our View Editorial
September 4, 2008

We’ve watched with great interest as the presidential race goes full steam ahead with the national conventions on each side and the naming of vice presidential running mates.

Construction worker describes U.S. 59 fatality scene
September 4, 2008

A construction worker struck by a pickup truck speeding through a work zone described the scene on U.S. Highway 59 nearly a year ago.

Artist, Lecture Series set to begin for Baker on Sept. 11
September 4, 2008
Bill Ritchie, a guest artist and lecturer with experience creating etching presses, will present “The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in the Owens Audio-Visual Room as part of Baker University’s Artist and Lecture Series and a three-day residency.
Baldwin youth is ‘lucky’ after bike/car wreck
September 4, 2008
Police Chief Mike McKenna believes the difference between a minor or major bicycle-car accident Tuesday morning was a helmet. “He was a lucky young man,” said McKenna of Damian Sumner, 8, 221 Elm.
Council’s coarse on course
Status of golf course land is brought into question
September 4, 2008
Baldwin City Council President Amy Cleavinger drove her point home Tuesday night about the city-owned golf course and she didn’t yell “fore” before she did it.
BHS soccer team bounces Chieftains
September 4, 2008
Matt McCune’s debut as Baldwin High School soccer coach exceeded his own expectations. After nine days of practice, his Bulldogs hosted Tonganoxie on Friday to open the season. They defeated the Chieftains 2-0 to give the first-year coach his opening victory.
Lofty expectations for the Bulldogs again
September 4, 2008
Every autumn, high expectations and state-championship hype surround Mike Spielman’s Baldwin High School cross country teams - and this year is no exception. The BHS girls’ squad is the returning Class 4A state champs and the boys are the returning runners-up.
BHS football ready to repeat 2007 season
September 4, 2008
Following up a 10-3 season that ended in the Class 4A state semifinal round is a tough task for any high school football team. Throw in to the mix that the 2007 squad was loaded with 15 seniors, six of whom signed to play on the collegiate level.
Despite losses, volleyball squad remains optimistic
September 4, 2008
Although the Baldwin High School volleyball team didn’t win a match here on its opening night, it did manage to take every match to three games. The Bulldogs faced Eudora, Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs at the quad Tuesday night. They went 0-3 to begin the season, which was frustrating for senior Olivia Catloth.
Crenshaw among district teachers to land grants
September 4, 2008
Scott Crenshaw was welcomed to the Baldwin School District with a certificate, balloon and $750. Baldwin Junior High School’s new seventh grade science teacher will now have extra money to help maintain the dozen animals living in his classroom.
Sweet 16 with a twist
September 4, 2008
Like most teenage girls, Kaylin McCrary will always remember her 16th birthday. However, there were no balloons, expensive dresses, television shows or even cake. Instead she spent her birthday with underprivileged children and a few special birthday cards.
Berg prepared for Panthers
September 4, 2008
Season opening games are always tough on football coaches. Mike Berg hopes he has scouted the Paola Panthers enough to give his Baldwin High School football team a chance to win Friday’s opener.