Archive for Thursday, September 18, 2008

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Letters to the Editor
September 18, 2008
Why this bond issue and why now? A facilities committee consisting of a cross section of the community and district spent a year studying these questions.
Wamego meet canceled; home meet awaits BHS
September 18, 2008
Due to heavy rain and strong winds, the Wamego Invitational cross country meet scheduled for Saturday was cancelled.
First home football game set for Friday
September 18, 2008
After suffering a humbling loss on Monday night, the Baldwin High School football team will try to get back in the win column with its first home game of the season Friday.
BHS soccer team’s ‘best game’ ends in 4-2 defeat
September 18, 2008
A scoreless second half by the Baldwin High School soccer team led to its first home loss of the season. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs (2-2) were defeated 4-2 by Louisburg. The loss was the first at home for Baldwin after winning its first two home contests.
Baker takes home ‘mud bowl’ crown
September 18, 2008
Eight inches of rain and a sloppy field was no contest for the Baker University football team. In their first Heart of America Athletic Conference game of the season, the Wildcats (1-1, 1-0) beat Culver-Stockton 28-0 in the “mud bowl” in Canton, Mo., on Saturday.
Big plays burn Bulldogs against Trailblazers
September 18, 2008
Torrential rainfall and sloppy fields are what the doctor ordered for the Baldwin High School football team. Those doctors’ orders were changed Friday evening, moving the Frontier League contest here Monday night. The wet, muddy fields might have helped the Bulldogs slow down the Trailblazers attack, but instead the game was played on a nearly dry field Monday.
Utility complaint brings answers from city council
September 18, 2008
A resident concerned by the high cost of utilities prompted a history lesson at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting. Scott Petry requested to be on Monday’s agenda and was representing Long Creek Ct. neighborhood residents, many of whom are unhappy with the cost of utilities but didn’t accompany Petry.
Train rides, balloon release honor children battling cancer
September 18, 2008
Kara Cunningham was just looking for a park to invite friends and family to celebrate her son Lane’s remission from neuroblastoma cancer. Just less than three weeks later, instead of a celebration for her son, she planned an event for other families to honor their young cancer survivors and those who died as part of the first National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
Community welcome for BHS homecoming parade
September 18, 2008
Baldwin High School officials are once again pursuing more community involvement for the annual homecoming parade. It’s been a goal of BHS Principal Shaun Moseman’s since he arrived in Baldwin in 2006. He helped bring back the annual parade to celebrate the Bulldogs’ homecoming.
Bad weather moves Art Walk inside
September 18, 2008
Tornado sirens and heavy doses of rain weren’t going to stop the Baldwin Community Arts Council from hosting its 2008 Art Walk finale Friday evening. However, the weather did bring the Cuppa Java event inside for its two-hour duration. In fact, the location was even changed last minute.
Starting, ending volleyball victories
September 18, 2008
No more waiting for that first victory of the season. No more pressure of trying to earn that win. Those burdens are no longer being carried by the Baldwin High School varsity volleyball players. At least not after Saturday’s home tournament. In fact, the Bulldogs (2-8) began and ended the Baldwin Invitational Tournament with victories.
Winning streak remains
September 18, 2008
High expectations don’t seem to bother the Baldwin Junior High School seventh grade football team. After two straight perfect seasons that ended in youth football championships, all eyes were focused on the young Bulldogs. So far, they’ve started their junior high careers right where they left off last fall.
Officials urge immunizations as annual flu season approaches
September 18, 2008
Flu season is just around the corner, and with the early onset of pleasant days and chilly nights, it might be even closer than you think.