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Which professional athlete are you sick of hearing about in the news?

Response Percent
Tiger Woods
Brett Favre
Roger Clemens
LeBron James
Total 65

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Commuter forecast for August 26, 2010
August 26, 2010
Another cool morning drive this Thursday with patchy fog and temperatures in the 50s. Normal traffic conditions shouldn’t slow the drive too much.
Fluke is living the dream of a ‘Tiny Dancer’
August 26, 2010
Physical limitations may have kept JoAnne Fluke from participating in certain activities as a child, but now she’s using her abilities to pursue her dreams. Standing on her hands, she reaches a height of 28 inches tall, but Fluke is working toward becoming a professional dancer.
New elementary school will open Tuesday
August 26, 2010
On Tuesday afternoon, Deb Ehling-Gwin, Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center principal, was smiling a bit brighter. She had just received word from Supt. Paul Dorathy that her new school on the west edge of town will be opening a week earlier than expected.
What brought the Methodists to Baldwin City?
August 26, 2010
It’s easy to see that Baldwin City is a Methodist stronghold, but why is that? All one has to do is look at the numerous churches to see it. First United Methodist Church. Ives Chapel Methodist Church. Vinland United Methodist Church. Worden United Methodist Church. Clearfield United Methodist Church.
Neighbors: Karen Zuzzio
August 26, 2010
Name: Karen Zuzzio Occupation: Retired administrative assistant; worked 16 years at Baker University.
BHS volleyball squad ready to improve from last fall
August 26, 2010
Changing the mentality and producing wins has been a theme of the Baldwin High School volleyball team for several years in a row, but this year’s seniors are bound and determined to make it happen. During the past three seasons, the Bulldogs have won 15 matches. Their six wins a year ago were an improvement from the previous two years, but nowhere near what the players and coaches wanted to achieve.
BHS soccer team opens season with Chieftains
August 26, 2010
While this year’s Baldwin High School soccer team will look quite similar to the 2009 squad, there will be a difference in philosophy from the head coach. A year ago, former coach Matt McCune stressed defense first. His Bulldogs tried to protect their goal and tried to find scoring opportunities when available.
Wildcats kick off season Saturday at Ottawa
August 26, 2010
Mike Grossner is anxious but nervous for Saturday’s season-opening football game at Ottawa University. The seventh-year head coach of the Baker University football team has several concerns about his No. 24-ranked Wildcats facing No. 9 Ottawa.
BHS scores above state ACT average
August 26, 2010
For the fourth time in the last five years, Baldwin High School has scored above the state average on the ACT exam.
School board refinances 2001 bonds
August 26, 2010
On Monday night, the Baldwin School Board approved the refinancing of old bonds, which will save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Baldwin City residents share vocal talents in Baker choir
August 26, 2010
Expect an encore performance from the Baker Community Choir.
Young musicians learn from students through lab school
August 26, 2010
For nearly 20 years, Baker University’s music department has been providing music lessons to people of all ages through an outreach program called Music Lab School.
University recognized as military friendly
August 26, 2010
Overland Park — G.I. Jobs has announced Baker University among military friendly schools for 2011.
Greek organizations help with fund raising
August 26, 2010
Baker University’s Greek organizations — five fraternities and five sororities — have a long history of actively supporting philanthropies through volunteer and fund-raising efforts.
Baker University sports schedules
August 26, 2010
Fall Sports Schedules Football AUGUST 28 — at Ottawa, 6 p.m.
Ballard feels at home coaching basketball at Baker
August 26, 2010
It did not take new Baker University’s men’s basketball coach Brett Ballard long to feel at home.
HAAC player of year keys Wildcat volleyball team
August 26, 2010
A roster relatively intact from last year’s record-setting 32-4 season has Baker University volleyball coach Kathy Allen beaming with enthusiasm for 2010.
Soccer teams hope to build on last year’s success
August 26, 2010
A strong core of returners should have Baker University’s men’s soccer team challenging for another conference crown.
Baker to face quality football opponents in early part of season
August 26, 2010
No. 24-ranked Baker University won’t waste any time celebrating the 120th year of Wildcat football.
No. 24 Wildcats to open on Saturday against Ottawa
August 26, 2010
Baker University will renew a rivalry with nearby Ottawa to open the football season.
2009-2010 year in review at Baker University
August 26, 2010
AUGUST 2009 Assistant women’s basketball coach Richard Ebel is honored by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association with the Don Jones Memorial Coaches Courage Award. …
Hall of Fame banquet slated for Oct. 22
Six former Wildcat standouts to be recognized during 120 years of football celebration, homecoming weekend
August 26, 2010
Six former Wildcat standouts — Bob Courtney, ’57; Bill White, ’59; Fred Purvis, ’70, Brad Roepke, ’83; Terry Roepke, ’85; and Jessica Walters Ohlde, ’01 — will be inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 22, with a celebration at the Doubletree Hotel in Overland Park, Kan. All Baker alumni are welcome at the ceremony.
Annual gala, auction set for Nov. 20 in Kansas City
August 26, 2010
Baker University’s annual gala and auction, a fund-raiser for scholarships, is set for Nov. 20 at Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.
President’s column: Outreach programs have long history connecting city, BU
August 26, 2010
Our campus and the community will soon come alive with activity as we welcome more than 250 new students to Baker University. These new students will soon learn what our returning students already know: The residents of Baldwin City are truly remarkable in the way they welcome Baker students as vital members of the community.
Students, faculty, staff take pride in volunteer efforts
August 26, 2010
Baker University students, faculty and staff take pride in helping Baldwin City and the surrounding communities with an array of volunteer efforts.
Baker alumnus returns to lead enrollment efforts
August 26, 2010
Twenty years after starting his career as an admission counselor at his alma mater, Mark Bandré is back at Baker University as vice president of enrollment management and student development.
Professor awarded distinguished honor
August 26, 2010
Jacob Bucher believes experiences outside the classroom enhance the experiences inside the classroom.
Baker University campus calendar
August 26, 2010
AUGUST 25 — First day of classes 30 — Comedian Greg Warren, 8 p.m., Rice Auditorium
Top five runners return for Baker cross country team
August 26, 2010
Baker University cross country coach Zach Kindler is thrilled the 2010 roster resembles the 2009 list of Wildcat runners.