Archive for Thursday, April 7, 2011

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Polls

Have you mowed your lawn for the first time this spring?

Response Percent
Yes
 
58%
No
 
41%
Total 24

How many games will the Kansas City Royals win this season?

Response Percent
70 or below. Same old Royals.
 
39%
In the 70s. An improvement from the past to be sure.
 
26%
At least 82; we’ll be above .500.
 
25%
90+ games. Playoffs here we come.
 
8%
Total 56

All stories

Baker University sports roundup
April 7, 2011
The Baker University softball team continues to roll as it defeated Avila University in a doubleheader on Tuesday evening at Cavaness Field.
BHS softball squad remains positive after dropping four straight games
April 7, 2011
While it’s hard to think positively after four straight losses, Baldwin High School softball coach Ginger Crist felt better Tuesday than she did Thursday night. Crist, who is in her first year as the Bulldogs’ head coach, was much happier here Tuesday than after losing at De Soto last week.
One bad inning per game dooms BHS baseball team
April 7, 2011
Finding that third crucial out has been a problem at times for the Baldwin High School baseball team during its opening pair of doubleheaders. Tuesday’s night’s action here was a good example of that as the Bulldogs were swept by the Cyclones, beginning the season 0-4.
Personal records broken as BHS sweeps home meet
April 7, 2011
Morgan Lober and Brian Wright helped the Baldwin High School track and field teams close out Friday night’s home meet in style. The BHS freshman and junior anchored the 1,600-meter relay teams to victory in the final races of the night.
Letter to the editor
April 7, 2011
To the editor: We want to take this opportunity to thank the outstanding teachers, staff, administration and volunteers of the Baldwin PC and IC.
BHS students improve language skills during France trip
April 7, 2011
For 10 Baldwin High School students, a trip to France was not just about seeing the major attractions of Paris but also experiencing the country from those who know it best. Baldwin High School French teacher Karen Moreau and 10 of her students traveled to France from March 14 to 28 to better understand the country and language they study.
Home, garden show deemed successful
April 7, 2011
Booths of businesses lined the outside of the Lodge Saturday as Baldwin City Economic Development hosted its first home show, with the purpose of promoting local businesses. Dave Hill, president of Mid-America Bank, had the idea for the show for about a year, but the show has actually been in the planning stage for the past month.
Spring Cabaret shows set for this weekend
April 7, 2011
Joe Bathke performed “The Baseball Game” song from the musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” when he was in high school and is now getting the opportunity to perform the song again 26 years later.
USD 348 student art work on display at LAC
April 7, 2011
For six weeks, Baldwin City students from the preschool to high school levels will have a new place to show off their artwork outside of the walls of the school. The Lumberyard Art Center is hosting USD 348 student artwork from April 1 to May 14.
Largest crowd ever recorded at Wellness Festival
April 7, 2011
Mary Beth Strobel was motivated to attend the 10th annual Community Wellness Festival because of the 5-kilomter community run/walk, which she found out about through friends. However, after the run, Strobel joined others in taking advantage of free screenings during the festival.
Voters opt for new faces on city council, school board
April 7, 2011
Baldwin City and USD 348 voters decided they want new representation for the next four years. Unofficial totals from Tuesday’s election indicate four new members will take their on the USD 348 Board of Education and three new members to the Baldwin City Council.