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Participation numbers skyrocket for BHS girls’ cross country program; boys numbers remain constant
August 18, 2011
Mike Spielman will have no trouble finding female runners to help defend the Baldwin High School girls’ cross country streak of four state titles. In fact, the BHS coach enters his 20th season with the largest number of girls he’s ever had on the team.
BHS football team enjoying opening practices
August 18, 2011
Increased summer workouts and training has made the first few practices easy for Mike Berg and his Baldwin High School football players. During June and half of July, Berg and his players were lifting weights and conditioning daily, while also practicing twice a week.
Zuzzio receives honors for track title, 500 basketball wins
August 18, 2011
Ted Zuzzio earned a couple pieces of hardware for his team’s success in both basketball and track and field at two area meetings recently. The longtime Baldwin High School girls’ track and field coach and Baldwin Junior High School/BHS girls’ basketball coach was honored by his peers for accomplishments during the 2010-2011 school year.
Bulldog Days bounces back with return of free workouts
August 18, 2011
Bulldog Days made a resurgence this summer, and instructor George McCrary couldn’t be happier to see more Baldwin City community members attending the free workout sessions.
Mabee grant boosts Baker University Mulvane Hall project funding
August 18, 2011
Baker University recently took a big step forward in raising funds for the Mulvane Transformation Project. The university found out this month the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., has made a challenge grant of $750,000 toward the renovation and addition to Mulvane Science Hall on the Baldwin City campus.
Barth business benefits environment, charity
August 18, 2011
At just 13 years of age, Jackson Barth already knows about waking up early some mornings feeling less than enthusiastic about going to work. Despite the early wake-up time and occasional bad weather, Jackson, founder and CEO of 2 Kids and a Mom Recycling, sacrifices his time and effort to help the environment.
BHS band ends busy summer, prepares for school year
August 18, 2011
Will Cooper and the Baldwin High School band have been busy during August with their annual camp and performing twice last week. Cooper, BHS band instructor, and his students had their annual camp Aug. 1-5 in preparation for their two performances.
Friday’s Art Walk to feature LAC pottery show opening
August 18, 2011
Whether inside the Lumberyard Arts Center or on the streets of downtown on Aug. 19, Baldwin City will be the place to be for art lovers.
Traditional games draw interest at Vinland Fair
August 18, 2011
Although David and Barbara Maycock’s barn can be seen from the Vinland Fairgrounds, their grandchildren had to travel farther to enjoy the festivities, coming from Buffalo, Mo., for the weekend.
Baldwin High soccer players aim to improve conditioning during early season practices
August 18, 2011
Despite losing all female players from last fall’s squad, Baldwin High School soccer coach Mark Joslyn has seen an increase in participants during the first week of practice. The 2010 BHS soccer team had about 35 players, but it was a coed squad.
Column: Wildcat teams enter fall with high expectations following 2010 seasons
August 18, 2011
What did Baker University fall sports teams receive for having two teams winning their conference tournaments last season? High expectations. Although if having high expectations placed on your shoulders is the only thing you have to worry about, something is working correctly.
BHS volleyball players build on busy summer
August 18, 2011
Although Baldwin High School volleyball participant numbers are low this fall, coach Kelly Brown is excited about the upcoming season. Brown’s squad has only 21 players this fall. Most of the players were on last year’s squad with only a handful of freshmen added to the team this fall.
BHS girls’ tennis squad enjoying cooler summer temperatures
August 18, 2011
Like many Baldwin High School fall coaches, Justin Hoffman is pleased with the early progress of his girls’ tennis squad. His Bulldogs began practice Monday and have been working hard every afternoon to prepare the for fall season.
Farm Aid’s message reaches 18,000 at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
August 18, 2011
Farm Aid 2011 officials are singing the praises of LIVESTRONG Sporting Park after its debut as a concert venue this past weekend.