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BHS girls soccer program officially added for spring 2012
June 2, 2011
Baldwin High School girls’ soccer program has been officially added to the list of sports for the 2011-2012 school year. The new program was added at the May 23 USD 348 Board of Education meeting.
First-time state medalists enjoy successful weekend
June 2, 2011
While the 1,600-meter relay team may have received most of the attention for helping the Baldwin High School boys’ track team win a state title, the Bulldogs’ other events were just as integral. Needing a third-place finish or better to tie Louisburg for the state champion, the BHS boys 1,600 relay team finished third in the final race of the day.
Mile relay propels BHS girls to team title for second straight year
June 2, 2011
Colby High’s Emilea Finley did her best to avenge last year’s loss to Baldwin High School here last weekend. Finley, a junior at Colby, was narrowly beaten by Baldwin’s JaBryanna Wellington at the finish line a year ago.
BHS boys enjoy first track championship since 2002
June 2, 2011
Mike Spielman’s third Class 4A state track and field team championship might not have been as flashy as his first two, but he was just as proud here Saturday night. In fact, the Bulldogs’ state title this year wasn’t as flashy as their runner-up finish in 2006.
Martha Harris receives Baker University’s Kopke Award
June 2, 2011
Martha Harris, professor of business and economics at Baker University, received the Jennie Howell Kopke and Verda R. Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching during Sunday’s commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center.
Baker University named college of distinction
June 2, 2011
Baker University is one of the most recent universities to be recognized in Colleges of Distinction, a website and guidebook which highlights four-year institutions that have stood out and meet necessary requirements.
Battle of Black Jack anniversary events scheduled for weekend
June 2, 2011
Four events organized by the Black Jack Battlefield Trust will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack. At 5 p.m. tonight, the actual date and time of the battle, a free, guided tour will be given.
Thomas the Tank Engine to begin annual run Friday
June 2, 2011
June has officially arrived, which means it’s time for the famous blue train, Thomas the Tank Engine, to stay in Baldwin City for the next two weekends. The cartoon character and his friends will attract thousands of families to the Midland Railway Depot.
Baldwin City pool opens after repairs
June 2, 2011
People wanting to be the first to take a swim in the Baldwin City Municipal Pool had to wait longer than expected, but were able to swim for the first time Monday afternoon.
Social atmosphere enhances Bulldog Days
June 2, 2011
Tony Brown says he could go to the gym or for a run to stay active, but he has a different form of exercise he enjoys more. Brown is beginning his fourth year of participating in Bulldog Days and said he preferred attending the community workout program because of the social aspect.
Sacrifices remembered during Memorial Day service
June 2, 2011
The sounds of a bell rang throughout Oakwood Cemetery Monday morning, with each ring paying tribute to a veteran who had died and was being remembered.
BHS teams’ perseverance pays off with state titles
June 2, 2011
Mike Spielman and Ted Zuzzio didn’t draw it up exactly right a year ago, but their vision came true here Saturday despite setbacks during the past 12 months. Both Baldwin High School track and field coaches endured students transferring during the middle of the year, students quitting the team, illnesses and injuries, some of which happened to returning state medalists, during the past year.