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Maple Leaf run includes three races Saturday morning
October 13, 2011
Kit Harris is hoping this year’s Maple Leaf Run will be more successful than last year’s event, which drew a record 120 participants.
Baker University sports roundup
October 13, 2011
No. 6-ranked Baker University improved to 11-0 with a 4-0 men’s victory over Graceland in men’s soccer on Saturday at Liston Stadium.
Bulldogs win Sabetha meet
October 13, 2011
After four-consecutive meets against tough competition from Class 4A, 5A and 6A opponents, the Baldwin High School cross country teams enjoyed an easy victory Thursday at the Sabetha Invitational.
Berg hits jackpot with two-point gamble
October 13, 2011
Mike Berg rolled the dice late in Friday’s Baldwin High School football game. Baldwin High’s coach trusted his team to make one final play for the win, when he opted to try a two-point conversion instead of kicking the extra point Friday.
BHS volleyball squad falls to De Soto, finished sixth at Spikefest
October 13, 2011
Baldwin High School’s volleyball squad dropped a league contest against De Soto on Tuesday, after finishing sixth at the Wildcats’ Spikefest Tournament on Saturday.
Bulldogs shutout league rivals to complete season sweeps
October 13, 2011
Baldwin High School’s boys’ soccer squad completed a pair of sweeps over Frontier League opponents during the past week. The Bulldogs (9-3-1) defeated Eudora at home last Thursday before winning a road game at Louisburg on Tuesday.
BHS seniors become back-to-back state qualifiers
October 13, 2011
Baldwin High School seniors Kara Hoegerl and Hayley Schwartz will be returning to the Class 4A girls’ tennis state tournament. The BHS doubles team qualified for the second-straight year.
Quilt show founder chosen to be honored as parade grand marshal
October 13, 2011
In 1973, having seen only one quilt show and in the midst of taking her first quilting class, Enola Gish made her contribution to the Maple Leaf Festival by starting the Maple Leaf Quilt Show.
Plenty of food options at annual festival
October 13, 2011
Here is the list of food booths, their sponsoring organizations and foods to be served at this year’s Maple Leaf Festival
Maple Leaf Festival schedule of events
October 13, 2011
Saturday, Oct. 15 Maple Leaf 5K run, 8:30 a.m., Baldwin City Golf Course, 1500 South St. Arts and Craft Show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown and in the grade school
Baker University groups rely on festival for fundraising
October 13, 2011
The Maple Leaf Festival is an important tradition to the Baldwin City community, but it also has special meaning for students, faculty and staff at Baker University.
Festival quilt show moving to BESIC
October 13, 2011
The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild is hoping to promote interest in quilting and carry on tradition during its 40th Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show.
More than 300 arts, crafts booths to fill Baldwin City streets for festival
October 13, 2011
The heart of the Maple Leaf Festival is the large number of booths selling arts and crafts. For this year’s festival, organizers have received commitments for 320 booths filled with about 300 total vendors.
Grand Parade theme for 2011: ‘Land of Maple Leaf’
October 13, 2011
At 11 a.m. Saturday during the Maple Leaf Festival, be prepared to escape to another land, or at least feel like it. This year’s Maple Leaf Festival Parade theme is the Land of the Maple Leaf, which was picked based on the idea of the Land of Oz from “The Wizard of Oz.”
Maple Leaf Festival organizer forecasts big crowds, nice weather
03:00 a.m., October 13, 2011 Updated 01:38 p.m.
As the third weekend in October approaches, Joanna Vesecky and the rest of the Maple Leaf Festival Committee is scrambling to make sure every detail for the event is taken care of.