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Weather changes sports schedules today at BHS
September 1, 2011
Today’s hot weather has forced some Baldwin High School sporting events to be moved or pushed back to a later start.
Robin Hood, merry men join fray at KC Renaissance Festival
September 1, 2011
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 35th year.
Baker dominates second half in rout of Ottawa
September 1, 2011
Mike Grossner’s Baker University’s football team was on the positive side of the turnover battle during its opening game this year. The No. 23-ranked Wildcats crushed No. 10 Ottawa University 41-16 in the Victory Sports First Down Classic Saturday night at Liston Stadium.
Slower, possession game leads to BHS soccer shutout against Panthers
September 1, 2011
Zac Leeker wasn’t about to let a perfect opportunity pass him by, even if he had just a split-second to think about it. All he wanted for three years was a varsity soccer goal.
BHS girls’ tennis squad plays well at Hayden
September 1, 2011
Baldwin High School’s varsity girls’ tennis squad started its season a week earlier than previous years, but coach Justin Hoffman was pleased with the results.
Bulldogs overcome inconsistent play to pick up win
September 1, 2011
Opening night of the season didn’t end up like Kelly Brown wished, but she was happy her team finished the night with a come-from-behind victory.
BHS cross country teams aiming to defend 4A state titles
September 1, 2011
Both Baldwin High School cross country teams are aiming to defend their state championships, but in basically opposite manners this fall.
BHS football opens with Paola on Friday
September 1, 2011
It’s been less than 10 months since Baldwin High School’s football team took the field for a game, but Mike Berg doesn’t have to be reminded twice who his team opens the 2011 season against Friday.
Residents urged to participate in National Preparedness Month
September 1, 2011
Severe storm season might be over in Kansas, but recent hurricanes and earthquakes are reminders that natural disasters can happen at any time. In an effort to help residents be ready when emergencies happen, Douglas County Emergency Management is celebrating National Preparedness Month, which begins today.
Baldwin City narrowly trails Paola in Take Charge Challenge
September 1, 2011
Baldwin City is within reach of winning $100,000 from the Take Charge! Challenge. The challenge is a competition sponsored by the Climate and Energy Project and the Kansas Energy Office to see which Kansas communities can save the most energy from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30.
Midland Railfest is this weekend in Baldwin City
September 1, 2011
Midland Railway Historical Association will celebrate the 60th anniversaries of its 1951 ALCO RS-3 locomotives — M-K-T No. 142 and NYC No. 8255 — and the 80th anniversary of the former Kansas City Southern Railroad Post Office car No. 30 at this weekend’s Railfest and Railroadiana show.
12th annual Bash set for Friday evening
September 1, 2011
It’s the time of year when all of the local fall sports teams are ready to get their game on. So it must be time for the Bulldog Bash and everyone in and around Baldwin City is invited.
New USD 348 Performing Arts Center officially open
September 1, 2011
Brad Neuenswander, a 1983 Baldwin High School graduate who now works for the Kansas Department of Education, helped officially dedicate the new USD 348 Performing Arts Center Tuesday evening.
Chamber of Commerce event builds business relationships
September 1, 2011
Friday was introduction night at The Lodge. Members of the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce sponsored their annual beginning-of-the-school-year social for Baker University staff and faculty.
Flyover adds excitement to CSO back-to-school picnic
September 1, 2011
One week after completing their first full-day of classes, USD 348 elementary students officially welcomed the new year with a school-wide family picnic.
LMH 5k run/walk attendance beat surrounding towns
September 1, 2011
Although Saturday’s Small Town Big Cause 5-kilometer run/walk was a fundraising event, Baldwin City’s Cheryl McCrary admitted there was some friendly competition between locals and surrounding communities.
Robin Hood, merry men join fray at KC Renaissance Festival
September 1, 2011
Now that fall is here, a hearty “Huzzah!” of excitement is building in the area.