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Baldwin girls cruise to 51-17 victory against Highland Park
January 21, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls tuned up Wednesday for a busy and tough stretch with an easy 51-17 non-league victory against Highland Park. The Baldwin High School girls on Wednesday jumped on the Topeka school from the opening tip. After giving up the game’s first field goal, Baldwin scored 14-straight points. It was an efficient run with the Bulldogs getting six early inside points from senior center Alexia Stein and four more forward Maddie Ogle.
Shoemaker honored as HAAC Wrestler of the Week
January 21, 2015
Bryce Shoemaker, defending NAIA 133-pound national champion and two-time state champion for Baldwin High School, went 5-0 last week at the Missouri Valley College Invitational and captured this week’s Heart of America Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week honor.
Three Baldwin High School wrestlers earn medals at Bobcat Classic
January 21, 2015
What the Baldwin High School team lacked in quantity at last weekend’s Bobcat Classic at Basehor-Linwood High School, it made up for in quality. Baldwin coach Kit Harris said only five team members, Levi Green, Ben Morgenstern, Thomas Lisher, Jon Pratt and Joel Halford, competed in the Friday, Saturday wrestling tournament, which annually attracts top teams from Kansas and nearby states. Three of those wrestlers left the tournament with medals.
Baldwin girls run away from Spring Hill
January 21, 2015
Baldwin High School girls ran off with a victory Friday against the visiting Spring Hill Broncos, 57-34. The Bulldogs put the game away early, racing to a 8-0 lead and taking a 12-4 lead at the end of the first quarter.
Baldwin boys tough season continues
January 21, 2015
The Bulldogs fell Friday to Spring Hill, 51-40, and again Monday to Wellsville, 70-49. Although the end result was the same in both contests, the two games started and ended much differently.
Official candidates scarce for Baldwin City Council, school board as filing deadline looms
January 21, 2015
Although a number of incumbents have indicated their intent to seek re-election, the only candidate to date to file for the Baldwin City Council or Baldwin school board does not currently hold public office.
Baldwin City Council votes 2-1 to install mixed-use trail to BESIC
January 21, 2015
The Baldwin City Council voted 2-1 Tuesday to construct an 8- or 10-foot mixed-use trail along U.S. Highway 56 from 11th Street to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center.
Health Focus: GOP divided over using budget process on health care law
January 21, 2015
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. But now some are questioning whether to use the congressional budget process to derail the 2010 law or save the special step for more traditional purposes like cutting spending or overhauling the tax code. A potentially divisive debate between tea party forces and GOP pragmatists looms.
Health Focus: One foot in front of the other
Lawrence artist’s epic hike inspires others to tackle new goals one step at a time
January 21, 2015
A Lawrence artist took an epic hike in the woods to meet her ultimate goal: walk the entire Appalachian Trail. But one expert says you don’t have to set giant goals to get big benefits.
Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It’s a breeze
January 21, 2015
Online services such as ZocDoc and InQuicker are enabling patients with non-life-threatening conditions to schedule everything from doctor’s office visits to emergency room trips on their laptops and smartphones — much like OpenTable users do with restaurant reservations.
Double Take: Getting organized can help teens avoid mayhem
January 21, 2015
Organization isn’t just for people with ADHD. The secret of happiness can be how you organize your life. We’d rather see happiness as something magnificent like meditating toward a higher state of consciousness or perhaps something trite yet unattainable, like, “look on the bright side,” “seek your true love.” But a catchy mantra, no matter how much you practice it, can’t create happiness unless your life is organized so you can gain its benefit.