Elvyn Jones Editor/Reporter

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for The Mirror.

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Baldwin girls catch fire at regional, earn berth at state softball tourney
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School softball team atoned for a season of near misses Tuesday by playing its way into the state 4A Division 1 tournament with two victories. Playing on their home field, the Bulldogs rolled over rival Eudora, 14-3, in the regional tournament’s first round before upsetting No. 1 seeded Tonganoxie, 7-6, in the championship game.
Baldwin boys, girls race away with league track titles
May 20, 2015
Paola fans cheered when after 10 events of Friday’s Frontier League track and field championships at Spring Hill, the public address announcer gave the standings as Baldwin High School 106 and Paola 105.5.
Baldwin High girls soccer advances in post-season
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls soccer team blasted Kansas City Christian of Olathe, 9-0, on Monday in the first round of the 1A through 4A regional playoffs.
Baldwin board approves contract to upgrade football fields
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin school board approved Tuesday a contract with MDH Turf to upgrade two non-varsity football fields on the Baldwin High School/Baldwin Junior High School campus. MDH will improve the north field used for junior high school games and BHS freshman and junior varsity teams and the one to the south used for practice.
Baldwin City Council awards contract for U.S. 56/High Street realignment
May 19, 2015
Four years after the city first took action on the project and a year after it was slated to be completed, the Baldwin City Council on Monday approved a contract for the realignment of the U.S. Highway 56/High Street intersection. The project with eliminate the current sharp angle at which High Street meets the highway.
Baker University graduates told they are part of the ‘Will Generation’
May 17, 2015
The Baker University Class of 2015 was sent off Sunday with a new name for its generation provided courtesy of commencement speaker, Aaron North, vice president of education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In remarks at the Collins Center on the Baker campus to about 300 senior graduates of Baker’s College of Arts and Science, School of Education and School of Nursing, North said the graduates were part of the “Will Generation.”
Baldwin High School Class of 2015 members told they were ‘strongest’ class ever
May 16, 2015
In her commencement address, Corey Valentine said she could make the customary argument that the Baldwin High School Class of 2015 was the best ever at the school, but opted instead for a different distinction.
Baldwin High track teams shine at Wellsville
May 14, 2015
Before Friday’s Red Bud Classic in Wellsville, Baldwin High School girls track coach Ted Zuzzio foresaw good things for his team if weather cooperated. He wasn’t disappointed. Although sloppy conditions may have hampered girls in the javelin throw at a venue Kelsey Kehll and Kylee Bremer both topped what was then the school record a year ago, the team turned in a number of suburb performances.
Master gardeners give downtown Baldwin City park a facelift
May 14, 2015
eners mobilized Monday morning in Swan Park to give the downtown green space its spring makeover.
Baldwin High School senior to graduate 2 1/2 years after massive stoke
May 11, 2015
At a table Saturday in the family’s rural Baldwin City home, Allison Ogden spoke of the attitude that allowed her daughter Molly to recover from the devastating stroke she suffered on Nov. 5, 2012.

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Baldwin senior Sierra Hall stretches to make an inning ending diving catch in the Bulldogs’ regional victory Tuesday against Eudora. The team defeated top-seeded Tonganoxie in the championship game that followed to earn a trip to the 4A Division I state tournament in Salina. Brackets haven’t been released at press time.

Baldwin junior Carlyn cole brings home the gold in her final leg of the 4x100 meter relay Friday at the Frontier League championship meet at Spring Hill. Girls won all three relay events on the way to the championship. See more photos on B2.

Baker University Class of 2015 members move their tassels at the end of Sunday's graduation ceremony, symbolizing their change in status from students to alumni of the school.

Baker University School of Nursing graduate Shelby M. Riley accessorizes appropriately for the school's Class of 2015 commencement. Riley and the other about 300 students in the class ended the traditional march across campus by walking between rows of the school's faculty before taking their seats for the commencement.

BHS Class of 2015 member Emma Grossner hugs junior friend Hollie Hutton after the graduation.

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