Elvyn Jones Editor/Reporter

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for The Mirror.

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Baldwin boys bid to exend season comes up short
March 5, 2015
Perry — Osawatomie made the plays late Thursday to defeat Baldwin, 60-53, and advance to Saturday’s title game of the boys 4A Division II sub-state in Perry.
Baldwin boys fall to hot-shooting De Soto
March 4, 2015
The Baldwin boys ran into a De Soto team Friday that found its stroke on senior night. The Bulldogs lost their final regular season contest, 70-54, and now heads into post-season play with a 3-17 record.
Baldwin High School wrestling coach teaches success on mat while building long-lasting bonds
March 3, 2015
As he watched video of himself and teammates wrestling at this weekend’s 4A state championship meet at Salina, Jon Pratt was in a past vs. future place familiar to many high school seniors.
Council renames park to reflect Baldwin City history
March 3, 2015
One of Baldwin City’s most popular parks was given a new name for the second time in a month. On Monday, the Baldwin City Council approved renaming the park at 11th and High streets from West Park to Women’s Bridge Park.
Baldwin City purchasing right to provide electrical service to industrial park
March 3, 2015
With assurances from city staff that it was a sound business decision, the Baldwin City Council approved an agreement Monday to purchase the right to provide electrical service to the industrial park from Kansas City Power & Light.
Construction to close CR 1055 on March 23 north of Baldwin City
March 2, 2015
Some, and at times all, of the popular route to Lawrence through Vinland will be closed for much of the coming construction season as Douglas County Public Works undertakes a three-phase improvement of the road.
Baldwin claims first-ever state wrestling title
March 1, 2015
With two team members grabbing gold and five others placing, the Baldwin High School wrestling team won the school’s first state championship this weekend in Salina. The Bulldogs brought home the state championship and its first-ever state wrestling trophy by scoring 113 points Friday and Saturday in Salina. Chanute finished second with 105 points.
Popular downtown venue newest Baldwin City park
February 25, 2015
A popular downtown gathering place is now officially a city park. Baldwin City Administrator Chris Lowe said the city purchased the empty lot west of the Baldwin City Post Office in the 700 block of High Street from Baldwin State Bank for $75,000.
Baldwin headed to state with record 10 wrestlers
February 25, 2015
A record 10 Baldwin High School wrestlers qualified with this weekend’s state 4A final as the Bulldogs swept to regional championship.
Baldwin girls bounce back
February 25, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls on Tuesday put a tough loss behind them by burying Spring High, 56-26.

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Recent photos

Baldwin junior Jackson Barth looks for an open teammate in the Bulldogs first-round loss Thursday in the 4A Division II sub-state tournament. Barth had 13 points in the loss.

Baldwin High School wrestling coach Kit Harris and seniors team members Jon Pratt, bottom left, and Joel Halford, show off trophies the team won the last three weeks in capturing the Frontier League, 4A regional and 4A state champion titles.

Baldwin sophomore Taylor Cawley, left, and freshman Abby Ogle try to capture a loose ball in the Bulldogs hard-fought victory Friday at De Soto. The team ended the regular season with a 17-3 record and will open sub-state play Friday against winless Osawatomie.

Baldwin senior Brock Randels is fouled late in Tuesday's 44-41 victory against Spring Hill.

Baldwin freshman TJ Hopper get a celebratory lift from Bulldog coach Kit Harris after winning a consolation match that earned him a berth at the state 4A wrestling finals.

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