HAAC inks TV deal with ESPN

The Heart of America Athletic Conference signed a television deal with Niles Media, Mediacom, and ESPN3 that will broadcast 13 games throughout the 2015 football season. Baker will have two of its games put out on the network in each state that the conference has teams represented, with the exception of Nebraska.

Ryan Pitts named track and field coach

The third head coach vacancy in the Baker Athletic Department has been filled. Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar named Ryan Pitts the new head track and field coach. Pitts will serve as the head coach and will work with Time Byers, who will be the director of cross country and track and field.

Cody Garcia takes over as head wrestling coach

The sixth season of wrestling at Baker University will feature the program’s third head coach. Coy Garcia, formerly the head coach at Bethany College, will take over for Pete Di Pol.

Ryan Goodwin named head baseball coach

For the first time since the turn of the century, someone other than Phil Hannon will coach the Baker baseball team. Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar has announced that Ryan Goodwin will take over as head baseball coach effective July 1.

Q&A with Baker alum Madison Kristofferson

Baker alumna Madison Kristofferson, in an e-mail interview, talks about her experience trying out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading team.

Men's golf finishes fifth at HAAC

The men’s golf team hosted the 2015 Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championship May 4-5 at Alvamar Golf Course in Lawrence and took fifth place out of seven teams to end the year. Culver-Stockton College took first place overall.

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Q&A with football coach Mike Grossner

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Sports writer Chad Mullen talks one-on-one with head football coach Mike Grossner about the spring football practices and scrimmages and what to look for in the fall for the No. 16 Wildcats.

KC Chiefs' 2015 draft breakdown

Sports writer Chad Mullen weighs in on this past weekend's NFL draft and what the Kansas City Chiefs did successfully and unsuccessfully.

Track teams sweep conference titles

The men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams their respective won Heart of America Athletic Conference championships May 2. These titles just go on top of the dynasty that the late coach Zach Kindler started at Baker. This marks the fifth-straight conference title for the men’s team and the fourth-straight for the women’s team.