Baker is sending five wrestlers to nationals in Topeka on March 6-7. This marks the second consecutive year Baker has had five wrestlers qualify for nationals after the NAIA Central National Qualifier.
The men’s tennis team split two matches against William Jewel and Nebraska Wesleyan on Feb. 21 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The team was supposed to face off against Ottawa University on Feb. 28 in Baldwin City, but it was cancelled due to bad weather.
The men’s basketball team finished its regular season with two straight losses. Baker lost to Peru State 82-70 on Feb. 26 and also suffered a 71-56 defeat at the hands of the Missouri Valley Vikings on senior night Feb. 28.
The five seniors were the story for the women’s basketball team in an 85-61 victory over the Missouri Valley College Vikings in the regular-season finale. The Wildcats won their 20th game for the third consecutive season and locked up the third seed for the HAAC tournament.
Assistant Sports Editor Jim Joyner talks about spring training for the Kansas City Royals following their World Series run in 2014.
The baseball team won two out of three weekend games in Dallas. The Wildcats beat Harris-Stowe State in games one and three and lost to Morningside in game two. The Wildcats are now 5-6 on the season.
The Wildcats took to the road over the weekend, traveling to Mansfield, Texas, for the Lubbock Christian Tournament. This weekend proved to be a task for the Wildcats as they played six games in two days and finished with an 0-6 record. The Wildcats are now 1-9 on the season.
The men's basketball team lost to both Evangel University and Avila University, which drops the team to 9-17 on the season and 3-13 in the HAAC.
Head football coach Mike Grossner was recently named as a recipient of the Kansas City Sports Commission’s Community Champion award. Grossner will receive this award on April 15 in Kansas City.
The women’s basketball team continued to succeed down the final stretch of the 2015 season with wins against Avila University and Evangel University. Baker has won six consecutive games and owns sole possession of third place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.