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  • Mets sweep Royals

    The New York Mets completed the sweep of the Kansas City Royals in short 2 game series with a 4-3 win Wednesday afternoon. Every time the Royals scored the Mets answered.

  • Emporia States Morgan Brant nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

    Emporia States Morgan Brant has been nominated for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Brant is a member of the Emporia State track and field team. She is the school record holder for the indoor high jump.

  • Mets edge Royals 2-1

    (espn/royals) Bartolo Colon's early injury put the New York Mets in a major bind, but they won a battle of bullpens against the best relief corps in baseball and defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch.
     
  • Emporia AAA Legion splits with Andover, A legion swept by Senators

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with the Andover Trojans Tuesday night.  The Junior legion was swept by the Kansas Senators.
     
  • Flint Hills Catbackers host dinner and auction and KSU mens Coach Bruce Weber

    The Flint Hills Catbackers held their annual Dinner and Auction Tuesday night. Kansas State mens basketball coaches Bruce Weber was the lone Head Coach to attend the gathering.
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  • Lady Hornet Sandra Ngoie signs pro contract

    Another Emporia State Lady Hornet basketball player will be playing at the Next Level. Sandra Ngoie, a native of Sweden, will be playing in Germany.(Photo courtesy ESU AthleticS/MSHPhotography)
     
  • Emporia High girls basketball takes part in ESU team camp

    The Emporia High girls basketball team is participating in the Emporia State team camp this week. 
     
  • Royals face Mets in New York

    After taking Monday off the Kansas City Royals open a short 2 game series with the New York Mets in New York Tuesday. It's the first trip to Citi Field for the Royals since they won the World Series last year. Ian Kennedy will be the starting pitcher for the Royals and Noah Syndergaard will
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  • Catbackers picnic and auction to be held Tuesday

    The Flint Hills Catbackers will be holding their annual Picnic and Auction Tuesday evening. Kansas State basketball Coaches Bruce Weber and Jeff Mittie are scheduled to attend. The Picnic and auction begins at
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  • Emporia American Legion teams return to diamond

    Both of the Emporia American Legion baseball teams are scheduled to be in action Tuesday night. The Senior Legion hosts the Andover Trojans with first pitch for the doubleheader is set for 6pm at Sodens Grove. The Junior Legion plays the Kansas Senators in Topeka.

  • 3 Area High School Softball players named All State

    3 Area High School softball players have been named to the Coaches All-State teams. Northern Heights Alexis Davis is a 1st team 2/1A utility player. Chase County pitcher Daryn Crawford and Bailee Swift as a utility player were named to the 2/1A 2nd team.
  • Royals walk off with win over Tigers

    The Kansas City Royals walked off with a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Sunday. Lorenzo Cain scored the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning on a Cheslor Cuthbert single.
     
  • Emporia A legion 2nd in Summer Slam Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team finished in 2nd place in the Emporia Summer Slam tournament. The Post 5 Juniors were out scored by Ark City 16-3 in the Championship game.
     
  • Emporia Energy U14 wins State tournament

    The Emporia Energy 14 year old team won the West State B tournament over the weekend. They defeated the Reckoning 7-2 in the championship game. Lexi Davis drove in 3 runs and was the winning pitcher.
     
  • Royals rout Tigers 16-5

    The Kansas City Royals rolled to 16-5 win over the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. The Royals scored 16 runs on 21 hits, both season highs.
     
  • Emporia Junior Legion in Summer Slam Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team out scored Blue Springs 5-1 in their second game of the Emporia Summer Slam.
     
  • Former Hornets sign with Texas Rangers

    Former Emporia State pitcher Garrett Brummett joins the list of former Hornets to sign with a Major League team. Brummett has signed with the Texas Rangers. Brummett finish the past season with a 6 and 3 record
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  • Royals out score Tigers 10-3

    (espn/kcroyals/Getty Images) Another big night for Salvador Perez as the Kansas City Royals out scored the Detroit Tigers 10-3 Friday night. Perez homered to end Michael Fulmer's long scoreless innings streak with a solo home run in the 6th inning. Fulmer pushed his scoreless streak to
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  • Rough day for Emporia A Legion baseball team

    It was a rough Friday afternoon for the Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team, they were shutout by Ark City 9-0 in their first game of the Emporia Junior Slam. Post 5 was shutout on 3 hits and committed 4 errors.
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  • Kansas City Chiefs set training camp dates

    (kcchiefs) The Kansas City Chiefs have announced dates for training camp. Rookies and quarterbacks will report to St. Joseph, Missouri on July 26th. They will hold closed practices the 27th thru the 29th. The first of 15 open practices will be held on July 30th a Saturday. Their final practice

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  • Former Hornet signs with T-Bones

    Emporia States Dalton Wheat has signed a contract to play for the Kansas City T-Bones. He started in rightfield in a 6-4 loss to the Wichita Wingnuts Thursday. He was 2 for 3 with an RBI. 
     
  • Detroit powers past Royals

    The Detroit Tigers took batting practice off the Kansas City Royals pitching staff Thursday night as they hit 6 home runs in a 10-4 win over the Royals.
     
  • Emporia Junior Legion to host tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team will be hosting the 7 team Emporia Junior Slam Tournament. Play begins at 11am Friday morning. Post 5 will play Ark City at 1pm. All games to be played at Sodens Grove.
     
    The Emporia Senior Legion baseball team had
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  • Chiefs close out mini camp

    The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their 3 day mandatory mini-camp Thursday.
     
  • Special guest helps out at ESU Little Hornet Basketball camp

    Emporia State basketball Coach Shaun Vandivers Little Hornet camp wrapped up  Thursday. It had a special guest, KU signee 7 foot freshman Udoka Azubuike.
     
  • Royals complete sweep of Cleveland, DFA Omar Infante

    Salvador Perez homered for the second straight night and Ian Kennedy kept Cleveland quiet while Kansas City finished of a three-game sweep with a 9-4 win Wednesday night. (Photo courtesy Getty Images)
     
  • Post 5 AAA sweeps doubleheader from Buhler

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from Buhler Wednesday night. They won the first game 3-1 and the 2nd game 4-1. 
     
  • Royals rally for 3-2 over Cleveland

    Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, and Kansas City held on through a shaky ninth to beat Cleveland 3-2 Tuesday night.
     
  • Emporia A Legion splits with Topeka Senators

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with the Topeka Senators Tuesday night. Topeka won the first game 16-2. Post 5 won the second game 7-6.
     
  • Chiefs begin Mini camp

    (ESPN/KCSTAR) The Kansas City Chiefs began their 3 day mandatory Mini Camp Tuesday.
     
  • Royals edge Cleveland 2-1, sign top draft pick

    (ESPN) Whit Merrifield hit his first career homer, Edinson Volquez tossed seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Kansas City beat Cleveland 2-1 to end a five-game skid against the Indians Monday night.
     
  • Ventura pitches Royals past White Sox

    Yordano Ventura pitched seven sharp innings for Kansas City in his first start since he brawled with Manny Machado in Baltimore, and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 for their second straight win following an eight-game losing streakm Sunday.
     
  • Ottawa out scores Emporia AAA 7-6

    Ottawa out scored the Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team 7-6 in a back and forth game Sunday night.
     
  • Olpes Kyler True places top 3 at Midwest Distance Challenge

    Kyler True of Olpe High school competed this weekend in Chicago at the Midwest distance challenge, He finished 3rd in the 800 with a time of 1:49.8. That makes him the 3rd fastest 800 meter runner all time in the state of Kansas. He trails all time great Jim Ryun by 3 tenths of a second.

  • Logano wins at Michigan

    Joey Logano picked up his first Sprint Cup Series victory of the season on Sunday. Logano started from the pole and grabbed the checkered flag in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick rounded out the top
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  • Emporia Energy U14 1-1 Sunday

    The Emporia Energy U14 girls fast pitch softball team wrapped up play in a tournament Sunday with a 8-1 win over the Threat and a 3-2 loss to the Nevada Dirt Dogs. The Energy 14s are now 15-6 for the season.

  • Royals end 8 game losing skid

    The Kansas City Royals ended an 8 game losing skid with a 4-1 win over the Chicago White Sox Saturday.
     
  • Emporia A legion wraps up play at Garnett

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team suffered two loses Saturday at a tournament at Garnett.
     
  • Emporia Energy U14 2-1 in tournament

    The Emporia Energy U14 girls fast pitch softball team was 2-1 Saturday in a tournament. The Energy opened with a 3-0 win over the Hype. They were shutout by Nevada 7-0. In their final game they out scored the
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  • Emporia A Legion loses to Wellsville

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team was out scored by Wellsville 11-1 in their opening game of a tournament at Garnett Friday.
     
  • Royals suffer 8th loss in a row

    The Kansas City Royals suffered their 8th straight loss losing to the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Friday night.

  • Kansas City Chiefs wrap up OTAs

    The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up 10 days of OTAs Friday.
     
  • Wichita State announces mens basketball non-con schedule

    The Wichita State mens basketball team has announced a home and home series with Oklahoma State and Oklahoma beginning this up coming season.
     
  • Logano has pole at Michigan

    Joey Logano zoomed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Fridays qualifying for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Martin Truex Jr qualified 2nd and Tony Stewart 3rd. Clint Bowyer qualified 34th.

  • Royals gear up for White Sox, Ventrua suspended, draft underway

    After taking Thursday off the Kansas City Royals open a 3 game series with the Chicago White Sox Friday night. Ian Kennedy gets the start for the Royals, Chris Sale gets the start for the White Sox. First pitch is set for 7:10pm.

  • Emporia A Legion splits with Andover

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with Andover Thursday night. Andover won the first game 6-5, Post 5 won the 2nd game 14-10. 
     
  • Emporia State Athletes finishes in top 3rd of Directors Cup standings

    (esuathletics) With five of 15 sports programs placing nationally in NCAA post season play, Emporia State University finished in the top one third of over 300 NCAA Division II schools in the Learfield Sports Director's Cup standings for the 14th straight year with 245.5 points. The Director's

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  • Royals shutout by Orioles, losing skid hits 7

    The Baltimore Orioles completed a 3 game sweep of Kansas City Wednesday night, shutting out the Royals 4-0. The Orioles scored all 4 runs in the 5th inning off of Royals starter Edinson Volquez. The Royals were shutout on 9 hits. They have now lost 7 in a row. The Royals take Thursday

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  • Emporia AAA Legion splits with Newton

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with Newton Wednesday night.
     
  • Emporia State women and mens basketball in top 20 in attendance

    For the 19th straight year the Emporia State womens basketball team was in the top 6 in average attendance per-game this past season, finishing 3rd in average attendance. The Emporia State men finished 17th in average attendance.
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  • Kansas Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 Class

    The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 induction class. Two of the inductees have Emporia State ties. 14 time track and field All-American Deandra Doubrava-McBride and former Head Football Coach Jerry Kill.
     
  • Emporia State baseball ranked 28th in final Coaches poll

    The Emporia State baseball team is ranked 28th in the final American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll. The Hornets finished their season 39-19. Central Missouri State is ranked 4th. Nova Southeastern is ranked number 1 after winning the Division II World Series.

  • Royals get pounded by Baltimore 9-1

    The Kansas City Royals were pounded by the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 Tuesday night. The Orioles scored 4 runs in the 1st inning and never looked back.  Benches Cleared in the 5th when Yordano Ventura hit Manny Machado with a pitch. Machado charged the mound. Both were
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  • Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team sweeps Andover Trojans

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Andover Trojans Tuesday night. Post 5 won the first game 12-2 and the second game 10-2.
     
  • Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept by Buhler

    The Emporia Junior American Legion team was swept by Buhler in a doubleheader Tuesday night. Buhler won the first game 18-3 and the second game 18-5.
     
  • KU sets night for Late Night in the Phog

    KU has set the date for Late night in the Phog. It will be held on October 1st, a Saturday night. The 32nd annual Late Night in the Phog will run from 6:30 p.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. Admission is free and Late Night will remain a ticketless, first-come, first-served event; no re-entry
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  • Emporia State football ranked in top 25 of Sporting New preseason poll

    Emporia State is ranked 24th in the Sporting News NCAA Division II preseason football poll. The Hornets finished 2015 with a 11-3 record and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the play-offs.

  • Royals losing skid now 5 in a row

    (kcroyals.com) The Kansas City Royals losing skid has reached 5 in a row. The Baltimore Orioles rallied for a 4-1 win over the Royals Monday night.
     
  • Emporia JR and SR legion teams on Tuesday Schedule

    Both of the Emporia American Legion baseball teams will be in action tonight. The Junior Legion plays at Buhler while the Senior Legion plays at Andover.

  • 5 Emporia High baseballl players named to All League team

    5 members of the Emporia High baseball team have been named to the All-Centennial League team. Receiving honorable mentions are Brian Aranda, Jacob Jones, Cole Moore, Sawyer Slayden and Frank Yachovich.

  • Kansas City Chiefs begin final week of OTAs

    The Kansas City Chiefs begin their final week of OTA's Tuesday.
     
  • Kurt Busch wins at Pocono

    Kurt Busch won a rain-postponed Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Monday afternoon. Busch conserved his fuel just enough to grab the checkered flag. He was without crew chief Tony Gibson, who was serving a one-race suspension.
  • King/Nauman win 2016 Dirty Kanza 200.

    Ted King and Amanda Nauman finished at the top of Saturday's Dirty Kanza 200.
  • Legion teams wrap up weekend series.

         The Emporia American Legion baseball teams wrapped up tournament play over the weekend.
  • Royals swept by Cleveland, lose 7-0 in finale.

         The Cleveland Indians completed a four-game series sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 7-0 shutout Sunday afternoon. 
  • Emporia American Legion teams struggle Friday.

       The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team lost twice, Friday, to open play in the Sam Ellis Classic.  Post 5 lost to the Andover Trojans 9-4 to open tournament play and lost to the Home Plate Cactus, 9-7, in their second game.  The Junior Legion opened play in
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  • Royals drop second straight in Cleveland, 6-1.

    The Kansas City Royals were outscored, 6-1, by the Cleveland Indians Friday night. 
  • Royals win streak ends at 6, lose to Cleveland 5-4

    The Kansas City Royals 6 game win streak came to an end last night. The Cleveland Indians scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th to walk off with a 5-4 win over the Royals.
     
  • Emporia Junior Legion baseball team opens season with wins

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team opened their season with a doubleheader sweep of Andover Thursday night. The Post 5 A won the first game 12-2 and the second game 17-7.
     
  • Kansas Optimist Junior Golf tournament to be played at Emporia Golf Course

    The Kansas Optimist Junior golf tournament will be played at the Emporia Golf Course Friday. Three local golfers are entered in the tournament: Caleb Schmid of Emporia, Justin Kohlman of Cottonwood Falls and Drew Sloyer of Burlington.
     
  • 7 Lady Spartans named to All Centennial League girls soccer team

    7 members of the Emporia High girls soccer team have been named to the All Centennial league team. Sydney Mohn is a second team selection. receiving honorable mentions are:Danya Brewer, Laura Guzman, Yahaira Ibarra, Linnea Meier, Kadin Stinson and Alessa Torres.
  • Royals complete sweep of Rays with 6-3 win

    The Kansas City Royals completed a 3 game sweep of  Tampa Bay with a 6-3 win over the Rays Wednesday.
     
  • Emporia States Brent Wilson MIAA Ken B Jones award winner

    (esuathletics) Emporia States Brent Wilson was named the MIAA Ken B Jones Award winner Wednesday night.  He was recognized not only for his accomplishments as the starting quarterback for Emporia State but also his involvement in the community and success in the classroom. Wilson
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  • Emporia American Legion baseball season to open Thursday

    The Emporia American Legion baseball season begins Thursday night. The Junior legion will be hosting Andover. First pitch for the doubleheader is set for 6pm a Sodens Grove.
     
  • 79 first year Emporia State student athletes named to MIAA Academic Honor Roll

    Emporia State added 79 newcomers to their list of student-athletes on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll and five newcomers were named MIAA Scholar-Athletes after completing two terms of attendance at Emporia State.
     
  • Royals continue to swing hot bats, out score Rays 10-5

    The Kansas City Royals out scored the Tampa Bay Rays 10-5. All 10 Royals who played had at least 1 hit and finished with a season high 18 hits.
     
  • American Legion baseball tryouts to be held Wednesday

    Try outs for the Emporia American Legion baseball teams will be held Wednesday beginning at 3pm at Sodens Grove. If you have questions contact Coach Cory Shovic. The Junior legion is scheduled to open the season Thursday night hosting Andover. The Senior legion is scheduled to open their
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  • 3 Royals lead in All-Star game voting

    (KCRoyals) Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez leads the American League in fan balloting for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced Tuesday on MLB Network. The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, which is available exclusively online

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  • Emporia Golf course to host junior tournaments

    The Emporia golf course will be busy Thursday and Friday with Junior golf tournaments. A Kansas Womens Junior golf tournament will be played Thursday and Friday. Fridays play will also be a part of the Kansas Optimist State Junior tournament. Three local golfers are entered in the Optimist
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  • KU releases mens basketball non-con schedule

    (kuathletics.com) The University of Kansas released their men's basketball non-conference schedule for the up-coming season. 10 of KU's 12 non-conference opponents advanced to postseason play in 2015-16. Four of KU's 2016-17 non-league foes – Indiana, Duke, Kentucky and UNC
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  • Royals out score Rays 6-2

    The Kansas City Royals out scored the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Monday night. The Royals scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th after the Rays tied the game in the top of the 8th.
     
  • Kansas City Chiefs to begin 2nd week of OTAs

    The Kansas City Chiefs begin the second week of OTAs Tuesday.
     
  • Royals rally for 5-4 win and sweep of White Sox

    Another late inning rally by the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. The Royals scored 3 runs in the 8th inning, out scoring The Chicago White Sox 5-4 to complete a 3 game sweep of the White Sox and take over 1st place in the AL Central.
     
  • Royals rally with 7 runs in the 9th for win over White Sox

    The Kansas City Royals scored 7 runs in the bottom of the 9th to rally for an 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox Saturday. The Royals were trailing 7-1 going to the bottom of the 9th.
     
  • State High School track and field meet wraps Saturday

    With no weather delays the State High School track and field meet wrapped up on Saturday. Emporia High came home with 14 medals. Area athletes earned 45 medals.

  • Emporia State athletes earn All-American honors at Nationals


    Emporia States track and field team is coming home from the NCAA Division 2 outdoor track and field meet with 5 All Americans. Duke Tibbs finished in 8th place in the 400 meter run. He was also a part of the 4 by 400 relay that finished in
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  • 4ADII softball and baseball championship games to be played Sunday

    The 4A Division 2 State softball and baseball tournaments are scheduled to wrap up on Sunday. The softball tournament is being played at the Trusler Sports Complex. The Championship game between Haven and Frontenac will begin at 10am. The baseball championship game between Bishop Ward and

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  • Lets go racing

    Two big races take place Sunday. The 100th Indianapolis 500 will be raced this afternoon. That will be followed by NASCARS Sprint Cup Coca-cola 600. Martin Truex has the pole for the race. Clint Bowyer will start from the 26th spot.

  • Area High School athletes collecting medals at state

    Olpe Junior Kyler True has 2 Gold medals with 2 more events to compete in. True had the fastest time in the 3200 meter run and was part of a record setting 4x800 relay. The Olpe boys won the race in 8:01.18 breaking the state meet record. True is scheduled to run in the 1600 and 800 meter

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  • Emporia Highs Kylia Floyd wins long jump

    Emporia High senior Kylia Floyd added a Gold medal in the long jump to her collection of State track and field medals Saturday.

  • Emporia Highs Kylia Floyd State Triple Jump Champ, Weather ends day 1

    Day 1 of the State High School Track and Field Meet was cut short Friday due to weather. Classes 4-5-6A were able to complete their first day events. 3-2-1A competition was halted with only the 1 and 2A girls 100 hurdle prelims completed. The meet is scheduled to resume Saturday morning at 7am

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  • Emporia State holds auction

    Emporia State held their annual Athletics Auction Thursday night.
     
  • Royals rained out, Moustakas on DL

    The Kansas City Royals may have lost 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas for the rest of the season. He has been placed on the 15 day disabled list with a torn ACL in his right knee.
     
  • Emporia States Duke Tibbs sets school record at Nationals

    Emporia States Duke Tibbs qualified for the finals in the 400 meter dash at the NCAA D-II outdoor track and field championships Thursday. He had the 5th fastest time in the prelims finishing with a school record time of 46.73 seconds.
    (Photo courtesy of Emporia State Athletics)
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  • State High School Track and Field meet to begin Friday

    The State High School Track and Field meet begins Friday in Wichita.
     
  • Weather big winner on day 1 of state softball and baseball

    Weather delayed the start of the 4A Division II state high school softball tournament Thursday. Play is scheduled to begin Friday morning at 10am. All games will now be played on the turfed Turnbull field at the Trusler Sports complex.
  • NCAA DII outdoor track and field meet begins Thursday

    The NCAA Division II Outdoor track and field championships begins Thursday in Bradenton, Florida. Emporia State has 6 athletes competing in 4 events.
     
  • State softball and baseball tournaments begin Thursday

    The State High School softball and baseball tournaments will begin Thursday.
     
  • Emporia American Legion to hold tryouts

    Emporia American Legion baseball tryouts have been moved to Wednesday at 4pm due to the weather delaying the 4A DII tournament. The Senior Legion is open to those 19 years old and younger. The Junior Legion is open to those 17 years old and younger. Tryouts will be held at Sodens Grove

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  • Twins out score Royals 7-5

    The Minnesota Twins out scored the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Wednesday afternoon. The Twins jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the game. The Royals would answer with a 5 run 4th inning. Eric Hosmer drove in 2 of the runs with a double. Salvador Perez doubled in Hosmer and Perez scored on an Omar Infante

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