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  • Royals rally past Red Sox 8-6

    Mike Moustakas doubled in 2 runs with 2 out in the top of the 9th lifting the Kansas City Royals past the Boston Red Sox 8-6 Sunday.

  • Royals out score Red Sox 6-3

    Salvador Perez hit a 3 run home run in the 6th inning helping lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox Saturday night.

  • Royals lose to Red Sox 7-2

    The Boston Red Sox out scored the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night. The Red Sox scored all 7 runs off of Johnny Cueto. Ben Zobrist scored the first run in the 4th inning. Alcides Escobar hit a solo homerun in the 6th inning.

  • Clint Bowyer looking forward to future, begins at Bristol

    NASCAR is at Bristol for a race under the lights Saturday. For Clint Bowyer it marks the beginning of the end of his stay with MWR.

  • Red Sox out score Royals 4-1

    The Boston Red Sox out scored the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Thursday night. A bases loaded walk in the first inning gave Boston their first run. The Red Sox scored 3 runs in the 3rd inning to take a 4-0 lead.

  • Chiefs host Seahawks in second preseason game

    The Kansas City Chiefs play their second preseason game Friday night. They will be hosting The Seattle Seahawks.

  • Emporia High girls tennis focused on 2015

    The Emporia High girls tennis team has high expectations for the coming season. The Lady Spartans return  4 of last years 6 top players, 3 were state qualifiers.

  • Emporia State picked 8th MIAA womens soccer preseason poll

    The Emporia State womens soccer team has been picked 8th in the MIAA Coaches Pre-season poll.

  • Royals hold off Reds 4-3

    Ben Zobrist was 4 for 5, scored 2 runs and drove in a run to help lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over Cincinnati Wednesday night.

  • Emporia States defense line, first line of defense

    Emporia State returns 3 of the top 4 defensive linemen from last year. It is a line that is motivated after finishing with an MIAA low 15

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  • Emporia State Volleyball holds 2015 Black and Gold scrimmage

    Emporia States volleyball held their black and gold scrimmage Wednesday night. The black won 3 sets to 1.

  • Emporia High Volleyball begins new era

    A new era has begun for Emporia High volleyball. Carly Spicer is the new Head Coach, just 1 season removed from playing at Emporia State. She takes over a team that returns 6 starters from last years 22-13 squad.

  • Royals rally for 3-1 win over Reds

    The Kansas City Royals rallied for a 3-1 win over Cincinnati in 13 innings Tuesday night.

  • Emporia State linebackers refocused

    Linebacker may have been the hardest hit position by graduation for the Emporia State football team. Of the 5 defensive starters not back from last years team, 3 of them were linebackers.

  • Emporia State softball announces 9 signees

    Emporia State softball Coach Julie Lemaire has announced the addition of 9 student athletes for the coming season. 6 are transfers and 3 were high school seniors.

  • Austin Willis waived by Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders have waived former Emporia State receiver Austin Willis. He was waived to make room for Devon Wylie. Wylie was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. In 2013, he played in two games with the Tennessee Titans. Last

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  • Bowyer leaving MWR Racing at end of 2015 season

    Emporia native and NASCAR star driver Clint Bowyer will be part of a new racing team next year.

  • Emporia High football holds first 2015 practice

    70 student athletes showed up for the first day of practice for the Emporia High football team.

  • Royals to open series in Cincinnati

    The Kansas City Royals open a 2 game series in Cincinnati with the Reds Tuesday night. Edison Volquez gets the start for the Royals as he goes after his 12th win of the season. First pitch is set for 6:10p. The Royals begin the day with a 12.5 game lead over the Minnesota Twins.

  • Emporia High boys soccer team gets season underway

    The Emporia High boys soccer team returns 8 starters from last years team advanced to the regional championship match.

  • Deep secondary a plus for Emporia State

    Injuries last year maybe the blessing for this year for the Emporia State secondary. 8 players with game experience are in the mix at cornerback and safety.

  • Kansas State adds Emporia State to hoops schedule

    The Kansas State mens basketball team has added an exhibition game with Emporia State to their non-conference schedule. The game will be played on October 30th in Manhattan.  Emporia State is yet to release their schedule.

  • Royals walk off with win over Angels 4-3

    Kendrys Morales singled with 2 out in the bottom of the 10th driving in Ben Zobrist lifting the Kansas City Royals past the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday night.

  • Emporia State football gears up for week two of training camp

    The Emporia State football team begins its second week of training camp Monday.

  • Bowyer wrecks at Michigan, puts dent in chase hopes

    Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag at Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan. The pole setter led for 146 laps. Kevin Harvick finished 2nd and Martin Truex Jr was 3rd. Clint Bowyer was involved in an accident on lap 126. At that point he had led a lap and was in the top 5 most of the

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  • Kansas City Royals defeat the Angels 9-4

    The Kansas City Royals exploded for 6 runs in the 2nd inning on the way to a 9-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels Saturday.

  • Kansas City Chiefs win preseason opener 34-19 over Arizona

    The Kansas City Chiefs scored 31 unanswered points on the way to a 34-19 win over the Arizona Cardinals in their first preseason game Saturday night.

  • Royals bounce back for win over Angels

    The Kansas City Royals bounced back after losing two in a row with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels Friday night.

  • Emporia Boys Soccer team to hold fund raiser

    The Emporia High Boys soccer team will be holding a fund raiser on Monday, August 24th at Casa Ramos. Members of the boys soccer team will be serving and busing tables from 6 till 8pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to the EHS Soccer Booster club to help pay for equipment, meals and end of

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  • Send off for Merissa Quick planned

    Wish former Emporia State basketball All-American Merissa Quick good luck as she prepares to travel to Portugal to start her professional career. A get together will be held at Coaches on Thursday, August 10th. The public is invited to attend.

  • NASCAR at Michigan, 4 races before chase

    Matt Kenseth has earned the pole for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards, Austin Dillon and Tony Stewart round out the top 5. Clint Bowyer qualified 12th. Kevin Harvick has the points lead. Bowyer is in 14th place. On the

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  • Chiefs play first preseason game at Arizona

    The Kansas City Chiefs play their first preseason game Saturday night. They will face the Arizona Cardinals.

  • Emporia State baseball adds 11 players

    (ESUAthletics) Emporia State baseball coach Bob Fornelli has announced the signing of 11 players to attend Emporia State and play baseball for the Hornets in 2016. They join five players inked in the early signing period last November.

  • Emporia State offense anchored by O-Line

    The success of a football teams' offense often is determined by how well the offensive line plays. The 2015 Emporia State offensive line will have a new look with the graduation of 3 of 5 starters from last years team.

  • Emporia State Volleyball team picked 7th in MIAA preseason poll

    Emporia States volleyball team has been picked 7th in the MIAA Coaches preseason poll. Central Missouri is number 1 with 9 first place votes. Washburn is second with 2 first place votes and Nebraska Kearney is 3rd with 1 first place vote. Central Oklahoma is 4th followed by Missouri

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  • Kansas City Chiefs focusing on first preseason game

    Thursday was an off day for the Kansas City Chiefs. Friday they will hold a walk thru before Saturdays first preseason game.

  • Detroit ends Royals 5 game winning streak

    The Detroit Tigers rallied for a 7-4 win over the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, ending the Royals 5 game winning streak. 

  • Emporia State building depth at running back and tightend

    When you start looking at the roster for the Emporia State football team you notice that there are not a lot of familiar names at running back and tight end and s back.

  • New ESU Video Board Arrives

    The Dennis Shogren Video board designed and built by Daktronics arrived on the Emporia State campus Wednesday.

  • Royals power past Detroit 6-1

    The Kansas City Royals powered past the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night. The Royals Hit 3 home runs. Eric Hosmer hit a 2 run home run in the first inning. Lorenzo Cain hit a solo home run in the 6th and Mike Moustakas hit a 2 run home run in the 6th.

  • Emporia State receivers talented

    One of the offensive strengths for the Emporia State football team will be the receiving corp. The Hornets return 6 players that had 10 or more catches.

  • Emporia State Soccer begins preparing for 2015

    The Emporia State womens soccer team held their first practices Wednesday. The Lady Hornets return 6 players from last years 7-7-5 team. 4 players started all 19 matches. 

  • Emporia State Volleyball begins preparing for 2015

    Emporia States Volleyball team will be holding their first practices Wednesday. The Lady Hornets return 8 players from last years team. 3 players started all 27 matches, Juniors Shayla Cotman, Josie Williams and Kimberly Bell. The Lady Hornets will open their season September 4th in the

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  • Cueto tosses shutout in Royals win

    Johnny Cueto tossed a complete game 4 hit shutout with 8 strikeouts and no walks, as the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Monday night.

  • Emporia State football holds first 2015 practice

    The Emporia State football team held their first practice Monday night.

  • Royals complete sweep of White Sox with 5-4 win

    The Kansas City Royals completed the sweep of the Chicago in a 3 game series Sunday with a 5-4 win over the White Sox.

  • Emporia State football team reports for practices

    The Emporia State football team will hold their first practice Monday evening. The players checked in Sunday. They will hold meetings Monday and hold their first practice at 7:25pm.

  • Bowyer 6th at Watkins Glenn

    Joey Logano won NASCARS Sprint Cup Race at Watkins Glenn, The Cheez-it 355, yesterday. Kyle Busch finished 2nd and Kevin Harvick was 3rd. Clint Bowyer finished in 6th place. He remains 14th in this weeks Sprint Cup point standings, just 1 point out of 13th place. Kevin Harvick holds onto the

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  • Frank Gifford passes away

    (ABC.COM) Famed sports broadcaster and Hall of Fame football player Frank Gifford has died, according to family. Gifford's family said the veteran sports journalist had died of natural causes at the age of 84 on Sunday. Gifford played for the New York Giants from 1952 through 1964 and was

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  • Royals outlast Chicago, 7-6.

       The Kansas City Royals held on for a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox Saturday night. 

  • Royals hold off Chicago, 3-2, in series opener.

         The Kansas City Royals held off the Chicago White Sox to take the series opener, 3-2, Friday night.  Edinson Volquez out-dueled Chicago's John Danks, giving up one run over seven innings while surrendering four hits.  After going 8-35 on the recent 10-game

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  • Alex Smith ready for third season with Chiefs

    Training camp continues for the Kansas City Chiefs, as they are a week from their first preseason game August 15th against the Arizona Cardinals. 

  • Royals fall to Detroit on walk-off HR.

    Ian Kinsler hit a two-run walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6, Thursday afternoon. 

  • Cheifs continue training camp.

    The Kansas City Chiefs continue training camp, preparing for the first pre-season game August 15th against the Arizona Cardinals. 

  • Royals power past Detroit, 5-1.

         The Kansas City Royals powered past the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night, 5-1. 

  • Emporia State picked 7th in MIAA preseason polls

    Emporia State is picked 7th in the MIAA football preseason polls by both the Coaches and Media. Northwest Missouri State is the top pick in both polls. Pittsburg State is second.

  • Emporia State receives verbal commitment

    Catchitkansas.com is reporting that Andover Central senior Amanda Kakoulias has made a verbal commitment to Emporia State University for basketball and track and field. 

    (Photo courtesy #catchitkansas)

  • MIAA to hold football Media Day

    The MIAA will hold its football media day Wednesday in Kansas City. The Coaches and Media Pre-season polls will be released. Each team will get a chance to meet with the media. The Emporia State question and answer session will be broadcast on

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  • Emporia States Kathryn Flott in Brazil

    Emporia State basketball player Kathryn Flott will be spending the 9 days playing in Brazil. Flott is one of  nine players selected to be a part of a USA Sports Events D2 Select Team.(Photo Courtesy Emporia State Athletics)

  • Chiefs hold first practice in pads

    The Kansas City Chiefs went with full pads for the first time at training camp Monday. 

  • Royals lose to Blue Jays

    Toronto right-hander R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and Chris Colabello smashed a two-run homer as the Blue Jays earned a 5-2 win over the Royals on Sunday to win three of the four games in the series in Toronto.

  • Chad Buchholz and Fran Hudson win City Golf Championships

    For the second time in his career Chad Buchholz has won the Emporia mens City Golf Championship. Fran Hudson won the Emporia womens City Golf Championship.

  • Clint Bowyer finishes in 8th place at Pocono

    Matt Kenseth was the winner of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway. He won the race after Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr ran out of fuel in the closing laps.

  • Royals rally for 7-6 win over Toronto

    Ben Zobrist hit two home runs and Eric Hosmer drove in 3 runs to lead the Kansas City Royals to a come from behind 7-6 win over Toronto Saturday.

  • Day one of Emporia City Golf Championships in book

    Defending Champion Dave Watts is in a 3 way tie for first place after the first round of the Emporia Mens City Golf Championship. Nancy Thomas has a 2 stroke lead in the Emporia Womens City Golf Championship.

  • Royals lose in 11 to Blue Jays 7-6

    The Toronto Blue Jays Edged the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 11 innings Friday night. Josh Donaldsons single scored Troy Tulowitzki from second to end the game. Donaldson finished 3-for-5 with a walk, four RBI and a run scored.

  • NASCAR at Pocono for Windows 10 400

    Kyle Busch has the pole for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 at Pocono. Busch is chasing his 4th straight win and 5th in his last 6 races. Kevin Harvick qualified 2nd, followed by Joey Logano, Austin Dillon and Tony Stewart. Clint Bowyer qualified 19th. Bowyer is currently in 15th

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  • Season ends at State for Emporia AAA legion baseball team

    A heart breaking finish for the Emporia AAA American legion baseball team at State. Post 5 was out scored by the Wichita Aviators 5-4 in an elimination game.

  • Emporia Mens and Womens City golf championship begin Saturday

    The pairings are set for the 2015 Emporia mens and womens city golf championships. 11 golfers are entered in the womens tournament. They will play their first round Saturday at the Emporia Country Club beginning at 8am. 37 golfers are entered in the mens tournmaent. They will play their

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  • Royals lose to Blue Jays 5-2

    The Toronto Blue Jays powered past the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Thursday night in the opening game of a 4 game series.

  • Chiefs sign running back, welcome vets

    The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of former Central Missouri running back LaVance Taylor Thursday. The Chiefs were down to using back-up quarterback Chase Daniels as a running back in camp after Keshawn Hill, who is the only running back currently at camp, left practice early

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  • Changes in the future for Clint Bowyer?

    (SBNation/NASCAR.COM) There could be a change coming for Clint Bowyer next season. Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman is buying a share of Chip Ganassi Racing, both NASCAR organizations confirmed Thursday. Kauffman, a billionaire investment banker, bought 50 percent of MWR in 2007,

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  • Emporia AAA Legion baseball team remains alive at State

    The Emporia AAA legion baseball team has survived to play another day at the State tournament in McPherson. Post 5 eliminated Oskaloosa with a 4-1 win Thursday afternoon. 

  • USAToday Coaches football poll has Ohio State #1

    Defending national champion Ohio State is the preseason No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll for the first time since 2006. TCU is No. 2 in the rankings, which is the highest preseason ranking for the program and matches its all-time best ranking.

  • Emporia State Volleyball team earns academic honors

    Emporia States 2014-15 volleyball team has earned a team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The award honors volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average

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  • Thursday deadline to sign up for Emporia City Golf tourament

    Thursday afternoon at 5pm is the deadline to sign up to play in the Emporia mens and womens City Golf Championships. You can sign up at either the Emporia Golf Course or at the Emporia Country Club.

  • Emporia AAA legion loses game 1 at state

    Not a good beginning for the Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team at state Wednesday night. Post 5 was defeated by the host team McPherson 10-4. 

  • Royals clobbered by Cleveland

    The Cleveland Indians clobbered the Kansas City Royals 12-1 Wednesday afternoon. The Indians unleashed a week of pent-up offensive frustration upon the Royals with a season-high 18 hits and four home runs.

  • Eric Berry back at practice for Chiefs

    Eric Berry participated in his first practice Wednesday, less than eight months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • KU to open Maui Invite vs Chaminade

    Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball's biggest upsets. The other game on that side of the bracket, which was released Tuesday, has two big-name programs, UCLA and UNLV. Indiana faces Wake Forest on the

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  • Royals hold off Cleveland 2-1

    Eric Hosmers home run in the top of the 9th lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland Tuesday night. Hosmer also drove in the first run for the Royals. Lorenzo Cain and scored on Hosmers single in the 4th inning.

  • Royals trade for Ben Zobrist

    The Kansas City Royals made another trade Tuesday. They have acquired utility player Ben Zobrist and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea.

  • Chiefs open training camp 2015

    The Kansas City Chiefs opened training camp with quarterbacks, rookies and injured players reporting Tuesday. 

  • Emporia State pitcher had good week

    Emporia State pitcher Jake Eikleberry has been named the Prospect League pitcher of the week. Eikleberry is pitching for the Hannibal Cavemen this summer.(Photo courtesy of ESU)

  • Former Emporia State baseball players on Coaching carousel

    Former Emporia State baseball player and assistant coach John Martin was recently named the new head baseball coach at Central Oklahoma. Martin had spent the last 4 seasons as the Head Coach at Coffeyville Community College.

  • Brady Suspension up held by NFL

    (ABCSports) The National Football League announced its decision Tuesday to uphold the punishment imposed on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over the scandal that has become known as “deflategate.”

  • Royals power past Cleveland 9-4

    Eric Hosmers 3 run home run in the 1st inning gave the Kansas City Royals a lead they would not give up on the way to a 9-4 win over the Cleveland Indians Monday night.

  • Emporia AAA Legion Baseball team receives State pairing

    The pairings for the American Legion AAA State baseball tournament are out. Emporia opens the tournament against the host team McPherson. They will play in the late game Wednesday.

  • Kansas City Chiefs to open training camp

    The Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks, rookies and injured players will report to training camp on the campus of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph Tuesday.

  • K-States Lockett Big 12 Athlete of the year

    Former Kansas State receiver Tyler Lockett has been named the Big 12 2014-15 athlete of the year. Lockett is the second Wildcat in the last three years to be tabbed the best among all male athletes in the conference, joining former Wildcat quarterback Collin Klein following the 2012-13 season.

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  • Emporians win Gold medals at Sunflower State Games

    Four Gold Medals were earned by Emporians during the final weekend of the Sunflower State games.

  • Royals trade for Cueto

    The Royals completed a trade for Cincinnati Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto on Sunday. The deal was announced during the third inning of the Royals' 5-1 win over the Astros: Cueto and cash considerations to Kansas City for left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Cueto, 7-6 with

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  • Royals out score Astros 5-1

    The Kansas City Royals scored 4 runs in the first inning off of Houston starter Dallas Keuchel and went onto a 5-1 win over the Astros Sunday.

  • Kyle Busch wins at Indy, Bowyer 6th

    Kyle Busch held off Joey Lagano and Kevin Harvick in a green-white-checker finish Sunday to capture his first-ever Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Royals out score Astros 2-1 in 10 innings

    The Kansas City Royals slipped past the Houston Astros 2-1 in 10 innings Saturday night.

  • East wins Shrine Bowl game

    The East shutout the West 21-0 in the 42nd annual Shrine Bowl Football game Saturday night in Hays.

  • Royals shutout by Astros

    The Kansas City Royals were shutout by the Houston Astros 4-0 Friday night. The recently acquired Scott Kasmir shut down the Royals for 7 innings giving up only 3 hits. The Royals finished the night with only 4 hits.

  • Kansas Shrine Bowl game Saturday

    The 42nd annual Kansas Shrine Bowl football game will be played Saturday night in Hays.

  • NASCAR at Indianapolis

    NASCAR is at the Brick Yard, Indianapolis motor speedway this weekend. Carl Edwards earned the pole for Sundays Race. Joey Logano and David Ragan will start 2nd and 3rd. Clint Bowyer qualified 7th. Bowyer is in 16th place in the Sprint Cup point standings. Kevin Harvick is the points leader.

  • Former Jayhawk Cliff Alexander signs with Portland

    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed Former Kansas Jayhawk Cliff Alexander to a contract. Alexander an undrafted free agent averaged 7.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 1.32 blocked shots in his only season at Kansas.