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  • National High School Rodeo after 1st go around

    The First Go Around is complete at the National High School Finals Rodeo.
     
  • Royals struggles continue with Detroit

    The Kansas City Royals continue to struggle. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Royals 9-3 Tuesday night. The Royals scored all 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st.  Detroit scored 5 runs in the top of the 2nd to take the lead for good.
     
  • Emporia State releases 2017 Volleyball schedule

    Emporia State has released the 2017 Volleyball schedule. The Lady Hornets open the season September 1st against Drury at the Washburn Invitational. They will also play in the Southwest Baptist Invitational, in the MIAA/GAC crossover and at Fort Hays State and Nebraska Kearney before hosting
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  • K-State Coach Bill Snyder at Big-12 Media Days

    The Big-12 Football Media Days wrapped up Tuesday. Kansas State Coach Bill Snyder was among the Coaches to visit with the media.
     
  • Kansas Amateur Golf tournament underway

    The 107th Kansas Amateur Golf tournament is being played this week at the Kansas City Country Club. Emporian Colton Massey is tied for 108th place at plus 9 and Chase Coble is tied for 133rd at plus 13 after the first round of stroke play. The 2nd round will be played Wednesday with the

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  • 1 performance left in 1st go around at NHSFR

    There is 1 performance left in the first go around at the National High School Finals Rodeo being held in Gillett, Wyoming. 
     
  • Tigers defeat Royals 10-2

    The Detroit Tigers scored 6 runs on 7 hits including two - 2 run home runs off of Jason Vargas and powered past the Kansas City Royals 10-2 Monday night.
     
  • Bracket set for Junior American Legion State baseball tournament

    The bracket is out for the Kansas Junior American Legion baseball tournament to be played at Hays beginning Wednesday.
     
  • KU at Big 12 football Media days

    Monday was the first day of the Big-12 Football Media Days. Kansas Coach David Beaty was one of the Coaches to meet with the media.
     
  • National High School finals rodeo, Monday

    The National High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Gillett, Wyoming. 
     
  • Royals walk off with 4-3 win over Rangers

    The Kansas City Royals walked off with a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers Sunday.
     
  • 5 Emporia teams win MAYB titles

    5 Emporia teams won championships in the Emporia Hosted MAYB  tournament played over the Weekend.
     
  • Emporia Energy tunes up for Heartland World Series

    The Emporia Energy 16 year old team tuned up for Heartland World Series winning 4 of 6 games played in round robin tournament over the weekend.
     
  • 2017 Sunflower State games week 1

    4 Area athletes picked up gold medals during the 1st weekend of the Sunflower State games. Karalyn Karjala took first in Archery Target.  
    In Folkstyle wrestling Takeo Dayne Medrano and Isaac Williams took 1st in their age and weight bracket.  Breanna
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  • 2017 National High School Finals Rodeo underway

    The National High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Gillett, Wyoming. Beau Peterson of Council Grove is in 10th place after the first performance in Barrell Racing. Monday Peterson will be competing in Goat Tying.
    Weston Patterson of Waverly has his first go around in Saddle
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  • Hamlin wins at New Hampshire

    Denny Hamlin held off a late charge by Kyle Larson on Sunday to record his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at the Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It was also the first win of the year for Joe Gibbs racing.
     
  • Royals lose pitcher duel to Texas 1-0

    Shin-Soo Choo single with one out in the ninth inning driving the games only run as Texas edged the Kansas City Royals 1-0 Saturday night.
     
  • Finals of Emporia MAYB II set for Sunday

    The Finals of the second MAYB tournament to be played in Emporia will be played Sunday.
     
  • Emporia Energy 16s Hosting Round Robin Tournament

    The Emporia Energy 16 year old girls fast pitch softball team won 2 of 3 games played Saturday in a round robin tournament.
     
  • Sunflower State games 2017 7-15 results

    At the Sunflower State games Saturday, in trap and skeet shooting in the 14 and under division Dayne Witherspoon of Emporia finished in 2nd place and Jarrett Botkin of Emporia finished in 3rd place. In the 15 to 18 age division Wylie Redeker of Olpe and Deryk Witherspoon of Emporia tied for

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  • Truex Jr has pole for Sundays NASCAR Monster Energy race at New Hampshire

    Martin Truex Jr. starts from the pole in Sundays NASCAR Monster Energy series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Truex Jr has the pole after Kyle Larson’s speed was thrown out after NASCAR officials discovered an unapproved rear deck fin on his Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42

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  • Rangers power past Royals 5-3

    It was not the start to the second half of the season that the Kansas City Royals were hoping for. The Texas Rangers rallied for a 5-3 win Friday night.
     
  • Area Cowboys and Cowgirl headed to National High School Finals Rodeo

    6 Area Cowboys and a Cowgirl are gearing up for the National High School Finals Rodeo.
     
  • AL wins All-Star Game 2-1 in 10 innings

    The American League out scored the National League 2-1 in 10 innings in Tuesdays MLB All-Star game.
     
  • Ron Baker to sign with Knicks

    ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks had agreed to sign former Wichita State standout Ron Baker to a 2 year deal worth $8.9 million dollars. That includes a player option in the 2nd year. The Knicks used their full room exception to bring back Baker, who announced on social media that
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  • 2017 MLB All-Star game Tuesday

    Major League baseballs All Star game will be played Tuesday night.
     
  • Aaron Judge wins 2017 MLB Home Run Derby

    (mlb.com) Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees won the 2017 MLB Home Run Derby Monday night. (Photo mlb.com)

  • KU mens basketball preparing for trip to Italy

    The KU mens basketball team is preparing for a trip to Italy July 31st thru August 8th.
     
  • KU, KSU and WSU players playing in NBA Summer Leagues

    Kansas has 7 players, Kansas State has 2 players and Wichita State has 2 players playing in the NBA summer leagues.

  • Kansas City Chiefs hire new GM

    (Chiefs/nfl.com) The Kansas City Chiefs have made a decision on their new general manager. The Chiefs promoted co-director of player personnel Brett Veach to general manager on Monday.
     
  • Royals lose to Dodgers 5-2

    The Los Angeles Dodgers out scored the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Sunday in the final game before the All-Star break.
     
  • Royals Moustakas ready for Home Run Derby

    Kansas Royals 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas will be competing in the All-Star game Home Run Derby Monday night. Moustakas will face Miguel Sano of Minnesota in the first round. 
     
  • Emporia Softball teams wrap up State tournament play

    The Emporia Energy 16 year girls fast pitch softball team finished in 4th place at the U-S-S-S-A State B tournament. They finished with a 5-2 record.
     
  • Dodgers walk off with 5-4 win over Royals

    The Los Angeles Dodgers walked off with a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals in 10 innings Saturday night. 4 straight walks gave the win to the Dodgers.
     
  • Emporia A Legion earns trip to State

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team earned a trip to state by out scoring Linn County 11-3 in the Zone 4 championship game Saturday.
     
  • Emporia Softball teams continue play at State

    The Emporia Energy 16 year girls fast pitch softball team will need to win 3 straight games to advance to the championship game of the U-Triple-S-A State B tournament. They will need to win 5 in a row to win the title. Saturday the Energy 16s defeated 5 Tool Inferno 8-4 and shutout the
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  • Martin Truex Jr wins at Kentucky

    Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson on a final overtime restart to win the Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. Clint Bowyer finished in 13th place but a lap back. NASCAR goes to New Hampshire for a race next Sunday.

  • Dodgers defeat Royals 4-1

    The Los Angeles Dodgers out scored the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Friday night, ending the Royals 4 game winning streak.
     
  • Emporia A Legion out scores Ottawa in Zone Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team is one win away from advancing to state after winning their first game in the Zone 3&4 tournament. Post 5 defeated Ottawa 8-2 in their first game Friday.
     
  • Emporia Softball teams play in State Tournaments

    The ASA Class C 16 and 18 year girls fast pitch state tournament is being played in Emporia this weekend. a combine 25 teams are playing in the tournaments. Games are being played at both the Trusler Sports Complex and Whitter Park. The Emproia ThunderHawks opened play in
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  • Emporia States Kelly Moten signs pro contract

    (ESU) Former Emporia State Lady Hornet basketball player Kelly Moten has signed a Pro contract with a a team in Switzerland. She has signed with Riva Basket of the top Swiss league for women.

  • Emporia hosted American Legion Zone Tournament begins Friday

    The Emporia Hosted American Legion A Zone 3&4 Tournament begins Friday.
     
  • Emporia Softball teams to play in State Tournaments

    The ASA Class C 16 and 18 year girls fast pitch state tournament will be played in Emporia this weekend. a combine 25 teams will be playing in the tournaments. Games will be played at both the Trusler Sports Complex and Whittier Park beginning Friday. 
     
  • Chiefs sign two players

    (espn/ap) The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran linebacker Josh Mauga, who missed all of last season with a hip injury, and former Seattle safety Steven Terrell on Thursday.

  • Emporia State Soccer releases 2017 schedule

    (ESU) Emporia State has released the 2017 womens soccer schedule. The Lady Hornets will play 7 of their 18 matches at home.

  • Royals Moustakas wins AL Final vote, again

    For the second time in his career Mike Moustakas is the AL All-Star game Final vote winner and will be making his 2nd All-Star game appearence. He finished with over 15 million votes.
     
  • Royals rally for 9-6 win over Mariners, Moose leads in Final voting

    The Kansas City Royals rallied for a 9-6 win over the Seattle Mariners in 10 innings Wednesday night, completing a 3 game sweep of the Mariners.
     
  • Emporia A Legion to Host 3&4 Zone Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team has one more day to tune up for the Zone 3 and 4 tournament. The Post 5 Juniors will be hosting the tournament and are the number 1 seed in the 7 team tournament.
     
  • Emporia High Football Coach added to Shrine Bowl Staff

    Emporia High football Coach Corby Milleson has been added to the Kansas Shrine Bowl East Squad Coaching Staff. He will be on the staff with Head Coach Derick Hammes of Rossville. Brent Hoelting of Lyndon is also an assistant Coach. Emporia Highs Bryce Crouch, Clayton Fowler of Hartford and

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  • Royals out score Mariners 7-3, Moustakas leads AL final vote

    (kcroyals) Mike Moustakas homered for the second consecutive game, hitting a two-run, go-ahead shot in the fourth inning off of Felix Hernandez, and Danny Duffy allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings as the Royals won, 7-3, over the Seattle Mariners on the 4th of
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  • Josh Jackson signs with Suns

    Former Kansas Jayhawk Josh Jackson has signed his rookie contract with the Phoenix Suns. Jackson was the Suns selection with the fourth overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft. Its a 4 year deal worth more than $27 million dollars. (Photo courtesy of KU
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  • Royals power past Mariners 3-1

    Mike Moustakas hit his 23rd homerun of the season and Alex Gordon hit his 5th homerun powering the Kansas City Royals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Monday night.
     
  • Pairings for A legion zone tournament set

    Pairings have been set for the Emporia hosted A Legion zone tournament.

  • Date change for final Emporia State Softball Elite Camp

    (ESU) The Emporia State softball team has changed the date for their final Elite Camp of the summer. It was scheduled to be held July 12th, it now will be held July 10th and will include a campus tour and admissions visit.
     
  • Royals move into tie for 2nd place with win over Twins

    (espn/ap)  Alcides Escobar had two hits and drove in two runs and Scott Alexander picked up his first major league victory for The Kansas City Royals in a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins Sunday.
     
  • Royals Perez and Vargas in All-Star game

    Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and left-hander Jason Vargas both were selected to the 2017 All-Star Game. Perez will be making his fifth straight All-Star appearance. Vargas will be making his first All-Star Game appearance. He is 12-3 with a 2.22 ERA.
    Royals
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  • Emporia A Legion wins Summer Slam Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team finished in 1st place in the Emporia Summer Slam Tournament. Post 5 shutout the Kansas Senators 10-0 in the Championship game Sunday.
     
  • 4 Emporia Champions in MAYB tournament

    4 Emporia Teams finished in 1st place in the Emporia Hosted MAYB tournament over the weekend.
     
  • Kansas City Royals split doubleheader with Minnesota Twins

    (espn/ap/Royals) The Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins split a doubleheader Saturday. The Royals rallied to win game 1 11-6. The Twins rallied to win the second game 10-5.

  • Bowyer 2nd at Daytona in Coke Zero 400

    Another 2nd place finish for Clint Bowyer Saturday night in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series. Bowyer finished behind Ricky Stenhouse Jr who took the checkered flag in the Coke Zero 400.

  • Emporia Summer Slam wraps up Sunday

    The Emporia hosted Summer Slam Baseball tournament wraps up Sunday. Emporias A Legion team will face McPherson in the semi-finals. First pitch is set for 3pm. The other semi-final game has the Wichita Aviators playing the Kansas Senators at 1pm. The two winners will play in the Championship

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  • MAYB weekend 1 wraps up Sunday

    Four Emporia teams are undefeated going into the final day of the Emporia Hosted MAYB tournament.

  • Vargas earns 12th win with win over Twins

    (espn/ap) Jason Vargas picked up his American League-leading 12th victory, and Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 Friday night.
  • Emporia A Legion shutsout Wichita Aviators 7-0

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team improved to 2-0 in the Emporia Summer Slam tournament with a 7-0 win over the Wichita Aviators Friday night.

  • NASCAR at Daytona for Coke Zero 400 Saturday

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. sped to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday’s qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt secured the top starting spot for Saturday nights Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola. His first pole of the season was his second
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  • Emporia A Legion run rules Garnett

    The Emporia A Legion baseball team out scored Garnett 21-0 in their opening game of the Emporia Summer Slam Tournament Friday afternoon.

  • Bill Self being blamed for KU-MU rivalry not being renewed

    (cjonline, kusports, al.com) Kansas Basketball Coach Bill Self is being blamed for the Kansas and Missouri rivalry not being renewed.
    At least thats according to former Missouri chancellor R. Bowen Loftin who told AL.com that Bill Self is the number 1 reason that Kansas and
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  • Emporia Junior Legion hosting Summer Slam

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team will be hosting the Emporia Summer Slam tournament begining Friday. Post 5 was scheduled to open against El Dorado, but El Dorado backed out of the tournament Friday morning. Post 5 will now play Garnett at 1pm. Post
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  • MAYB Tournament in Emporia

    The first of two MAYB tournaments to be played in Emporia this summer will be held this weekend. 20 teams, with 6 of them from Emporia, will begin play Friday afternoon at 4pm. A total of 50 games will be played this weekend, all games will be played at Emporia High School.

  • Tigers power past Royals 7-3

    The Kansas City Royals scored 3 runs in the 9th inning but it was not near enough in a 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers Thursday afternoon.

  • Emporia State Football in middle of summer workouts

    The Emporia State football team is 5 weeks away from opening training camp. The Hornets are coming off a 11-2 season and have received preseason recognition.
     
  • Royals power past Tigers 8-2

    Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit back to back homeruns as part of a 4 run 4th inning leading the Kansas City Royals to a 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night.
     
  • Emporia AAA Legion sweeps SEK Drillers

    The Emporia Senior American Legion wrapped up their season with a doubleheader sweep of the SEK Drillers Wednesday night.
     
  • Emporia States Kelly Moten and Kathryn Flott NCAA Woman of the year nominees

    (ESU) Former Emporia State Lady Hornet basketball players Kelly Moten and Kathryn Flott have been nominated for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award. They are 2 of 543 nominees. the NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility
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  • Tigers defeat Royals 5-3

    The Kansas City Royals jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning but could not hang on as the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 5-3 win over the Royals Tuesday night.
  • Emporia Junior Legion sweeps Ottawa

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from Ottawa Tuesday night.
  • Royals head to Detroit, All-Star voting continues

    After taking Monday off the Kansas City Royals open a 3 game series in Detroit with the Tigers. The Royals remain 2.5 games back of first place Cleveland. Matt Strahm makes the start for the Royals and Justin
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  • Emporia A legion sweeps Kansas Senators

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Kansas Senators Monday night.
     
  • NBA hands out end of year awards

    (ESPN/AP) Russell Westbrook was voted the NBAs MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game, joining Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a
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  • Blue Jays out score Royals 8-2

    The Kansas City Royals lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Sunday afternoon. Jorge Bonifacio homered in the 1st inning and scored on a Eric Hosmer single in the 4th inning to give the Royals a 2-0 lead. Jose Bautista tied the game in the 5th with a 2 run homerun. The Blue Jays would score 6
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  • Harvick wins at Sonoma, Bowyer 2nd

    (ABCSports) Kevin Harvick cruised to an victory at Sonoma on Sunday for his first win of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick won under caution following a late Kasey Kahne crash near the finish line with just enough fuel.
     
  • Emporia State football ranked 4th in Lindys Preseason poll

    Another preseason top 5 ranking for the Emporia State football team. The Hornets are ranked 4th in the Lindys preseason D-II poll. Northwest Missouri State is ranked number 1 followed by Ferris State and Grand Valley State.
    Quarterback Braxton Marstall is the magazine's preseason
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  • Emporia A legion returns home

    After taking the weekend off the Emporia JR American Legion baseball team returns to action Monday night. They will be hosting the Kansas Senators in a doubleheader beginning at 6pm at Sodens Grove. The A
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  • 5 Emporia Softball teams play in tournaments

    4 Emporia Energy girls fast pitch softball teams and Emporia Thunder were in action this past weekend.
     
  • Kansas Basketball Coaches Association holds All-Star games and Hall of Fame Induction

    The 1994 Lebo Girls basketball team was inducted into the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame over the weekend. The Lady Wolves finished with a 26-0 record as the 2A State Champions.
     
  • Royals hold off Toronto for 3-2 win

    Jason Vargas outdueld Marco Estrada as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday afternoon. 
  • Three Emporia Energy teams in action Saturday

    Three Emporia Energy softball teams saw action Saturday.

  • Three Emporia Energy teams in action Friday

    Three Emporia Energy softball teams saw action Friday. 

  • Senior Legion splits with Ottawa

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team split their doubleheader, in Ottawa, Friday night.

  • Royals rally in ninth to beat Toronto

    Whit Merrifield hit a two-run walk-off double as the Kansas City royals rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4, Friday night.
  • True named Gatorade KS boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year

    Olpe High School's Kyler True has been named the 2016/2017 Gatorade Kansas Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
  • Chiefs extend Reid, part ways with Dorsey

    The Kansas City Chiefs, Thursday, agreed to extend the tenure of head coach Andy Reid, while parting ways with general manager John Dorsey.

  • Senior Legion returns to action Friday in Ottawa

    The Emporia Senior American Legion is scheduled to play a doubleheder in Ottawa Friday night. 
  • Royals return to action Friday, host Toronto

    The Kansas City Royals return to action Friday night, hosting the Toronto Blue Jays in a weekend series. 
  • Senior Legion returns to action Thursday

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team returns to action Thursday night as they host Manhattan, at Soden's Grove, for a doubleheader.  Game times are 6 and 8pm.
  • Negro Leagues Museum receives 1-million dollar donation

    The Negro Leagues Museum in Kansas City recieved a one million dollar donation, Wednesday, from Major League Baseball and the Major League Players Association. 
  • Salvy slam leads Royals past Red Sox, 6-4

    Salvador Perez hit is first career career grand slam lifting the Kansas City Royals past the Boston Red Sox 6-4, Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Sale shuts down Royals, 8-3

        Chris Sale pitched into the ninth inning, leading the Red Sox to an 8-3 win over the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night. 
  • Hosmer/Perez lead All Star voting

    Kansas City's Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez are currently leading their positions in All Star voting.
  • Junior Legion sweeps Wichita, Tuesday

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Aviators, in Wichita, Tuesday.