The Emporia State womens basketball team returns to action Saturday night when they host Southwestern College.
The Olpe Eagles have advanced to the 2-1A State football championship game after defeating Troy 36-28 in the sub-state game Friday night.
It was a cold night shooting for the Kansas State Wildcats Friday night in their 69-60 loss at Long Beach State. The Wildcats shot 32 percent from the floor is suffering their first loss of the season. Thomas Gipson led K-State in scoring with 13 points. Nino Williams finished with 12 points. The Wildcats will play Purdue in the Maui Invitional on Monday.
The Emporia State womens cross country team will be running in the NCAA Central Regional meet today at Wayne, Nebraska. The top four teams and the top three individuals that are not a part of a qualifying team will advance to the NCAA Division II Championships.
Emporia State football Coach Garin Higgins is losing one of his long time assistants. Matt Walter, offensive coordinator and line coach, has been named the Head Football Coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Coach Walter was a player for Coach Higgins at Northwestern and was a part of their national championship team in 1999. He spent the last 6 seasons as an assistant at Emporia State.
18 members of the Emporia State football team have been named to the MIAA All Academic team.
Emporia State baseball coach Bob Fornelli has announced the signing of 5 players for 2016. There are three junior college transfers and two high school players.
The Emporia High basketball teams are two weeks away from beginning their seasons. The Spartans open on December 5th at Lawrence.