The Kansas City Royals picked up their 5th straight win Saturday out scoring the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in a game that was called in the bottom of the 6th inning due to rain.
The Emporia High girls swim team finished in 10th place at the 5-1A state meet that wrapped up Saturday.
The Emporia State track and field team wrapped up competition at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championship Saturday.
The 2015 KVOE Emporia High and Area High School Athletes and Coaches of the year were announced Saturday morning.
Kendrys Morales hit two homers and drove in five runs as the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 5-0 win over the cross-state rival St. Louis Cardinals in the I-70 Series opener Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
The Emporia High girls swim team has qualified two for Saturdays championship finals and 7 for the consolation finals at the 5-1A state meet.
Day two of the NCAA Division II outdoor Track and field championships is underway. Emporia States Payson Maydew is an All-American after finishing in 3rd place in the decathlon.
Emporia State womens basketball Coach Jory Collins has been named the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Womens College Coach of the year. Coach Collins led the Lady Hornets to a record of 29-5 that included the MIAA tournament championship, the Central Regional tournament championship and a final 4 appearance.