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Sluggish early, Hornets power past Northeastern State

The No. 24 Emporia State football team shook off a sluggish two-plus quarters to subdue Northeastern (Okla.) State 45-24 at Welch Stadium on Saturday.

Quarterback Brent Wilson threw his first interception as a Hornet, but also threw for 410 yards and five touchdowns -- two each to Austin Willis and Kavaski Ervin, one to Ray Ray Davis. Antonio Brown also ran for a 3-yard score, the first non-passing TD for the Hornets this season.

ESU trailed after the first drive as Northeastern State,  drove 75 yards in six plays. The Hornets responded quickly as Wilson threw touchdown scores to Willis and Ervin. Northeastern tied the game at 14 when Thor Long connected with Nick Whitlow and only trailed 21-17 at halftime.

Emporia State, however, stretched the advantage to 24-17 after a 41-yard field goal by Eli Kuhns, the first of four straight secod-half scores by the Hornets. Wilson threw touchdown strikes to Davis and Willis to stretch the lead to 38-17 and put the game out of reach early in the fourth quarter.

For the game, ESU amassed 585 yards, including 174 on the ground. Northeastern State totaled 402 yards but picked up less than 150 after halftime. The Hornets also lost the possession time battle for the first season, holding the ball for just under 27 minutes.

Northeastern State came into the game shorthanded, already losing eight starters for the season before Saturday's game started, and left Emporia even more shorthanded. Starting quarterback Thor Long, the Riverhawks' third-string quarterback when the season started, left the game in the fourth quarter with an apparent upper-body injury and did not return.

With the win, ESU now moves to 4-0 overall and in the MIAA. Northeastern State falls to 0-4. The Hornets travel to play Lincoln at 2 pm Oct. 5, with pregame at 1 pm on Mix 104.9 FM and KVOE.com. Hornet Talk airs at 12:20 pm Monday from Bruffs Sports Bar and Grill on Mix 104.9 FM and KVOE.com.

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MIAA Scores
Northwest Missouri State 53  Nebraska Kearney 7
Pittsburg State 59  Lincoln 38
Washburn 28  Central Oklahoma 19
Southwest Baptist 38  Missouri Southern 33
Missouri Western 52  Fort Hays State 21
Lindenwood 27  Missouri S&T 10
Central Missouri 44  Truman State 23

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Broadcast Schedule

Friday

KVOE 1400 am & 96.9 FM

6:40p -  Emporia High girls vs Independence - Basketball

8:10p - Emporia High boys vs Independence - Basketball

COUNTRY 101.7 FM

6:00p -  Lyndon at Chase County - girls - Basketball

7:30p - Lyndon at Chase County - boys - Basketball

Saturday

KVOE 1400am & 96.9 fm

8:10A - Sports Talk

12:30p - Kansas vs Nebraska - basketball

5:40p - Emporia High girls vs Parsons

7:30p - Emporia High boys vs Parsons

10:05P - NFL INSIDER

MIX 104.9

1:40P - Emporia State women at Fort Hays State

3:40P - Emporia State men at Fort Hays State

COUNTRY 101.7

6:00P - Kansas State vs Washington State - Mens Basketball

 

 

 

Thursday

COUNTRY 101.7FM

6:00P - Kansas City Chiefs vs Oakland Raiders

MIX 104.9FM

5:10P -  Emporia State women at Nebraska Kearney

7:10P-  Emporia State men at Nebraska Kearney

Area Coaches Corner

 

 

KVOE-AM

KVOE-FM

MONDAY

Chase County

Osage City -

 

Boys - Tanner Smith

Girls - Ron Slaymaker

Boys - Dennis Fort

Girls - Chris Kirkpatrick

TUESDAY

Emporia High

Lyndon

 

Boys - Beau Welch

Girls - Carolyn Lee

Boys - Michael Massey

Girls - Mike Beying

WEDNESDAY

Lebo

Hartford

 

Boys - Matt Wolff

Girls - Matt Peek

Boys - Patrick Gardner

Girls - Ryan Thomas

THURSDAY

Waverly

Madison

 

Boys - Mike Hevel

Girls - Ty Piper

Boys - Brett Dannels

Girls - Shelly Hoyt

FRIDAY

Olpe

Northern Heights

 

Boys - Chris Schmidt

Girls - Jesse Nelson

Boys - Jacob Lang

Girls - Lanny Massey

Emporia State University Womens Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

11/12/16 SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE W 87-65
11/13/16 OKLAHOMA BAPTIST W 102-50
11/15/16 TABOR W 108-42
11/19/16 KANSAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE W 122-40
11/25/16 Truman State  at Drury Thanksgiving Classic W 89-68
11/26/16 Drury at Drury Thanksgiving Classic W 74-59
11/30/16 ARKANSAS FORT SMITH W 112-60
12/3/16 LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN W 60-50
12/8/16 at Nebraska Kearney 5:30p
12/10/16 at Fort Hays State 2:00p
12/17/16 LINCOLN 5:30P
12/19/16 LINDENWOOD 5:30P
12/31/16 at Pittsburg State 1:00p
1/7/17 WASHBURN 5:30P
1/11/17 at Central Oklahoma 5:30p
1/14/17 at Northeastern State 1:30p
1/18/17 PITTSBURG STATE 5:30P
1/22/17 MISSOURI SOUTHERN 3:00P
1/25/17 at Central Missouri 5:30p
1/28/17 at Southwest Baptist 1:30p
2/1/17 FORT HAYS STATE 5:30p
2/4/17 NEBRASKA KEARNEY 1:30P
2/8/17 at Northwest Missouri State 5:30p
2/11/17 at Missouri Western 1:30p
2/14/17 at Washburn 5:30P
2/16/17 SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 5:30P
2/23/17 NORTHEASTERN STATE 5:30P
2/25/17 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 1:30P
     

Coverage of all games on Mix 104.9 and kvoe.com, kvoetv2.

Emporia High School Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

12/2/16 AT NEWTON G: L 48-43  B: W 67-57
12/6/16 AT COFFEYVILLE - FIELD KINDLEY G: W 57-9   B: W 55-38
12/9/16 VS INDEPENDENCE G: 7:00PM  B: 8:30PM
12/10/16 VS PARSONS G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
12/16/16 AT TOPEKA HIGH G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/3/17 VS WASHBURN RURAL G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/6/17 AT TOPEKA HAYDEN G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/10/17 VS HIGHLAND PARK G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/13/17 AT JUNCTION CITY G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/19/17 BOYS AT CHANUTE TBA
1/20/17 BOYS AT CHAUNTE TBA
1/20/17 GIRLS VS SHAWNEE HEIGHTS  7:00P
1/21/17 BOYS AT CHANUTE TBD
1/26/17 GIRLS - GLACIERS EDGE TBA
1/27/17 GIRLS - GLACIERS EDGE TBA
1/28/17 GIRLS - GLACIERS EDGE TBD
1/30/17 BOYS VS SHAWNEE HEIGHTS 7:00P
2/3/17 AT TOPEKA WEST G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/7/17 VS SEAMAN G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/10/17 AT MANHATTAN G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/14/17 AT WASHBURN RURAL G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/17/17 VS HAYDEN G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/21/17 VS TOPEKA HIGH G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/24/17 AT HIGHLAND PARK G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
3/1-3/4 SUB-STATE  
3/8-3/11 STATE  
     
     
     
     
     
     

Coverage of all games on KVOE AM 1400

Kansas Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

11/11/16 Indiana - Armed Forces Classic - Hawaii L 103-99 OT
11/15/16 Duke - Champions Classic - New York W 77-75
11/18/16 SIENA W 86-65
11/21/16 UAB - HALL OF FAME CLASSIC - KANSAS CITY W 83-63
11/22/16 GEORGIA - HALL OF FAME CLASSIC W 65-54
11/25/16 UNC ASHEVILLE W 95-57
11/29/16 LONG BEACH STATE W 91-61
12/3/16 STANFORD W 89-74
12/6/16 UMKC W 105-62
12/10/16 NEBRASKA 2:15P
12/17/16 DAVIDSON - KANSAS CITY 6:00P
12/22/16 at UNLV 8:00p
12/30/16 at TCU 8:00p
1/3/17 KANSAS STATE 8:00P
1/7/16 TEXAS TECH 6:15P
1/10/17 at Oklahoma 8:00p
1/14/17 OKLAHOMA STATE 1:00P
1/16/17 AT Iowa State 8:00p
1/21/17 TEXAS 1:00P
1/24/17 at West Virginia 6:00p
1/28/17 at Kentucky 5:00p
2/1/17 BAYLOR 8:00P
2/4/17 IOWA STATE 5P OR 7P
2/6/17 at Kansas State 8:00p
2/11/17 at Texas Tech 1:00p
2/13/17 WEST VIRGINIA 8:00P
2/18/17 at Baylor 12:00p
2/22/17 TCU 6:00p
2/25/17 at Texas 5p or 7p
2/27/17 OKLAHOMA 8:00P
3/4/17 at Oklahoma State 5:00p
     
     
     
     
     
     

All games broadcast on KVOE AM 1400.

Kansas City Chiefs Football

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

09/11/16 vs San Diego Chargers W 33-27 OT
09/18/16 at Houston Texans L 19-12
09/25/16 vs New York Jets
W 24-3
10/02/16 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 43-14
10/05/16  BYE  
10/16/16 at Oakland Raiders W 26-10
10/23/16 vs New Orleans Saints W 27-21
10/30/16 at Indianapolis Colts W 30-14
11/06/16 Jacksonville Jaguars W 19-14
11/13/16 at Carolina Panthers
W 20-17
11/20/16 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 19-17
11/27/16 at Denver Broncos W 30-27 OT
12/04/16 at Atlanta Falcons W 29-28
12/08/16 vs Oakland Raiders
7:25p
12/18/16 vs Tennessee Titans 12:00p
12/25/16 vs Denver Broncos 7:30p
01/01/17 at San Diego Chargers 3:25p
     
     

Kansas State Football

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

09/02/16 at Stanford  L 26-13
09/17/16 vs Florida Atlantic  W 63-7
09/24/16 vs Missouri State W 35-0
10/01/16 at West Virginia  L 17-16
10/08/16 vs Texas Tech
 W 44-38
10/15/16 at Oklahoma  L 38-17
10/22/16 vs Texas  W 24-21
10/29/16 at Iowa State  W 31-26
11/05/16 vs Oklahoma State L 43-37
11/19/16 at Baylor W 42-21
11/26/16 vs Kansas W 34-19
12/03/16 at TCU W 30-6
     

Coverage of all games on Country 101.7 FM

 

Emporia State University Men Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

11/12/16 University of Sioux Falls W 101-94
11/13/16 Southwest Minnesota State L 77-74
11/16/16 at Rockhurst L 81-77
11/19/16 KANSAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE W 103-56
11/22/16 at Northwestern Oklahoma State L 83-77
11/25/16 at Drury - Thanksgiving Classic L 91-74
11/26/16 Missouri S&T - at Drury Thanksgiving Classic L 97-96 2OT
11/29/16 CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE W 73-66
12/8/16 at Nebraska Kearney 7:30p
12/10/16 at Fort Hays State 4:00p
12/17/16 LINCOLN 7:30P
12/19/16 LINDENWOOD 7:30P
12/31/16 KANSAS WESLEYAN 1:30P
1/7/17 WASHBURN 7:30P
1/11/17 at Central Oklahoma 7:30p
1/14/17 at Northeastern State 3:30p
1/18/17 PITTSBURG STATE 7:30P
1/22/17 MISSOURI SOUTHERN 5:00P
1/25/17 at Central Missouri 7:30p
1/28/17 at Southwest Baptist 3:30p
2/1/17 FORT HAYS STATE 7:30P
2/4/17 NEBRASKA KEARNEY 3:30P
2/8/17 at Northwest Missouri State 7:30p
2/11/17 at Missouri Western 3:30p
2/14/17 at Washburn 7:30p
2/16/17 SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 7:30P
2/23/17 NORTHEASTERN STATE 7:30P
2/25/17 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 3:30P
     
     
     

Coverage of all games on Mix 104.9

Area High School Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

    RESULT

12/9/16 LYNDON AT CHASE COUNTY G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
12/13/16 MADISON AT LEBO G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
12/20/17 MADISON AT HARTFORD G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/10/17 LEBO AT OLPE G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/13/17 SOUTHERN COFFEY COUNTY AT MADISON G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/17/17 HARTFORD AT OLPE G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
1/19-1/21 FLINT HILLS SHOOTOUT  
1/23-1/28 LYON COUNTY LEAGUE TOURNAMENT  
2/3/17 CHASE COUNTY AT HARTFORD G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/10/17 WAVERLY AT CHASE COUNTY G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/14/17 OLPE AT NORTHERN HEIGHTS G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/17/17 HARTFORD AT NORTHERN HEIGHTS G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
2/21/17 OLPE AT CHASE COUNTY G: 6:00PM  B: 7:30PM
     
     
     

Game times vary: Girls 6pm  Boys 7:45pm on Country 101.7 FM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas State Basketball

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DATE

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

11/11/16 WESTERN ILLINOIS W 82-55
11/15/16 NEBRASKA OMAHA W 81-68
11/20/16 HAMPTON W 89-67
11/22/16 ROBERT MORRIS W 61-40
11/25/16 at Boston College- Barclays Center Classic W 72-54
11/26/16 vs Maryland -Barclays Center Classic L 69-68
11/30/16 WISCONSIN - GREEN BAY W 80-61
12/3/16 at St. Louis W 84-53
12/6/16 PRAIRIE VIEW A&M W 74-55
12/10/16 VS WASHINGTON STATE - Sprint Center 7:00p
12/17/16 at Colorado State 2:00p
12/21/16 GARDNER-WEBB 7:00P
12/30/16 TEXAS 7:00P
1/3/17 at Kansas 8:00p
1/7/17 OKLAHOMA 2:00P
1/10/17 at Texas Tech 8:15p
1/14/17 BAYLOR 3:30P
1/18/17 at Oklahoma State 8:00p
1/21/17 WEST VIRGINIA 5:00p
1/24/17 at Iowa State 8:00p
1/28/17 at Tennessee 1:00p
2/1/17 TCU 6:30P
2/4/17 at Baylor 2:00p
2/6/17 KANSAS 8:00P
2/11/17 at West Virginia 11:00a
2/15/17 IOWA STATE 6:00P
2/18/17 at Texas TBA
2/22/17 OKLAHOMA STATE 8:00P
2/25/17 at Oklahoma 5:00p
3/1/17 at TCU 8:00p
3/4/17 TEXAS TECH 12:00P