The Emporia State football team kicks off their season Thursday night. They Hornets open against Missouri Southern in Joplin, Missouri.
The Kansas City Royals hit 4 homeruns on the way to a 12-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night.
The Emporia High girls tennis team opens their season Thursday. They will be hosting a 7 team tournament. The girls golf team goes to Newton.
The Emporia High volleyball team split the two matches they played Wednesday night. The Lady Spartans defeated Topeka High in 2 sets winning 25-7 and 25-12. They were defeated by Topeka Hayden in 2 sets, losing 25-9 and 25-19. They are now 2-1 for the season.
The Emporia High boys soccer team is now ranked. The Spartans are ranked 3rd in class 5A in the Kansas Soccer Coach's poll. St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked number 1 and Blue Valley Southwest is ranked number 2. Salina South and Andover round out the top 5 in 5A.
A Kansas City Royals rally came up short Tuesday night in a 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The Royals had the tying run on base in both the 8th and 9th innings but could not get the key hit.
The Emporia High boys soccer team cruised to an 11-1 win over Junction City, evoking the mercy rule with over 11 minutes to play.
Emporia Highs volleyball team opened their season with a win Tuesday. The Lady Spartans swept Wichita North in 3 sets.