The Emporia State football team celebrated homecoming by out scoring Lindenwood 35-28 Saturday afternoon, extending their winning streak to 6 in a row.
Seth Russell threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more while playing only the first half and No. 11 Baylor remained undefeated with a 49-7 win over Kansas on Saturday.
Kansas had five turnovers that led to 21 points for the Bears. The Jayhawks have lost 15 Big 12 games in a row, and dropped 36 consecutive road games.
The Emporia High tennis doubles team of Kathryn Kienholz and Melissa Benjamin finished in 8th place at the 5A state tournament. The duo won 2 of the 5 matches they played. As a team Emporia High finished in 15th place. Arkansas City won the team title.
The Emporia High volleyball team finished in 3rd place in the Emporia Invitational Saturday. The Lady Spartans defeated Lawrence 25-22, 25-17 in the 3rd place match. In pool play Emporia High defeated Junction City, Topeka Seaman and Lawrence. They were defeated by Maize. In bracket play Emporia High was defeated by Washburn Rural in the semi-finals. Emporia High will go to Andover for substate next Saturday.
17th ranked Northwest Missouri State defeated the Emporia State volleyball in 3 sets Saturday, 25-14, 28-26, 25-15. The Lady Hornets will host Newman Tuesday night.