Wichita State has released its mens basketball non-conference schedule for this next season. It includes a game against Emporia State on November 21st.
Both the Emporia Junior and Senior American Legion baseballl teams have been selected to host zone tournaments. The Junior Legion zone tournament will be played July 13th -16th with 7 teams. Joining Post 5 will be Salina, Ottawa, Manhattan, Junction City, Marion and Paola.
The Senior Legion zone tournament will be played July 22nd and 23rd with 4 teams. Joining Post 5 will be Andover, Winfield and the Wichita Aviators.
The Kansas City Royals were shutout for the 6th time this season Tuesday night. The Houston Astros behind the Pitching of Dallas Keuchel, who went 8 innings and finished with 7 strikeouts, shoutout the Royals 4-0.
The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Andover Trojans Tuesday night. They won the first game 7-4 and the second game 13-3 in 4 innings.
(abcsports) The U.S. Women's National Soccer team defeated Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the final of the World Cup.
(kcroyals.com) Jose Altuve kickstarted the Houston Astros' three-run third inning with his seventh home run, matching a career high, while Lance McCullers allowed just one run over seven innings as the Astros topped the Kansas City Royals, 6-1, on Monday.
A Story at Bleacherreport.com asks the question, "Is Oakland Raider receiver (and former Emporia State Hornet) Austin Willis the next Wes Welker? The story says Willis is following a similar path that Welker took in the NFL.
Clint Bowyer finished 3rd at Sonoma Sunday for his best finish of 2015. Kyle Busch won the race and was followed by his brother Kurt Busch. Bowyer moves up to 16th in the point standings. It was his first top 5 finish but 3rd top 10 finish in his last 4 races.