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Cleanthony Early scored 16 points for Wichita State Saturday, which surged in the second half to get past Oral Roberts 71-58. The Shockers erased an eight-point halftime deficit with a 17-4 run after the break.
More post season honors for 6 Emporia High football players. Parker Bass has been named 1st team 5A and 2nd team all state by both the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle.
A mixed night for the Emporia High basketball teams in their season openers Friday night. The Lady Spartans held on for a 47-45 win over Lawrence. The Spartans were out scored by Maize 56-43.
The Emporia High wrestling team opened their season with a duel win over Shawnee Heights 40-33.
The Emporia High boys swim and dive team opened their season with a 2nd place to Derby in the 6 team Emporia Invitational.
Kansas State out scored Mississippi 61-58 Thursday night in the Big-12 SEC Challenge.
More post season awards for 3 members of the Emporia State football team. Chris Poston, Ray Ray Davis and Jarrett Stastney have been named to the Daktronics All Super Region 3 2nd team.