Emporia, KS

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  • Emporia Highs Taylor Birch signs NLI

    Emporia High senior Taylor Birch made it official Wednesday signing a basketball letter of intent with Oklahoma Panhandle State.

  • #4 Kansas and #9 Wichita State lose first games

    Both Kansas and Wichita State suffered their first losses of the season Tuesday night.

  • #1 Emporia State Lady Hornets roll to 36 point win

    The number 1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team improved to 3-0 to start the season with a 86-50 win over Cameron Tuesday night.

  • 16 Hornets named to All MIAA football team

    16 members of the Emporia State football team have been named to the All MIAA team. Senior quarterback Brent Wilson is the offensive player of the year and is a first team selection. He led the MIAA with 3420 yards passing and 34 touchdowns. Junior receiver Mitchell Foote is a first team

  • Emporia State volleyball season ends, 2 named all MIAA

    The Season came to an end Tuesday for the Emporia State volleyball team in the opening round of the MIAA tournament. The Lady Hornets were swept by Central Oklahoma 25-16, 25-13, 25-20. They finish their season with a record of 11-18. Two Lady Hornets were named to the All MIAA team. Shayla

  • #1 Emporia State womens basketball plays home opener

    The number 1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team plays their home opener Tuesday evening. The Lady Hornets will be hosting Cameron.

  • Emporia State volleyball team opens MIAA tournament at Central Oklahoma

    The Emporia State volleyball team opens play in the MIAA tournament Tuesday night when they play at Central Oklahoma.

  • #4 Kansas and #9 Wichita State on Tuesdays schedule

    The Number 4 ranked Kansas Jayhawks face 13th ranked Michigan State tonight in the Champions Classic in Chicago. Tip-off is set for sometime after 9pm. That game follows the Kentucky-Duke game. Pregame coverage will begin at 7:45 on KVOE-1400AM/96.9FM.

    #9 Wichita State plays at Tulsa.

  • Kansas State out scores Columbia

    Kansas State mens basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 81-71 win over Columbia Monday night.

  • Lady Hornets' Saturday basketball moved to 4:30 pm start

    Saturday's NCAA Division II playoff game involving Emporia State has triggered a time change for the women's basketball game that afternoon.

  • 6 Lady Spartans named All League Volleyball

    6 members of the Emporia High volleyball team have been named to the All Centennial League team. Kelsey Gordon, Lexie Longbine and Mikayla Simons were named to the Second team.
    Allie Christensen, Jennica Smith and Braxtyn Stewart are Honorable Mentions.

  • Northern Heights Riley Houston signs with Kansas State

    Northern Heights senior Riley Houston signed a letter of intent with Kansas State for rowing on Friday. Houston is a member of the Northern Heights girls basketball team and track and field team.

  • Emporia State football in NCAA DII playoffs for 3rd time

    For the third time in school history and 2nd time in the last 3 years the Emporia State football team has earned a spot in the NCAA Division II playoffs. The Hornets will play at Minnesota State-Mankato in the first round November 21, 2015.

  • Late rally comes up short for Emporia State men Sunday

    The Emporia State mens basketball team suffered their 2nd loss of the season Sunday 80-75 to Southwest Minnesota State.

  • Kansas City Chiefs defeat Denver 29-13

    The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Denver Broncos 29-13 Sunday for their 3rd straight win.

  • Emporia State men lose to Sioux Falls 85-81 Saturday

    The Emporia State mens basketball team was out scored by Sioux Falls 85-81 in their season opener Saturday.

  • Emporia State womens basketball team 2-0

    Emporia State womens basketball team improved to 2-0 to start the season with a 80-63 win over Oklahoma Baptist Saturday.

  • Emporia State Volleyball advances to MIAA tournament

    The Emporia State volleyball team advanced to the MIAA tournament after defeating Pittsburg State in 4 sets Saturday.

  • Kansas and Kansas State fall short in come from behind efforts

    Both the Kansas and Kansas State football teams tried to rally but came up short at TCU and Texas Tech Saturday. The Jayhawks lost at TCU 23-17 and Kansas State lost at Texas Tech 59-44.

  • Emporia State football defeats Nebraska-Kearney 52-34, to finish regular season 9-2.

         The Emporia State Football team finished their regular season with a 52-34 victory over Nebraska-Kearney, most likely securing their spot in the NCAA Div-II playoffs.

  • Emporia State football host Nebraska Kearney in final regular season game

    #19 Emporia State football team closes out the regular season Saturday hosting Nebraska Kearney. The Hornets need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive.

  • Emporia State mens basketball team to open season Saturday

    The Emporia State mens basketball team opens their season Saturday when they play Sioux Falls in the MIAA/Northern Sun crossover tournament in Hays.

  • #1 Emporia State women open season with win over SWOSU

    The number 1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team opened the season 72-63 win over Southwestern Oklahoma State Friday.

  • Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State open 2015-16 hoops season with wins

    #4 Kansas, Kansas State and #10 Wichita State opened the 2015-16 basketball season with wins Friday night.

  • Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State open hoops season with wins

    #4 Kansas, Kansas State and #10 Wichita State opened the 2015-16 basketball season with wins Friday night.

  • Olpe advances in playoffs. Season ends for Lyndon and Burlingame

    The Olpe Eagles advanced to the sub-state game in the 2-1A state football plays with a 26-6 win over Jackson Heights. Olpe will play at Troy next Friday with a return trip to the Championship game on the line. Troy advances after out scoring Lyndon 58-21. Burlingame was defeated by Hanover

  • Emporia State Volleyball loses in 3 at UCO

    Emporia States volleyball team was swept by Central Oklahoma in 3 sets Friday. Central won 25-12, 25-21,25-23. The Lady Hornets were led by Josie Williams with 12 kills. Emporia State closes out the regular season at Pittsburg State. The Lady Hornets are now tied for 8th place in the MIAA

  • #1 Emporia State Womens basketball opens season at SWOSU

    The number 1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team tips-off the season Friday. They will face Southwestern Oklahoma State in the Southwestern Oklahoma State Classic.

  • Emporia State volleyball closing out regular season

    The Emporia State volleyball team closes out their regular season with two matches on the road Friday and Saturday. The Lady Hornets play at Central Oklahoma Friday and Pittsburg State Saturday.

  • High School Football playoffs continue Friday 11/13

    High School Football play-offs continue tonight. In Class 2-1A Olpe hosts Jackson Heights and Lyndon entertains Troy. The two winners will play each other next week in the Sub-State round.

    In 8 man Division I Burlingame hosts Hanover in a Sub-State game. The winner advances to the

  • Emporia State womens basketball signs 2 during early signing period


    (ESU) Emporia State women's basketball coach Jory Collins has announced the signing of two high school players to

  • Emporia State football aiming for playoffs

    Emporia States football team is preparing for their final regular season game this Saturday against Nebraska Kearney. The game has play-off implications for the Hornets. A win most likely will earn them the third NCAA D-II play-off berth in school history. It would be the third time in the

  • NFL Week 10

    Week 10 of the NFL season begins Thursday night with the Buffalo Bills playing the New York Jets. The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off their bye week and begin the 2nd half the season Sunday in Denver facing the Broncos.

  • 7 Spartans named soccer all Centennial League

    7 members of the Emporia High boys soccer team have been named to the All Centennial League team. Mario Magana and Tyler Hertlein are first team selections. Bryan Zapata is a 2nd team selection. Receiving Honorable Mentions are Mason Mohn, Ronaldo Negrete, Austin Ulrich and Jeff Zuniga.

  • 3 Royals earn Gold Gloves for 2015

    Three Kansas City Royals were awarded gold gloves Tuesday. Catcher Salvador Perez and first baseman Eric Hosmer are 3 time gold glove winnners. Shortstop Alcides Escobar is a first time selection.

  • 2 Shockers and 1 Jayhawk on Olson watch list

    Wichita State seniors Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet along with KU Senior Perry Ellis have been named to the preseason watch list for the Lute Olson Player of the Year Award. The annual player of the year award was established in honor of Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson, who won 780 games in 34

  • Kansas out scores Fort Hays State 95-59

    Kansas Jayhawks out scored Fort Hays State 95-59 in their final exhibition game Tuesday night.

  • Emporia State football slips in regional and national polls

    The Emporia State football team slipped 1 spot in this weeks regional rankings and 5 spots in the national coaches poll after their loss at Northwest Missouri State.

  • KU out scores Emporia State 68-57

    Kansas out scored the #1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team 68-57 Sunday afternoon.

  • # 1 Emporia State women to play at KU

    The number 1 ranked Emporia State womens basketball team opens their season Sunday with an exhibition game at Kansas.

  • Kansas loses at Texas

    Behind a 408-yard offensive explosion in the second half, the Texas Longhorns defeated Kansas 59-20, Saturday night. 

  • Emporia State volleyball defeats Lindenwood on Senior night

    Emporia States volleyball team celebrated Senior day with a 5 set win over Lindenwood Saturday.

  • Emporia State Cross Country finishes Season at Regionals

    Emporia States cross country teams wrapped up their season Saturday at the Central Regional Meet. As a team the Emporia State men finished in 21st place out of 27 teams. They were led by Brian Mosier who finished

  • Northwest defeates Hornets 44-10

    #2 ranked Northwest Missouri State flexed their muscles Saturday on the way to a 44-10 win over #14 Emporia State.

  • Emporia State football at Northwest Missouri State in top 15 showdown

    The 14th ranked Emporia State football team faces a big challenge Saturday when they play at number 2 ranked Northwest Missouri State.

  • Emporia State cross country at regionals

    Emporia States cross country teams will have runners competing at the NCAA Central Regional meet Saturday in Joplin, Missouri.

  • Kansas State out scores Fort Hays State

    Junior Wesley Iwundu led three players in double figures with a game-high 17 points, as Kansas State wrapped up exhibition play with a 70-52 win over Fort Hays State on Friday night.

  • Central Missouri sweeps Emporia State volleyball

    13th ranked Central Missouri swept the Emporia State volleyball team last night. Emporia State made the first set interesting with 11 ties and six lead changes but Central won 27-25. Central won the second set

  • Olpe and Lyndon advance in playoffs Friday

    The Olpe Eagles and Lyndon Tigers won their opening round games in the 2-1A state football plays-offs Friday.

  • 3 Area High School football teams in playoffs

    High School football play-offs continue Friday night for area teams.

  • Emporia State volleyball hosts Central Missouri

    The Emporia State volleyball team returns to White Auditorium for a match with 13th ranked Central Missouri Friday night.

  • Kansas State gives Baylor scare

    (k-statesports.com) Kansas State rallied for 14 points in the fourth quarter to pull within a touchdown, but a late interception helped No. 2/2 Baylor hold on for a 31-24 win over the Wildcats Thursday night.

  • Royals make roster moves

    The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves on Thursday. The Royals have exercised their club options on right-handed pitcher Wade Davis and shortstop Alcides Escobar. Terms of the options were not disclosed.

  • K-State Football looks to end losing skid against #2 Baylor

    Kansas States football team hosts #2 Baylor Thursday night. The Wildcats are looking to end a 4 game losing skid against the unbeaten Baylor Bears.

  • Kansas wins exhibition game vs Pitt State

    The Kansas men's basketball team opened the 2015-16 season with a 89-66 exhibition win over Pittsburg State Wednesday night. 

  • Royals players free agent eligible

    A day after a World Series celebration Kansas City Royals outfielder Outfielder Alex Gordon turned down his player option for the 2016 season, making him a free agent. He is 1 of 11 Royals are free agent eligible.

  • Royals celebrate with fans

    The Royals celebrated winning the 2015 World Series with their fans in Kansas City Tuesday as they held a parade and victory celebration.(Photo courtesy KSHB.COM)

  • Kansas men to face Pitt State in Hoops opener

    The 4th ranked Kansas mens basketball team hosts Pittsburg State in their first exhibition game Wednesday night.

  • 2 area teams eliminated from High School Football playoffs

    In High School football play-off action Tuesday night two area teams were eliminated, one advances.

    Argonia defeated Hartford 48-0.

    West Elk out scored Marais des Cygnes Valley 62-14.

    Burlingame defeated Rock Hills 40-18. The Bearcats play at Central Burden Saturday.

  • Emporia State womens basketball team #1 in WBCA poll

    The Emporia State womens basketball team has received another number 1 preseason ranking. The Lady Hornets are ranked number 1 in the USA Today Womens Basketball Coaches preseason poll and received 12 first place votes. The Lady Hornets return 4 starters off of last years final 4 team. Lewis

  • Emporia State football in regional and national rankings

    No change for Emporia States football team in this weeks regional ranking. The Hornets remain ranked 5th. They did move up in the AFCA national poll, now tied for 14th.

  • High School Football play-offs begin Tuesday

    High School football play-offs begin Tuesday night for 8 Man and 3A teams. Three area teams will be in action.

  • KU and WSU in mens basketball AP to 10

    Two Kansas schools are in the AP mens basketball preseason poll top 10. The Kansas Jayhawks are ranked 4th and Wichita State is ranked 10th.

  • Kansas City Royals World Series Champions!

    The Kansas City Royals rallied with 2 runs in the 9th and scored 5 runs in the 12th to out score the New York Mets 7-2 to win their first World Series since 1985.

  • Chiefs cage Lions in London

    Alex Smith threw touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown to lead the Kansas City Chiefs to a 45-10 win over the Detroit Lions in London Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)

  • Season ends for Emporia State soccer team with loss to UNK

    The season came to a heartbreaking end for the Emporia State soccer team Sunday. Nebraska Kearney out scored the Lady Hornets 2-1 to keep Emporia State out of the MIAA tournament.

  • Royals win game 4, lead World Series 3-1

    The Kansas City Royals are 1 win away from winning their 2 World Series title after winning game 4 5-3 over the New York Mets Saturday night.

  • Emporia State stings Washburn in 112th meeting

    The 17th ranked Emporia State football team won the 112th meeting with Washburn 47-21 Saturday afternoon.

  • OU rolls over KU

    Kansas fell to Oklahoma 62-7 Saturday afternoon. Kansas' quarterback Ryan Willis found Tyler Patrick in the end zone for a 17-yard strike early in the second quarter for the Jayhawks' lone score. Willis finished the game completing 20-of-34 of his passes for 181 yards and

  • Chiefs in London

    The Kansas City Chiefs are in London to play the Detroit Lions Sunday. The Chiefs are hoping to build on last weeks win over Pittsburgh. Kick-off is set for 8:30am local time. Coverage on Country 101.7 FM begins at 7am.

  • NASCAR to being Eliminator round

    The third stage of the Sprint Cup Series' Chase, the "Eliminator Round," launches today at Martinsville Speedway. The Virginia track will host the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Sunday. Joey Logano has the pole. Martin Truex Jr will start from the number 2 spot. Clint Bowyer

  • 2015 State High School Cross Country Champions crowned

    For the second year in a row Olpe High Schools Kyler True is the 2A State Cross Country Champion. His teammate Zachary Nuessen finished in 5th place. As a team the Olpe boys finished in 5th place. The Olpe girls finished in 7th place. They were led by Brittany White-Dold who finished in

  • 2015 State High School Volleyball champions crowned

    In State Volleyball play Waverly finished in 3rd place at the 1A Division I tournament. They defeated LaCrosse in the consolation final after losing to Goessel in the the semi-finals. Goessel won the 1A Division 1 title. The other state champions are in 6A Blue Valley West, In 5A St. James

  • Turnpike Tussel renewed Saturday

    The 17th ranked Emporia State football team hosts Washburn Saturday afternoon. The Hornets are 7 and 1 for the season. Washburn is 4-4.

  • State Cross Country meets Saturday

    The State Cross Country races will be held Saturday.

  • Mets win game 3 of World Series 9-3

    (abcsports) The New York Mets won Game 3 of the World Series, 9-3 over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The Royals still lead the series 2-1.

  • Emporia High football closes season with win

    The Emporia High football team closed out their season with a 54-6 win over Andover Friday night.

  • Emporia State mens basketball loses at Kansas State

    The Emporia State mens basketball team lost at Kansas State 80-42 Friday night.

  • Emporia High eliminated on day 1 of state volleyball

    State High School volleyball tournaments began Friday. Emporia High finished bracket play at the 5A tournament 0-3.

  • World Series game 3 in New York

    Game 3 of the World Series is tonight in New York. The Kansas City Royals lead the Mets 2 games to none. Yordano Ventura gets the start for the Royals. Noah Syndergaard gets the start for the Mets.

  • Emporia State mens basketball opens season, volleyball team at Mo Western, soccer hosts Washburn

    The Emporia State mens basketball team opens their season with an exhibition game at Kansas State, the Emporia State volleyball team plays at Missouri Western and the soccer team hosts Washburn on Friday.

  • Season ends for Emporia High boys soccer team in regional final

    The season is over for the Emporia High boys soccer team. They were defeated by Maize 2-1 in the regional championship match Thursday night. The Spartans scored 1st on a goal by Mason Mohn with 20 minutes to play in the first half. Maize tied the match with 25:32 to play in the 2nd half. They

  • Emporia High and Waverly at State Volleyball

    State High School volleyball tournaments begin Friday. Emporia High will be playing in the 5A tournament in Topeka. Waverly plays in the 1A Divisionn 1 tournament at Hays.

  • Emporia High football to close out season

    Emporia High closes out the football season hosting Andover Friday night.

  • Northern Heights outscores Chase County, 34-7, to finish season 6-3.

         The Northern Heights Wildcats mixed the run and the pass as they outscored Chase County 34-7, at Welch Stadium, Friday night.

  • Emporia High selects next baseball coach

    Emporia High school has selected Anthony Markowitz to be its next Head baseball Coach. Markowitz is a former Emporia High and Emporia State baseball player. He has been an assistant at Emporia High and has coached several summer teams.

  • Royals lead World Series 2 games to none

    The Kansas City Royals have taken a 2 games to none lead over the New York Mets in the World Series after a 7-1 win Wednesday night. Johnny Cueto tossed a complete game, giving up 1 run on 2 hits, 3 walks and 4 strikeouts.  

  • Emporia High to name next Head Baseball Coach

    Emporia High Athletic Director Curtis Simons will introduce the next Emporia High Head Baseball Coach at noon Thursday.

  • Week 9 of High School football season begins Thursday

    Week 9 of the High School football season begins Thursday night. The featured Area game of the week on Country 101.7FM has Northern Heights playing Chase County. That game will be played at Emporia States Welch Stadium. Both teams are still in the hunt for a play-off spot.

  • Jerry Kill retires due to health concerns

    (University of Minnesota) University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill announced Wednesday morning that he is retiring from his position effective immediately due to medical concerns. Kill is stepping away from college football with a career record of 156-102 and a 29-29 mark at

  • Kansas City Royals win game 1 of World Series

    It took 14 innings for the Kansas City Royals win game 1 of the World Series 5-4 over the New York Mets Tuesday night. Eric Hosmers sacrifice fly scored Alcides Escobar who reached on an error to lead off the inning.

  • Emporia High boys soccer team advances to regional final

    The Emporia High boys soccer team out scored Maize South 3-1 in the regional semi-finals Tuesday night.

  • Royals to start Volquez in game 1 of World Series

    The Kansas City Royals have announced that Edinson Volquez will start game one of the World Series Tuesday night against the New York Mets.

  • Emporia States Kole Schankie MIAA defensiver POW

    Emporia State linebacker Kole Schankie has been named the MIAA defensive player of the week. Schankie had a career high 14 tackles and a fumble recovery in Saturdays win over Missouri Western.

  • Emporia State football moves up in poll, #5 in regional rankings

    The Emporia State football team has moved up to number 17 in this weeks national coaches poll after their win over Missouri Western. The Hornets are also ranked 5th in the first regional rankings of the season.

  • Kansas City Chiefs out score Steelers 23-13

    The Kansas City Chiefs out scored the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-13 Sunday to end a 5 game losing skid.

    (Photo courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)

  • Emporia State soccer loses 1-0 at Fort Hays

    Emporia States soccer team was defeated by Fort Hays State 1-0 Sunday. Both teams had 6 shots on goal, Fort Hays would score in the 71st minute of play. The Lady Hornets will close out the regular season with two home matches, hosting Washburn Friday and Nebraska Kearney Sunday.

  • Hornet defense stifles Missouri Western as ESU gets tough win

    Last week, the Emporia State football team could not overcome some pivotal mistakes on the way to a 27-24 loss at Fort Hays State. On Saturday, the Hornets not only overcame some miscues but also stifled Missouri Western on the way to a 17-3 win at Welch Stadium.

  • Texas holds off K-State rally

    Kansas State’s rally from an early deficit fell short late in the second half, as Texas posted a 23-9 win Saturday.  

  • Oklahoma State buries Kansas 58-10

    (kuathletics) Oklahoma State rolled to a 58-10 win over Kansas Saturday.