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  • Emporia High boys soccer team to kick off season at Wichita Northwest

    The Emporia High boys soccer team kicks-off their season Friday. The Spartans open at Wichita Northwest.

  • Emporia High Gymnastics team Vaulting into season

    The Emporia High gymnastics team is working hard on their routines as they prepare for their season.

  • Chiefs to host Tennessee in preseason game 3

    (kcchiefs.com) The Kansas City Chiefs host the Tennessee Titans Friday night in their 3rd preseason game.

  • Royals out score Orioles 5-3

    The Kansas City Royals held off the Baltimore Orioles Thursday afternoon 5-3 in the final game of a 4 game series.

  • Baltimore blasts past Royals

    The Baltimore Orioles out scored the Kansas City Royals 8-5 WEdnesday night, ending the Royals 4 game win streak. The Orioles hit 5 home runs, 3 were 2 run home runs.

  • Emporia State Cross Country teams preparing for 2015

    The Emporia State Cross Country teams are busy preparing for their up coming season. There are 16 runners out for the mens team and 9 for the womens team.

  • Chiefs Dee Ford, no broken RIBs

    The Kansas City Chiefs received some good news Wednesday. Dee Ford will be able to play in Fridays 3rd preseason game against Tennessee.

  • Royals hold on for 3-2 win over Baltimore

    The Kansas City Royals held on for a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday night. Kendrys Morales hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning. In the 3rd inning Ben Zobrist scored on an Eric Hosmer ground out and Lorenzo Cain scored on a Mike Moustakas single.

  • Emporia High cross country teams preparing for season

    The Emporia High cross country teams are off and running as they prepare for the up coming season.

  • Royals rally for 8-3 win over Baltimore

    The Kansas City Royals rallied for an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles Monday night. Baltimore was leading 3-1 until the Royals scored 7 runs in the bottom of the 6th.

  • KU selects starting QB

    Kansas Head Football Coach David Beaty announced Monday afternoon that junior Montell Cozart has been named the Jayhawks' starting quarterback.

  • Former NFL receiver part of ESU football coaching staff

    The Emporia State football team is beginning its third week of training camp. This season the Emporia State receivers are benefiting from 8 years of NFL experience. Patrick Crayton who played for both the Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers is taking advantage of an

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  • Emporia High girls golf team preparing for season

    The Emporia High Girls Golf  team is 8 days away from getting their season underway. The Lady Spartans have 6 golfers out for this years team.

  • Royals rally past Red Sox 8-6

    Mike Moustakas doubled in 2 runs with 2 out in the top of the 9th lifting the Kansas City Royals past the Boston Red Sox 8-6 Sunday.

  • Royals out score Red Sox 6-3

    Salvador Perez hit a 3 run home run in the 6th inning helping lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox Saturday night.

  • Clint Bowyer finishes 5th at Bristol

    Clint Bowyer had his second top 5 finish of the year Saturday in the Irwin Tools night race at Bristol. Joey Logano took the checkered flag finishing in front of Kevin Harvick. Denny Hamlin finished 3rd Jimmie Johnson was 4th.

  • Austin Willis now a Buffalo Bill

    The Buffalo Bills announced Saturday afternoon that they have signed former Emporia State receiver Austin Willis. The 5-9, 175-pound Emporia State product signed as an undrafted free agent with the Oakland Raiders after the 2015 NFL Draft before being released on August 18th. Willis totaled

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  • Royals lose to Red Sox 7-2

    The Boston Red Sox out scored the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night. The Red Sox scored all 7 runs off of Johnny Cueto. Ben Zobrist scored the first run in the 4th inning. Alcides Escobar hit a solo homerun in the 6th inning.

  • Chiefs hold off Seahawks 14-13

    The Kansas City Chiefs out scored the Seattle Seahawks 14-13 Friday night in their second preseason game.

  • Clint Bowyer looking forward to future, begins at Bristol

    NASCAR is at Bristol for a race under the lights Saturday. For Clint Bowyer it marks the beginning of the end of his stay with MWR.

  • Red Sox out score Royals 4-1

    The Boston Red Sox out scored the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Thursday night. A bases loaded walk in the first inning gave Boston their first run. The Red Sox scored 3 runs in the 3rd inning to take a 4-0 lead.

  • Farewell for Merissa

    A send off was held Thursday night for former Emporia State Lady Hornet Merissa Quick. She will be leaving for Portagul next week to begin her professional basketball career.

  • Chiefs host Seahawks in second preseason game

    The Kansas City Chiefs play their second preseason game Friday night. They will be hosting The Seattle Seahawks.

  • Emporia High girls tennis focused on 2015

    The Emporia High girls tennis team has high expectations for the coming season. The Lady Spartans return  4 of last years 6 top players, 3 were state qualifiers.

  • Emporia State picked 8th MIAA womens soccer preseason poll

    The Emporia State womens soccer team has been picked 8th in the MIAA Coaches Pre-season poll.

  • Royals hold off Reds 4-3

    Ben Zobrist was 4 for 5, scored 2 runs and drove in a run to help lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over Cincinnati Wednesday night.

  • Emporia States defense line, first line of defense

    Emporia State returns 3 of the top 4 defensive linemen from last year. It is a line that is motivated after finishing with an MIAA low 15

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  • Emporia State Volleyball holds 2015 Black and Gold scrimmage

    Emporia States volleyball held their black and gold scrimmage Wednesday night. The black won 3 sets to 1.

  • Emporia High Volleyball begins new era

    A new era has begun for Emporia High volleyball. Carly Spicer is the new Head Coach, just 1 season removed from playing at Emporia State. She takes over a team that returns 6 starters from last years 22-13 squad.

  • Royals rally for 3-1 win over Reds

    The Kansas City Royals rallied for a 3-1 win over Cincinnati in 13 innings Tuesday night.

  • Emporia State linebackers refocused

    Linebacker may have been the hardest hit position by graduation for the Emporia State football team. Of the 5 defensive starters not back from last years team, 3 of them were linebackers.

  • Emporia State softball announces 9 signees

    Emporia State softball Coach Julie Lemaire has announced the addition of 9 student athletes for the coming season. 6 are transfers and 3 were high school seniors.

  • Austin Willis waived by Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders have waived former Emporia State receiver Austin Willis. He was waived to make room for Devon Wylie. Wylie was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. In 2013, he played in two games with the Tennessee Titans. Last

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  • Bowyer leaving MWR Racing at end of 2015 season

    Emporia native and NASCAR star driver Clint Bowyer will be part of a new racing team next year.

  • Emporia High football holds first 2015 practice

    70 student athletes showed up for the first day of practice for the Emporia High football team.

  • Royals to open series in Cincinnati

    The Kansas City Royals open a 2 game series in Cincinnati with the Reds Tuesday night. Edison Volquez gets the start for the Royals as he goes after his 12th win of the season. First pitch is set for 6:10p. The Royals begin the day with a 12.5 game lead over the Minnesota Twins.

  • Emporia High boys soccer team gets season underway

    The Emporia High boys soccer team returns 8 starters from last years team advanced to the regional championship match.

  • Deep secondary a plus for Emporia State

    Injuries last year maybe the blessing for this year for the Emporia State secondary. 8 players with game experience are in the mix at cornerback and safety.

  • Kansas State adds Emporia State to hoops schedule

    The Kansas State mens basketball team has added an exhibition game with Emporia State to their non-conference schedule. The game will be played on October 30th in Manhattan.  Emporia State is yet to release their schedule.

  • Royals walk off with win over Angels 4-3

    Kendrys Morales singled with 2 out in the bottom of the 10th driving in Ben Zobrist lifting the Kansas City Royals past the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday night.

  • Emporia State football gears up for week two of training camp

    The Emporia State football team begins its second week of training camp Monday.

  • Bowyer wrecks at Michigan, puts dent in chase hopes

    Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag at Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan. The pole setter led for 146 laps. Kevin Harvick finished 2nd and Martin Truex Jr was 3rd. Clint Bowyer was involved in an accident on lap 126. At that point he had led a lap and was in the top 5 most of the

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  • Kansas City Royals defeat the Angels 9-4

    The Kansas City Royals exploded for 6 runs in the 2nd inning on the way to a 9-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels Saturday.

  • Kansas City Chiefs win preseason opener 34-19 over Arizona

    The Kansas City Chiefs scored 31 unanswered points on the way to a 34-19 win over the Arizona Cardinals in their first preseason game Saturday night.

  • Royals bounce back for win over Angels

    The Kansas City Royals bounced back after losing two in a row with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels Friday night.

  • Emporia Boys Soccer team to hold fund raiser

    The Emporia High Boys soccer team will be holding a fund raiser on Monday, August 24th at Casa Ramos. Members of the boys soccer team will be serving and busing tables from 6 till 8pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to the EHS Soccer Booster club to help pay for equipment, meals and end of

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  • Send off for Merissa Quick planned

    Wish former Emporia State basketball All-American Merissa Quick good luck as she prepares to travel to Portugal to start her professional career. A get together will be held at Coaches on Thursday, August 10th. The public is invited to attend.

  • NASCAR at Michigan, 4 races before chase

    Matt Kenseth has earned the pole for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards, Austin Dillon and Tony Stewart round out the top 5. Clint Bowyer qualified 12th. Kevin Harvick has the points lead. Bowyer is in 14th place. On the

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  • Chiefs play first preseason game at Arizona

    The Kansas City Chiefs play their first preseason game Saturday night. They will face the Arizona Cardinals.

  • Emporia State baseball adds 11 players

    (ESUAthletics) Emporia State baseball coach Bob Fornelli has announced the signing of 11 players to attend Emporia State and play baseball for the Hornets in 2016. They join five players inked in the early signing period last November.

  • Emporia State offense anchored by O-Line

    The success of a football teams' offense often is determined by how well the offensive line plays. The 2015 Emporia State offensive line will have a new look with the graduation of 3 of 5 starters from last years team.

  • Emporia State Volleyball team picked 7th in MIAA preseason poll

    Emporia States volleyball team has been picked 7th in the MIAA Coaches preseason poll. Central Missouri is number 1 with 9 first place votes. Washburn is second with 2 first place votes and Nebraska Kearney is 3rd with 1 first place vote. Central Oklahoma is 4th followed by Missouri

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  • Kansas City Chiefs focusing on first preseason game

    Thursday was an off day for the Kansas City Chiefs. Friday they will hold a walk thru before Saturdays first preseason game.

  • Detroit ends Royals 5 game winning streak

    The Detroit Tigers rallied for a 7-4 win over the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, ending the Royals 5 game winning streak. 

  • Emporia State building depth at running back and tightend

    When you start looking at the roster for the Emporia State football team you notice that there are not a lot of familiar names at running back and tight end and s back.

  • New ESU Video Board Arrives

    The Dennis Shogren Video board designed and built by Daktronics arrived on the Emporia State campus Wednesday.

  • Royals power past Detroit 6-1

    The Kansas City Royals powered past the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night. The Royals Hit 3 home runs. Eric Hosmer hit a 2 run home run in the first inning. Lorenzo Cain hit a solo home run in the 6th and Mike Moustakas hit a 2 run home run in the 6th.

  • Emporia State receivers talented

    One of the offensive strengths for the Emporia State football team will be the receiving corp. The Hornets return 6 players that had 10 or more catches.

  • Emporia State Soccer begins preparing for 2015

    The Emporia State womens soccer team held their first practices Wednesday. The Lady Hornets return 6 players from last years 7-7-5 team. 4 players started all 19 matches. 

  • Emporia State Volleyball begins preparing for 2015

    Emporia States Volleyball team will be holding their first practices Wednesday. The Lady Hornets return 8 players from last years team. 3 players started all 27 matches, Juniors Shayla Cotman, Josie Williams and Kimberly Bell. The Lady Hornets will open their season September 4th in the

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  • Cueto tosses shutout in Royals win

    Johnny Cueto tossed a complete game 4 hit shutout with 8 strikeouts and no walks, as the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Monday night.

  • Emporia State football holds first 2015 practice

    The Emporia State football team held their first practice Monday night.

  • Royals complete sweep of White Sox with 5-4 win

    The Kansas City Royals completed the sweep of the Chicago in a 3 game series Sunday with a 5-4 win over the White Sox.

  • Emporia State football team reports for practices

    The Emporia State football team will hold their first practice Monday evening. The players checked in Sunday. They will hold meetings Monday and hold their first practice at 7:25pm.

  • Bowyer 6th at Watkins Glenn

    Joey Logano won NASCARS Sprint Cup Race at Watkins Glenn, The Cheez-it 355, yesterday. Kyle Busch finished 2nd and Kevin Harvick was 3rd. Clint Bowyer finished in 6th place. He remains 14th in this weeks Sprint Cup point standings, just 1 point out of 13th place. Kevin Harvick holds onto the

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  • Frank Gifford passes away

    (ABC.COM) Famed sports broadcaster and Hall of Fame football player Frank Gifford has died, according to family. Gifford's family said the veteran sports journalist had died of natural causes at the age of 84 on Sunday. Gifford played for the New York Giants from 1952 through 1964 and was

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  • Royals outlast Chicago, 7-6.

       The Kansas City Royals held on for a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox Saturday night. 

  • Royals hold off Chicago, 3-2, in series opener.

         The Kansas City Royals held off the Chicago White Sox to take the series opener, 3-2, Friday night.  Edinson Volquez out-dueled Chicago's John Danks, giving up one run over seven innings while surrendering four hits.  After going 8-35 on the recent 10-game

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  • Alex Smith ready for third season with Chiefs

    Training camp continues for the Kansas City Chiefs, as they are a week from their first preseason game August 15th against the Arizona Cardinals. 

  • Royals fall to Detroit on walk-off HR.

    Ian Kinsler hit a two-run walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6, Thursday afternoon. 

  • Cheifs continue training camp.

    The Kansas City Chiefs continue training camp, preparing for the first pre-season game August 15th against the Arizona Cardinals. 

  • Royals power past Detroit, 5-1.

         The Kansas City Royals powered past the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night, 5-1. 

  • Emporia State picked 7th in MIAA preseason polls

    Emporia State is picked 7th in the MIAA football preseason polls by both the Coaches and Media. Northwest Missouri State is the top pick in both polls. Pittsburg State is second.

  • Emporia State receives verbal commitment

    Catchitkansas.com is reporting that Andover Central senior Amanda Kakoulias has made a verbal commitment to Emporia State University for basketball and track and field. 

    (Photo courtesy #catchitkansas)

  • MIAA to hold football Media Day

    The MIAA will hold its football media day Wednesday in Kansas City. The Coaches and Media Pre-season polls will be released. Each team will get a chance to meet with the media. The Emporia State question and answer session will be broadcast on

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  • Emporia States Kathryn Flott in Brazil

    Emporia State basketball player Kathryn Flott will be spending the 9 days playing in Brazil. Flott is one of  nine players selected to be a part of a USA Sports Events D2 Select Team.(Photo Courtesy Emporia State Athletics)

  • Chiefs hold first practice in pads

    The Kansas City Chiefs went with full pads for the first time at training camp Monday. 

  • Royals lose to Blue Jays

    Toronto right-hander R.A. Dickey threw