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  • Royals rally for 5-3 win over Red Sox

    The Kansas City Royals scored 4 runs in the 8th inning on the way to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox Sunday.
     
  • Kansas City Chiefs hold first practice in pads

    The Kansas City Chiefs held their 3rd day of full squad practices Sunday and first day in full pads.
    (Photos courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)
     
  • Clint Bowyer 6th at Pocono

    Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead with 16 laps left and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Clint Bowyer, who won the 2nd stage, finished in 6th place. Bowyer did lead for 5 laps of the race. He remains

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  • Emporians earn more medals at Sunflower State games

    Emporians picked up 4 medals during the final weekend of the Sunflower State games. Hunter Williams earned a gold medal in Cycling-Criterium. Michael Barrett earned a bronz medal in Cycling Criterium.
    In BMX competition Ryan Balkenhaol earned a silver medal in the 41-45 Novice
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  • Boston walks off with 9-8 win over Royals in 10 innings

    (kcroyals) The Boston Red Sox walked off with a 9-8 win in 10 innings over the Kansas City Royals Saturday night ending the Royals 9 game winning streak. The game ended on a fielder's choice grounder by Eduardo Nunez, in which shortstop Alcides Escobar got the out at first base, but Sandy Leon

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  • West wins Shrine Bowl 22-21 with Safety

    The West out scored the East 22-21 to win the 44th annual Shrine Bowl Football game Saturday. It was a safety with 1 minute to play that sealed the win for the West.
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  • Kansas City Chiefs hold 2nd day of full squad practices

    The Kansas City Chiefs held their second day of full squad practices Saturday.
     
    (Photo courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)
     
  • NASCAR Monster Energy Series at Pocono for

    NASCARs Monster Energy Cup Series is at Pocono this weekend. Qualifying for Sundays race will take place Sunday morning.
    There are 6 races remaining before the chase for the championship begins. Clint Bowyer is in 11th place in the point standings but is in 17th place
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  • Royals win 9th in a row, out score Red Sox 4-2

    Make it 9 wins in a row for the Kansas City Royals. Mike Moustakas hit a 3 run home run helping lift the Royals to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
     
     
  • Kansas City Chiefs hold full squad practice Friday

    The Kansas City Chiefs held their first full squad practice Friday.
    (Photos courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)
     
  • 44th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl game Saturday

    The 44th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl football game will be played Saturday night in El Dorado.

  • Gentry Scheve 2nd in match play at Kansas Junior Sectional Team Championship

    Emporian Gentry Scheve, the 13th seed, was defeated by number 2 seed Taylor Larson of Garden City 2 and 1 in the Championship match of Match play at the Kansas Junior Section Team Championship Friday. Scheve won his semi-final match 1 up over Zach Sokolosky of Wichita.
  • Haegert and Schleicher win Emporia Womens team City golf Championship

    Joy Haegert and Paula Schleicher won the inaugural Emporia Womens Team City Championship Friday. Diana Solis and Nancy Thomas tied for 2nd place with day 1 leaders Kristy and Ashley DeBauge.

  • Royals begin series with Boston Red Sox

    After taking Thursday off the Kansas City Royals will be back in action Friday night as they begin a 3 game series in Boston with the Red Sox. Jason Vargas will be the starting pitcher for the Royals and Rick Porcello gets the start for Boston. David Price has been placed on the disabled
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  • Kansas City Chiefs to hold 1st full squad practice at training camp, make trade with Seahawks

    After holding 3 days of workouts with rookies, quarterbacks and selected veterans the Kansas City Chiefs hold their first full squad work out Friday as Training Camp is now officially underway.
     
  • Emporia State Track and Field earn Academic Honors

    Both the Emporia State mens and womens track and field teams have earned All-Academic Team honors from United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association. The award honors programs that have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA.
    The Emporia State women
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  • Emporian Gentry Scheve in semi-finals of match play at JR Section team Championship

    Emporian Gentry Scheve won his first two match play matches at the Kansas Junior Section Team Championship Thursday. He won his first match 5 and 4 over the #4 seed Tate Herrenbruck of Salina. He also defeated the #12 seed Cole Elmore 5 and 3. The semi-final and final matches
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  • Round 1 of Emporia Womens Team Championship complete

    Round 1 of the first Emporia womens team golf championship was played Thursday. 8 teams are entered in the 2 person scramble.
     
  • Royals pound Tigers 16-2

    Eric Hosmer finished with 5 hits including a grand slam and drove in 6 runs helping lead the Kansas City Royals to a 16-2 pounding of the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night and extended their winning streak to 8 in a row.
     
  • Rookies and quarterbacks continue workouts in Chiefs camp

    The Kansas City Chiefs held their second day of work outs with rookies, quarterbacks and a few veterans Wednesday. The rest of the squad returns on Friday.
     
  • Emporians wrap up play at Kansas JR Sectional team Championship

    6 golfers from Emporia played in the Kansas Junior Section Team Championship at Mariah Hills in Dodge City that wrapped up Wednesday.
     
  • Emporia City Womens Golf Team Championships

    The first Emporia womens team City golf championship will be played Thursday and Friday. 8 teams are entered in the 2 person scramble. Thursdays round will be played at the Emporia Country Club. The 2nd round will be played at the Emporia Golf Course Friday.

  • Royals win 7th straight, 3-1 over Detroit

    Whit Merrifield led off the game with a home run and the Kansas City Royals would go onto win their 7th game in a row, a 3-1 win over the Detriot Tigers Tuesday night.
     
  • Rookies and quarterbacks in Chiefs camp

    Rookies and quarterbacks have reported to training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs and held their first workouts Tuesday.  The rest of the squad will report in time for Fridays first full squad workout. 
     
  • Emporia Golfers playing in Kansas JR Sectional Team Championship

    6 golfers from Emporia are playing in the Kansas Junior Section Team Championship at Mariah Hills in Dodge City. After the first round Colton Massey is tied for 4th place. Gentry Scheve is tied for 19th place. Caleb Schmid is in 65th place. Alex Allenmang is tied for 76th place. Aiden

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  • Emporia State releases 2017 Cross Country schedule

    Emporia State has released the 2017 cross country schedule. The first meet will be the J.K. Gold Invitational on September 2. Their only home meet will be on September 22nd and will be held at the Emporia Golf Course. The MIAA meet will be held October 21st and hosted by Central Missouri.
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  • Iwundu signs with Magic

    Former Kansas State standout Wesley Iwundu has agreed to a contract with the Orlando Magic, who selected the former Wildcat with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft last month. He played in 132 games, with 124 starts, in four years at Kansas State where the 6-foot-7 forward averaged

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  • Royals power past Tigers 5-3 in 12 innings, trade for pitching

    Back to back homeruns by Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers Monday night.
     
  • Emporia State Volleyball among top Academic teams in Divsion II

    The Emporia State volleyball team has once again earned a Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The award recognizes teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30
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  • Kansas City Chiefs New GM meets with media

    Kansas City Chiefs General Manager Brett Veatch met with the media for the first time Monday. 
     
  • Emporia A Legion wins State Championship

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team won the Kansas American Legion A State tournament championship out scoring Great Bend in the if necessary game 11-3 Sunday. 

  • Royals walk off with 5-4 win over White Sox

    The Kansas City Royals walked off with a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox Sunday.
     
  • Chase County Explosion and Emporia Energy wrap up play in World Series

    At the Heartland World Series the Chase County Explosion won the championship and the Emporia Energy finished in 3rd place.
     
  • 2017 Sunflower State games weekend #2

    More gold medals for area athletes at the Sunflower State games during the 2nd weekend of competition. 
     
  • Wrecks highlight Brickyard 400

    Kasey Kahne won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in over time and under caution yesterday. The race had a little of everything -- 14 cautions and 55 caution laps, both race records, three
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  • Royals power past White Sox 7-2

    The Kansas City Royals powered past the Chicago White Sox 7-2 Saturday night.
     
  • Emporia A Legion baseball team taken to if necessary game at State

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team has been forced to the if necessary game at the A Legion State Tournament. Post 5 was defeated by Great Bend 3-2 in Saturdays first championship game.

  • Emporia Energy and Chase County Explosion unbeaten in bracket play at World Series

    Both the Emporia Energy and Chase County Explosion 16 year old teams remain undefeated in bracket play at the Heartland World Series.
     
  • National High School finals Rodeo wrap up Saturday

    The National High School Finals Rodeo wrapped up Saturday. In team roping the team of Camden Hoelting of Olpe and Casey Hayes of Burlingame finished in 4th place in the final go around and 4th in average. The team of Joel Miller of Olpe and Tanner Jackman of Baldwin City finished in 20th
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  • Weekend 2 of 2017 Sunflower State games underway

    At the Sunflower State games Saturday, Emporian Abby Stewart finished in 1st place in the womens 14-18 age division in Cross Country. Also in Cross County competition Emporians Wyatt Mattas finished 3rd and Nick Corea finished in 5th place. In Golf - Individual stroke play Emporian Gentry

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  • Kyle Busch earns pole for NASCAR race at Indy

    (nascar) Kyle Busch’s quest for an unprecedented third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway couldn’t have gotten off to a better start on Busch won the pole position for Sunday’s Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard
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  • Royals Walk off with 7-6 win over White Sox

    (espn/ap) Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Friday night.
     
  • Emporia A legion baseball team in State Championship game

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team has advanced to the A Legion State tournament Championship game. Post 5 run ruled the Andover Jaguars 10-2 in Friday nights Championship semi-finals.
     
  • Emporia Energy and Chase County Explosion in bracket play at Heartland World Series

    The Emporia Energy 16s wrapped up pool play with 3 wins Friday at the Heartland World Series. They run ruled TNT 13-1. Out scored the Chase County Explosion 6-4. And defeated 3N2 Force 11-5. They finished pool play with a 4-1 record.
  • National High School Finals Rodeo into final day

    At the National High School Rodeo Friday last night. In Team Roping, Camden Hoelting of Olpe and Casey Hayes of Burlingame finished in 5th place in their second go around. They are in 6th place in the average standing.
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  • Emporia Reds tryouts August 1st and 2nd

    The Emporia Reds will have open tryouts for all players August 1st and 2nd at Soden's Grove. Ages 6 to 10 will be held from 6:30

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  • Patrick Mahomes signs rookie contract with Chiefs

    (nfl.com) Kansas City Chiefs have announced that first round draft pick Patrick Mahomes has signed his four-year rookie contract. As is the case with all first-round draft picks, the team will hold an option for a fifth year. It pays out $16.4 million fully guaranteed along
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  • Kansas Shrine Bowl East squad moves training camp

    The Kansas Shrine Bowl East squad has moved its training camp from the Emporia State campus to Butler County Community College in El Dorado. The move was made due to the water issues caused by Thursdays water main break. The Shrine Bowl game will be played July 29th in El Dorado. 

  • Royals rout Tigers 16-4

    (espn/ap) Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBI, Eric Hosmer and Whit Merrifield homered and the Kansas City Royals routed  Detroit 16-4 Thursday night.
     
  • Emporia remains unbeaten at A Legion State baseball tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team held on for a 8-6 win over the Andover Trojans in the second round of the A State Legion tournament Thursday.
     
  • Emporia Energy and Chase County Explosion begin play in World Series

    The Emporia Energy 16s won a game and lost a game in pool play  Thursday at the Heartland World Series in Kansas City.
     
  • National High School Finals Rodeo into 2nd go around

    At the National High School Finals Rodeo Thursday night in team roping Joel Miller of Olpe and Tanner Jackman of Baldwin City finished 3rd in their 2nd go around performance. They are 7th in the average standing.
     
  • Royals edge Tigers 4-3

    Brandon Moss doubled off the wall in the ninth to score the tying run, and Alex Gordon drove him home with a sacrifice fly to bail out closer Kelvin Herrera and give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over Detroit Wednesday night.
     
  • Emporia A Legion shuts out Hays at State

    It took only 5 innings for the Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team to shutout Hays 12-0 in the first round of State.
     
  • Emporia Energy begins Heartland World Series play

    Emporia Energy 16 year old girls fast pitch softball team begins play at the Heartland World Series Thursday in Kansas City. The 16s will play the St. Joe Kryptonite and Sluggers Fastpitch-Orange.
     
  • Kansas Amateur reaches match play

    The 107th Kansas Amateur Golf tournament is being played this week at the Kansas City Country Club. Emporian Colton Massey finished yesterdays 2nd round at 8 over par and finishes 17 over par. Chase Coble was 9 over on day 2 and finishes at plus 22 . The cut to advance to match

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  • National High School Rodeo after 1st go around

    The First Go Around is complete at the National High School Finals Rodeo.
     
  • Emporia State womens basketball team #1 in classroom

    The Emporia State womens basketball team is the number 1 ranked NCAA DII team in the Nation in the Classroom. The Lady Hornets had the Highest grade point average of all NCAA Division II schools at 3.744, sitting atop the Womens Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25. (Photo courtesy
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  • Royals struggles continue with Detroit

    The Kansas City Royals continue to struggle. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Royals 9-3 Tuesday night. The Royals scored all 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st.  Detroit scored 5 runs in the top of the 2nd to take the lead for good.
     
  • Kansas American Legion A State tournament begins Wednesday

    The Kansas American Legion baseball A State tournament begins Wednesday in Hays. Emporia will play Hays in their first game. First pitch is set for 8:30p. Post 5 takes a 21-1 record into the State Tournament.
     
  • Emporia State releases 2017 Volleyball schedule

    Emporia State has released the 2017 Volleyball schedule. The Lady Hornets open the season September 1st against Drury at the Washburn Invitational. They will also play in the Southwest Baptist Invitational, in the MIAA/GAC crossover and at Fort Hays State and Nebraska Kearney before hosting
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  • K-State Coach Bill Snyder at Big-12 Media Days

    The Big-12 Football Media Days wrapped up Tuesday. Kansas State Coach Bill Snyder was among the Coaches to visit with the media.
     
  • Kansas Amateur Golf tournament underway

    The 107th Kansas Amateur Golf tournament is being played this week at the Kansas City Country Club. Emporian Colton Massey is tied for 108th place at plus 9 and Chase Coble is tied for 133rd at plus 13 after the first round of stroke play. The 2nd round will be played Wednesday with the

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  • 1 performance left in 1st go around at NHSFR

    There is 1 performance left in the first go around at the National High School Finals Rodeo being held in Gillett, Wyoming. 
     
  • Tigers defeat Royals 10-2

    The Detroit Tigers scored 6 runs on 7 hits including two - 2 run home runs off of Jason Vargas and powered past the Kansas City Royals 10-2 Monday night.
     
  • Bracket set for Junior American Legion State baseball tournament

    The bracket is out for the Kansas Junior American Legion baseball tournament to be played at Hays beginning Wednesday.
     
  • KU at Big 12 football Media days

    Monday was the first day of the Big-12 Football Media Days. Kansas Coach David Beaty was one of the Coaches to meet with the media.
     
  • National High School finals rodeo, Monday

    The National High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Gillett, Wyoming. 
     
  • Royals walk off with 4-3 win over Rangers

    The Kansas City Royals walked off with a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers Sunday.
     
  • 5 Emporia teams win MAYB titles

    5 Emporia teams won championships in the Emporia Hosted MAYB  tournament played over the Weekend.
     
  • Emporia Energy tunes up for Heartland World Series

    The Emporia Energy 16 year old team tuned up for Heartland World Series winning 4 of 6 games played in round robin tournament over the weekend.
     
  • 2017 Sunflower State games week 1

    4 Area athletes picked up gold medals during the 1st weekend of the Sunflower State games. Karalyn Karjala took first in Archery Target.  
    In Folkstyle wrestling Takeo Dayne Medrano and Isaac Williams took 1st in their age and weight bracket.  Breanna
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  • 2017 National High School Finals Rodeo underway

    The National High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Gillett, Wyoming. Beau Peterson of Council Grove is in 10th place after the first performance in Barrell Racing. Monday Peterson will be competing in Goat Tying.
    Weston Patterson of Waverly has his first go around in Saddle
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  • Hamlin wins at New Hampshire

    Denny Hamlin held off a late charge by Kyle Larson on Sunday to record his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at the Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It was also the first win of the year for Joe Gibbs racing.
     
  • Royals lose pitcher duel to Texas 1-0

    Shin-Soo Choo single with one out in the ninth inning driving the games only run as Texas edged the Kansas City Royals 1-0 Saturday night.
     
  • Finals of Emporia MAYB II set for Sunday

    The Finals of the second MAYB tournament to be played in Emporia will be played Sunday.
     
  • Emporia Energy 16s Hosting Round Robin Tournament

    The Emporia Energy 16 year old girls fast pitch softball team won 2 of 3 games played Saturday in a round robin tournament.
     
  • Sunflower State games 2017 7-15 results

    At the Sunflower State games Saturday, in trap and skeet shooting in the 14 and under division Dayne Witherspoon of Emporia finished in 2nd place and Jarrett Botkin of Emporia finished in 3rd place. In the 15 to 18 age division Wylie Redeker of Olpe and Deryk Witherspoon of Emporia tied for

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  • Truex Jr has pole for Sundays NASCAR Monster Energy race at New Hampshire

    Martin Truex Jr. starts from the pole in Sundays NASCAR Monster Energy series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Truex Jr has the pole after Kyle Larson’s speed was thrown out after NASCAR officials discovered an unapproved rear deck fin on his Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42

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  • Rangers power past Royals 5-3

    It was not the start to the second half of the season that the Kansas City Royals were hoping for. The Texas Rangers rallied for a 5-3 win Friday night.
     
  • Area Cowboys and Cowgirl headed to National High School Finals Rodeo

    6 Area Cowboys and a Cowgirl are gearing up for the National High School Finals Rodeo.
     
  • Oklahoma media pick to win Big-12 Football

    (Big-12) Oklahoma has been chosen to finish at the top of the standings for the second consecutive year in the Big 12 football preseason media poll. The Sooners have captured a Big 12-record 10 league titles, including the last two.
     
  • BIG 12 announces Football Preseason team

    (BIG12/KSU/KU) The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2017 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league.
     
  • AL wins All-Star Game 2-1 in 10 innings

    The American League out scored the National League 2-1 in 10 innings in Tuesdays MLB All-Star game.
     
  • Ron Baker to sign with Knicks

    ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks had agreed to sign former Wichita State standout Ron Baker to a 2 year deal worth $8.9 million dollars. That includes a player option in the 2nd year. The Knicks used their full room exception to bring back Baker, who announced on social media that
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  • 2017 MLB All-Star game Tuesday

    Major League baseballs All Star game will be played Tuesday night.
     
  • Aaron Judge wins 2017 MLB Home Run Derby

    (mlb.com) Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees won the 2017 MLB Home Run Derby Monday night. (Photo mlb.com)

  • KU mens basketball preparing for trip to Italy

    The KU mens basketball team is preparing for a trip to Italy July 31st thru August 8th.
     
  • KU, KSU and WSU players playing in NBA Summer Leagues

    Kansas has 7 players, Kansas State has 2 players and Wichita State has 2 players playing in the NBA summer leagues.

  • Kansas City Chiefs hire new GM

    (Chiefs/nfl.com) The Kansas City Chiefs have made a decision on their new general manager. The Chiefs promoted co-director of player personnel Brett Veach to general manager on Monday.
     
  • Royals lose to Dodgers 5-2

    The Los Angeles Dodgers out scored the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Sunday in the final game before the All-Star break.
     
  • Royals Moustakas ready for Home Run Derby

    Kansas Royals 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas will be competing in the All-Star game Home Run Derby Monday night. Moustakas will face Miguel Sano of Minnesota in the first round. 
     
  • Emporia Softball teams wrap up State tournament play

    The Emporia Energy 16 year girls fast pitch softball team finished in 4th place at the U-S-S-S-A State B tournament. They finished with a 5-2 record.
     
  • Dodgers walk off with 5-4 win over Royals

    The Los Angeles Dodgers walked off with a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals in 10 innings Saturday night. 4 straight walks gave the win to the Dodgers.
     
  • Emporia A Legion earns trip to State

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team earned a trip to state by out scoring Linn County 11-3 in the Zone 4 championship game Saturday.
     
  • Emporia Softball teams continue play at State

    The Emporia Energy 16 year girls fast pitch softball team will need to win 3 straight games to advance to the championship game of the U-Triple-S-A State B tournament. They will need to win 5 in a row to win the title. Saturday the Energy 16s defeated 5 Tool Inferno 8-4 and shutout the
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  • Martin Truex Jr wins at Kentucky

    Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson on a final overtime restart to win the Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. Clint Bowyer finished in 13th place but a lap back. NASCAR goes to New Hampshire for a race next Sunday.

  • Dodgers defeat Royals 4-1

    The Los Angeles Dodgers out scored the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Friday night, ending the Royals 4 game winning streak.
     
  • Emporia A Legion out scores Ottawa in Zone Tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team is one win away from advancing to state after winning their first game in the Zone 3&4 tournament. Post 5 defeated Ottawa 8-2 in their first game Friday.
     
  • Emporia Softball teams play in State Tournaments

    The ASA Class C 16 and 18 year girls fast pitch state tournament is being played in Emporia this weekend. a combine 25 teams are playing in the tournaments. Games are being played at both the Trusler Sports Complex and Whitter Park. The Emproia ThunderHawks opened play in
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