Emporia, KS

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  • Royals lose a close one in St. Louis

    The St.Louis Cardinals held on for a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night behind a pair of two-run homers. 

  • Kansas City Royals power past Pirates 5-1

    Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas hit homeruns leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday night.

  • Emporia AAA avoids Elimination again

    The Emporia Senior American legion baseball team survived another elimination game Wednesday afternoon in the Northeast zone tournament being played at Sodens Grove. The Post 5 AAA out scored Winfield 11-10.

  • Royals place Vargas on disabled list

    The Kansas City Royals have placed left-hander Jason Vargas on the disabled list with a torn ligament in his elbow, an injury that typically requires season-ending Tommy John surgery. Vargas left his start against Pittsburgh Tuesday night after throwing just 26 pitches. He had an MRI today

  • Shrine Bowl East Squad prepares for Saturdays Game

    The Kansas Shrine Bowl East Squad is putting the final touches on their game plan for Saturdays Shrine Bowl Game.

  • Royals out score Pirates 3-1

    Jarrod Dysons' two-run single in the eighth inning broke a 0-0 and lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

  • Emporia AAA Legion Baseball in must win games

    The Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team will play a must win game Wednesday afternoon on day 2 of zone tournament play. The Post 5 Seniors were 1-1 on day one.

  • Senior Legion set to open Zone tournament

         The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team opens Zone tournament play Tuesday afternoon at Soden's Grove.  Post 5, the three-seed, is scheduled to play the two-seed Wichita at 4pm. 

  • Royals fall to Pirates, 10-7

        The Kansas City Royals' rally came up short as the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to hold on for a 10-7 win Monday night. 

  • Johnson wins British Open

         Zach Johnson won a three-man playoff to win the 144th British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews Monday. 

  • Royals beat White Sox, behind Duffy

        The Kansas City Royals return home Monday night for an interleague series with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Sunday, the Royals knocked off the Chicago White Sox 4-1. 

  • Royals split doubleheader with White Sox

    The Kansas City Royals split the doubleheader with the White Sox Friday, in Chicago.  The Royals won the matinee 4-2, before being shutout 2-0 in the nightcap.

  • Emporia Senior Legion splits doubleheader with El Dorado

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader with El Dorado at Soden's Grove Friday night.  Post 5 won the first game 8-4, but were shutout 3-0 in the second game.  This was the Senior Legion's final tuneup before the Zone Tournament next Tuesday.

  • Season ends for Emporia A legion baseball team

    The season came to an end Wednesday for the Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team. The Post 5 Juniors were defeated by Salina 6-3 in the American Legion Junior Northwest Zone tournament.

  • Big 12 names preseason Football team

    (Big12) The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league.

  • American League wins All-Star game, with help from Royals

    The American League out scored the National League 6-3 to win the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star game. Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout began the game with a lead off home-run.

  • Emporia A legion advances at zone tournament

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team remains alive at the Northwest zone tournament. The Post 5 Juniors out scored Junction City 15-5 to avoid elimination Tuesday night.

  • Emporia A Legion baseball team opens zone tournament with a loss

    The Emporia Junior American Legion team will need to work its way thru the zone tournament consolation side of the bracket after losing in the first round of the tournament. The Post 5 Juniors were out scored by Ottawa 4-3.

  • MLB All Star game Tuesday night

    The 86th Major League Baseball All-Star game will be played Tuesday night in Cincinnati. The American League has won the last two All Star games but the National League leads all time 43-40-2.

  • Team USA/Kansas wins Gold at World Games

    Team USA/Kansas won the gold medal in mens basketball at the World University Games with a 84-77 double overtime win over Germany Monday. Team USA/Kansas used a 9-0 run in the second overtime to seal the win. USA led 20-13 after the first quarter and 38-33 at halftime. Going to the 4th quarter

  • Royals out score Blue Jays 11-10

    The Kansas City Royals out scored the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 in their final game before the All-Star break Sunday.

  • Emporia Legion teams struggle in tournaments

    The Emporia Junior Legion baseball tuned up for zone tournament play in the Junction City tournament. The Senior Legion played a doubleheader at Wellington Sunday.

  • Emporia Teams win titles in MAYB Tournament

    Emporia teams earned two first place finishes, a second and 2 fourth place finishes in Emporias' second MAYB tournament.

  • Emporia teams place at ASA 14C State Tournament

    The Emporia Energy 14C team finished in 4th place in the ASA 14C State tournament. The ERC All-Stars finished in 2nd place in the Silver Division.

  • Emporia Energy 14Bs and 18s wrap up seasons

    The Emporia Energy 14 B team finished in 1st place at the Kansas City World Series Warmup. The 18s wrapped up their season at the USSSA Tournament at Shawnee.

  • USA/Kansas to play for Gold at World Games

    Team USA/Kansas will play for a gold medal Monday at the World University Games. They advanced to the title game by defeating Russia 78-68 on Sunday. Team USA/Kansas will face Germany in the title game with tip-off at 7am.

  • Kansas Royals lose to Blue Jays 6-2

    The Toronto Blue Jays out scored the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Saturday afternoon. The loss ended a 6 game win streak for the Royals.

  • Emporia Legion baseball teams to wrap up tournaments

    The Emporia Junior American Legion was 1 and 1 on day two of the Junction City tournament Saturday. The Post 5 Juniors lost to Manhattan 9-3. They did out score Wabaunsee 10-1. They close out play against Riley County Sunday. The Zone tournament begins Monday.

    The Emporia Senior Legion

  • ASA 14 C State Tournament Day one

    The Emporia Energy 14 year olds remain alive at the ASA 14C state tournament being played at the Trusler Sports Complex. The Emporia Rec All Stars are a part of the Silver Division Semi-finals.

  • Emporia MAYB 2

    The Emporia High boys varsity basketball team has won another M-A-Y-B tournament. The boys varsity finished with a 5-0 record in the tournament.

  • Kyle Busch wins at Kentucky

    (NASCAR.COM) Adapting to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with his second victory in seven races since returning from

  • Royals shutout Blue Jays 3-0

    (kcroyals.com) Danny Duffy worked six scoreless innings and Alex Rios and Alcides Escobar delivered early run-scoring hits as the Kansas City Royals won their sixth in a row with a 3-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night.

  • Weather alters weekend schedules for Legion baseball teams

    The Emporia American Legion baseball teams had their schedules altered due to weather in this weekends tournaments.

  • Emporia MAYB 2 underway

    Play began Friday in Emporias' 2nd MAYB tournament. The Emporia High boys and girls varsity teams picked up 2 wins.

  • Team USA/Kansas in semi-finals at World Games

    (kuathletics) For the first time in three World University Games, the USA will play for a medal as it defeated Lithuania, 70-48, in the quarterfinals.

  • NASCAR at Kentucky Saturday night

    Kyle Larson got good news Friday afternoon when NASCAR canceled Sprint Cup Series qualifying for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 race at Kentucky Speedway. With the field set by rainout rules, Larson will start on the pole for the 18th Cup race of the season because he posted the fastest

  • Moustakas voted into All-Star game

    Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez will be first-time All-Stars on Tuesday via the record-smashing 2015 Esurance All-Star Game Final Vote. Moustakas led after every day of balloting updates.

  • Emporia Legion teams in Tournaments

    Both the Emporia American Legion baseball teams are scheduled to play in tournaments beginning Friday. The Junior Legion is in Junction City. The Senior Legion is in Wellington for the Wheat Festival tournament. 

  • MAYB 2

    Emporia will be hosting an MAYB tournament this weekend. 28 teams will be playing in 3 divisions, girls 7th and 8th grade and girls and boys 9-12th grade division. Games will be played at Emporia High school and

  • Emporia teams in ASA 14 C State tournament

    Emporias Trusler Sports Complex will be hosting the ASA 14 C State tournament. There will be 13 teams playing for the state title. There are two Emporia teams playing in the tournament the Emporia Rec Center All Stars and the Emporia Energy 14C team. The schedule will be adjusted.

  • Emporians to compete at Senior Nationals

    They have been there before and they are returning. Emporians George Milton and Ted Hollembeak will be participating in the National Senior games in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Royals complete sweep of Rays

    The Kansas City Royals completed a 4 game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays with a 8-3 win Thursday afternoon.

  • Royals place Gordon on DL

    The Kansas City Royals have placed Alex Gordon on the 15 day disabled list with a strained left groin muscle. Manager Ned Yost says its a grade 2 strain and Gordon could miss up to 8 weeks, but no surgery is needed. In other moves they reinstated Yordano Ventura from from the disabled

  • Royals out score Rays, Gordon injured

    The Kansas City Royals held on for a 9-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday night. But they may have lost leftfielder and All-Star Alex Gordon when he went down with a groin strain in the 4th inning.

  • Royals and Cardinals form Alliance

    The Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday they will combine efforts over the next two days to urge fans to vote for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas (#VoteMoose) and Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez (#VoteTsunami) for the All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Both players

  • American Legion zone tournament schedules set

    The Schedule for next weeks A legion Zone tournament has been released. The first round games will be played Monday beginning at 3pm. The tournament will wrap up with the championship game Thursday. The winner advances to the A legion state tournament in Salina. Seedings will be announced

  • Team USA/Kansas remains undefeated at World Games

    Team USA/Kansas wrapped up pool play undefeated at the World University Games with a 96-57 win over Switzerland Wednesday night.

  • Royals complete Doubleheader sweep of Rays

    The Kansas City Royals completed a doubleheader sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, winning the second game 7-1.

  • Team USA/Kansas wins close one vs Serbia

    Team USA/Kansas remains undefeated at the World University games after slipping past Serbia 66-65 Tuesday night.

  • Emporia Senior Legion splits doubleheader with Paola

    The Emporia Senior American Legion team split a doubleheader with Paola Tuesday night. Paola won the first game 6-1. Post 5 won the second game 7-4.

  • Kansas City Royals walk off with 9-5 win over Rays

    Paulo Orlandos walk-off Grand Slam gave the Kansas City Royals a 9-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday afternoon in game 1 of a day night doubleheader.

  • Youth football deadlines and camps

    The deadline to sign-up for Emporia Rec Center 5th and 6th grade tackle football is this Friday, July 10th. If you need more information contact the Rec Center at 340-6300. Emporia High Coach Corby Milleson and Emporia State football Coach Garin Higgins have camps scheduled for the next two

  • Royals vs Rays rained out Monday

    The Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays were rained out Monday night. The two teams will play a doubleheader Tuesday.

  • Two more Royals added to All-Star roster

    Two more Kansas City Royals have been added to the American League All-Star game roster, pitchers Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera.

  • Emporia American Legion baseball teams near end of regular season

    The Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team is scheduled to be in action Tuesday. The Post 5 seniors are slated to host Paola in a doubleheader.  The Junior Legion team was scheduled to play Andover Central and the Wichita Aviators in Wichita, those games have been canceled. They will

  • Team USA/Kansas rolls Chile

    Team USA/Kansas improved to 3-0 in pool play at the World University games with a 106-41 win over Chile. Team USA jumped out to a 13-2 lead and never trailed.

  • Emporia State women top 3 in attendance

    Once again Emporia State womens basketball attendance was among the tops in Division II. For the 2014-15 season the Lady Hornets averaged 2,110 fans per-game, which is the third best in the Nation.

  • 4 Royals Voted starters for All-Star game

    The Kansas City Royals have a franchise high 4 players voted in as starters for the All-Star game. Salvador Perez will start at catcher, Alcides Escobar will start at shortstop. Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon will start in the outfield. The Royals could have more players selected for the

  • Royals walk off with 3-2 win over Twins, again

    The Kansas City Royals walked off with a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Twins Sunday. Lorenzo Cain scored on an Eric Hosmer double in the bottom of the 9th for their second walk off win in their last 3 games.

  • USA wins Womens World Cup title

    (ABCSports) Carli Lloyd scored twice in the first five minutes on the way to the fastest hat trick in World Cup history and the the U.S. made the margin stand up, defeating Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 Women's World Cup.

  • Team USA/Kansas 2-0 at World Games

    Team USA/Kansas basketball team is 2-0 at the World University games after defeating Brazil 81-72 Sunday. Team USA out scored Brazil 28-15 in the second quarter and never looked back. Wayne Selden led the way with 23 points, Frank Mason added 15, Hunter Mickelson 11 and Jamari Traylor 10. Team

  • Earnhart wins Coke Zero 400

    It was a long night for NASCAR drivers on Sunday night — a very long night that was capped with a very scary crash. After waiting out a lengthy rain delay, the Sprint Cup Series staged its Coke Zero 400 into the early morning hours at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the

  • Emporia A legion alters schedule

    The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team was scheduled to host Andover Central in a doubleheader Monday night, those games have been canceled. The JR legion goes to Wichita Tuesday to play the Andover Central and the Wichita Aviators. They will close out the final week of the regular

  • Royals lose to Twins 5-3

    The Kansas City Royals have now lost 5 of their last 6 games after the Minnesota Twins out scored the Royals 5-3 Saturday night.

  • Team USA/Kansas to face Brazil in World Games

    The USA National Team, consisting mainly of Kansas mens basketball player continue play in the World University Games when they play Brazil. Tip off is set for 8:30 p.m. in Korea and 6:30 a.m. in Kansas. The game will be televised on ESPNU and can also be viewed on the ESPN

  • Earnhart has pole for Dayton Coke Zero 400

    Dale Earnhart Jr has the pole for Sunday nights NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. Earnhart was awarded the pole after Saturdays qualifying was rained out. He had the fastest time during Fridays practice run. Austin Dillon will start second and

  • USA goes after World Cup title

    The United States will face Japan in the championship match of the Womens World Cup Soccer tournament today. Team USA will be looking to avenge a loss to Japan in the 2011 World Cup final. The United States, ranked No. 2 in the world, is seeking its third World Cup title, but first since 1999.

  • Royals walk off with 3-2 win over Twins

    The Kansas City Royals ended a 4 game losing skid with a 3-2 10 inning win over the Minnesota Twins Friday night. Lorenzo Cain scored the winning run on an infield grounder by Jarrod Dyson to give the Royals their first walk-off win of the season.

  • NASCAR at Daytona for Coke Zero 400

    Qualifying takes place Saturday at Daytona for Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400. Clint Bowyer hopes to continue his recent trend. He has had 3 top 10 finishes in his last 4 races, including a 3rd place finish last week at Sonoma.  In Fridays practice round he had the 3rd fastest

  • Team USA/Kansas wins first game of World University Games

    (kuathletics) Team USA/Kansas celebrated the 4th of July in Korea with a 66-57 win over Turkey in the opening round of the World University games.

  • Royals shutout by Twins 2-0, lose 4 in a row

    The Kansas City Royals have now lost 4 in a row. Its the second time this season they have lost 4 in a row. And for the second time in their last 3 games they were shutout. Thursday night the Minnesota Twins defeated the Royals 2-0.

  • Emporia AAA loses to Wichita Greys 6-4

    The Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team lost to the Wichita Greys Thursday night 6-4. A 5 run 7th inning for the Greys was the difference.

  • K-State mens basketball signs guard

    (kstatesports.com) Kansas State mens basketball coach Bruce Weber announced the signing of prep school shooting guard Ron Freeman from Inglewood, California on Thursday. Freeman receives the Wildcats’ 13th and final scholarship for the 2015-16 season.

  • Emporia Soccer Academys U9 team recognized by Sporting KC

    Congratulations to the Emporia Soccer Academy's U9 team. They were recognized at last Saturdays Sporting Kansas City Soccer match for winning the Heartland Soccer Association U9, Division 6 Spring League going 8-0. They also won two tournaments in Kansas City going 4-0 in both

  • Sunflower State games registration deadline

    The deadline to register for all 2015 Sunflower State Games sports taking place July 10th-12th has been extended tp Sunday, July 5th at 10pm. Participants interested in the 5K/10K Cauldron Run, Adventure Race, Baseball (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 14U), BMX, Bocce Ball, CrossFit, Disc Golf, FootGolf,

  • Team USA/Kansas defeats China

    Team USA/Kansas out scored China 93-56 in their final scrimmage before the World University games begin Saturday.

  • Astros complete sweep of Royals

    The Houston Astros completed the sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win Wednesday night.

  • Emporia AAA Legion swept by McPherson

    McPherson swept a doubleheader from the Emporia AAA American legion baseball team Wednesday night. Won the first game 14-7 and the second game 2-0.

  • Wichita State releases mens non-conference schedule

    Wichita State has released its mens basketball non-conference schedule for this next season. It includes a game against Emporia State on November 21st.

  • Emporia Legion teams to host zone tournaments

    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

  • Royals shutout by Astros 4-0

    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.

  • Emporia A Legion Sweeps Andover, Senior legion begins home stand

    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.

  • USA advances to World Cup Final

    (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.

  • Astros out score Royals 6-1

    (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.

  • Royals have 5 players leading All Star Voting

    The Kansas City Royals now have 5 players that would be in the All Star game starting line-up. Salvador Perez leads at catcher and has the second most votes. Omar Infante leads at second base and Alcides Escobar leads at shortstop. Lorenzo Cain is 2nd and Alex Gordon is 3rd among

  • Royals sweep A's

    The Kansas City Royals completed a sweep of the Oakland A's with a 5-3 win Sunday.

  • Clint Bowyer 3rd at Sonoma

    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.

  • Emporia Legion teams wrap up good weekend

    The Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team wrapped up play at the McPherson Showcase tournament with a 12-4 win over the Kansas Cannons Sunday to finish 2-2 in the tournament. The Junior Legion won the Andover tournament.

  • Emporia Energy 14s in top 4 at KC tournament

    The Emporia Energy 14 year old team finished with a 3-2-1 record at the Kansas City Metro B Championships over the weekend. They opened with a 9-0 loss to the Kansas Fusion. Then the 14s defeated the 5 Tool Rumble 13-2. Tied the Bandits 5-5 to finish 1-1-1 in pool play. In bracket play they

  • Five Emporia teams finish first in MAYB tournament

    Five first place finishes for Emporia teams in the Emporia MAYB tournament held over the weekend. Emporia teams won all 4 boys divisions and won the girls 9-12 grade division.

  • Emporia High and Emporia State track and field athletes at national meets

    Emporia High track and field athlete Kylia Floyd has earned a trip to the AAU Junior Olympics. She will be competing in both the triple jump and long jump. Emporia State javelin thrower Liz Costello 17th at USATF Junior Nationals.

  • Royals go for sweep of A's Sunday

    The Kansas City Royals held on for a 3-2 win over the Oakland A's Saturday.

  • Emporia Junior Legion wins Andover Tournament, Senior legion to wrap up play at McPherson

    The Emporia Junior legion won the Championship at Andover Saturday and the Senior legion will try to close out play at McPherson with a win Sunday.

  • Emporia MAYB 1 tournament to wrap up Sunday

    The First Emporia MAYB tournament of the summer will wrap up Sunday. Several Emporia teams are still in the running for championships.

  • Clint Bowyer qualifies 6th at Sonoma

    A J Allmendinger has the pole for Sundays Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma speedway. Kurt Busch qualified 2nd and Matt Kenseth 3rd. Clint Bowyer will start from the 6th spot. He won at Sonoma in 2012 when he

  • Royals out score Oakland A's 5-2

    The Kansas City Royals outscored the Oakland A's 5-2 Friday night in the first game of a 3 game series.

  • Emporia American Legion baseball in Tournaments

    The Emporia American Legion baseball teams began play in tournaments Friday.

  • Emporia MAYB Tournament underway

    30 teams are participating in the Emporia MAYB tournament that began Friday.

  • Emporia High wrestling camp

    The second annual Emporia High Traditions wrestling camp will be held June 29th thru July 2nd. The camp is free and open to anyone who is interested in wrestling. The camp will be held at Emporia High School. It begins at 8am and goes till 10a in the morning and from 1pm till 3pm in the

  • Team USA/KU out scores Canada

    Team USA/Kansas picked up another come from behind 87-76 win over team Canada Friday night in a tune up for next weeks World University games. (Photo courtesy of KUAthletics)