• Royals power past Padres 8-3

    The Kansas City Royals hit 4 more homeruns in a 8-3 win over the San Diego Padres Sunday.
  • Ottawa wins Sam Ellis Classic

    Ottawa won the Sam Ellis Classic Championship game out scoring the Salina Falcons 9-4 Sunday. Ottawa advanced to the Championship game by out scoring Emporia Post 5 12-6 in the semi-finals.
  • 4 Emporia Energy teams wrap up tournament play Sunday

    4 Emporia Energy girls softball teams played in tournaments this weekend.
  • Bowyer finishes 17th at Pocono

    Dogged by Kevin Harvick for the final eight laps of Sunday’s Pocono 400, Ryan Blaney held off the 2014 series champion to claim the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of his career. Clint Bowyer, after crashing into the wall during the second stage, finished in 17th

  • Royals power past Padres 12-6

    The Kansas City Royals scored 9 runs in the 8th inning on the way to a 12-6 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday.
  • Emporia AAA Legion to wrap up Sam Ellis Classic

    After having Saturday off the Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team will face Ottawa for a second time in the Sam Ellis Classic Sunday afternoon.

  • Area Softball teams have busy weekend

    4 Emporia Energy girls softball teams are playing in tournaments this weekend the Chase County Explosion played in a National Qualifier.
  • Padres out score Royals 6-3

    The San Deigo Padres out scored the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Friday night.
  • Emporia AAA Legion remains undefeated in Sam Ellis Classic

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team remains undefeated in the Sam Ellis Classic after walking off with 4-3 win in 9 innings over Home Plate Cactus out of Lawrence Friday night.
  • NASCAR at Pocono, Kyle Busch earns pole

    Running his fastest lap of the day in the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying, Kyle Busch won the pole position for Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. Martin Truex Jr qualified 2nd and Matt Kenseth 3rd. Clint Bowyer qualified 20th.

  • Emporia State Lady Hornet basketball lead nation in rebounding margin

    The Emporia State Womens basketball team led all Division II teams in rebounding margin. They out rebounded their opponents by 13.4 rebounds.
  • Astros power past Royals 6-1

    The Houston Astros erupted for 5 runs in the top of the 9th and out scored the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Thursday night.
  • Emporia AAA Legion slips past Ottawa 3-2 in Sam Ellis Classic

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team earned two wins on day 1 of the Sam Ellis Classic Thursday. Post 5 held on for a 3-2 win over Ottawa to close out the day.
  • Emporia State 86th in Final Learfield Directors Cup Standings

    The Final Standings of the Learfield Directors Cup was released Thursday. Emporia State is ranked 86th out of 266 schools. Grand Valley State was ranked number 1. The MIAA is the only Division II conference to have 11 schools in the 100. Lindenwood is the highest ranked MIAA school
  • Wichita State receives first AAC basketball matchups

    (WSU) The American Athletic Conference released 2017-18 home and road men's basketball opponents for all 12 member schools Thursday afternoon. Which for the first time includes Wichita State.
  • Emporia AAA legion baseball team out scores Andover in Sam Ellis Classic opener

    The Emporia AAA American Legion baseball team opened play in the Sam Ellis Classic with a 12-1 over Andover Thursday afternoon.

  • Royals out score Astros 7-5

    The Kansas City Royals held on for a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.
    (Photo courtesy Kansas City Royals)
  • Emporia A Legion sweeps Buhler

     The Emporia Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from Buhler Wednesday night. The Post 5 Juniors won the first game 17-5 and won the second game 4-1.
  • Another recruit selects Emporia State Lady Hornet basketball

    The Emporia State womens basketball team is adding a player to this years recruiting class. Tyra Jones a 6-0 guard a transfer from Labette Community College has signed with the Lady Hornets. Her Coach at Labette announced on twitter the signing Wednsday. She a 1st team Division

  • Bob Stoops retires at Oklahoma

    Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, a stunning offseason move by the 56-year-old future Hall of Famer who led the Sooners to 10 conference championships and a national title in 18 seasons.
  • Royals walk off with 9-7 win over Astros

    Mike Moustakas hit a 2 run homerun in the bottom of the 9th with 2 out as the Kansas City Royals walked off with a 9-7 win over Houston Tuesday night.
  • Emporia AAA Legion splits doubleheader with Chanute

    The Emporia Senior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheade with Chanute Tuesday night. Chanute won the first game 5-4. Post 5 won the second game 9-6.
  • Kansas City Chiefs sign two more players

    The Kansas City Chiefs announced the siging of 2 more players Tuesday. Second round draft pick defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon and Tevin Jones an undrafted receiver from Memphis. That leaves number 1 pick quarterback Patrick Mahomes as the only unsigned draft pick for the Chiefs.
  • Emporia State womens basketball to face Kansas and Kansas State

    The Emporia State womens basketball team will be playing both Kansas and Kansas State in exhibition games this coming season. The Lady Hornets play at KU on October 29th and at Kansas State on November 3rd. Kansas State released their womens basketball non-conference schedule

  • Two new Head Coaches At Hartford High School

    Hartford High School will have two new head coaches this fall. Colton Barrett will take over as the Head Football Coach and Dana Kistner will be the Head Volleyball Coach. Both hirings were approved by the Southern Lyon County Board of Education at their meeting held Tuesday morning.

  • Former Hornet Tyler Paul inducted into MIAA Hall of Fame

    The MIAA held their end of year awards banquet and Hall of Fame inductions Monday night. Former Emporia State Running back Tyler Paul was inducted into the MIAA Hall of Fame.
  • Emporia Legion baseball to host Chanute in home opener

    The Emporia American Legion baseball team plays their home opener Tuesday night. The Post 5 Seniors will be playing Chanute. Its the beginning of a busy week for the Legionaires. The Junior Legion host Buhler Wednesday. The Senior Legion hosts the 10 team Sam Ellis Classic beginning
  • Royals lose to Red Hot Astros 7-3

    The Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 in a row with a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals Monday night.
  • Chiefs sign 3rd draft pick, begin 3rd week OTAs

    The Kansas City Chiefs have signed their third round draft pick Monday, running back Kareem Hunt, to a contract.  
    The Chiefs will begin their final week of OTAs Tuesday. They will hold practices the next 4 days.
  • Jimmie Johnson wins at Dover, Bowyer 31st

    (ESPN/AP/NASCAR) Jimmie Johnson took the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover, Delaware on Sunday, passing Kyle Larson on a overtime restart to record his third win of the season, his 11th career win at Dover and his 83rd career premier series win, tying him with NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale
  • Cleveland shuts out Royals 8-0

    The Cleveland Indians shutout the Kansas City Royals 8-0 Sunday.
  • Emporia American Legion Baseball team 2nd at Jim Allen Memorial

    The Emporia American Legion baseball team finished in 2nd place in the Jim Allen Memorial Wood Bat Tournament in Ottawa. They won 4 of the 5 games they played.  
  • Emporia Energy U-16s open season 1-4

    The Emporia Energy 16 year old team opened their season with a 1-4 record in a tournament. The 16s were defeated by Kansas City Elite 12-0, The Rawlings Tigers 7-2, Souix Falls Steel 8-1. They defeated the Kansas City Freedom 9-2 and closed out the weekend with a 10-2 loss to the Kansas Blue

  • Area players honored at KVA All-Star match

    All 3 area High School volleyball players who played in the Kansas Vollyeball Associations All-Star Match Saturday were recognized for their play. Emporia Highs Kelsey Gordon was awarded the Flo Hyman
  • First time rider in Dirty Kanza wins DK200

    A first time rider in the Dirty Kanza was a winner in the DK200 Saturday. Mat Stephens of Dallas, Texas finished with a time of 10 hours 49 minutes and 8 seconds.
  • Royals out score Cleveland 12-5

    The Kansas City Royals used two big innings to defeat the Cleveland Indians 12-5 Saturday.
  • Emporia American Legion picks up 2 more wins at Ottawa

    The Emporia American legion baseball team picked up two wins Saturday at the Ottawa wood bat tournament. They defeated Chanute 16-1 and Mound City 3-1.
  • Vargas pitches Royals past Cleveland 4-0

    Behind the complete game 7 hit shutout tossed by Jason Vargas the Kansas City Royals shutout the Cleveland Indians 4-0 Friday night.
  • Emporia Legion baseball team opens season with win

    The Emporia American Legion baseball team opened up their season with a 7-2 win over the Kansas Senators in the Ottawa Wood Bat tournament Friday.

  • 2 Lady Spartans and area player to play in KVA All-Star Match

  • Chiefs release Maclin

    The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin in a stunning move midway through their voluntary workouts Friday.
  • NASCAR at Dover for AAA 400 Drive for Autism

    NASCAR is at Dover International Speedway for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism Sunday. Kyle Busch put his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota on the pole edging Martin Truex Jr. for the top starting spot. 
    Clint Bowyer will
  • Emporia American Legion baseball team to open season

    The Emporia American Legion baseball team opens its season Friday. Post 5 will be playing in the Ottawa wood bat tournament.
  • Kansas and Kansas State release mens basketball non-conference schedules

    Both Kansas and Kansas State released their non-conference mens basketball schedules Thursday.
  • Emporia State football team receives preseason attention

    The 2017 Emporia State football team is receiving some preseason attention. They are ranked 4th in the Street and Smith preseason poll. Emporia State was 11-2 last season with the only loses to Northwest Missouri State the 2 time National Champions. Quarterback Braxton Marstall is Street and
  • Former Hornet Cerone remains on Hall of Fame ballot

    Former Emporia State standout Bruce Cerone remains on the ballott for the College Football Hall of Fame. Cerone, who played at Emporia State for two seasons 1968-69, still holds the Emporia State record from most receiving yards in a single season and is third for career receiving yards and
  • Two Emporia High girls soccer players named all league

    Two members of the Emporia High girls soccer team have been named to the All Centennial league team. Kadin Stinson is a 2nd selection and Tamia Victor is a honorable mention.

  • Emporia State mens basketball adds 4 recruits

    The Emporia State mens basketball team has announced the addition of 4 players for next season via twitter. Three are Division I transfers and 1 high school player.
  • Emporia State 7th in MIAA commissioners cup standings

    The the inaugural MIAA Commissioner's Cup final standings were released Wednesday. The rankings are based on the final conference standings in each sport the MIAA holds a championship.  Central Missouri is ranked number 1 followed by Pittsburg State and Central Oklahoma. Emporia State is

  • Tigers out score Royals 6-5

    The Kansas City Royals scored 3 runs in the 1st inning but it was not enough as the Detroit Tigers out scored the Royals 6-5 Wednesday night. The big inning for the Tigers was a 4 run 3rd inning. Eric Hosmer
  • Big 12 sets early season 2017 football television schedule

    The Big 12 Conference released the early television broadcast assignments for the 2017 college football season Wednesday.

  • Kansas State mens basketball sets up series with Tulsa

    (kstatesports) Kansas State will resume the Wichita Wildcat Classic basketball series at INTRUST Bank Arena when the Wildcats host American Conference foe Tulsa on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The three-game agreement calls for a return game to the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa on December

  • Royals shutout Tigers 1-0

    (kcroyals.com) Eric Hosmer drove in the game's lone run with a two-out single in the sixth inning, and rookie left-hander Eric Skoglund was impressive in his Major League debut with 6 1/3 scoreless innings in the Kansas City Royals' 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers Tuesday
  • Another All-American honor for Emporia States Ryan McBroom

    Another post season honor for Emporia State baseball player Ryan McBroom. The Hornet 2nd baseman has been named 3rd team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
    McBroom was previously named a 2nd team All-American as selected by the Division 2 Conference
  • 9 Area High School baseball players earn All State honors

    9 area High School baseball players have been named to the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches All-State teams.
  • Detroit defeats Royals 10-7, Duffy out 6-8 weeks

    The Kansas City Royals bullpen could not hang onto a lead twice and were out scored by the Detroit Tigers 10-7 Monday night.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs begin week two of OTAs

    The Kansas City Chiefs will hold their next 3 days of OTAs beginning Tuesday.
  • Wichita State Missouri Valley Conference All Sports Champion for final time

    (WSU) Wichita State is the 2016-17 Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Champion, claiming the crown for the fifth-consecutive year and league-best 23rd time. WSU earned seven team titles -- of the 15 MVC sports it sponsors, marking only the sixth time since 1992-93 merger of MVC men's
  • Cleveland routs Royals 10-1

    No rally Sunday for the Kansas City Royals as the Cleveland Indians routed the Royals 10-1. Jorge Bonifacio belted his seventh home run for the Royals' lone run and 1 of 4 hits off of Josh Tomlin. The Royals host the Detroit Tigers tonight. Jason Hammel makes the start for the Royals with

  • Sato and Dillon win auto races Sunday

    Japan's Takuma Sato won the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Driving for Andretti Autosport, Sato, 40, held off three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves of Brazil, with Ed Jones coming in third.
    Austin Dillon won the first Monster Energy
  • Four Emporia High baseball players named All Centennial League

    Four members of the Emporia High baseball team have been named to the All Centennial League team. Kostin Mercer, Cole Moore, Sawyer Slayden and Hayden Baumwart received honorable mentions.
    The Emporia American Legion Senior and Junior baseball teams will
  • Record setting State Track meet for Olpes Kyler True, Emporia High earns 12 medals

    It was a record setting State High School track and field meet for Olpes Kyler True. The senior picked up 4 gold medals, setting two new state meet records. Emporia High athletes earned 12 medals.
  • Royals rally for 5-2 win over Cleveland

    (kcroyals) Alcides Escobar hit a two-run double to key a three-run sixth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians Saturday.
  • Emporia State 4 x 400 relay earns All-American honors, again

    The Emporia State mens 4 by 400 relay team earned All-American honors for the 2nd year in a row. The foursome of Taysean Goodwin Wyatt Sander, Luke Stenzel and Parker Evans finished in 7th place at the NCAA
  • Emporia High athletes earn 6 medals on day 1 of State track meet

    On the first day of the State High School Track and Field meet Emporia High athletes picked up 6 medals and 3 events qualified for Saturday finals. Mikayla Simons finished in 2nd place in the discus. Daniel Huber placed 2nd pole vaulting. Abby Stewart finished 3rd in the 3200 meter run.
  • Royals rally for win over Cleveland 6-4

    (kcroyals) Rookie Jorge Bonifacio lined a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals roared back for a 6-4 win on Friday night over the Cleveland Indians. 

  • Chase County Lady Bulldogs win 2-1A State softball championship

    The Chase County softball team is the 2-1A state champion, after defeating Ellinwood 10-0 Friday afternoon. 
  • 4 Area Champions crowned during morning session at State Track and Field meet

    3 Individuals won 4 championships during the morning session of day 1 of the Kansas State High School Track and Field Championship Friday.

  • Record night at Emporia State auction

    (ESU) It was a record setting night for the Emproia State Athletics Auction Thursday night. Over $75 thousand dollars was raised.
  • 2017 State High School Track and Field meet begins Friday

    The State High School Track and Field meet begins Friday. Emporia High will be sending 25 athletes to compete in 25 events. Emporia High has 6 athletes seeded in the top 3.
  • Day 1 of State High School Baseball and Softball tournaments complete

    The Chase County baseball and softball teams advanced to the semi-finals of state tournament play with first round wins Thursday.
    The baseball team out scored Moscow 11-5. The Bulldogs will play Ellis in the semi-finals.
    The Chase County softball team shutout
  • Emporia State athletes get ready for day 2 of NCAA track and field championship

    Emporia State athletes will be competing in 2 events Friday at the NCAA DII outdoor track and field championship.
  • Flint Hills Catbackers host Lunch and auction

    The Flint Hills Catbackers held a lunch and auction Thursday.

  • 2017 State High School baseball and softball tournaments to begin Thursday

    The State High School Baseball and Softball tournaments begin Thursday. The Chase County baseball and softball teams will be playing in the 2-1A state tournaments. Emporia will be hosting the 4A Division II tournaments.
  • Emporia State track and field at DII Outdoor Track and Field Championship

    Emporia State athletes will be competing in 3 events on day one of the NCAA DII outdoor track and field championship.
  • Royals shutout by Yankees 3-0. Postponed Thursday

    The Kansas City Royals were shutout 3-0 by the New York Yankees last night. The Royals managed only 4 hits on the night. The Royals and Yankees scheduled for Thursday afternoon has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for September 25th.

  • More post season honors for Emporia State baseball players

    More post season honors for 3 Emporia State baseball players. 2nd baseman Ryan McBroom is a honorable mention All-American as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. McBroom and shortstop Levi Ashmore have been named 1st all Central Region by the American

  • Two Emporia High softball players named all Centennial League

    Two Emporia High softball players have been named to the All Centennial League team. Hana Risley and Paige Thomas are honorable mentions.

  • Emporia Highs Gentry Scheve receives Centennial League honor

    Emporia High freshman golfer Gentry Scheve has been named the Centennial Leagues newcomer of the year. Gentry just finished in 3rd place at State, he finished 4th at regionals and 7th at the Centennial League Tournament.

  • Royals power past Yankees 6-2

    The Kansas City Royals hit 4 homeruns Tuesday night to power past the New York Yankees 6-2.
  • Chase Countys Bailee Swift to pull double duty at State

    The State High School baseball and softball tournaments begin Thursday. The State High School track and field meet begins Friday. For Chase Countys Bailee Swift that means she will have a very busy end to her week. Swift is a member of the softball team and will be competing at the state
  • Emporia States Kathryn Flott and Jarrett Stastny Ken B. Jones nominees

    Two Emporia State Student Athletes have been nominated for the MIAAs Ken B. Jones, Student Athlete of the year, award. Kathryn Flott is a nominee for the womens award and Jarrett Stastny is a nominee for the mens award. There are 13 nominees for the womens award and 11 nominees for the mens
  • NFL owners approve rules changes

    NFL owners have approved a number of rules changes at their spring meetings Tuesday. One of the changes cuts the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season. A move that some think will result in more tie games. Another change gives players plenty of leeway to

  • Yankees power past Royals 4-2

    (espn/ap/kcroyals) Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner and Chris Carter homered, and the New York Yankees beat Jason Vargas again in defeating Kansas City 4-2 Monday night.
  • Kansas City Chiefs begin 2017 OTAs

    (chiefs.com) The Kansas City Chiefs begin phase 3 of their offseason program Tuesday. Over the next three weeks, the Kansas City Chiefs will hold 10 OTA practices (offseason team activity). While there’s no contact allowed during these workouts, the offense can go up against the defense
  • Emporia Highs Gentry Scheve 3rd at State Golf tournament, Olpe and Chase County 2nd

    Emporia High Freshman Gentry Scheve finished in 3rd place at the 5A State golf tournament Monday. Olpe and Chase County finished 2nd at the 1A and Sand Greens State tournaments. 
  • Lindenwood wins Central Regional Baseball Championship

    Lindenwood will be making their first ever NCAA Division II baseball World Series appearence after winning the Central Regional Tournament. The Lions defeated Central Oklahoma 8-4 in the Championship game Monday. Lindenwood scored 4 runs in the first inning and led 8-0 before Central
  • Royals split doubleheader with Twins

    The Kansas City Royals split a doubleheader with the Minnesota Twins Sunday. The Royals won the first game 6-4 and the Twins won the 2nd game 8-4.
  • NCAA Central Regional Baseball tournament down to Championship game

    It will be Lindenwood vs Central Oklahoma in the NCAA Central Regional Baseball tournament Championship game Monday. In Sundays games Lindenwood out scored St. Cloud 10-8 to remain unbeaten in the tournament. Central Oklahoma defeated Minnesota State 3-2 and eliminated St. Cloud State 14-8.
  • State High School Boys Golf Championships to be played Monday

    The State boys golf tournaments will be played Monday. Emporia High along with 4 area schools and players from 2 other schools will be playing.
  • Emporia State baseball season end with 6-5 loss to Central Oklahoma

    In a season that featured 22 come from behind wins and 6 walk off victories the Emporia State baseball season came to and end when Central Oklahoma scored a run in the bottom of the 9th to defeat the Hornets 6-5.

  • Emporia Highs Haylee Weiss repeats as State Diving Champ

    Emporia High sophomore Haylee Weiss has repeated as the 5-1A state diving champion. She won the title with a score of 428. Whitney Sparks finished in 5th place and Karalyn Karjala finished 15th. Also for Emporia High at the State 5-1A swim meet Jaden Silva finished

  • Emporia State baseball falls to Lindenwood 12-11 in 13 innings

    Lindenwood out scored Emporia State 12-11 in 13 innings to win a back and fourth game in the 2nd round of the NCAA Central Regional tournament Saturday.

  • ESU Baseball game postponed Friday

    The Emporia State vs Lindenwood baseball game in the Central Regional tournament scheduled for Friday night was postponed. The game will be played at 10am Saturday morning.
  • Twins walk off with 4-3 win over Royals

    The Minnesota Twins scored 2 runs in the 9th and took advantage of 3 straight walks to lead off the bottom of the 10th and used a sacrifice fly to walked off with a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals Friday night.
  • Emporia High swimmer Jaden Silva in 200 Free Finals at State

    After a weather delay at the 5-1A State swim meet Emporia Highs Jaden Silva finished in 7th place in the 200 free prelims qualifying for todays Championship finals. She finished 18th in the 500 free.
  • Chase County baseball team earns trip to State

    The Chase County baseball team earned a trip to the 2-1A state tournament with a 6-3 win over Heritage Christian in the regional championship game that wrapped up Friday at Emporias Sodens Grove. The 2-1A State tournament will be played in Great Bend beginning Thursday.

  • Weather delays NCAA Central Regional Baseball tournament

    Rain halted play for over 2 hours Friday at the NCAA Division II Central Regional Baseball tournament being played at the Trusler Sports Complex in Emporia. In the days first game St. Cloud defeated Missouri Western 12-0. After the delay Arkansas Monticello is playing Southern

  • Emporia State baseball holds on for 10-8 win over Arkansas Monticello in Central Regional Tournament

    The Emporia State baseball team held on for a 10-8 win over Arkansas Monticello in the first round of the NCAA Division II Central Regional Tournament Thursday.

  • Royals power past Yankees 5-1

    Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the 5th inning and Danny Duffy tossed seven shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals avoided a three-game sweep by the New York Yankees with a 5-1 win on Thursday night. The Royals begin a 3 game series in Minnesota Friday with first pitch at