The Emporia High baseball and softball teams will be hosting tournaments Friday and Saturday. The Lady Spartan Soccer team host Wichita East and the Track and Field teams will be competing at Shawnee Mission North Relays.
Southwest Baptist out scored the Emporia State baseball team 6-5 Thursday night.
3 student athletes were honored by being named the 2016 Emporia State Student-Athletes of the year at the Emporia State Honors banquet and Senior Recognition Wednesday night. Kelly Moten and Kathryn Flott are the Co-Female Student -Athletes of the year. Brent Wilson is the Male Student-Athlete of the year.
It was not a good Wednesday afternoon for the Kansas City Royals, losing to the Washington Nationals 13-2.
The Emporia State baseball team remains 10th in this weeks regional rankings. St. Cloud State is ranked number 1 followed by Minnesota Duluth, Central Missouri, Southwestern Oklahoma State, Augustana, Minnesota State, Arkansas Montecello, Washburn is 8th and Missouri Western 9th. Emporia State begins at 3 game series with Southwest Baptist Thursday with first pitch at 5pm. The game will be broadcast on MIX 104.9FM and on-line at kvoe.com on MIX1049tv.
7 Emporia State tennis players have been named to the All-MIAA team. From the mens team Farhan Sadique is a second team selection at number 6 singles. Sadique and Collin Connor and the doubles team of Patrick Cameron and Matheus Mota are honorable mentions. From the womens team Tawni Griffey at 1 singles, Lori Ahuja and Sarah Durham at 6 singles are honorable mentions. Tawni Griffey also received the Sportsmanship award.