The Emporia High basketball teams have been practicing for a week now as they prepare for their season opener next week.
Boys Coach Beau Welch returns no starters and has 1 senior on the squad, Cody Campbell.
Coach Welch says they will need to play a different style of basketball then they have the last two seasons.
For the girls Carolyn Lee takes over as head coach. She has 3 starters back from last year, Kayna Hastings, Reagan Sanchez and Whitney Wilhite. There are 4 seniors on the squad, Hastings, Jordan Guion, Amber Schaefer and Kennedy Garza.
Coach Lee says they are going to give a fast pace style of play a shot.
The Emporia High basketball teams open their seasons December 6th when the girls host Lawrence and the boys host Maize.