The Houston Astros out scored the Kansas City Royals 5-2 to win game 1 of the ALDS Thursday night.The Astros scored 2 runs in the first and led 3-0 before Kendrys Morales hit the first of two homeruns in the bottom of the 2nd inning.
It's week 6 of the High School football season. Emporia High plays at Topeka Seaman. The featured area game of the week has Madison hosting Peabody.
The Emporia State soccer team hosts Northwest Missouri State Friday night.
The Emporia State volleyball team will be on the road for matches at Fort Hays State Friday and Nebraska Kearney Saturday.
Rain washed out last nights Emporia High boys soccer match with Topeka Seaman. The match was halted with just over 7 minutes to play in the first half due to lighting. It was a scoreless tie when play was halted. They will resume play on October 23rd.
For the first time in Big -12 history four of five members of the mens basketball All-Big 12 First Team from the previous season return. Leading the way is the 2014-15 Big 12 Player of the Year and this year’s preseason selection for player of the year, Buddy Hield of Oklahoma.
The Kansas City Royals host the Houston Astros in game 1 of the American League Divisional series Thursday night. The Royals had the best record in the American League this season, Houston was the wildcard winner. Yordano Ventura will be the starting pitcher for the Royals. Collin McHugh makes the start for Houston.