It was a cold night shooting for the Kansas State Wildcats Friday night in their 69-60 loss at Long Beach State. The Wildcats shot 32 percent from the floor is suffering their first loss of the season. Thomas Gipson led K-State in scoring with 13 points. Nino Williams finished with 12 points. The Wildcats will play Purdue in the Maui Invitional on Monday.
Emporia State football Coach Garin Higgins is losing one of his long time assistants. Matt Walter, offensive coordinator and line coach, has been named the Head Football Coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Coach Walter was a player for Coach Higgins at Northwestern and was a part of their national championship team in 1999. He spent the last 6 seasons as an assistant at Emporia State.
18 members of the Emporia State football team have been named to the MIAA All Academic team.
Emporia State baseball coach Bob Fornelli has announced the signing of 5 players for 2016. There are three junior college transfers and two high school players.
The Emporia High basketball teams are two weeks away from beginning their seasons. The Spartans open on December 5th at Lawrence.
Madison High School Head Football Coach Fred McClain has retired after 17 seasons. He made the move official on Wednesday.
The Emporia High boys swim team has begun preparing for their up-coming season.
7 Members of the Emporia State volleyball team have been named to the All MIAA team. Senior Carly Spicer has been named to the first team. Senior Courtney Haring is a second team selection. receiving honorable mentions are Katie Deutschmann, Josie Williams, Shayla Cotman, Kimberly Bell and Sydney Hartman.