The Kansas City Royals held on for a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday night. Kendrys Morales hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning. In the 3rd inning Ben Zobrist scored on an Eric Hosmer ground out and Lorenzo Cain scored on a Mike Moustakas single.
The Emporia High cross country teams are off and running as they prepare for the up coming season.
The Kansas City Royals rallied for an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles Monday night. Baltimore was leading 3-1 until the Royals scored 7 runs in the bottom of the 6th.
Kansas Head Football Coach David Beaty announced Monday afternoon that junior Montell Cozart has been named the Jayhawks' starting quarterback.
The Emporia State football team is beginning its third week of training camp. This season the Emporia State receivers are benefiting from 8 years of NFL experience. Patrick Crayton who played for both the Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers is taking advantage of an NFL Players Association sponsored internship.
The Emporia High Girls Golf team is 8 days away from getting their season underway. The Lady Spartans have 6 golfers out for this years team.
Clint Bowyer had his second top 5 finish of the year Saturday in the Irwin Tools night race at Bristol. Joey Logano took the checkered flag finishing in front of Kevin Harvick. Denny Hamlin finished 3rd Jimmie Johnson was 4th.
The Buffalo Bills announced Saturday afternoon that they have signed former Emporia State receiver Austin Willis. The 5-9, 175-pound Emporia State product signed as an undrafted free agent with the Oakland Raiders after the 2015 NFL Draft before being released on August 18th. Willis totaled 127 receptions for 2,002 yards and 18 touchdowns in his four seasons at Emporia State. Willis did appear in the Raiders first preseason game.
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