Jessica Wayne, junior guard, pushes a loose ball from Newman University toward Emily Miller, freshman forward, who scored for the Hornets. Scoring 82-64, the Hornets' record is 6-1, according to esuhornets.com.
Duncan Fort, sophomore forward, warms up before the game against Rogers State Saturday at White Auditorium. The final score ended at 82-70, giving the Hornets a three game winning streak.
Paige Bjerkaas, junior elementary education major, was ranked fifth in the country by the Professional Disc Golf Association after winning the PDGA championship in September in Jeffersonville, Vermont.
The Emporia State football team ended their season with a 35-28 win Nov. 10 against the University of Central Oklahoma. This win makes the Hornet’s eligible for the Corsicana Bowl.
With five national team championships, several runner ups and numerous all Americans throughout the programs history, Emporia State’s cross country team is no stranger to competition.
The Emporia State volleyball team ended their season with a 0-3 loss Tuesday against Washburn University during the MIAA tournament. The Hornets ended their season with a overall losing record of 14-18.
Justin Brown, senior wide receiver, began his football career as a freshman in 2014, according to Emporia State athletics. In his first year of football, he touched the ball 23 times and averaged 15.5 yards per touch.
The Emporia State women’s basketball team will begin their season with an exhibition game against Bethel College at 5:30 p.m. Monday at White Auditorium. This will be the first time the Hornets have played against Bethel college, according to ESU Athletics.
Football means more than playing games and earning stats to Landon Nault, senior running back. Nault has used the values of football, and applied them to his personal life as well, he said.
Emporia State men’s basketball is starting off their season with an exhibition game against the Kansas University Jayhawks at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.
Emporia State fell to Missouri Western during the Homecoming game Saturday, after the Griffins scored 22 points in the fourth quarter. The Hornets were in the lead the first three quarters and the game was their first loss with a fourth quarter lead since Sept. 30, 2017. The final score was 42-28.
The Emporia State Marching Hornets color guard is starting their season strong, according to co-captains Sarah Braddy, junior art major, and Abigail Brown, junior music education major.
In the first home win of the season, Emporia State football scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to end the game against Fort Hays State on Oct. 6. The final score was 28-24.
Emma Dixon, junior setter, tips the ball towards the Hornets on Tuesday at White Auditorium against Newman University. The Hornets won all three sets against the Jets.
The Emporia State baseball team raised $800 to help Connor Burns, senior pitcher, visit his family in Alberta, Canada. Burns’ mom, Lynne Burns, was recently diagnosed with cancer for the third time.
Emporia State soccer won their sixth game of the season against Fort Hays State University 3-2 last Sunday. This is one of the best starts to a soccer season at ESU, going 6-1-1, according to ESU athletics.
Emporia State volleyball won 3-0 against Fort Hays State University (FHSU) on Saturday. This was their first Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) win of the season.
Volleyball, cross country and football have multiple events coming up this weekend. Volleyball will play Friday and Saturday at Emporia, football will play Saturday at home and men’s and women’s cross country will travel to Joplin, according to esuhornets.com.
Zach Protheroe, community member, plays a game of corn hole last Thursday at the tailgate event. Many events happened before the home opener game, including a party on the patio, hosted by the Teachers College and a hornet walk.
The Emporia State Marching Hornets continue to increase in size each year. At the start of the season, the marching band has grown to 125 members. “It really is phenomenal to see how much we have grown since my freshman year of about 60 or 70 members to how we’ve grown to 125,” said Abraham …
As Emporia State football gears up for their first game later today, so do the fans. From the tailgate, to chants, to completely decking out in all Hornet spirit wear, students are excited for the upcoming season.
Eleven former Emporia State cross country runners were inducted into the inaugural class of the cross country Hall of Fame, on Sunday at Jones Park. The inductees included members of the women’s team that earned multiple All-American honors and members of the men’s team that were national ru…
The Emporia State men and women travelled to Iowa for the Drake Relays track and field meet last weekend, bringing home two championships and five top-five overall finishes.
The Emporia State baseball team swept their last home series against the Riverhawks last weekend at home. In the three game series, ESU only allowed NSU to score four total runs.
Taysean Goodwin, junior physics major, chose Emporia State based on a television commercial while watching cartoons, and he feels that his choice in schools has led to success in all areas of his life.
Trey Morris, freshman wide receiver, dives in attempt of a catch near the end zone during the spring foootball game on Saturday at Welch Stadium while Brent Davenport, junior defensive back, tackles. During half time, this year’s seniors were recognized for their time on the team.
Hornet softball went undefeated at home to finish up regular season play last week. The two day series consisted of two double headers, one set against Northwest Missouri State University and the second against Missouri Western State University.
The ESU baseball team brought their brooms, as they swept the University of Central Oklahoma last Sunday and Monday. Sunday’s single game saw 19 hits recorded for Emporia, and the Hornets only had to finish eight innings of play to take the run-rule win.
Ten teams from the MIAA and NSIC conferences gathered in Maryville, Missouri last Thursday to compete. The ESU men finished with a first place finish, and the women placed fourth overall.
The Hornet men took on Fort Hays State University this Thursday, March 29 through Saturday, March 31. They played three games in three days at the Trusler Sports Complex at home here in Emporia, Kansas. The men won two games and lost one, ending the weekend with a 2-1 statistic.
The Lady Hornets played last Friday and Saturday against Washburn University. They played two double headers for a total of four games. The Hornets ended up going 1-3 over the two days of playing.
The Hornet men took on Fort Hays State University last Thursday through Saturday. They played three games in three days at the Trusler Sports Complex. The men won two games and lost one, ending the weekend with a 2-1 record.
The Emporia State track and field team kept their momentum from indoor track rolling and opened their outdoor season with third place team finishes for the men and women on Friday at Welch Stadium.
Emporia State fell in a double header to Lindenwood last Friday, where they played two games on the Lions home field in Saint Charles, Missouri. The women lost the first game 7-1 and then followed with the second game, 17-5.