The Emporia State Hornets defeated the Fort Hays State Tigers 42-14 at the 2022 homecoming football game Saturday at Welch Stadium. Hornet fans filled the stadium in a sea of black and gold, cheering as the Hornets advanced to a 7-2 record for the season.
Emporia State women’s soccer team had their first shutout of the season taking a 6-0 victory over Missouri Western Griffons on Oct. 2.
Chloe Flynn, senior defender and self-proclaimed funny girl, made the choice to be away from her home in Dublin, Ireland for the past four years to attend school is Kansas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…