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Hornet football leaves legacy for the future

Hornet football leaves legacy for the future

Bethany Bowman, Sports Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, Sports

As the clock ticked away Saturday against #1 Northwest Missouri State, I took a few minutes in the stands at Maryville, Missouri to think about the 2016 football season Emporia State had. This was a special season and one that will be remembered for years to come. The first game of the year saw the same two ... Read more »

Men’s basketball defeats Central Christian

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Shorts

Emporia State built a 16-point lead and held on for a 73-66 victory over Central Christian College on Tuesday night in White Auditorium. The Hornets scored the first five points of the game and never trailed. A fast break dunk by Terrence Sardin, senior forward, increased their lead to 16-6 with 14... Read more »

Women’s basketball grabs win at Drury

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Shorts

The #2 Hornets led from start to finish in a 74-59 victory at #18 Drury in the championship game of the Drury Thanksgiving Classic in Springfield, Missouri last      Saturday. Emporia State started with an early 14-2 lead in the first 4:55 of the game and would the lead 21-4 with 3:27 left in the o... Read more »

ESU football season ends with 44-13 defeat by top-ranked Bearcats

ESU football season ends with 44-13 defeat by top-ranked Bearcats

Adam Blake, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

Maryville-The Hornet football team entered last Saturday’s NCAA Division II Playoff game in Maryville, Missouri looking to avenge their only loss of the season, a 41-14 defeat to Northwest Missouri State back in early September. Rushing for a total of -30 yards and turning the ball over three times, ... Read more »

Hornets bomb Bulldogs for first playoff win in Welch since 1989

Hornets bomb Bulldogs for first playoff win in Welch since 1989

Adam Blake, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

Emporia State redshirt sophomore quarterback Braxton Marstall completed 26 of 39 passes for 481 yards and five touchdowns as the Hornets blasted #13 Minnesota-Duluth 59-26 in the first round of the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs last Saturday at Welch Stadium. “I was seeing a lot of one-on-one coverage... Read more »

Thank you, Fans

Thank you, Fans

Bethany Bowman, Sports Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Columns, Sports

This weekend, our football team hosted their first ever NCAA Division II playoff game. As soon as it was announced, excitement engulfed the community and campus as students, faculty and Hornet fans prepared to cheer their team on against the #4 seeded Bulldogs of Minnesota-Duluth: the same team that ended the Ho... Read more »

Women’s basketball coasts to 82-point win over Kansas Christian

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The #4 Hornets defeated Kansas Christian 122-40 Saturday night at White Auditorium to improve to 4-0 on the season. Emporia State had six players in double digits as all 12 Hornets scored in the game. Krystie Miller, junior guard/forward, got ESU off to a hot start by hitting back-to-back three pointers to g... Read more »

Men’s basketball breaks century mark in win over Kansas Christian

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

All 11 Hornets that participated scored at least five points and grabbed two rebounds as Emporia State rolled to a 103-56 win over Kansas Christian last Saturday night in White Auditorium. Emporia State jumped out to an early 12-2 lead and never trailed in the contest. The Falcons came within three p... Read more »

Hornets earn playoff berth with 30-3 victory over Washburn

Hornets earn playoff berth with 30-3 victory over Washburn

Adam Blake, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

The Emporia State defense held archrival Washburn to just 137 total yards and nine first downs, paving the way to a 30-3 win last Saturday in Topeka. “We came to play today,” said Garin Higgins, Hornet head football coach. “We struggled a bit offensively in the first quarter, but our defense ... Read more »

Volleyball triumphs over Pitt State

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Emporia State defeated Pittsburg State in four sets (25-15, 25-16, 19-25, 25-16) in their final regular season home game last Saturday, securing them the last spot in the MIAA Conference Tournament. Emporia State managed to jump out ahead 6-3 thanks to two kills by senior outside hitter Josie William... Read more »

Men’s basketball drops close one to Southwest

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Emporia State went just one for ten from behind the arc in a 77-74 loss to Southwest Minnesota State at the MIAA-NSIC Challenge in Sioux Falls, South Dakota last Sunday. The Hornets started strong and took a 14-7 lead into the first media timeout. Emporia State held a six-point advantage at the 7:5... Read more »

Hornets open up season with 87-65 home win over Southwestern Oklahoma State

Hornets open up season with 87-65 home win over Southwestern Oklahoma State

Bethany Bowman, Sports Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In a game that saw the Emporia State women’s basketball team lead by as much as 28 points, the Hornets were able to soundly defeat the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs by a score of  87-65. The Hornets shot 29-80 (36 percent) from the field for the game. As a team, ESU pulled down 65 rebounds ... Read more »

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