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Stockman will likely pitch for USA softball

Stockman will likely pitch for USA softball

Adam Blake, Sports Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Thanks to donations from friends, family, coaches and her teammates, Eryn Stockman, junior pitcher, is well on her way to the sports experience of a lifetime. Stockman was invited to participate in the USA Athletes International Softball Team this summer. The team, comprised of other top college athl... Read more »

ESU softball dominates nationally ranked Bearcats

Ace Finch, sports editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Emporia State softball swept a 25-ranked Northwest Missouri in a double header last Friday at the Trusler Complex, with final scores of 1-0 and 3-2. This is the first time ESU has swept a nationally ranked team since defeating formerly ranked #13 Ft. Hays State, with final scores of 7-6 and 8-0 on ... Read more »

Hornets rank at KU Relays

April 28, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Emporia State track team competed in one of the state’s biggest track meets over the weekend. The KU Relays started on April 21 and finished the 23. ESU had two fourth place finishes starting the meet off on Thursday. Monica Howard, junior, finished fourth in the multi-event. She was the highest Divisio... Read more »

Hornets drop game three of series to Lindenwood

April 28, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Emporia State baseball team lost games one and three of a weekend series to Lindenwood, 5-4 and 4-2, last Friday and Sunday. In the bottom of the eighth inning in the first game, Lindenwood scored two runs to tie the game 4-4. A scoreless ninth inning led to one extra inning in which Lindenwood was... Read more »

Hornets best RiverHawks

Hornets best RiverHawks

Derrick Duncan, Sports Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hornets, ranked 19, hosted the Northeastern State RiverHawks and won a 2-1 victory Saturday, April 16. The victory put them back in the running for a second place tie in the MIAA standings. Emporia State claimed the first game 13-8 and won game two 18-8 in seven innings. “Now that we are b... Read more »

Hornet’s track and field claim records

April 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track

The Emporia State track and field team had a successful trip last weekend at KT Woodman Invitational in Wichita, as they recorded 12 top-10 finishers. Carrie Kellie, senior, placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 11.91 meters to provisionally qualify in the event. Morgan Gilliland, junior,... Read more »

Defending MIAA champ buries Lady Hornet in tennis

April 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis

ESU women’s tennis had a tough time defending against MIAA champion Northeastern State Saturday at the Milton Courts, losing the duel, 8-1. The doubles competition was swept by the RiverHawks as they took the three matches by scores of 8-4, 8-3 and 8-3. Patricia Husakova, the 32nd-ranked player in... Read more »

Lady Hornets softball losing streak grows

April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Emporia State softball team struggled to score as they dropped both games of a doubleheader to Northeastern State last Friday at Trusler Sports Complex. Trailing, 1-0, into the bottom of the third in game one, ESU answered to take the lead. Cassidy Berry, sophomore outfielder, grounded out to s... Read more »

Morris is a source of inspiration, talent, skill

Morris is a source of inspiration, talent, skill

Adam Blake, Sports Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

For Emporia State junior Morris Williams II, a deeply competitive spirit and a love of athletics allow him to successfully navigate the responsibility-filled life of a dual-sport college athlete. While Williams’ current role is as a sprinter on the men’s track team, he is simultaneously looking... Read more »

Hornet tennis teams fall in duel

April 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Emporia State tennis team played four doubles, decided by two games, in a pair of losses to Nebraska-Kearney, last Saturday. The men’s number one and number two doubles teams lost 8-6 as the Lopers took a 3-0 lead into singles play. Emporia State accomplished three victories in singles. Gerard Pont... Read more »

ESU baseball loses in three game tournament

April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hornets baseball team, ranked 11, started their three game series with an 11-4 victory at Central Missouri, ranked 26, April 8, tying for first place in the MIAA. Emporia came out strong, scoring five runs in the first inning, then adding an additional run in the second inning. The Mules got on t... Read more »

Tibbs second in ESU history for 400 meter

April 14, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Emporia State women’s track team placed third and the men’s track team placed sixth at the MIAA-NSIC Challenge hosted by Northwest Missouri on April 9. Duke Tibbs, junior, ran his personal best, 47.53, in the 400 meter, ranking him 15th in the nation this year, and second all-time at ESU. ... Read more »

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