Alcides Escobar hit a home run on the first pitch of the game, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers on Saturday afternoon.
Emporia State 3rd baseman Dean Long hit a walk-off three-run home run to help the Hornets beat Missouri Southern on Saturday afternoon.
The Royals gave up the winning run in the bottom of the 9th inning on a throwing error.
Topeka West swimmer Laura Dicus claimed a pair of first place medals during Friday’s city swimming meet.
Emporia State dropped Friday’s semifinal matchup against Missouri Southern.
The Washburn Ichabods had a dramatic walk-off victory in the 10th inning to beat Central Missouri.
Joey Logano, who won October’s Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, has the pole position for Saturday.
On Friday afternoon the Kansas City Royals placed 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement/family emergency list, and pitcher Jason Var…
Jake Bazan from Junction City High School is our Kaw Valley Bank Scholar Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Gage Dental Group.
Rain halted action at the MIAA baseball tournament in Kansas City for the Emporia State Hornets.
The Kansas City Royals endured a two-hour rain delay to beat the Cleveland Indians on Thursday afternoon.
Washburn baseball jumped ahead early but allowed 7-unanswered runs to the MIAA’s top seed.
Cleveland jumped ahead 5-0 and added four more runs in the 7th inning to beat the Royals on Wednesday night.
Kansas City Royals All-Star closer Greg Holland returns to the team after a stint on the disabled list.
Eric Hosmer finished 2-for-4 with 4 RBIs as the Royals beat the Indians on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Shawnee Heights grad and Emporia State standout Austin Willis received NFL tryout with Oakland Raiders.
Hayden junior Tommy Hunter won his third-straight Centennial League singles championship.
There are only four teams remaining in the MIAA tournament. Emporia State and Washburn and ready for the next round beginning on Thursday.
Topeka High’s Russell Denney and Jordaan Ramirez-Jennings signed to play basketball in college.
It was a busy weekend for D-II softball at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.
Sporting Kansas City’s lone goal came on a header in the 75th minute, but it was enough to beat Chicago on Sunday night.
The Kansas City Royals couldn’t battle back from the six-run deficit in their series finale against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon.
Topeka-native Gary Woodland lost 4 & 2 to Rory McIlroy on Sunday afternoon in the Match Play Championship.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the sixth race of his career at Talladega SuperSpeedway on Sunday afternoon.
The Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.