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Emporia State University Hornets Athletics

Hornet Athletics

With 15 exciting NCAA Division II teams – there’s always Hornet athletics to watch! Emporia State University is an NCAA Division II school that is a part of the Mid- America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA). With multiple national tournament appearances in a wide array of sports, ESU is powerful and knows how to compete.

Athletic Event Tickets

To purchase tickets call 620-341-6378 or visit the link below. Go Hornets!

Hornet Athletics Website

Visit our official website to learn more about our teams, upcoming games + the latest news in Hornet Nation athletics.

Emporia State University NCAA Division II teams

Live at the Hive logo with ESU mascot Corky carrying a football


New in 2022, is ESU’s Live at the Hive Presented by Busch Light Game Day Experience! Live at the Hive presented by Busch Light will have it all including an all-new VIP experience, student tailgate, family tailgate, live music, food trucks, ESU cheer team, Corky and more!

ESU Disc Golf Club members playing

Disc Golf

Emporia State University, with support from the City of Emporia and Dynamic Discs, launched a new competitive disc golf program within ESU Intercollegiate Athletics.

Disc Golf

Marching Band, Dance + Cheer

Marching Hornets Performing

Stingers Dance + Marching Hornets

Audition for the Stingers Dance Team and Marching Hornets.

Stingers Dance + Marching Hornets
Emporia State cheerleaders smiling

ESU Cheer

Try out for the ESU Cheer team.

ESU Cheer