KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republican Rep. Ron Estes wins 4th District Kansas House seat over Democrat James Thompson .
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Paul Jackson poured in a career-high 27 points, transfer Boubacar Toure had a double-double and Eastern Michigan pulled away from NAIA Rochester College for a season-opening 77-67 win on Tuesday night.
Toure had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Eagles, who were voted the preseason favorite to win the Mid-American Conference West Division. Damari Parris also had 15 points and James Thompson IV added 12.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chandler Burks passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more, making Big South Conference history and leading Kennesaw State to a 38-10 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger for Kansas' 4th Congressional District exchanged barbs and attacked the character of the other in their first debate of the general election.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gunfire in the vicinity of Alabama State University's stadium brought a high school football game to an early close.
The Montgomery Advertiser reports the shots rang out Thursday night as G.W. Carver led Jeff Davis 19-3 early in the fourth quarter, near the walkway on Carver's fans' stadium side.
James Thompson wins Kansas Democratic primary in U.S. House District 4, advances to face GOP Rep. Ron Estes in November
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — James Thompson wins Kansas Democratic primary in U.S. House District 4, advances to face GOP Rep. Ron Estes in November .
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is back on the campaign trail, but this time in the Midwest. The 28-year-old Democratic rising star is stumping for two young, progressive Democrats hoping to win Democratic primaries in Kansas and Michigan.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will bring the national spotlight to her first campaign event outside of New York when she and Sen. Bernie Sanders travel to Kansas to help Democrat James Thompson in a congressional race.
The rally for Thompson on July 20 at the Orpheum Theatre in Wichita is billed as the first joint event for Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez since her stunning primary victory in New York.
PALMER, Alaska (AP) — A 39-year-old Kenai man was seriously injured when his vehicle rolled outside Palmer.
Alaska State Troopers say the rollover crash late Sunday night injured James Thompson.
Thompson attempted to exit the Parks Highway at high speed at Hyer Road, failed to negotiate a sharp curve at the end of the off-ramp and rolled.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 25 points, Paul Jackson added 16, including the game-winning 3-point play with 8.8 seconds left, and second-place Eastern Michigan beat first-place Toledo 71-69 on Friday in the Mid-American Conference Western Division finale for both teams.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 26 points and Eastern Michigan's lone senior, Tim Bond, had a record-setting final home game as Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 82-53 Saturday for the Eagles' fourth straight win.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV and Elijah Minnie each scored 23 points and Paul Jackson had 18 points and 10 assists to help Eastern Michigan beat Toledo 85-79 on Tuesday night.
Minnie was 8-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, and Thompson made 11 of 14 from the field. Tim Bond added 17 points for Eastern Michigan (17-11, 8-7 Mid-American Conference). The Eagles have won three in a row and five of their last six.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV posted his 19th double-double of the season and Elijah Minnie joined him and Eastern Michigan downed Central Michigan 72-67 on Saturday.
Thompson finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds and Minnie posted 13 and 10, respectively. Eastern Michigan (16-11, 7-7 Mid-American) outscored the Chippewas 16-9 in the final 3½ minutes to seal the win.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie tossed in 24 points and James Thompson IV finished with his 18th double-double of the season to help Eastern Michigan hold off Miami (Ohio) 58-57 on Tuesday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Demajeo Wiggins had 17 points and 15 rebounds — his 10th double-double of the season — and Matt Fox scored 12 points, including a critical 3-pointer, and Bowling Green beat Eastern Michigan 70-63 in overtime on Saturday.
Dylan Frye also scored 12 points and Justin Turner added 10, including five after regulation, for Bowling Green (15-10, 6-6 Mid-American Conference).
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Paul Jackson had 17 points and eight assists, Elijah Minnie added 15 points, three blocks and three steals and Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67 on Tuesday night.
Eastern Michigan (14-10, 5-6 Mid-American Conference) won in Kent for the first time since beating the Golden Flashes 79-73 on Feb. 7, 1998.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 16 of his 22 points in a close first half and Eastern Michigan used a big run in the second half to roll to a 58-41 win over Ball State on Saturday.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Johnson had 14 points with Bryce Moore and Reggie Jones adding 11 apiece as Western Michigan dominated the second half for a 71-57 win over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Paul Jackson had 10 of his 15 points in the second half, James Thompson IV finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Eastern Michigan beat Miami of Ohio 58-48 on Saturday.
Elijah Minnie hit a 3-pointer from the right corner with 1:17 left to make it 53-47 and finished an alley-oop off Jackson's assist to extend the lead to eight with 48 seconds to go.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Dartis tied a career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Ohio over Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday.
Dartis hit 7 of 10 3-point attempts with the Bobcats making 10 of 18 from the arc. Mike Laster added 16 points and Teyvion Kirk 12 for the Bobcats (9-9, 2-4 Mid-American), who snapped a three-game losing streak and won their first true road game.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois snapped a two-game skid, beating Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday.
Levi Bradley added 14 points and six rebounds, Justin Thomas had 11 points and Lacey James had nine points and eight rebounds.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Northern California prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting and killing his girlfriend's child.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 14 of his 25 points in the final minutes and James Thompson IV added 17 points with 12 rebounds as Eastern Michigan held off Central Michigan 79-74 for its first Mid-American Conference win on Tuesday night.
Thompson scored six points to start the second half as Eastern Michigan broke a 38-38 halftime tie to go ahead 52-46 following a 14-8 sprint. Gavin Peppers nailed a trey to tie at 56-56 with 8:59 remaining.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Jalen Hayes scored a career-high 37 points with 14-for-21 shooting and hauled in eight rebounds to lead Oakland to an 86-81 win over Eastern Michigan on Friday night.
Kendrick Nunn added 20 points, including four 3-pointers, Martez Walker had 12 points and Nick Daniels got 10 for Oakland, which shot 51 percent to avenge a Dec. 6 loss to Eastern Michigan. Hayes was 9 for 11 from the free-throw line.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 23 points and James Thompson IV scored 19 points and gathered 11 rebounds and Eastern Michigan beat Long Beach State 85-80 on Saturday night.
Kevin McAdoo's layup with 14:05 left gave Eastern Michigan (8-2) a 48-47 lead and the Eagles never trailed again. Eastern Michigan has won three straight and four of its last five.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV had 19 points and a season-high 18 rebounds to help lead Eastern Michigan to an 80-65 win over Division II Central State (Ohio) on Saturday afternoon.
Eastern Michigan (7-2) which garnered its sixth straight home win, jumped out to an early lead and never trailed, taking a 45-27 advantage into the half.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV, Paul Jackson and Elijah Minnie each scored 24 points and Eastern Michigan beat Oakland 95-89 on Wednesday night.
Eastern Michigan (6-2) bounced back from an 84-81 loss at North Florida on Nov. 29 and is 5-0 at home. Oakland (5-4) had its three-game win streak snapped.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa hit a beautiful, high-arcing 3-pointer from the top of the key to send the game into overtime, then scored the go-ahead basket as North Florida held off Eastern Michigan 84-81 in OT Wednesday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Paul Jackson scored 15 points, James Thompson IV had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Eastern Michigan pulled away in the second half for a 65-47 win against South Florida on Sunday.
The Bulls led 29-27 at halftime, went on an 8-2 run to start the second half and were up 37-29 with 16:04 left on Nikola Scekic's jumper. But South Florida didn't score for the next eight minutes, and the Eagles went on a 12-0 run, capped by 3 of 4 free throws by Thompson, and led the rest of the way.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie and James Thompson IV combined to score 39 points and Eastern Michigan completed a sweep of its four-game home stand to start the season, turning away winless Howard 76-66 on Saturday.
Minnie hit 5 of 11 from the field and 9 of 10 from the free throw line to put up 21 points. Thompson finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds to notch his fourth double-double of the season. Paul Jackson finished with 16 points and dished out six assists.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV had 23 points and 11 rebounds and Paul Jackson scored 21 points with seven assists and four steals to lead Eastern Michigan to a 76-59 win over Arkansas State on Thursday night.
Tim Bond added 15 point and three steals for Eastern Michigan (3-0). Thompson, a junior, has 42 double-doubles and 1,009 points in 68 career games.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Junior James Thompson IV had his 41st career double with 14 points and 13 rebounds, and passed the legendary George "Ice Man" Gervin in double-doubles as Eastern Michigan beat NAIA Division II Michigan-Dearborn 97-73 on Sunday.
Elijah Minnie led Eastern Michigan (2-0) in scoring with 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting, and Paul Jackson and Tim Bond each scored 15 points for the Eagles.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 22 points, James Thompson IV had 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Eastern Michigan beat NAIA Spring Arbor 92-60 on Friday in the first Division I college basketball game of the season.
Zach Medendorp scored the nation's first points as Spring Arbor took an early 6-2 lead.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats have decided to remove one of their top state party officials after a contentious debate.
The Wichita Eagle reports the party's state committee voted 121-54 Saturday to recall Party Secretary Casey Yingling.
The conflict centered on a vote Yingling took as part of the party's executive committee to give Democratic congressional candidate James Thompson's campaign $20,000.