Tuesday night’s soccer matchup against Wichita Warriors Homeschool looked all too familiar for Lady Jay coach Mitchell Dehoff. It looked a lot like the team’s past couple games.
The Junction City girls swimming team finished in first place at the Hays invitational meet Monday. Many swimmers had great performances en route to the first-place finish.
Junction City tennis coach Matthew Micheel has been focused on getting his team to play with intensity this season. He feels playing with that sort of confidence helps with the overall play.
Out of the 80 minutes his team played Friday night, head soccer coach Mitchell Dehoff thinks the Lady Jays played 75 great ones. But, it was the five minutes in which they didn’t that ended up costing them.
After giving up seven goals on Monday night, Lady Jay head soccer coach Mitchell Dehoff’s main focus in practice this week was on the defense. The result of Friday’s matchup with Emporia High School looks to have been a reflection of that.
Junction City track and field coach Randall Zimmerman saw signs that indicated Sherrie Jones may soon have a breakout performance. He said he knew she was capable.
The Junction City Blue Jay tennis team participated in a quadrangular Tuesday afternoon against Manhattan, Marysville and Highland Park High School. Aaron Reutzel finished in second place by leading his team in the top singles flight. Reutzel dropped his first match to Marysville, but came b…
Although the Junction City track team was coming off a quick turnaround, having a meet just a couple days ago, coach Randall Zimmerman was pleased with his team’s efforts on Monday.
On a day that saw cold, snowy and high water conditions, more than 45 teams gathered at Milford Lake March 30 to compete in the Cabela’s King Kat National Qualifier Tournament.
Down a run, Junction City had the bases loaded with no outs in the seventh inning. The Blue Jays already had scored two in the inning and were looking to turn the game for good.
Head coach Aaron Craig has learned a lot during his four years being a coach at Junction City. Whether it’s coaching football or softball, or any sport for that matter, one thing that remains constant is how big a deal it is facing off with Manhattan High School.
Pitcher Rachel Duer took the mound Thursday afternoon against Marysville High School in game one of a Chapman softball doubleheader. Duer is doing something new this season, thanks to the green light from head coach Eileen Webster.
Never Surrender MMA held a Full Battle Rattle event Saturday night at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City. Many fans from Junction City and Fort Riley came out to show support on a night that presented 14 fights featuring Brazilian jiu-jitsu, mixed martial arts and kickboxing styles.
After an overtime game Thursday night against Wichita West High School, the Junction City Lady Jay soccer team found themselves in a familiar situation Monday night against Wichita Southeast High School. With both teams failing to punch one into the net during regulation, JC entered an overt…
Although the Junction City Lady Jays soccer team fell to Wichita Classical 4-1 Tuesday night, JC head coach Mitchell DeHoff saw an encouraging second half from his team. And that stellar second-half performance translated into a Thursday night win over Wichita West High School.
The Chapman Lady Fighting Irish softball team’s 2018 record may be a little deceiving. The team recorded only four wins while suffering 17 losses, but the record fails to represent many close games the Lady Irish were on the wrong side of.
Junction City took a lot of rain Tuesday afternoon, but it stopped right in time for the girls soccer team’s Blue-White scrimmage at Al Simpler Stadium.
Entering his second season as the skipper for the Junction City Blue Jays baseball team, Patrick Stivers is ready to build off last season’s success.
Mother Nature has not yet given the Junction City High softball team an opportunity to practice on a real field, but that hasn’t stopped players from working to better themselves every day in preparation for the upcoming softball season.
Ava Locke’s passion for basketball has led to a lot of miles being put on the family car, but her mother, Anessa Locke, says it has all been worth it.
Chapman’s Fighting Irish had their backs against the wall with a final opportunity to save their season. After trailing almost the entire game, Chapman had one final opportunity to salvage a victory against Nickerson Friday night. This was it; either score and earn a trip to the boys state b…
The Junction City Blue Jays entered their sub-state playoff game Wednesday without their go-to guy, A.J. Dickerson. After sustaining a knee injury against Topeka West, and re-aggravating the injury against Seaman, Dickerson was unable to suit up for Wednesday night’s showdown, and he was mis…
The Junction City bowling teams traveled to West Ridge Lanes in Topeka to compete in the Regional Tournament Friday. And after some stellar performances, the Blue Jays were crowned regional champions.
The Junction City Lady Jays competed in a play-in game Monday night against the Wichita West Lady Pioneers. The winner would be traveling to take on undefeated Liberal High School. The winless Lady Jays fought hard, but fell in this one by a score of 63-36, which ended their season.
After a pair of losses Thursday on Junction City’s Senior Night, the boys and girls basketball teams were right back at it on Friday night in Emporia for the regular season finales for both teams.
It was Senior Night at Shenk Gymansium on Thursday night as both the boys and girls basketball teams hosted what was likely their last basketball game of the season.
The Junction City bowling team hosted a triangular Monday afternoon during the team’s senior day. The varsity boys, girls and junior varsity boys all finished in first place.
Junction City wrestlers traveled to Garden City for the Class 6A West Regional Championships last weekend, and six Blue Jays will be moving on to state.
The Junction City Blue Jays were down for basically the whole game, but fought back and knotted the game at 84 Monday night against the Topeka West Chargers.
Thursday featured the final home basketball game of the season for St. Xavier Catholic School. The Rams took care of business against Heritage Christian, and ended the season on a high note, cruising to a 50-20 win.
The Junction City bowling teams participated in a league tournament Wednesday in Topeka. The boys and girls teams both finished in third place.
Ten days ago Junction City and Topeka High School met at Shenk Gymnasium, and Topeka edged the Blue Jays 74-59. Monday night featured a much different type of game between the two, but a late Trojans run helped them keep their first-place Centennial League aspirations alive.
Denzel Acheampong and Katelyn Craft stood at half-court at Shenk Gymnasium Friday night prior to the boys basketball game with no idea what was in store for them. With a swarm of their fellow classmates looking on in anticipation, wondering who was going to be crowned the Winter Homecoming k…
It was Winter Homecoming night at Junction City High School Friday, and the community and student body came out in full force to show support as Highland Park came to town to play both basketball teams. Highland Park played spoiler by sweeping both games.
On Manhattan High School’s Senior Night, Junction City finally broke through, and got its first win over MHS in nine years by beating the Indians 53-37.
Junction City wrestlers traveled to Washburn Rural High School last weekend. Eight schools competed for the Centennial League crown, and the final standings were as follows:
The Junction City bowling teams hosted a triangular Thursday afternoon at Junction City Bowl. The other two high schools who participated in the triangular were Hayden and Manhattan.
The Blue Jays returned to Shenk Gymnasium for the first time since Jan. 4, and beat Hayden Catholic in a nail-biting 50-49 win Tuesday night.
The Junction City wrestling team hosted its first and only home meet of the season Saturday morning. Not only was it the last time hosting a tournament this season, but it was also coach Bob Laster’s last one as head coach.
After finishing in second place at the Tournament of Champions and a postponed game on Tuesday night, the Junction City Blue Jays finally found themselves back on the court Friday night.