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The Upper Deck 14U Ravens took on Abilene Bandits on Wednesday at home at North Park and came away with a split, losing game one 7-5 before rebounding with a big 12-1 win in game two.

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The Junction City High School Blue Jays are blessed to have a veteran of our local football team prowling their sidelines.

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The Junction City Brigade players came into Saturday night’s final game of their series with a sweep on their mind. After strong 10-6 and 7-2 wins over Baldwin City on Thursday and Friday, the motivation behind closing the series out had just a little more to it.

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The Upper Deck 14U Ravens became champions of the 14U Sunflower State Games on Sunday after getting wins over the Topeka Cyclones and the Riley County Falcons at Bettis Family Sports Complex in Topeka.

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The Junction City Brigade won their second-straight series over the weekend, beating the Lawrence Travelers at home on Thursday 4-3, on the road on Friday 5-0 before returning home on Saturday and dropping the sweep-clinching game 10-5.

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Late game heroics sealed a sweep for the UpperDeck 14U Ravens on Wednesday at Rathert Field versus the Riley County Falcons, winning game one in walk-off fashion 8-7 before taking game two 4-3.

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As part of the city’s Fourth of July and Sundown Salute festivities, runners participated in the 45th Annual Freedom Run powered by Junction City CrossFit on Saturday morning

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Graduated senior Andrew Khoury and Junction City High School head football coach Randall Zimmerman participated in the 48th Annual Shrine Bowl this past week in Hutchinson.

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The I-70 Bandits, an 18U team consisting of players from around the area including two players from Junction City, five from Chapman and three from Abilene, competed in a tournament in McPherson on Saturday and went 4-1, beating Kanas Crush 10-0, the Wichita Aeros 15-4, the Great Bend Chiefs…

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Junction City High School-grad and Olympic athlete Isiah Young finished fifth in 200-meters at the US Championship meet in Eugene, Oregon, Sunday night, missing out on a trip to his second-career Olympic games by two places.

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Saturday night was very memorable for Brigade fans after Junction City had a 4-3 walk-off in game two of a doubleheader to complete a home sweep of Topeka but, after the Brigade blanked Topeka 4-0 in game, game two did not have a strong start.

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John Kollhoff of Abilene joined hundreds of fellow cyclists June 5 for the Unbound Gravel race in Emporia where he road 200 miles — a total of 18 hours and 45 minutes — on his bike.

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The Upper Deck 14U Ravens got two series sweeps of local teams this past week. The Ravens traveled to Milford on Monday and got two blowout wins (18-10, 21-0) before hosting Chapman at North Park on Thursday, beating them 16-2 and 19-4.

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Rodney Tafoya or the “Ageless Arm” as some call him could not hold off the hot bats of the Brigade, as Junction City went on to win in dominating fashion securing a 13-6 victory Saturday night.

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Great defense, solid pitching, and consistent hitting throughout the lineup. The Brigade really couldn’t have asked for much better defeating the Lawrence Travelers 6-2 on Monday night at Rathert Field.

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The Brigade split their weekend series versus the Sabetha Bravos (8-6, 1-2) after losing the second game in the series at Sabetha on Friday to a weather postponement. The split moves their record to 4-3 and slides them to second in the Mid-Plains League behind Baldwin City and the Midwest A’…

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After losing last year to Covid-19, the Junction City Brigade are back. On Wednesday, several scores of orange and black uniforms arrived at Rathert Stadium for the first time in two years to meet Brigade fans at the team’s annual meet-and-greet social at the stadium.

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Three Blue Jay baseball players were named to the All-Centennial League second team last week. Seniors Andrew Khoury (outfield), Russell Wilkey (infield) and Trevor Laughlin (utility) all earned honors in their final season in a Junction City uniform.

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All Junction City and Fort Riley girls basketball players from the first through eighth grade are encouraged to come out this summer to participate in the Lady Jays Basketball Girls Summer Program.

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Inclement weather plagued the 6A State Track and Field Championship meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita on Thursday. Rain and lightning pushed the start time from the meet back several hours and periodic spurts of rain popped up throughout the day.

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WICHITA — Junction City track came into the season with a boatload of uncertainty and just a handful of state participants returning from the 2019 season after losing the 2020 season to COVID-19. On Friday, the Blue Jays showed that the talent on their team fills much more than just one hand…

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Louisville, KY – May 17, 2021 – Crappie anglers from several states traveled to Milford, Kansas to compete on Milford Lake. The May 15 Region 4 event was presented by Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s and hosted by the Geary County Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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One could say the dreary, overcast afternoon portended a less than desirable senior day for Junction City baseball on Tuesday. The Blue Jays, caught in a five-game spiral, found themselves victim of two more losses (1-4, 5-9) at the hands of Topeka High (14-6), dropping their regular season …