After a disappointing road loss to Manhattan High last Friday filled with small mistakes and turnovers that head coach Randall Zimmerman said cost his team the game, Junction City (1-1) is on the road again on Friday, this time in Topeka to take on Seaman.
Former Junction City great and current K-State football player Ryan Henington, left, embraces former Wildcat legend Jordy Nelson on Sunday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium at the Jordy Nelson Legends Classic softball game and home run derby. Proceeds from the events were used to fund a football…
Despite being a warm day the Junction City High School Cross Country teams performed at a high level in Emporia on Saturday. Ten Blue Jay Runners posted personal bests and ten more Blue Jays made their JCHS cross country debuts.
The Lady Jay tennis team competed in the Washburn Rural quad at the Kossover Tennis Center in Topeka on Thursday. Competing in the event along with Junction City were Washburn Rural, Kansas City Christian and Marysville.
Down 30-21, Junction City got a spark and a huge opportunity to score with an interception. It was exactly what the Blue Jays needed to get in the fourth quarter to stage a comeback.
Kansas State lost its undisputed leader less than 10 minutes into Saturday’s home opener. The rest of the way, the Wildcats had to fight tooth and claw to avoid losing the game itself.
After a close-shave with Mid-East League-foe St. Marys to start the 2021 season last week, Riley County (2-0) broke out in a big way, beating Minneapolis 42-21.
After a 9-24 record last season, with a young roster with only three seniors, Blue Jay head volleyball coach Basil Nevill says this is the most talented team he has coached in his 10-year tenure at Junction City.
Prodded to ponder what Joe Klanderman learned last season, his first as Kansas State’s defensive coordinator, Chris Klieman initially eschewed a direct approach for a more general one.
TOPEKA — Lightning cut short Junction City’s football opener at Topeka High, but the Blue Jays got a few strikes of their own in before it ended at the half.
With 11 returning players – eight seniors – the Blue Jays are in position with talent, experience and hunger to have a historic season.
TOPEKA – Thirty Kansas Lottery players will really be able to show off their K-State school pride after winning the K-State Football Gameday Experience second-chance drawing! Ten winners and a guest will attend one of three home games throughout the season.
The Kansas State women’s basketball team finalized its 2021-22 non-conference schedule Wednesday, as the Wildcats will travel to South Carolina on Dec. 3 for the 2021 Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Two years ago, Skylar Thompson exalted Joe Ervin. Last year, he vouched for Deuce Vaughn. Now, nearly midway through Kansas State’s preseason camp, he sees two more true freshmen who might be able to make the same kind of contributions this fall.
The 12th Street Community Center held its first-ever e-sports tournament Sunday afternoon. Dozens of children attended the event where they played video games together.
Chapman’s 15U baseball team travelled to Council Grove from July 24 to 26 to compete in the Babe Ruth State Tournament. This was a combination of players from Chapman’s 14U and 15U teams that played a combined 35 games this Summer. Chapman went 5-0 in the tournament, bringing home the state title.
Several Junction City High School wrestlers competed at the 2021 USA Wrestling Junior and 16U National Championships at the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D. from July 16 to July 23.
Kansas State’s football team started preseason practice Friday. Less than one month remains until the opener against Stanford, set for Sept. 4 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The Post 45 Junction City Blues competed in the American Legion Single-A State Tournament in Salina over the weekend, losing three close games during pool play.
In his first public comments since Oklahoma and Texas announced plans to leave the Big 12 for the SEC, Kansas State athletics director Gene Taylor urged fans to stay calm and remain positive about the future as he and other conference leaders work to navigate the latest round of conference r…
After losing the series opener versus Baldwin City, the Junction City Brigade battled their way back to win the next two games and clinch a spot in the Cowdin Cup Championship Series versus the Midwest A’s.
The Junction City 12U Blues took on some of the top teams in the region over the weekend during the Cal Ripken Major70 Midwest Regional tournament in Centennial, Colo. and went 1-2 over their three games played.
HERINGTON — For the first time in more than 30 years professional wrestling returns to Herington. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. July 30 at the Herington Community Center, 810 S. Broadway, for a live show, which will bring recognizable names to the stage.
Slots are filling up for Fort Riley’s one-of-a-kind Bow Slinger 3-D Archery Tournament on Aug. 21 and 22. The event is the only tournament in the world where competitors can shoot from an M-1 tank. Archers of all ages, military or civilian, are invited to take on the nearly two-mile course, …
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.
The Junction City 12U Blues battled their way through five-days worth of baseball down in Frontenac to take home a Cal Ripken State Tournament Championship in the Babe Ruth League.
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.
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.
After falling in a close 6-5 road game versus the Topeka Senators on Tuesday, the Junction City Blues rebounded with a home sweep of Chapman on Friday, winning 14-3 and 15-5 at Rathert Field on Friday.
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.
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.
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
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.