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Junction City senior Abby Ratts was the lone representative for the Blue Jays at the Class 6A state tennis tournament last weekend at Riverside Tennis Center in Wichita.

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Junction City participated in the Centennial League cross country championships at Milford State Park on Saturday. The girls finished in 5th place scoring 98 points and the boys finished in 3rd place scoring 87.

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After several solid but unimpressive offensive showing to start the season, Junction City football needed to show offensive improvement against a very beatable Topeka West team.

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Junction City girls’ tennis played at Olathe and Topeka this Wednesday and Thursday. The Blue Jays finished fourth as a team in Topeka before getting wins in the opening of rounds in Olathe.

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Pressure was mounting for Seaman as Junction City scored a touchdown to take a 26-19 lead on the first possession in overtime. It was the first time the Blue Jays held the lead in the game.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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 …

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Junction City softball wrapped up their regular season on Tuesday with two 15-0 losses No. 1 overall in class 6A Topeka High. The Lady Jays will head into regional play with a 6-14 overall record.

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Junction City track and field traveled to Washburn Rural on Thursday for the Centennial League meet and left with a third place finish for the Blue Jay boys and a sixth place finish for the girls. Manhattan’s boys and girls both finished first and Washburn Rural took second.

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Junction City swimming competed in the Centennial League swimming meet on Thursday in Topeka and finished eighth overall. Washburn Rural took the league title followed by Manhattan and Topeka-Seaman.

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The Junction City softball girls played their final home games of the season on Friday when they hosted the talented Washburn Rural Junior Blues. While things didn’t end as they wanted, Washburn swept the Lady Jays 9-0 and 15-0, Junction City head coach Aaron Craig couldn’t have spoken more …