With a 5-11-1 final record after a 5-0 shutout loss as the No. 12 seed to No. 5 seed Garden City in the first round of regionals, Junction City girls soccer is in gear for a promising upcoming season with a developed and experienced roster.
Junction City golf head coach Brian Sturges had high hopes for his team this season. In his fifth year as head coach, Sturges wanted a qualification for state for the first time.
Softball continues its rollercoaster season with Wichita North and Manhattan this week. After winning the first two games of the season against Salina Central, Junction City lost six of its last eight to sit at a 4-8 record.
Junction City baseball is off to a strong start under first year head coach James Denton with a 5-3 record coming off a sweep of double header over Topeka West Friday.
Junction City defended its home court to defeat Wichita South 67-62 Wednesday, advancing the team to the second round of substate. On Saturday, however, Junction City lost 54-39 against No.2 Wichita Heights in Wichita at the substate championship.
Junction City’s season has been a mix of twists and turns. It began strong with the best start in head coach Nick Perez’s tenure, the team at 6-0 games and hosting Highland Park – top program in Centennial League – for a premier undefeated regular-season matchup.
Tied with Emporia on the road in the first half, the Junction City High School men’s basketball team was unable to keep up in the second half and suffered a 74-62 loss Tuesday.
The Lady Jays took a 49-28 loss against Manhattan at the away game Friday. Manhattan got a 7-2 early lead and the Lady Jays never came back from it.
After a disappointing loss to Highland Park last week, the Blue Jays took a 90-47 victory against St. Joe Central in the first round of the Basehor-Linwood tournament Tuesday.
Junction City High School men’s basketball team will play against Highland Park Tuesday to determine which team will continue undefeated this season.
Junction City Middle School wrestling team finished with a score of 161, placing first, with 12 of 14 students achieving medals at the Centennial League Middle School Tournament.
This school year is the inaugural season of a new football and basketball facility at the new Junction City High School, and the basketball facility is arguably one of the best high school basketball arenas in Kansas.
Seaman held the lead for most of the first quarter in their game against Junction City, but the tides turned in the second quarter, leading to a commanding 80-63 home win over Seaman on Friday.
With a young and inexperienced roster that featured just three seniors and only two that finished the year on the team, the Junction City Lady Jays finished the 2021 volleyball season with a 9-26 record and was given a 12 seed at substate.
The Blue Jays boys’ soccer program tied its previous record with seven wins in the season for the first time in more than a decade.
Junction City did not get off to the start it had hoped for in their 35-17 home win over Haysville-Campus in the opening round of the Class 6A football playoffs.
Junction City volleyball wrapped up its season last week after competing in two tournaments including the Class 6A sub-state tournament on Saturday and a tournament on Oct. 16 hosted by Highland Park that consisted of seven teams from Topeka and Kansas City.
Junction City claimed a share of its second-straight Centennial League championship with 48-8 blowout win over Highland Park on Senior day to cap of 7-1 season.
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.
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.