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Baseball scores big against Emporia

Baseball scores big against Emporia

Nathaniel Rumbaugh, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

The Blue Jays Baseball team had a successful road trip on Tuesday when they faced Emporia. The first and second game were quite different, in which the Blue Jays won by 4 and then by 9. In the first game...

Elisa Robinson, 2019

State Wrestling 2020

Olivia Knerr, Staff Editor March 6, 2020

On February 27, 2020, in Salina, Kansas, the State wrestling meet commenced at the Tony Pizza Event Center. The meet began at 6 pm and ended at 7 pm. There were 500-1000 people there to watch the meet....

Keiana Newman, two-time state champion in the 100-meter hurdle, competes in hurdles at the home track meet on April 9, 2019.

Keiana Newman: Dynasty of a State Champion

Juan Tovar, Staff Reporter April 10, 2019

Senior Keiana Newman is no dismissive name. For two years in a row, Keiana Newman has been crowned State Champ in the 100-meter hurdles, as well as winning 300-meter hurdles at state in 2017 and runner...

Javontez Brime is a senior athlete on the track team.

Athlete Showcase: Javontez Brime

Juan Tovar, Staff Member March 18, 2019

The return of spring sports brings back memorable athletes. Javontez "Tez" Brime is a senior returning for his final season of track. The previous season entailed some notable achievements. Last year,...

AJ Dickerson (12), Aaron Hamilton (12), Anthony Twiggs (12) , and Darrin Battiste (11) All get together to motivate each other in between plays

Recap of the 2018-2019 Basketball Season

March 1, 2019

In a valiant effort, the Blue Jays (9-10) fell to Lawrence Free State (8-6) in the first round of the playoffs with a final score of 66-35. Despite this loss, the boys had an outstanding year of Basketball,...

Baseball Roster Released

Baseball Roster Released

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor March 1, 2019

The Junction City baseball rosters have been released after spring tryouts during the week of  February 25th - March 1st. The season opener will be played at McPherson High School on Monday March 25th.   Junior...

Aaron Hamilton plays defense against Emporia Spartons on Saturday February 2nd.

PHOTOS: Boys Basketball vs Emporia

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor February 4, 2019

PHOTOS: Varsity Boys Basketball VS Hayden High School

Tray Minor, Staff Writer February 1, 2019

The Blue Jays varsity boys basketball defeated Hayden High School 50-49 on Tuesday, Jan 29.  

Junior Adrian Robles prepares for a backstroke start at a meet in Manhattan on January 9, 2019.

PHOTOS: Boys Swim at Manhattan

Morgan Deering, Managing Editor January 16, 2019

The Boys Swim Team competed at the Manhattan Kansas Swim Meet on January 9, 2019. Results are still pending. The boys team will be swimming in their next meet on January 17, 2019 in Dodge City,...

AJ Dickerson,12, drives to the basket and knocks a Manhattan player off balance.

Varsity Basketball Finds Early Season Success

Taryn Tanguay, Sports Editor December 12, 2018

With the basketball season in full swing, the Blue Jays are riding the momentum of early season success with a 2-1 record. As the season begins, the Blue Jays are continuing to improve as a team. One...

VIDEO: JCHS vs. MHS Chin-Up Challenge

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer October 12, 2018

On Friday, October 5th, 2018, the Great American Rivalry Series came to Junction City High School to host a chin-up competition against Manhattan High School.  

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