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Baseball Field Reconstruction Prevents Home Games

Baseball Field Reconstruction Prevents Home Games

Torrie Simmons, Pow Wow Yearbook Staff

April 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As of April 23, the reconstruction of the baseball field at Rathert Stadium, where Junction City High School plays baseball, has been completed. The process of installing the turf infield and sod outfield began fall of 2018. Due to weather conditions, the completion of the field was significantly delayed. These...

How a Friendship is Made: The Story of Imahnie and Candace

How a Friendship is Made: The Story of Imahnie and Candace

Morgan Deering and Lexe West

April 24, 2019


Filed under Audio, Feature, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

It’s 8:20 A.M. and Candace Cooper is waiting outside of the high school. As the van pulls up to the curb, she walks around to the back, pulling out a wheelchair before helping Imahnie Perez out of the passenger seat. The pair heads into the building, marking the official start of their day. As they...

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Junction City High School's chapter of National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on April, 15. National Honor Society is one of, if not the most, prestigious and selective high school clubs in the nation. Its mission is to recognize and honor students who not only excel in the classroom,...

Keiana Newman: Dynasty of a State Champion

Keiana Newman: Dynasty of a State Champion

Juan Tovar, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

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 up in 2018. These feats have been no easy task with impressive runners from all over the state gunning...

Birds of the Nest: Paloma Picazo

Birds of the Nest: Paloma Picazo

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

April 8, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

"My biggest accomplishment has to be being able to become a first-generation college student. My entire family, on both sides, has a total of over 80 cousins, yet there have only been 4 that have actually made it as far as college. In my immediate family, it has only been my older sister and me. Being...

Girls Soccer Win In Double-Overtime

Girls Soccer Win In Double-Overtime

Torrie Simmons and Tray Minor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Jays soccer team battled through the drizzling rain to win their second game of the season against Wichita West on their home field. They defeated the Pioneers 3-2 in a double-overtime win. Senior Maja Bellika led the team in goals with her first goal coming in the second half and her game-winning...

Girls Soccer Falls to Manhattan in Season Opener

Girls Soccer Falls to Manhattan in Season Opener

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Junction City Girls Soccer team opened the season against their rival, Manhattan High School, in a home game on Thursday, March 21. The junior varsity team lost 0-10, while the varsity team lost 0-9.  The varsity team played defense for the majority of the game, only letting Manhattan score 2 goals...

Athlete Showcase: Javontez Brime

Athlete Showcase: Javontez Brime

Juan Tovar, Staff Member

March 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

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, Brime attended state alongside the 4x100 relay team which also included alumni Ian Sanchez, Izayiah...

Pippin 2019 Video: Preview of the Musical

Pippin 2019 Video: Preview of the Musical

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Junction City High School’s spring production of Pippin the musical will premiere Thursday, March 7th through Saturday, March 9th at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. You can purchase them for $5 each by either talking to Mrs. Riche in Rm. 111 or by calling 785-717-4263. Come see the show!

Pippin 2019: Nicholas Paradas and Payton Tabb Cast for Leading Roles

Pippin 2019: Nicholas Paradas and Payton Tabb Cast for Leading Roles

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

There seems to be a misconception that being cast for a leading role is every musical theater kid's dream but it's actually very difficult and a lot more goes on behind the scenes than people think. Hours spent outside of rehearsal practicing as well as hours spent working on homework to make up for...

Birds of The Nest: Grace Kroeger

Birds of The Nest: Grace Kroeger

Morgan Deering and Taryn Tanguay

February 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

"I started playing volleyball when I was in 3rd grade, and I've played all the way up to my senior year. I was going to attend some college, I just didn't know yet. I had some prospects, but none of them had gone through yet. My knees started getting bad the start of my sophomore year, I realized that...

JCHS Students Deal With the Deployment of Family Members

JCHS Students Deal With the Deployment of Family Members

Lexe West, Editor in Chief

February 22, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

At the beginning of the year, through the end of January, Fort Riley deployed three brigades to Poland to aid with Operation Atlantic Resolve and to rotate with the troops currently stationed there. The service members are going to be in Poland for nine months before returning to their families and...