The Black & White

Girls’ track runs well at home meet

Josie Hovey '19 sprints to the finish in the 400m race. Hovey finished third in the race. The girls track team competed at home on April 11.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

The girls' track team competed at home on April 11. They competed against Boone, Ankeny  Centennial, Waukee, Iowa City West, Des Moines North, and Gilbert. Jessica Mckee ‘18 and Brooke Mckee ‘20 placed second and third in the 1500m run. Mackenzie Laughlin ’18, Kendall Nead ’20, Josie Hovey ’19, ...

Varsity girls’ track team competes at home meet

Brooke Mckee '20 hands off the baton to Taryn Swaim '18, the team finished first in the 4 by 800m relay. The girls track team competed at home on March 28.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

The girls' track team competed March 28 against Ankeny Centennial, Dowling and Valley. Jessica Mckee placed first in the varsity 3000m race. Josie Hovey ‘19 placed second, while Brooke Mckee ’20 placed third in the varsity 800m race. Mackenzie Laughlin ‘18, Brooke Mckee ‘20, Taryn Swaim ‘18,...

Swim teams fall short against Dowling Catholic

Scott Lair wins the 100y breast stroke. Johnston lost to Dowling Catholic.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

The junior varsity and varsity boys swim team competed against Dowling Catholic Thursday night. The junior varsity team fell short against Dowling, but they competed well. “I did well, I had a big personal best in the 100y backstroke,” Adam Pottebaum said. The varsity team also fell short, but Grant ...

Justin Grafton

Justin Grafton

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

“When I first came to Johnston, I was playing in the youth football league. I was given the football on a designed play and I ran it for a touchdown. I continued to play football through middle school and now play on the Johnston High School team as a defensive linemen.”

Nick Lucas

Nick Lucas

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

“In first grade I had something with tree nuts in it. A few hours later I was at home laying in bed and kept throwing up. I was constantly throwing up for about a day. I then was told I was allergic to tree nuts. Now I have to check the labels of the foods I eat.”