The Black & White

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls varsity basketball team both played Waukee on Tuesday Dec. 4. The girls won their matchup with second ranked Waukee by eight with a final score of 49-41. The boys didn't have the same success losing by 15 by a final score of 52-37. The girls impove to 5-1 after the win, while Waukee go...

Varsity Wrestling Narrowly Loses to Des Moines East

Brooklyn Dilley, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The varsity wrestling team lost their first meet of the season to Des Moines East on Thursday, November 29, with a final score of 32-31. The meet was at Johnston. The teams initially finished with a tie, and the winner was decided based on which team made the most pins.

Johnston falls short in the second round of playoffs

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

After defeating Cedar Rapids in the first round of the  playoffs the Dragons went on to face the Southeast Polk Rams in the second round. Coming into the second round of the playoffs the Dragons were 8-2 meanwhile Southeast Polk was only 5-5, that didnt stop Southeast Polk from crushing Johnston. Southeast...

Girls finish Second at State, Boys finish Ninth

Girls finish Second at State, Boys finish Ninth

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls cross country team finished second at the state meet Oct. 27 in Fort Dodge. They lost in heartbreaking fashion losing by one point to champions Southeast Polk who had 79 points to their 80 points. Brooke McKee '20 got her third all-state finish and her third top five placement finishing third...

Johnston eliminates Cedar Rapids Prairie

Johnston eliminates Cedar Rapids Prairie

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their first game of the 2018 playoffs the Dragon football team played against the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks. Both Johnston and Cedar Rapids entered the playoffs with a regular season record of 7-2, but after the game Johnston's record comes out to be 8-2 with its losses against Dowling and Waukee. Joh...

Boys Win, Girls get Second in District Meet

Boys Win, Girls get Second in District Meet

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls cross country team grabbed second at the district meet in Council Bluffs. It was a bit of an upset because the team was first in the state and the winners West Des Moines Valley were ranked sixth in the state. Brooke McKee '20 finished first with a time of 19:16 and Aleah Tenpas '22 finished...