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Another Year, Another Victory

Another Year, Another Victory

Caroline Christensen, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

Cari Naanep '19 dominated the court once again at the girls state tennis championship in Bettendorf, bringing home the state title for a second year in a row. She is the first tennis player in Johnston history to win state tennis in singles, ending her season with 24 wins and zero losses. Naanep beat...

Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie Pattinson, Cameron DeRoos, Evan Newcomb, and Joel Kellar

May 30, 2019

On a normal day in Newspaper, three other staff writers and I thought it would be a fun idea to draft all-time NBA teams. This came about when Joel Kellar joked that Damian Lillard was a top five point guard of all time. We rolled dice for draft order and spent about 30-40 minutes on it and chose based o...

Boys and Girls Varsity Track Compete at State

Boys and Girls Varsity Track Compete at State

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Boys and girls varsity track competed at the state meet Thursday, May 15 through Saturday, May 17. The boys shuttle hurdle relay placed 17th with a time of 1:03.21. Kyle Schneider '19 started the relay, Tyler Kronlage '21 ran second, Max Roquet '21 ran third, and Caden Haggerty '22 anchored the relay. Sam...

Rugby

Rugby

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Rugby is a relatively new sport. It has been in Iowa for 15 years and in the school for three years. Rugby is not a school sanctioned sport and for it to be one, the process will take five years. Rugby is not well renowned in the US it is extremely popular around the world, but for it to be a school s...

Chris Yao vs. The World

Chris Yao vs. The World

Cecilia Allemagne, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Senior Chris Yao leaves high school having had an extraordinary career. The B & W caught up with him to talk about being a National Merit Scholarship winner and one of the Top 10 Scholars in Iowa, getting accepted to Yale and qualifying for state tennis for the third time. INTERVIEW Cecilia: What led you to ...

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines North 6-0 on Senior Night

Boys Soccer beats Des Moines North 6-0 on Senior Night

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

The boys' soccer team celebrated senior night with a 6-0 drubbing of Des Moines North on May 3.  This senior class was lead by team captains midfielder Erik Catus '19 and defender Mitchell Hermon '19. Goalkeeper Eduard Stancu '19, defender Matthew Morris '19, attacker Joey Reyes '19, defender Colin...