The Black & White

  • Senior speakers announced: Kendall Hostetler and Andrew Janni

  • Football informational meeting will be held April 24 at 3 P.M. in the high school small gym.

  • Senior Challenge will be held 6:00 P.M. May 2 in the large gym of the high school.

  • Prom ticket prices are $22 from April 16-22. Tickets will be $25 from April 23-27, with $25 tickets at the door.

  • Midnight Masquerade themed Prom will be held April 28 at the Community Choice Credit Union convention center from 8:30-11:30 P.M.

Advanced golf practice facility opens

Advanced golf practice facility opens

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While professional athletes use advanced technology to analyze their game, this equipment commonly is not available to high school, or even college competitors. Science and statistics have revolutionized the way players prepare, and access to this kind of information can give one team th...

Rugby Tournament Rescheduled For April 10

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

After being postponed due to poor weather conditions, the Johnston Rugby Tournament has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 10 at 4:40 PM. The event will be held at Summit Middle School, and admission is free. "It is going to be lit fire gnarly one hundred," coach Dave Oldham said. "Anybody can come,...

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Zach Price, Johnston’s record holder for career wins in wrestling

Ethan Richards and Brandon Spraggins

April 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Zach Price's grandfather Dennis Price wrestled in at Fort Dodge High School and Simpson College. Zach's, dad, Steve wrestled, too. Two reasons Zach started wrestling. "My dad influenced me to wrestle,” Zach said. "He's been wrestling his whole life from being a little kid to now him being 50 years...

Boys’ Basketball loses to Waukee in state quarterfinal 60-58

Boys’ Basketball loses to Waukee in state quarterfinal 60-58

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys' basketball had their season come to a close in the quarterfinals of the state tournament against Waukee Mar. 6 in a game that went down to the wire, but they ultimately fell short losing 60-58 and ending their season with a record of 20-4. The first quarter was close throughout and it looked...

Girls’ Basketball loses to Iowa City High 58-52 in state semifinal

Girls’ Basketball loses to Iowa City High 58-52 in state semifinal

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls' basketball team had their season come to a close when they played top-ranked Iowa City High in the state semifinal when they lost 58-52. They ended their season with a 21-4 record. The game was tightly contested throughout, early on Iowa City High hopped out to a 12-4 lead but after that Johnston...

Boy’s basketball advances to state with 87-79 win against Des Moines North

Boy’s basketball advances to state with 87-79 win against Des Moines North

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boy's basketball team might have just played the best game of their lives in the substate final against fourth-ranked Des Moines North Polar Bears Feb. 27 in a tightly contested overtime game which they won 87-79 bringing their win streak to 10 and improving their record to 20-3. With this win, Johnston...