The Black & White

Lewis is getting a boat

Lewis is getting a boat

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Sports

Last year, Owen Ness '19 and Isaiah Evans '19 helped establish the fishing team. They were the ones who came up with the idea of putting a team together, setting the idea in motion, getting sponsorships and equipment, and most importantly, finding a coach. They immediately went to one of the schools...

Girls Basketball loses to West Des Moines Valley in the State Tournament 76-64

Girls Basketball loses to West Des Moines Valley in the State Tournament 76-64

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Up by seven points with 1:54 left in the state semifinal game against the West Des Moines Valley Tigers on Feb. 28, it looked likely that the girls basketball team was going to go on and play for a state championship, however in basketball no lead is secure until the clock hits zero and when the other...

Girls Basketball comes back from 18 down to beat Urbandale 66-57

Girls Basketball comes back from 18 down to beat Urbandale 66-57

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Shocked. That was what the fans in the student section were feeling when the top-ranked state girls basketball team was down 41-23 at halftime against the eighth seeded Urbandale Jayhawks in the girls state basketball quarterfinal. Urbandale was on fire shooting 59 percent from the field and hitting...

Boys Basketball Loses to Valley in Low Scoring Affair

Boys Basketball Loses to Valley in Low Scoring Affair

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball lost to Valley on Feb. 12 2019, 28-43. It was a very defensive game. At the end of the first quarter the score was 9-6. The second quarter looked like much of the same as the score at the half was 15-14 with Johnston in the lead. The third quarter started out low scoring much like the...

Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams Win Against Southeast Polk

Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams Win Against Southeast Polk

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girl's basketball won their game on Feb. 4 2019 against the Southeast Polk Rams 89-67. Maya McDermott '20 lead the team in points with 28, while making 11 shots on 19 attempts, and assists with seven. The Dragons' top three scorers, McDermott, Maddie Mock '20, and Regan Nesheim '19 each had over 20 points....

Varsity Wrestling Beats Des Moines North-Hoover on Senior Night

Varsity Wrestling Beats Des Moines North-Hoover on Senior Night

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

The varsity wrestling team beat Des Moines North-Hoover on Thursday, January 31, with a final score of 66-8. The meet was at Johnston. Eight matches were forfeited by Des Moines North-Hoover as a result of them not having a wrestler for the weight, making up 48 of Johnston's 66 points....