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Rugby

Rugby

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Boys Track Competes At Conference

Boys Track Competes At Conference

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys track competed at conference on May 2, 2019. Jake Dieleman '19 won the discus with a throw of 159 feet 1 inch. The varsity sprint medley relay team placed third overall with a time of 1:35.39. Anthony Coleman '19 started the race, Nicolas Garcia '21 ran second, Zach Abbey '20 ran third, and Matthew...

Track Athletes Compete At The Drake Relays

Track Athletes Compete At The Drake Relays

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

19 track athletes competed at the 2019 Drake Relays from April 24 to April 27. Aaron Potter '19 competed in the shot put. He threw 48 feet 5 inches and placed 21st. Luke Perman '19 ran in the 3200 meter run. His time was 9:44.45 and he placed 12th. Brooke McKee '20, Bella Heikes '21, and Aleah Tenpas...

Boys Soccer Recaptures Merle Hay Cup with 2-0 win over Urbandale

Boys Soccer Recaptures Merle Hay Cup with 2-0 win over Urbandale

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

May 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys' soccer team recaptured the Merle Hay Cup for the first time since 2015 when they defeated the Urbandale Jayhawks 2-0 on May 1. The difference in this game was were goals from Erik Catus '19 in the 24th minute, his third goal this season and attacker Nicolas Garcia '21 in the 46th minute, his...