The Black & White

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...

Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams win in Des Moines East

Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams win in Des Moines East

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls cross country team won their last meet before the postseason begins, dominating the Augustine Invite hosted by Des Moines East, they also won the JV race. They were lead by Brooke McKee '20 and Paige Horner '20 finishing first and second respectively with times of 19:29 and 19:31. These...

Dowling Catholic Shuts Out Dragons

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Dowling Catholic outplayed the Dragon football team 0-27 Sept. 7 at Dragon Stadium. "I thought the kids played hard and never quit at any point in the game, but bottom line, we didn't execute very well as a team,” coach Brian Woodley said.   The team’s record stands at 5-1 after th...