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Boys Basketball Loses to Valley in Low Scoring Affair

Boys Basketball Loses to Valley in Low Scoring Affair

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

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....

Let’s Talk About the Most Overrated Team in College Basketball this Year

Let’s Talk About the Most Overrated Team in College Basketball this Year

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Let's Talk About, Sports

The Kansas Jayhawks are the most overrated team in college basketball, now hear me out before you start calling me an idiot. You are right not to believe me Kansas has been one of college basketball’s biggest names for decades and they have won 14 straight Big 12 regular season titles. They are known...

Boy’s basketball beats Urbandale 64-51

Boy’s basketball beats Urbandale 64-51

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys's basketball team defeated Urbandale 64-51 on January 25 . The Dragons improved to 11-4 on the year. The boys controlled the game, holding a five point lead against the Jayhawks for most of the game.  The Dragons started the game off well with a 7-2 lead four minutes into the game. Johnston constantly...

Johnston mens’ swim loses 99-81 to Dowling Catholic

Johnston mens’ swim loses 99-81 to Dowling Catholic

Cameron Deroos, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Sports

The men's swimming team lost their meet at Dowling Catholic on Tuesday January 8 by a score of 99-81. Dowling out-swam Johnston at pretty much at every point of the meet resulting in a convincing Dowling Catholic win. The boys were not able to beat Dowling Catholic when it mattered most, losing in instrumental...