The Black & White

Baseball team receives state championship rings

Carly Kinning, Sub Editor

October 10, 2013


Filed under Sports

The 2012-2013 varsity baseball team graduates will be returning to the high school on the football team's senior night against Fort Dodge. The whole team will be awarded their state championship rings on the football field at half-time after the marching band performance on Friday Oct. 9. Last yea...

Rivals come together to raise cancer awareness

Rivals come together to raise cancer awareness

Meredith Gwennap, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

The volleyball team is hosting the annual Dig Pink Spike Blue game on Tuesday Oct. 8. Dig Pink is a nationwide foundation to raise breast cancer awareness. The foundation began donating money to the Sideout Foundation, an organization that helps raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.This...

How cheerleaders choose superfans

How cheerleaders choose superfans

Senad Besic, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Sports

Every football game, home or away, the cheerleaders choose a fan from the student section that they believe is showing enough pep to be labeled as a superfan. The cape idea was thought up and created by cheerleader captains, Cassidy Dean and Ally Shoeman, both seniors. The cape is purple, has a superman...

Wrestlers reinstate goals as IOC reinstates wrestling

Anne Rogers, Sports Editor

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports

Wrestling head coach Aaron Tecklenburg refreshes the computer screen every few seconds. Finally, there is news. Wrestling was officially reinstated into the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. "I was one of those wrestling fanatics who was waiting at the Internet for the first sign of vote," Tecklenburg said....

Heat creates havoc

Senad Besic, Staff Writer

August 27, 2013


Filed under Sports

Tonight Johnston will be hosting a volleyball game and a swim meet against Des Moines North. Because of the intense heat and the lack of air conditioning at North’s gym, pool and adjacent hallways, the two schools have decided to switch the location of these events to Johnston High School's gym for...