The Black & White

Swimming success at State

Swimming success at State

Austin Busch

February 13, 2013


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The team placed 4th overall, with 125 points. Relay team of Tyler Cracraft, Reed Molander, Justin Winnett, and Dylan Johnson placed 2nd in the 200 yard medley relay, with a time of 1:35.24. Relay team of Tyson Wieland, Justin Winnett, Cody Carlson, and Dylan Johnson placed 5nd in the 200 yard ...

Wrestlers qualify for state

Anne Rogers, Sports Editor

February 12, 2013


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Four Johnston wrestlers  placed second at districts Feb 9, advancing them to wrestle at the State Wrestling Tournament on Thursday Feb. 14. Sophomore Henry Pohlmeyer will be competing in the 106 weight class, sophomore Travis Price in the 113 weight class, senior Zack Robinson in the 145 weight clas...

Wrestling team works to success

Myles Glandorf, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013


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The varsity wrestling team beat Urbandale on Jan. 10 for the first time in six years with a score of 42-28. “We’ve come close (to beating them) the last couple of years,” head coach Aaron Tecklenburg said. “But this is the first time in a dual team format.” Currently the team has 9-4  meet record ...

Swimming through sickness

Swimming through sickness

Niki Ferguson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2012


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Looking back at the past few weeks of practice, there was something missing. The coaches were there, the lane ropes were in, kickboards and pull-buoys set out, but not as many. The spaces of open water should have been filled with swimmers. The weeks after Thanksgiving break sickness spread through the ...

Archery membership shoots high

Archery membership shoots high

Austin Busch, Staff Writer

December 12, 2012


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Senior Kayla Dings had never shot a bow and arrow before going to archery club on Dec. 4. “I made it on the target, which is sort of impressive,” Dings said. “The people there just keep telling me what to improve on.” Dings is just one of many new members. This year, the archery club doubled...