The Black & White

Wrestlers reinstate goals as IOC reinstates wrestling

Anne Rogers, Sports Editor

September 23, 2013

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

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...

Softball awards

Laura Scieszinski, Editor in Chief

August 23, 2013

The varsity girls' softball team ended its season in the championship 5A tournament against Dowling Catholic. Johnston lost 5-2, earning second place. The team had not been to state since 2009. The team finished the season with a 32-12 winning record.   CIC Western Division All Conference First team- P: sophomo...

Baseball awards

Carly Kinning, Sub Editor

August 16, 2013

The varsity boys' baseball team ended its season on top, by winning the 4A state title. This was the second title in the past five years. The boys finished the season 29-12.   MVP of state tournament: senior, Joe Hawks. MVP of state championship game: Michael Kinning.   CIC All-Conference First team- INF...

Boys’ soccer defeats Mason City 18-0

Sarah Ross, Feature Editor

May 3, 2013

The high school varsity boys' soccer team defeated Mason City 18-0 on April 30. Although girls' soccer has a mercy rule which allows officials to end the game at half time or after when a team is up by 10, boys' soccer does not follow this rule. "It was not a good feeling, we didn't feel good scoring...