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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...

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Girls basketball win, boys basketball lose by 15

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls varsity basketball team both played Waukee on Tuesday Dec. 4. The girls won their matchup with second ranked Waukee by eight with a final score of 49-41. The boys didn't have the same success losing by 15 by a final score of 52-37. The girls impove to 5-1 after the win, while Waukee go...

Varsity Wrestling Narrowly Loses to Des Moines East

Varsity Wrestling Narrowly Loses to Des Moines East

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The varsity wrestling team lost their first meet of the season to Des Moines East on Thursday, November 29, with a final score of 32-31. The meet was at Johnston. The teams initially finished with a tie, and the winner was decided based on which team made the most pins.

Johnston falls short in the second round of playoffs

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...