The Black & White

Boys’ basketball beats Des Moines Roosevelt 43-37

Boys’ basketball beats Des Moines Roosevelt 43-37

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys' basketball team won their third straight game against the Des Moines Roosevelt Roughriders to improve to 13-3 on the season Jan. 30 by the score of 43-37. The first quarter was cagey with the game being close for the first five minutes until Camden Vander Zwaag '18 hit a three pointer and then...

Dragons dominate double dual

Dragons dominate double dual

Rachel Vaughan, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Johnston Dragons hosted both Indianola and Ankeny Centennial on Feb. 1. After Centennial and Indianola competed with each other, the Johnston seniors were recognized along with their parents. Seniors on the team include Sterling Brunk '18 at 138 lbs, Collin Hushagen '18 at 170 lbs, Elliot Pohlmeyer...

Dragons wrestle at Central Iowa Metropolitan League and Indianola Duals

Dragons wrestle at Central Iowa Metropolitan League and Indianola Duals

Rachel Vaughan, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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Johnston wrestlers had an eventful weekend with varsity wrestling on Jan. 26 at the Central Iowa Metropolitan League Invitational at Southeast Polk, and junior varsity wrestling at the Indianola junior varsity dual tournament the next day.  The varsity wrestlers scored 145 points, coming in eighth place...

Boys’ basketball beats Urbandale 66-51

Boys’ basketball beats Urbandale 66-51

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys’ basketball team won their second straight game against the Urbandale J-Hawks to improve to 12-3 on the season Jan. 26 by the score of 66-51. The first quarter was strong for Johnston jumping out to a seven point by the end of the first quarter and kept that lead going into the half. In th...

Boys’ varsity basketball team beats Southeast Polk

Boys’ varsity basketball team beats Southeast Polk

Molly Hauser, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys' basketball team won again against the Southeast Polk Rams at home to go to 11-3 on the season Jan. 23 by the score of 72-64. They got off to a fast start taking an eight-point lead by the end of the first quarter and extended that lead to 15 by halftime. In the second half, they let off the...

Girls’ varsity basketball team loses to Southeast Polk

Girls’ varsity basketball team loses to Southeast Polk

Molly Hauser, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls' basketball team lost against the Southeast Polk Rams by the score of 58-59 on Jan. 23 bringing their season to 13-3. The Rams started out strong but the Dragons kept up and eventually overtook them during the third quarter. The fourth quarter ended 49-49 sending the game into overtime where...