The Black & White

Johnston wrestling teams beat Dowling Maroons

Johnston wrestling teams beat Dowling Maroons

Rachel Vaughan, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Johnston wrestlers travelled to Dowling Catholic to face the Maroons on Jan. 18. The junior varsity dual started with Charles Pruett '21 in the 113 lbs. weight class, while the varsity dual started with Ben Standish '18 in the 220 lbs. weight class. The junior varsity team won 10 of the 12 weight...

Johnston boys’ basketball team beats Urbandale 52-40

Johnston boys’ basketball team beats Urbandale 52-40

Kara Green, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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The Johnston boys' varsity basketball team beat Urbandale 52-40  Dec. 15. The game was played at Urbandale High School. Peyton Williams '19, an injured player, did not play this game. Even without one of their starters, Johnston pulled through and won the game. Boston Grimes '18, fell and got hurt...

Boys’ varsity basketball wins first home game

Boys’ varsity basketball wins first home game

Kara Green, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity boys' basketball team beat Valley 65-42 on Dec. 5 at Johnston.  This win increased the team's streak to 4-0 and earned them the #1 ranking in the state. During the second quarter, the team went on an 11-0 run with Camden Vander Zwaag, 18', Boston Grimes, 18' and Peyton Williams 19' all contributed....

Men’s bowling team loses to Valley, 2617 – 2776

Men’s bowling team loses to Valley, 2617 – 2776

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys' varsity had a close game against Valley High School Dec. 7, but took a loss and went home defeated, adding to the varsity score of 1-5-0. Many of the top scores got strikes and Owen Smith, '20 lead the varsity team with the score of 391, and Aidan Cooley, '18 with 385 points. They started...

Girls win second straight cross country title

Girls win second straight cross country title

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls cross country has done it again winning the state title for the second year running and third in four years and asserting their dominance in 4A cross country winning by a big margin of 44 points at the meet in Fort Dodge Oct. 28. Paige Horner ‘20 lead the team winning state individually in a...