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Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams Win Against Southeast Polk

Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams Win Against Southeast Polk

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Girl's basketball won their game on Feb. 4 2019 against the Southeast Polk Rams 89-67. Maya McDermott '20 lead the team in points with 28, while making 11 shots on 19 attempts, and assists with seven. The Dragons' top three scorers, McDermott, Maddie Mock '20, and Regan Nesheim '19 each had over 20 points....

Varsity Wrestling Beats Des Moines North-Hoover on Senior Night

Varsity Wrestling Beats Des Moines North-Hoover on Senior Night

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

February 7, 2019

The varsity wrestling team beat Des Moines North-Hoover on Thursday, January 31, with a final score of 66-8. The meet was at Johnston. Eight matches were forfeited by Des Moines North-Hoover as a result of them not having a wrestler for the weight, making up 48 of Johnston's 66 points....

Let’s Talk About the Most Overrated Team in College Basketball this Year

Let’s Talk About the Most Overrated Team in College Basketball this Year

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

The Kansas Jayhawks are the most overrated team in college basketball, now hear me out before you start calling me an idiot. You are right not to believe me Kansas has been one of college basketball’s biggest names for decades and they have won 14 straight Big 12 regular season titles. They are known...

Boy’s basketball beats Urbandale 64-51

Boy’s basketball beats Urbandale 64-51

Cameron DeRoos, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

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

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

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...