The Black & White

Girls dominate, boys narrowly lose at conference

Girls dominate, boys narrowly lose at conference

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls cross country team completely dominated at conference winning both the JV and varsity races in convincing fashion and never really looked like losing at the CIC conference meet on Oct. 12 in Marshalltown. This dominance was led by the dangerous triumvirate of Jessica McKee ‘18, Paige Horn...

Wrestlers going to UNI Dome

Wrestlers going to UNI Dome

Rachel Vaughan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Noah Rogers, '17 will be competing in Cedar Falls at the Preseason Nationals tournament on Oct. 28.  The folkstyle tournament has a double-elimination format, and begins at 9:00 that morning. Since this tournament takes place before the high school wrestling season, the wrestlers have the option to...

Cross country teams almost sweep at Fort Dodge

Cross country teams almost sweep at Fort Dodge

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Both of the cross country teams won their varsity races with the boys also winning the JV race with the girls finishing third in JV at the Fort Dodge Invitational Oct. 5. Tom Altier ‘18 led the team finishing seventh with a time of 15:57 and is returning to his best after being injured earlier in the...

Johnston teams shine at Heartland Cross Country meet

Johnston teams shine at Heartland Cross Country meet

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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The Johnston cross country teams competed in the Heartland Classic cross country invitational on Sept. 16. This meet is one of the biggest meets in the region and consists of some of the best cross country teams in Iowa and surrounding states. The girls were the more successful of the teams winning the carsit...

Cross Country fights well without top runners at Indianola

Cross Country fights well without top runners at Indianola

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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The boys cross country team finished sixth in the varsity race and fifth in the junior varsity (JV) race in the team's most recent meet at the Indianola Invitational Sept. 21. In the varsity race, they only finished seven points behind fifth placed Valley. They also had a severely depleted squad with ...

Girls Volleyball team competes at Ballard Invitational Tournament

Girls Volleyball team competes at Ballard Invitational Tournament

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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The varsity girls volleyball finished 4-1 at the Ballard Invitational Tournament on Sept. 19, earning a second place overall. Even though the girls finished second on the day, both they and their coach felt satisfied with the performance they gave. “It was really cool because it shows our school and...