The Black & White

Dowling Catholic Shuts Out Dragons

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Dowling Catholic outplayed the Dragon football team 0-27 Sept. 7 at Dragon Stadium. "I thought the kids played hard and never quit at any point in the game, but bottom line, we didn't execute very well as a team,” coach Brian Woodley said.   The team’s record stands at 5-1 after th...

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018

The girls Cross Country team added another meet win to their resume winning the Varsity at the Tom Karpan Invite hosted by Valley High School, they also finished third in the JV race. They won the race without their top five runners from their last meet at Marshalltown and sixth runner Samantha Strauss...

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018

The girls Cross Country team has started their season of strong with a win in JV and Varsity at the Bobcat Cross Country Invite in Marshalltown. They were lead by two time all-state runner Brooke McKee '20 who won the race with a time of 19:24 and asserted why she is a favorite to win the state meet....

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

Grant Lair's '18 heart was pounding as he rounded the curve for the last 100m in his 800m race. The race started off poorly, with a start putting him in last place for the first 200m. He tripped around 170m, which put him even further back. Eventually, he had gotten into third to last position, and...

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018

Cari Naanep '19 won the girls' district singles title on Wednesday afternoon, qualifying to state in an assertive fashion. This is Naanep's third District title in three years, winning a doubles championship as a freshman and a singles championship as a sophomore. By winning each and every match she...

School board finalizes plans for new baseball/softball complex

School board finalizes plans for new baseball/softball complex

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

Earlier this year, the school board announced plans to improve the baseball-softball complex through revamping the current baseball facility and building an adjacent softball field in a $3.4 million project. Construction will begin Aug. 2018 and will end May 2019. “The biggest feature will be the fie...