The Black & White

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...