The Black & White

Rugby team secures second place

Diving over an Ankeny opponent, Bryce Rowland ‘17 attempts to keep hold of the ball.  The rugby team lost to Ankeny 21-0 April 14.

Andrew Maresca, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

On May 1 the rugby team Placed second in a tournament consisting of ten Iowa teams. The team lost to Southeast Polk in overtime, after beating Roosevelt and Valley. JV teams from all over the state came to participate. Coached by Dave Oldham, the team is made up of 23 juniors and seniors. The team...

Girls’ track runs well at home meet

Josie Hovey '19 sprints to the finish in the 400m race. Hovey finished third in the race. The girls track team competed at home on April 11.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

The girls' track team competed at home on April 11. They competed against Boone, Ankeny  Centennial, Waukee, Iowa City West, Des Moines North, and Gilbert. Jessica Mckee ‘18 and Brooke Mckee ‘20 placed second and third in the 1500m run. Mackenzie Laughlin ’18, Kendall Nead ’20, Josie Hovey ’19, ...

Wrestling beats Norwalk, Dowling

Elliot Pholmeyer takes control over an opponent while checking how much time is left in the period. Pholmeyer wrestles in the 152 pound weight class.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

January 24, 2017

At a dual meet Thursday night the varsity wrestling team was able to defeat both Norwalk and Dowling Catholic. Norwalk fell against the varsity team 45-27. The team won 51-15 over Dowling Catholic. Dowling lost a point after a wrestler left the mat, not shaking his opponent's hand. Collin Hushagen...

Dragons dominating the season

Thomas Edwards '20, prepares to wrestle an opponent from Sioux City North. Edwards wrestles in the 106 pound weight class.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

December 16, 2016

The Dragons held a home wrestling invitational Dec. 10. At the invitational the Dragons placed second with 186 total points. Valley High School Tigers placed first at the invitational with 233 points overall. Zach Price won his 100th match during the invitational. The Dragons also held a wrestling...

French students taste authentic cuisine

Chef Wini Moranville helps Bryony Whitelaw '17 flip a crêpe, barely missing the pan. AP French students took a field trip Dec. 13 to enjoy French food and culture.

Kathryn Ikeda, Head Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016

AP French students took a field trip Dec. 13 to experience an authentic French meal. Students travelled to a nearby home where author and chef Wini Moranville prepared several dishes and explained the process of how to make them. Moranville wrote "La Bonne Femme Cookbook" showcasing French food prepared...