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...

Varsity girls’ track team competes at home meet

Brooke Mckee '20 hands off the baton to Taryn Swaim '18, the team finished first in the 4 by 800m relay. The girls track team competed at home on March 28.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

The girls' track team competed March 28 against Ankeny Centennial, Dowling and Valley. Jessica Mckee placed first in the varsity 3000m race. Josie Hovey ‘19 placed second, while Brooke Mckee ’20 placed third in the varsity 800m race. Mackenzie Laughlin ‘18, Brooke Mckee ‘20, Taryn Swaim ‘18,...

Too many things, not enough time

Aaron Koopal '18 talking to his friends before class starts. Koopal is in Track and still makes time to do other activities and hobbies

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Everyday I juggle the commitment of sports and school. It’s hard and creates more stress than I need. Despite that, sports are a part of my life and I would not give them up for the world. I have to stay until evening for practices and even until 9 p.m. or 10 p.m. for meets, already leaving me with...

Girls’ basketball loses to Indianola at state

Attempting to get the ball from her Indianola opponent, Taryn Knuth '17 reaches her hand out while her teammates step back. The girls lost the quarterfinal round of state basketball against Indianola, 77-67.

Kitarrah Mangra-Dutcher, Photo Editor

March 2, 2017

The Dragons lost against Indianola during the quarterfinal round of girls state basketball on Mar. 1. The girls lost with a final score of 77-67. "All the emotions started flooding in me, I started feeling super sad and starting to face reality," Brooke Wilmes '17 said. "I also got mad and pissed, but...

Swim teams fall short against Dowling Catholic

Scott Lair wins the 100y breast stroke. Johnston lost to Dowling Catholic.

Justin Gard, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

The junior varsity and varsity boys swim team competed against Dowling Catholic Thursday night. The junior varsity team fell short against Dowling, but they competed well. “I did well, I had a big personal best in the 100y backstroke,” Adam Pottebaum said. The varsity team also fell short, but Grant ...