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Boats: Are They Just Water Cars?

Boats: Are They Just Water Cars?

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase

Using the correct logic, anyone can prove anything. This is evident if you ever listen to unintelligent people talk about, well, anything. I decided for my final article as a member of the Skutt Catholic Flightline staff, I wanted to prove this. So, I am going to prove how a boat is not only a water ...

How I Failed College Before Even Graduating High School

How I Failed College Before Even Graduating High School

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase

It's important to always take advice with a grain of salt, I learned this the hard way. I was told to take AP classes to get some college credits early, instead I took actual college classes prior to my senior year. Unfortunately, following my brief stint of classes, I'm on academic probation at Metrop...

Nebraska Recruiting On The Rise, Lands High Profile Recruits

Nebraska Recruiting On The Rise, Lands High Profile Recruits

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

On March 23rd 2016, current Nebraska wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. committed to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. That was the beginning of the what appears to be the current resurgence that is Nebraska recruiting. Particularly in the state of California, coined as the "Calibraska" movement, ...

Antisocial Network

Antisocial Network

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

An epidemic has struck at an alarming rate. This epidemic isn't some severe famine or even a plague, this epidemic is the current over involvement of social media in our lives. Social media at its core is suppose to be a great way to quickly connect and stay in contact with people. Unfortunately that...

Deep Thoughts With Peter And Sam: Episode 3

Deep Thoughts With Peter And Sam: Episode 3

Peter Quinn, Sam Wiegand, Opinion Editor, Sports Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Videos

A wise man once said, "You can observe a lot by just watching." This is evidently true, as watching something is literally the only way to observe something. Observing people answering life's toughest questions teaches you a lot about their inner minds. The best way to do this is to watch the video....

Golden Corral: The Wal-Mart of Buffets

Golden Corral: The Wal-Mart of Buffets

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food

Whilst you are minding your own business, attempting to get an ice cream cone, a little girl no older than six runs up to you and screams, “Someone threw up! Someone threw up everywhere!” This seems like something out of a movie, or even a comedy act. However, this actually happened to me at what I ...

March Sadness

March Sadness

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Once a year in the spring a large quantity of the population gathers around and fills out a piece of paper hoping things finally go their way. No, this isn't tax day, this is March Madness. With the sheer fact that this event can, in this instance, be almost misidentified as tax day helps to prove an ev...

Alum Walks On, Becomes Lead Hitter For UNL Baseball

Alum Walks On, Becomes Lead Hitter For UNL Baseball

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Amazing Alumni, Showcase, Sports, Spring

Only one in twenty high school baseball players actually play at the college level. Even fewer start as a freshman, let alone as a walk on. Fewer yet, become the sole run to beat an undefeated top 10 teams. Despite this, all of these perfectly describes Skutt Catholic Alum Morris John "Mojo" Hagge. ...

Student Sections: More Similar Than You Think

Student Sections: More Similar Than You Think

Lily Heyne, Guest Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

People are screaming on one side and chanting odd phrases on the other. This isn’t at a concert or even a cult gathering. This is a high school student section--an integral part of the high school experience. Like the majority of other high school activities, each school has its own spin on it. The...

Skutt Catholic Says Goodbye To Class Ranks

Skutt Catholic Says Goodbye To Class Ranks

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Unknown to the majority of the student body at Skutt Catholic High School, a few years ago, a monumental change occurred in the guidance office. This change hasn't actually affected this year’s seniors, but has affected everyone else. The school has eliminated class ranks. Class rank is a syste...

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Tradition is formed by doing something over and over again, at a high level. This is the epitome of Skutt Catholic wrestling: tradition. “It always feels great to keep the tradition of Skutt Catholic wrestling,” said senior Korbin Meink. This tradition has been at the forefront of the most dominant...

Taylor Royal: Then To Now

Taylor Royal: Then To Now

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Amazing Alumni, Features

In 2004, a young Taylor Royal started high school at Skutt Catholic. Today, he wants to be the next mayor of Omaha. Like many, Royal came to Skutt Catholic without knowing many people. “I went to Trinity Christian, which is now known as Lifegate,” Royal said. “I only knew two people coming her...

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