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Skutt Catholic Boys Soccer Wins RCC

Skutt Catholic Boys Soccer Wins RCC

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Skutt Catholic faced South Sioux City with a RCC title on the line after defeating Mount Michael in the semi finals 3-0 on April 24th. The SkyHawks entered this game winning eight of their last nine and looked to keep their momentum going. South Sioux was hit going into the RCC final, winning six of...

SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Spring

The SkyHawks have had an excellent season so far, and they looked to continue it during districts. After defeating Arlington High School by the score of 6-1, Skutt Catholic played Elkhorn in the district final. The SkyHawks dominated Elkhorn, winning 5-0. Skutt Catholic captured another district finals,...

“Ready Player One” Disappoints

“Ready Player One” Disappoints

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Once I heard that Steven Spielberg would direct "Ready Player One," I decided to read the book before the movie came out. It quickly became one of my favorite books I have read and I was excited for the movie. One thing that made me nervous before I saw the movie was that Spielberg would not stay faithful...

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

After all the preparation and spring training games, opening day is finally upon us. Every team will be in action and fans will be able to watch spectacular plays and exciting games. To prepare for opening day and the 2018 season, here are some storylines to watch as the season unfolds. 1. The Two...

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Spring

As soon as the brackets were released, people began picking who they thought would win the title and strive for a perfect bracket. They could have picked their favorite teams or pick a one seed. Fans hope that their team comes out on top, but no one knows due to the unpredictably of this tournament....

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Sports, Winter

March 12, 2017 -- Just after Skutt Catholic defeated Gretna and York beat Bennington in the semifinals, the stage was set for the top two seeds in the tournament to meet in the state championship game Saturday. The stakes were high for both teams, as York was trying to win its first state basketball...

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Going into the February 24 home ground against the Alliance Bulldogs, the SkyHawk basketball players knew what was at stake. With a victory, Skutt Catholic would earn a path to the state playoffs in Lincoln. However, they were playing a tough Alliance team that had everything to play for and wanted to...

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The SkyHawks arrived at Ralston High School to try to capture a RCC title. To achieve this goal, they had to beat teams such as Ralston, Beatrice, and Gross. They also needed strong performances by their swimmers and try to get as much people on the podium as possible. The team accomplished this and...

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Skutt Catholic faced a difficult challenge heading into Elkhorn last Saturday due to facing 10 other quality teams. They had to defeat teams like Creighton Prep, Elkhorn, and Pius X to come out on top. The SkyHawks couldn't do this as Creighton Prep scored the most on the boys side with 554 points, Elkhorn...

Ben Altman: Football Captain, Orange Enthusiast

Ben Altman: Football Captain, Orange Enthusiast

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Meet the Athlete, Sports

Senior Ben Altman is known for his success in football and wrestling; this year he holds winning for the first time. However, Altman's success reaches far beyond the field into the classroom the halls of Skutt Catholic. He peers know him as a loyal friend and his teachers as a lively student.  How d...

SkyHawks Boys Basketball Captures 2018 RCC Title

SkyHawks Boys Basketball Captures 2018 RCC Title

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

After a 63-30 win against Gross on January 12, Skutt Catholic focused on the RCC tournament, starting January 16. The team had to win the first two games to reach the finals and another win to be conference champions. The SkyHawks achieved their goal of winning RCC through dominating victories, suffocating...

First Day of NFL Draft Recap

First Day of NFL Draft Recap

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

After all the buildup and mock drafts, the first round is complete. The first overall pick chosen by the Browns was Baker Mayfield out of Oklahoma, who won the Heisman trophy last year and threw 43 touchdowns to lead the Sooners to a 12-2 record. The Browns are looking for a franchise quarterback and...

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