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Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

Every year, there are college football bowl games featuring teams from different conferences and across the country. This year, there are 41 bowl games. In the Capital One Bowl Mania challenge, players pick the winners and select how much points they want to wager on each game based on confidence. For...

Two Killed in Iowa School Bus Fire

Two Killed in Iowa School Bus Fire

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017

Dec. 12, 2017 -- A fire occurred in a school bus southwest of Oakland, Iowa around 7:00 a.m. this morning. The bus, which belonged to the Riverside Community School District, was engulfed in flames when the firefighters arrived to the scene. Only the driver and one student were on the bus at the time...

UNL Fires Football Coach Mike Riley

UNL Fires Football Coach Mike Riley

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017

The Nebraska Cornhuskers season was a letdown to fans and players as they finished the year 4-8, which is the Huskers worst season since 1961. Nebraska had blowout losses to Ohio State, Minnesota, Iowa, and suffered an embarrassing loss to Northern Illinois in week 2. After the Husker’s 56-14 defeat...

“Justice League”: A Step in the Right Direction for DC

“Justice League”: A Step in the Right Direction for DC

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 23, 2017

“Justice League” finally arrived to theaters on November 17 and looked to improve people’s negative view of the DC universe. Things didn't look good for the movie, as director Zack Snyder had to leave it for a time period because of a family tragedy. Then Joss Whedon, who took Snyder's place for...

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017

Skutt Catholic faced a challenging matchup Friday as they looked to knock off the undefeated Gretna Dragons on the road. Despite the cold weather and the SkyHawk's offensive struggles, they managed to beat Gretna through their dominant defense. Both Skutt Catholic and Gretna struggled offensively,...

Skutt Volleyball Advances to Quarterfinal

Skutt Volleyball Advances to Quarterfinal

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017

The road to a state championship continued for the SkyHawks on November 3rd as they dominated Platteview. Skutt Catholic will play Bennington on November 9th for the right to advance to the semifinals. The SkyHawk players will not be satisfied until they accomplish their goal set at the beginning of...

Road to Memorial Stadium

Road to Memorial Stadium

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

Skutt Catholic’s goal to win another state championship began last Friday night as they shutout number 13 seed Aurora 23-0. The victory was a solid way for the SkyHawks to start the playoffs, but the opponents they will face in the next couple of weeks won’t be so easy to defeat. However, that won't...

The Impact of Cross Country On My Life

The Impact of Cross Country On My Life

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

During the summer of my freshman year, I ran conditioning for the upcoming cross country season. Some of my friends were running and I decided to run with them. I was not good at the sport and didn't want to continue, but the people and coach Elliott persuaded me to keep going in the sport. As I reflect...

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017 -- The SkyHawks students were excited for the football game before homecoming and were looking forward to a victory against underdog Ralston. They got their victory as Skutt Catholic blitzed past the Rams through big offense plays and dominant defense to move to 4-2. Students had...

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

As teams from class B entered Skutt Catholic’s gym, their goal was to try to win 1st place at the home court of one of the best volleyball teams in the state. The SkyHawks were looking to defend their home court and secure a tournament victory. This was a good challenge for Skutt Catholic, and they...

Race to the MLB Postseason

Race to the MLB Postseason

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017

As the MLB’s regular season comes to a close, teams are fighting for division supremacy and wild card spots. Some favorites have already won their division or are in the hunt for the postseason. This makes for an exciting time for fans and one of the reasons why September baseball is so much fun to...

Skutt Catholic Cross Country Sweeps Blair

Skutt Catholic Cross Country Sweeps Blair

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

Sept. 15, 2017 -- The Skutt Catholic Cross Country team has historically done well in Blair, and last night was no exception. The team's dominance included earning perfect scores for JV boys and girls, 26 medals earned by the athletes, and 4 team titles. The boys junior varsity team had eight of the...

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