Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • Musicians wanting to help with retreats/Campus Min events- meet today after school in CM Office!

  • Big Hawks! Friday we will being meeting up with your Little Hawks at 9:15 for a QR activity. Please bring your iPads to the gym.

  • Get your free 25th Anniversary T-Shirts During Lunch!

  • All students interested in Vivace Band or Crew, please stop and see Mr. Storm in the music room by Tuesday, August 22nd.

  • Set construction has begun for the fall play! Come to the stage after school at 3:30 and get involved.

  • SkyHawks for Life will be hosting their first Life Nite on Tuesday Aug. 22 @ 7pm in the Student Center.

  • Tryouts for the Mock Trial teams will be held on Sunday, August 27th at 5 p.m. in room C105.

Big Names Feature in the 1st Round, but Then Disappear

Big Names Feature in the 1st Round, but Then Disappear

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
May 1, 2017
Filed under Column, Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It's that time of year again as NFL teams grade prospects and determine what college athletes can help their team win the coveted Lombardi trophy. The first round of the draft is filled with gems and superstars athletes, like Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers in the draft's past. This first round draft...

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, ...

Seahawk Fan’s First Experience of Seattle

Seahawk Fan’s First Experience of Seattle

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 17, 2017
Filed under Column, Fall, Showcase, Sports

Once I heard that the national high school journalism convention was being held in Seattle this year, I was ecstatic. Ever since 2010, when Russell Wilson joined the Seahawks, I have been a fan of them and desired to travel to Seattle for an extended period of time to truly be a part of the Seahawk's...

Football: Putting Player Safety First

Football: Putting Player Safety First

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

Football is in many ways America's favorite pastime, and Skutt Catholic is no exception. Most Friday nights in autumn, a screaming student section and an overwhelming amount of players evidence students’ love of the sport. But over the last ten years, research about the effect that repeated hits...

Photo Essay: Running Together, Whatever The Weather

Photo Essay: Running Together, Whatever The Weather

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Every winter, a band of Skutt Catholic students straps on earmuffs and tennis shoes to go for 30 minute runs in freezing temperatures. By choice. Unthinkable, right? Well, not for this group. The hard core individuals in Rock Climbing Club are willing to brave frigid conditions in what can only ...

Concussions Could Lead to Football Ban

Concussions Could Lead to Football Ban

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

There are dozens of events at Skutt Catholic that attract all sorts of different types of people. However, one stands above the rest, and unifies all people. Football is our biggest unification. Those Fridays are days when we truly rally behind our SkyHawk title. What would happen if we lost this boost...

CFP National Championship Game Preview

CFP National Championship Game Preview

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
January 9, 2017
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

As Clemson and Alabama won their semifinal games against Washington and Ohio State, college football fans rejoiced as they get the rematch they dreamed of. They were reminded of the thrilling first matchup last championship game, which Alabama won 45-40. Fans just hope this rematch lives up to the first...

CFP Rankings: Did the Committee Get it Right?

CFP Rankings: Did the Committee Get it Right?

Bob Killgore
December 12, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Penn State's victory over Wisconsin may have capped off the conference championship games, but it allowed the debates to really begin. There were two things we knew for sure before the rankings officially came out: Alabama and Clemson were locked, because each won their conference championships and were...

How the NFL’s Ratings Are Dropping Rapidly

How the NFL’s Ratings Are Dropping Rapidly

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
November 28, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

The NFL has existed since 1920 and has entertained millions over the years. It is a huge market and made $7.24 billion last season and has a whole day to themselves. They have football on from noon to 10:30 every Sunday and is one of the most beloved American sports. The only question is, why hasn't...

The Mystery of the Football Player’s Bleached Hair

The Mystery of the Football Player’s Bleached Hair

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
October 31, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

As Skutt Catholic students walk down the hallway during the football playoffs, they notice how some students have bleached hair. Even though they know that football players do this, they still wonder why they do it. They also are curious about the story behind this famous tradition. After three years...

Husker Football: Are They Really the Seventh Best Team in College Football?

Husker Football: Are They Really the Seventh Best Team in College Football?

Bob Killgore, Posters coordinator
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

As all Husker fans know, Nebraska is off to a 7-0 start and ranked #7 in the country. This is the first time the Cornhuskers have started a season 7-0 in 15 years. However, there are people who don't think Nebraska is a top ten team and still needs to prove they are contenders for the college football pl...

Proud of My Perfect Attendance

Proud of My Perfect Attendance

Peter Quinn, Opinion Editor/ Staff Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

Are you worried that your parents won't be at your football game four hours away? Worry not, Adam LaFond will be there. Adam is an avid superfan of Skutt Catholic football. He has attended every single SC varsity football game since his freshman year. After conducting an interview with him, I gained...

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