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  • 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.

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, ...

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

The RCC meet at the end of the season features every team in the conference competing against each other. It also marks the end of the season for most of the swimmers. It is one final opportunity for swimmers to improve their times and end their season on a high note. This is the final chance to race...

Club Sports: The New Cliché

Club Sports: The New Cliché

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Your palms are sweating. You're tired and your muscles feel weak, but it's the last play of the game. You need to score this point or else you will lose the game for your team. You take a breath, close your eyes, and take the shot. When you open your eyes, you realize you've missed your shot and d...

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...

Track and Field Gains New Leadership

Track and Field Gains New Leadership

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Spring

Chris Gannon is a man who has seen great success in his time, hoping to see others flourish and make their own mark on sports. Gannon has most recently joined the Skutt Catholic track family and is looking to do his best to make great athletes of the students he trains. Track conditioning is just...

“The Bachelor” Fantasy League: A New Twist

“The Bachelor” Fantasy League: A New Twist

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

It's become common knowledge in the last decade that the TV show The Bachelor focuses on a single man who seeks love (and, of course, marriage) from a pool of gorgeous lady strangers. While the first 20 seasons were typical reality show drama, the 21st season tried something new: a fantasy Bache...

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 ...

Young and Hungry: Girl’s Basketball Bounces Back

Young and Hungry: Girl’s Basketball Bounces Back

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
January 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Usually when discussing varsity sports, the word 'young,' when associated with a team, has a negative connotation. It's used mainly to politely say that a team lacks the experiences, skills or mental capacity to excel at the varsity level. With a vast majority of underclassmen on the roster, it's no...

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 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...

Dive Team Of One

Dive Team Of One

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Basketball has 15. Football has 53. Volleyball has 14. Diving has one. These numbers all show how many people are on a team roster at Skutt Catholic. The biggest distinction is diving. The lone diver this year is a freshman. Enter Andrew Fenner, Skutt Catholic’s only diver. “I started diving ...

Double Trouble On and Off the Court

Double Trouble On and Off the Court

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Chances are if you've ever been to a varsity volleyball game at Skutt Catholic, you've seen the Heyne sisters. Numbers 13 and 14, both are powerful hitters with numerous kills each game. But the most impressive thing about them isn't just how talented they are, it's their humility and love for each other. They...

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