Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • The Book Club is starting on Tuesday October 24th in the Student Center from 3:15-3:45.

  • Audition sign ups for our District One-Act Play are up on Mr. Wright's window.

  • Those interested in jazz band please meet in the band room at 6:45am Oct.24

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Senior photos are due by October 31st!

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

The colors of Moylan field are crisp, and the announcing voice of Mr. Plum drones in your ear as you get ready for the hike. You glance over at the opponents lined up across from you, try to recall what play your captain had decided on and focus your eyes on the velcroed flags around the waist of...

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

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...

Mayweather Beats McGregor In Ten Rounds

Mayweather Beats McGregor In Ten Rounds

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2017


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

Social media is a place to express yourself - which in some cases can evidently also lead to setting up a boxing match. Over the course of a year, Conor McGregor took a cocky approach to eventually taunt a boxer into a primetime event that had the whole world watching. Floyd Mayweather, a renowned boxer, ha...

New Era Begins in Skutt Catholic Cross Country

New Era Begins in Skutt Catholic Cross Country

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

When it was announced that Mr. Schumacher and Mr.Elliott would leave their coaching positions, it was a tough moment for the sport and its athletes. They built this program into what it is today and imagining cross country without them was hard to fathom. Athletes didn't know what to expect from the...

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 ...

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