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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.

After An Electrifying Weekend, SkyHawks Advance to Tuesday’s Championship

After An Electrifying Weekend, SkyHawks Advance to Tuesday’s Championship

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Following two sound victories this weekend, the SkyHawk girls soccer team will compete against Columbus Scotus for a second consecutive state title at Morrison Stadium Tuesday. The SkyHawks had a sound win in the first round, defeating Columbus three to zero. In the semifinals, SkyHawks faced a challenging...

What Happened to the Royals?

What Happened to the Royals?

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
May 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Just two years ago, the Kansas City Royals were on top of the baseball world, winning the World Series. Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Kendrys Morales led the team offensively, while Wade Davis closed the games out. However, this year has been a different story as Kansas City are the bottom-dwellers...

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, ...

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 24, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the final games of the NBA regular season ended, the seeds and matchups were set for the exciting playoffs to begin. The premium matchups of the first round feature two MVP candidates in Russell Westbrook and James Harden facing each other, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the young Bucks facing the dynamic...

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 3, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As I watched the closing seconds of the Butler versus North Carolina last Friday, I went upstairs to get my hat to play basketball in my front yard. I was angry and frustrated with Butler's loss because they are my favorite college basketball team. To get over the loss and keep my mind off it, I sho...

One Reserve Soccer Team’s Spirit

One Reserve Soccer Team’s Spirit

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

While the varsity soccer team is holding all the attention, the reserve team is out on its grind trying to make the best of its own games. Boys reserve started its season alongside the other teams as well. The reserve players started out their season with a difficult game. “We lost our first game,...

The “Skutt Bun” Is Back

The “Skutt Bun” Is Back

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Morrison Stadium, here we come. As the winter season draws to a close, girls soccer is revving up, anxiously anticipating their new season. With almost the whole team made up of returning state champions, the SkyHawks are prepared to take on the field once again, and hopefully win back-to-back state...

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
March 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the field of 68 was announced last Sunday, people were looking at the matchups and already thinking who they should pick in their brackets. People were deciding which first round upsets could happen, such as which 12 seed would beat a 5 seed, because that has happened every year since 2007. Peopl...

Swimming State Meet Brings Successes and Disappointments for SkyHawks

Swimming State Meet Brings Successes and Disappointments for SkyHawks

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

You win some, you lose some: this was the story of the performance of the SkyHawk swim team at this year's state meet. Much like the season as a whole, the team had some great achievements by young swimmers in the 500 freestyle, though the team suffered some bitter disappointments in the boys and ...

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...

Going for Gold: Cheer Team Heads to Nationals

Going for Gold: Cheer Team Heads to Nationals

Maddie Mollner, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

“Five, six, seven, eight!” After almost a year of counting through dances and stunts, the Skutt Catholic cheerleaders are anxiously anticipating their departure to Orlando, Florida to compete at nationals. Nationals, hosted by the Universal Cheer Association, or UCA, are attended by over 100...

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