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SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Spring

The SkyHawks have had an excellent season so far, and they looked to continue it during districts. After defeating Arlington High School by the score of 6-1, Skutt Catholic played Elkhorn in the district final. The SkyHawks dominated Elkhorn, winning 5-0. Skutt Catholic captured another district finals,...

Baseball Finishes Runner-Up in Conference Tourney

Baseball Finishes Runner-Up in Conference Tourney

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

The River Cities Conference Baseball tournament was held in Ralston this past weekend. The Skutt Catholic SkyHawks were the top seeded team heading into the tournament. The SkyHawks would face the winner of Mount Michael Benedictine and Ralston at two o’clock Friday afternoon. The Knights of Mount...

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

After all the preparation and spring training games, opening day is finally upon us. Every team will be in action and fans will be able to watch spectacular plays and exciting games. To prepare for opening day and the 2018 season, here are some storylines to watch as the season unfolds. 1. The Two...

March Madness Takes Over Omaha

March Madness Takes Over Omaha

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports, Sports Feature

The NCAA Tournament has taken place in Omaha several times in years past, but this time around it was a bit different. Omaha has never hosted anything past the first and second rounds of the tournament. The Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight were welcomed by the city in a grand fashion. Several powerhouses...

Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

After a fairly successful cross country season this year, Head Coach Chris Gannon was chosen to lead the cross country team at Creighton University. This led to a coaching staff of new and old faces to be chosen for the coming year. The new head coach, Steve Carroll, helped as an assistant coach underneath...

Father Harrison Named Next Girls Golf Coach

Father Harrison Named Next Girls Golf Coach

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, Fall, Sports

March 21, 2018 -- The girls’ golf program has found its new head coach. Father Patrick Harrison will lead the charge this upcoming fall. Harrison was an assistant coach last year, and has had a golf background for the majority of his lifetime. Harrison played golf throughout high school and college. He...

The Benefits of Adding More (March) Madness

The Benefits of Adding More (March) Madness

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

March Madness is a time where the entire country becomes avid college basketball fans, whether they have seen a game or not. These fans become glued to their TVs, smartphones or any device where they can become engrossed in the hype. The NCAA tournament needs to be expanded to 128 teams rather than 64...

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


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

As soon as the brackets were released, people began picking who they thought would win the title and strive for a perfect bracket. They could have picked their favorite teams or pick a one seed. Fans hope that their team comes out on top, but no one knows due to the unpredictably of this tournament....

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Sports, Winter

March 12, 2017 -- Just after Skutt Catholic defeated Gretna and York beat Bennington in the semifinals, the stage was set for the top two seeds in the tournament to meet in the state championship game Saturday. The stakes were high for both teams, as York was trying to win its first state basketball...

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Going into the February 24 home ground against the Alliance Bulldogs, the SkyHawk basketball players knew what was at stake. With a victory, Skutt Catholic would earn a path to the state playoffs in Lincoln. However, they were playing a tough Alliance team that had everything to play for and wanted to...

Spring Sports Preview 2018

Spring Sports Preview 2018

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The wait for spring sports season is quickly drawing to a close. Seven teams and five sports prepare to begin their 2018 seasons through a one week tryout period. Here is everything a SkyHawk student needs to know to get ready for this year’s spring in Skutt Catholic athletics. Baseball: The baseball team is comin...

Wrestlers Claim 20th State Title in 21 Years

Wrestlers Claim 20th State Title in 21 Years

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Winter

Skutt Catholic came into the state tournament being doubted by the media of various newspapers, websites, and blogs. Everyone thought this was one of the weaker teams in the program’s history. They were predicted to finish second, behind the Hastings Tigers. As the tournament began,  six of the...

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