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Cross Country Goes Back-to-Back

Cross Country Goes Back-to-Back

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 25, 2018

The boys’ and girls’ trip set out to take care of business in Kearney last Friday. The boys’ team captured their first ever state title, while the girls’ were runner-ups.   The girls’ began Senior Maria Lasala lead Skutt Catholic thorough basically the entire race, and finished 9...

Four Teams Remain In the Race for the Crown

Four Teams Remain In the Race for the Crown

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 19, 2018

The annual Championship series round is set for the 2018 Major League Baseball postseason.   The National League features a team that reached the ‘Fall Classic’ a year ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers. They are taking on a team who has only made it this far in the postseason twice before...

SkyHawks Cruise Past Cougars to Remain Undefeated

SkyHawks Cruise Past Cougars to Remain Undefeated

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 13, 2018

The SkyHawks took on crosstown rival Gross Catholic in a televised Thursday night battle. Skutt Catholic came in at a perfect 7-0 and the Cougars came in at a straggling 2-5. Chilly temperatures, and slight winds led to a bit of a slow start to both offenses. At the end of one quarter of play it wa...

SkyHawks Take Care of Rams in Shutout

SkyHawks Take Care of Rams in Shutout

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 4, 2018

Friday night the SkyHawks had their first taste of football in cold weather. The number one ranked Skutt Catholic SkyHawks welcomed the Ralston Rams home to try and improve to 6-0 on the season. The Rams came in at 4-1, and the SkyHawks at 5-0. Skutt Catholic set the tone early as they drove right down the f...

Softball Sweeps Competition in Lincoln

Softball Sweeps Competition in Lincoln

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

September 27, 2018

The Skutt Catholic softball team set foot for a full day of softball this past Saturday when they ventured to Lincoln, Nebraska for three crucial tournament games. “We need to focus on one game at a time, and play the way we know we can play.” said Senior left fielder Lauren Milone. The day would st...

College Football is Underway

College Football is Underway

Jack McGonigal, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2018

The 2018 college football season has officially begun with many exciting week one matchups. The Alabama Crimson Tide came into the season as the number one team in the country. Alabama took care of Louisville 51-14 Saturday night. Many fans around the area were more than excited to see what the Nebraska...

Skutt Catholic vs. Bennington Preview

Skutt Catholic vs. Bennington Preview

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018

With school starting up and everyone getting into the swing of the year, Skutt Catholic is awaiting the return of the football season. From the themes to music in the halls, football Fridays are a tradition that has the whole school anxious for the impending game. This Friday, Skutt opens off the year away a...

Skutt Catholic Boys Soccer Wins RCC

Skutt Catholic Boys Soccer Wins RCC

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

Skutt Catholic faced South Sioux City with a RCC title on the line after defeating Mount Michael in the semi finals 3-0 on April 24th. The SkyHawks entered this game winning eight of their last nine and looked to keep their momentum going. South Sioux was hit going into the RCC final, winning six of...

SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

SkyHawk Baseball Wins Districts

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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