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Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Track Team Runs With New Coaching Staff

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

The SkyHawks arrived at Ralston High School to try to capture a RCC title. To achieve this goal, they had to beat teams such as Ralston, Beatrice, and Gross. They also needed strong performances by their swimmers and try to get as much people on the podium as possible. The team accomplished this and...

NBA Trade Deadline Chaos

NBA Trade Deadline Chaos

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018

At 3 p.m. ET on February 8th, NBA front offices got to take a sigh of relief after the trade deadline passed, which meant that the their teams were all but finalized for the rest of the season. On this day, many trades went down that took the league by storm, which included former All-Star Isaiah Thomas...

Weeder Twins: Two Minds Are Greater Than One

Weeder Twins: Two Minds Are Greater Than One

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

February 13, 2018

The bleachers fill with parents and students alike. Odors of sweat and leather mingle with the aroma of popcorn being sold down the hall. The crowd begins to roar as jersey number 4, Hannah Weeder, catches the pass from jersey number 22, Hayley Weeder, and swooshes a three-pointer. In any sport, cooperation...

Wrestlers Crowned District Champions in York

Wrestlers Crowned District Champions in York

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2018

Feb. 10, 2018 -- Skutt Catholic's wrestling team had a successful district meet this weekend. The two-day district tournament began Friday in York, Nebr. Skutt Catholic wrestlers started the day off with quick pins from sophomore 120 pounder Joey Orsi, and 160 pound junior Alex VanDyke. Soon after,...

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