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Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

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


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

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


Filed under Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

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


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports, Winter

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,...

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Skutt Catholic faced a difficult challenge heading into Elkhorn last Saturday due to facing 10 other quality teams. They had to defeat teams like Creighton Prep, Elkhorn, and Pius X to come out on top. The SkyHawks couldn't do this as Creighton Prep scored the most on the boys side with 554 points, Elkhorn...

Super Bowl Preview

Super Bowl Preview

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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

Whether it's the game or the commercials, the Super Bowl is the game to watch. The outstanding play, the halftime performance,and the giant table of food are all great reasons to watch the game, whether you are a sports fan or not. The stage is set for the New England Patriots to face the Philadelphia...

Varsity Basketball Victorious Over Glenwood

Varsity Basketball Victorious Over Glenwood

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

It was the first Friday Night home game in a while for the boys as they put it all out there against the Glenwood Rams. The SkyHawks were coming into the game with a lot of momentum on their sides from the get-go. The girls’ team defeated RCC Rival Beatrice just before, it was “free t-shirt night”...

Ben Altman: Football Captain, Orange Enthusiast

Ben Altman: Football Captain, Orange Enthusiast

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Meet the Athlete, Sports

Senior Ben Altman is known for his success in football and wrestling; this year he holds winning for the first time. However, Altman's success reaches far beyond the field into the classroom the halls of Skutt Catholic. He peers know him as a loyal friend and his teachers as a lively student.  How d...

Beyond the Hardwood: Girls Basketball

Beyond the Hardwood: Girls Basketball

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Winter

Many of the SkyHawk faithful know about the Skutt Catholic football or volleyball team, but not many know about the girls’ basketball team. Often overshadowed by the major sports, these ladies put in the work every day just like all other athletes, but do not receive the appreciation that they deserve....

SkyHawks Boys Basketball Captures 2018 RCC Title

SkyHawks Boys Basketball Captures 2018 RCC Title

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


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

After a 63-30 win against Gross on January 12, Skutt Catholic focused on the RCC tournament, starting January 16. The team had to win the first two games to reach the finals and another win to be conference champions. The SkyHawks achieved their goal of winning RCC through dominating victories, suffocating...

First Day of NFL Draft Recap

First Day of NFL Draft Recap

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

After all the buildup and mock drafts, the first round is complete. The first overall pick chosen by the Browns was Baker Mayfield out of Oklahoma, who won the Heisman trophy last year and threw 43 touchdowns to lead the Sooners to a 12-2 record. The Browns are looking for a franchise quarterback and...

Meet the Athlete: All Around Star Eric Melrose

Meet the Athlete: All Around Star Eric Melrose

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Meet the Athlete, Sports, Sports Showcase

Junior Eric Melrose is an Athlete with many talents. Along with participating in Cross Country, Swim, and Track on the varsity teams, he has also joined several state teams as an alternate. Melrose is a diligent and motivated student who as much as he is an athlete. What is your favorite class? Pro...

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