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Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, Fall, Sports

Dec. 15, 2017 -- SkyHawk linebacker and running back Jake Archer officially committed to play football at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In the past few months, Archer has received offers to play college football across the country, but he finally came to a decision to play for his home state's...

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Sports

Every year, there are college football bowl games featuring teams from different conferences and across the country. This year, there are 41 bowl games. In the Capital One Bowl Mania challenge, players pick the winners and select how much points they want to wager on each game based on confidence. For...

Let the Bowl Games Begin

Let the Bowl Games Begin

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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

Throughout the year, many people anticipate the Christmas season with visions of opening presents and gorging on holiday food. But another positive aspect of the season is all the college football bowl games that are occurring. From the Dollar General Bowl to the “Granddaddy of Them All”, there is...

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

December 8, 2017


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

SkyHawk basketball was off to a rocky start this evening when the girls’ varsity faced off against Bishop Heelan High School. The Crusaders of Heelan put up a great fight on defense and were able to take the first half with a lead of 21-18. The second half fared somewhat better for the SkyHawks. A back-a...

Burke Invitational Opens Swim Season

Burke Invitational Opens Swim Season

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Winter

The combined swim teams of Skutt Catholic and Mount Michael competed for the first time on Saturday at Burke High School. The SkyHawks brought a strong start to the season, showing themselves as a potential state competitor. The meet was divided into boys and girls rounds. The girls swam in the morning,...

Girls Basketball: Fundraising and Team Bonding

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Winter

As fall begins to wrap up and a new plethora of sports and activities prepare to start their seasons, fundraising is key. For a lot of teams, the season is primarily focused on the success and outcome of games and events. But a select few teams, like girls’ basketball, are limited to also encompassin...

UNL Fires Football Coach Mike Riley

UNL Fires Football Coach Mike Riley

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


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

The Nebraska Cornhuskers season was a letdown to fans and players as they finished the year 4-8, which is the Huskers worst season since 1961. Nebraska had blowout losses to Ohio State, Minnesota, Iowa, and suffered an embarrassing loss to Northern Illinois in week 2. After the Husker’s 56-14 defeat...

The Dukes Dominate the SkyHawks

The Dukes Dominate the SkyHawks

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Everyone was ready for the state championship. The hype videos were made and everyone was thinking about the impending football game. The York Dukes were going up against the SkyHawks. Both teams were coming off major wins. York was coming off a major upset against Elkhorn South to prevent them from...

Playoff Upsets and Pandemonium

Playoff Upsets and Pandemonium

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Fall, Sports, Sports Feature

Powerhouse teams in sports seek to always be in contention for a championship every single year by obliterating the competition. When that team is on an opponent's schedule, every loyal fan cringes at the impending thumping. This year in Nebraska high school football many gridiron giants have been slayed....

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017


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

Skutt Catholic faced a challenging matchup Friday as they looked to knock off the undefeated Gretna Dragons on the road. Despite the cold weather and the SkyHawk's offensive struggles, they managed to beat Gretna through their dominant defense. Both Skutt Catholic and Gretna struggled offensively,...

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