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SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Senior Jake Archer Commits to UNL

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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