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SkyHawk Volleyball Defeats Bennington Badgers

SkyHawk Volleyball Defeats Bennington Badgers

Emma Brisbois, Copy Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, Sports

Nov. 9th, 2017 — Skutt Catholic Volleyball is moving on to the semi-finals of the state championship after a big win over Bennington. Winning three sets to zero, the girls did their part to ensure that they would move on to the next round of the championship. As of right now, the girls are playing...

Skutt Volleyball Advances to Quarterfinal

Skutt Volleyball Advances to Quarterfinal

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


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

The road to a state championship continued for the SkyHawks on November 3rd as they dominated Platteview. Skutt Catholic will play Bennington on November 9th for the right to advance to the semifinals. The SkyHawk players will not be satisfied until they accomplish their goal set at the beginning of...

Road to Memorial Stadium

Road to Memorial Stadium

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Fall, Sports, Sports Feature

Skutt Catholic’s goal to win another state championship began last Friday night as they shutout number 13 seed Aurora 23-0. The victory was a solid way for the SkyHawks to start the playoffs, but the opponents they will face in the next couple of weeks won’t be so easy to defeat. However, that won't...

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

Jack McGonigal, Guest Writer

November 3, 2017


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

Nov. 3, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic hosted the fifth-seeded McCook Bison at Moylan Field Friday night. The game opened up with SkyHawk possession of the football. Unfortunately for the SkyHawks, the football was quickly coughed up and recovered by the Bison. McCook would dominantly run the football in...

Luke Lewandowski: Amateur Tumbler, Vidlak’s Savant

Luke Lewandowski: Amateur Tumbler, Vidlak’s Savant

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

October 27, 2017


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

Luke Lewandowski is best known for his skills on the football field and pulling off a backflip in the 2017 homecoming pep rally. But taking a look at more than his athletic side may allow one to learn more about Lewandowski than the fact that he can score some pretty impressive touchdowns. The Flightline...

Runners Dominate Kearney

Runners Dominate Kearney

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017


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

Last Friday at the University of Kearney, the state cross country race is starting. Almost half of the team drove the three hours out to watch this event. The girls varsity ran an amazing race earning them runner up, and the boys varsity ran shortly after and earned the team's first State Title. The...

Blonde Hair Everywhere

Blonde Hair Everywhere

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports

Oct. 25, 2017 – It's that time of year again. As students roam the halls, they will see their fellow gridiron companions with a bit of a change to their personal appearance. Every year, once the football playoffs kick off, team members dye their hair blonde in a stint of a superstition and tradition....

The Impact of Cross Country On My Life

The Impact of Cross Country On My Life

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Column, Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

During the summer of my freshman year, I ran conditioning for the upcoming cross country season. Some of my friends were running and I decided to run with them. I was not good at the sport and didn't want to continue, but the people and coach Elliott persuaded me to keep going in the sport. As I reflect...

US Soccer at Half Mast

US Soccer at Half Mast

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature

Soccer, or football, is a game that brings planet earth together. Every four years, the world’s 32 best teams meet to decide who is the top team in the world. It is a time that singlehandedly connects and divides the whole world at the same time. For the first time since 1986, the United States Men's...

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 19, 2017


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

The colors of Moylan field are crisp, and the announcing voice of Mr. Plum drones in your ear as you get ready for the hike. You glance over at the opponents lined up across from you, try to recall what play your captain had decided on and focus your eyes on the velcroed flags around the waist of...

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, News, Sports

The gym doors of Skutt Catholic were opened to the Aurora Huskies’ varsity volleyball team as they took on the SkyHawks in the first match of a three-match tournament. Skutt Catholic swept the competition, winning two games in a row out of three. The beginning of the first set showed a close scoreboard,...

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