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Luke Lewandowski: Amateur Tumbler, Vidlak’s Savant

Luke Lewandowski: Amateur Tumbler, Vidlak’s Savant

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

October 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

Football Team Beats Roncallli Pride in Game Postponed by Rain

Football Team Beats Roncallli Pride in Game Postponed by Rain

Jack McGonigal, Guest Writer

October 16, 2017

It was a rainy night for football at Benson High School last Friday night. The SkyHawks’ week seven opponent, the Roncalli Crimson Pride, were initially scheduled to host this game at their own stadium, but due to the amount of rain the game was pushed up an hour, moved to Benson High School and continued...

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

As teams from class B entered Skutt Catholic’s gym, their goal was to try to win 1st place at the home court of one of the best volleyball teams in the state. The SkyHawks were looking to defend their home court and secure a tournament victory. This was a good challenge for Skutt Catholic, and they...

Meet the Athlete: Senior Becca Langel

Meet the Athlete: Senior Becca Langel

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

September 28, 2017

On and off the court, Becca Langel is a truly memorable person. Not only does she make an impact in volleyball, but also with the people who interact with her on a daily basis. Whether in the hallways, sports events or just out and about, Becca can almost always be seen with a smile on her face. One...

Friday Night Football Results in Loss to Gretna

Friday Night Football Results in Loss to Gretna

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017

Sept. 22, 2017 -- The SkyHawk football team was defeated by the Gretna Dragons Friday. Skutt Catholic had momentum going into the game after routing the Elkhorn Antlers last week by a score of 45-3. The game, which started at 6pm (an hour early to accommodate for Gretna's homecoming festivities) kicked...

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