Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • Student Directed One Acts on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.

  • Net Neutrality Vote takes place Dec. 14th

  • Half of service hours need to be Approved by Dec. 15th.

  • All students traveling to Spain on the Spring Break trip - there will be a meeting 12/13 at 3:15 in A150.

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

SkyHawks Dominate in Volleyball Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


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

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...

Race to the MLB Postseason

Race to the MLB Postseason

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature

As the MLB’s regular season comes to a close, teams are fighting for division supremacy and wild card spots. Some favorites have already won their division or are in the hunt for the postseason. This makes for an exciting time for fans and one of the reasons why September baseball is so much fun to...

Mayweather Beats McGregor In Ten Rounds

Mayweather Beats McGregor In Ten Rounds

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2017


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

Social media is a place to express yourself - which in some cases can evidently also lead to setting up a boxing match. Over the course of a year, Conor McGregor took a cocky approach to eventually taunt a boxer into a primetime event that had the whole world watching. Floyd Mayweather, a renowned boxer, ha...

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