Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

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  • 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

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, 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...

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

April 24, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the final games of the NBA regular season ended, the seeds and matchups were set for the exciting playoffs to begin. The premium matchups of the first round feature two MVP candidates in Russell Westbrook and James Harden facing each other, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the young Bucks facing the dynamic...

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

April 3, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As I watched the closing seconds of the Butler versus North Carolina last Friday, I went upstairs to get my hat to play basketball in my front yard. I was angry and frustrated with Butler's loss because they are my favorite college basketball team. To get over the loss and keep my mind off it, I sho...

March Sadness

March Sadness

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion, Sports, Winter

Once a year in the spring a large quantity of the population gathers around and fills out a piece of paper hoping things finally go their way. No, this isn't tax day, this is March Madness. With the sheer fact that this event can, in this instance, be almost misidentified as tax day helps to prove an ev...

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

March 20, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the field of 68 was announced last Sunday, people were looking at the matchups and already thinking who they should pick in their brackets. People were deciding which first round upsets could happen, such as which 12 seed would beat a 5 seed, because that has happened every year since 2007. Peopl...

Jeopardizing Your Life Has Never Been So Relaxing

Jeopardizing Your Life Has Never Been So Relaxing

Peter Quinn, Opinion Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Winter

It would seem odd for someone who lives in a state home to the Great Plains to have such a passion for an activity that involves a very steep and long incline, but I have loved skiing my entire life. I have been skiing for 14 years (ever since I was four), and it is an experience that I would highly...

Swimming State Meet Brings Successes and Disappointments for SkyHawks

Swimming State Meet Brings Successes and Disappointments for SkyHawks

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

You win some, you lose some: this was the story of the performance of the SkyHawk swim team at this year's state meet. Much like the season as a whole, the team had some great achievements by young swimmers in the 500 freestyle, though the team suffered some bitter disappointments in the boys and ...

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports, Winter

Tradition is formed by doing something over and over again, at a high level. This is the epitome of Skutt Catholic wrestling: tradition. “It always feels great to keep the tradition of Skutt Catholic wrestling,” said senior Korbin Meink. This tradition has been at the forefront of the most dominant...

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor

February 13, 2017


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

The RCC meet at the end of the season features every team in the conference competing against each other. It also marks the end of the season for most of the swimmers. It is one final opportunity for swimmers to improve their times and end their season on a high note. This is the final chance to race...

Going for Gold: Cheer Team Heads to Nationals

Going for Gold: Cheer Team Heads to Nationals

Maddie Mollner, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

“Five, six, seven, eight!” After almost a year of counting through dances and stunts, the Skutt Catholic cheerleaders are anxiously anticipating their departure to Orlando, Florida to compete at nationals. Nationals, hosted by the Universal Cheer Association, or UCA, are attended by over 100...

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