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SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


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

March 12, 2017 -- Just after Skutt Catholic defeated Gretna and York beat Bennington in the semifinals, the stage was set for the top two seeds in the tournament to meet in the state championship game Saturday. The stakes were high for both teams, as York was trying to win its first state basketball...

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Skutt Catholic Basketball Officially State Bound

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


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

Going into the February 24 home ground against the Alliance Bulldogs, the SkyHawk basketball players knew what was at stake. With a victory, Skutt Catholic would earn a path to the state playoffs in Lincoln. However, they were playing a tough Alliance team that had everything to play for and wanted to...

Wrestlers Claim 20th State Title in 21 Years

Wrestlers Claim 20th State Title in 21 Years

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Winter

Skutt Catholic came into the state tournament being doubted by the media of various newspapers, websites, and blogs. Everyone thought this was one of the weaker teams in the program’s history. They were predicted to finish second, behind the Hastings Tigers. As the tournament began,  six of the...

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Boys Swimming Triumphs at RCC Meet

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The SkyHawks arrived at Ralston High School to try to capture a RCC title. To achieve this goal, they had to beat teams such as Ralston, Beatrice, and Gross. They also needed strong performances by their swimmers and try to get as much people on the podium as possible. The team accomplished this and...

Weeder Twins: Two Minds Are Greater Than One

Weeder Twins: Two Minds Are Greater Than One

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

The bleachers fill with parents and students alike. Odors of sweat and leather mingle with the aroma of popcorn being sold down the hall. The crowd begins to roar as jersey number 4, Hannah Weeder, catches the pass from jersey number 22, Hayley Weeder, and swooshes a three-pointer. In any sport, cooperation...

Wrestlers Crowned District Champions in York

Wrestlers Crowned District Champions in York

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports, Winter

Feb. 10, 2018 -- Skutt Catholic's wrestling team had a successful district meet this weekend. The two-day district tournament began Friday in York, Nebr. Skutt Catholic wrestlers started the day off with quick pins from sophomore 120 pounder Joey Orsi, and 160 pound junior Alex VanDyke. Soon after,...

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

SkyHawk Swimmers Face Difficulty at Elkhorn Varsity Invitational

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

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...

Varsity Basketball Victorious Over Glenwood

Varsity Basketball Victorious Over Glenwood

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

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”...

Beyond the Hardwood: Girls Basketball

Beyond the Hardwood: Girls Basketball

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Winter

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


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

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...

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, Sports, 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,...

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