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SkyHawks fall to Storm in District Semis

SkyHawks fall to Storm in District Semis

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

February 16, 2019

The house was packed for the Class B-2 subdistrict, between Skutt Catholic, Elkhorn, Elkhorn South, and Bennington. The SkyHawks squared off with Elkhorn South, followed by Elkhorn taking on Bennington. Elkhorn South was a very unusual Class B team, they are a Class B team, but play an all Class A s...

Rock Climbing Club: Explained

Rock Climbing Club: Explained

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

The time has come to clarify all mysteries and misconceptions about this particular extracurricular activity. Participants in Rock Climbing Club, despite its name, do not frequently engage in rock climbing itself. Rather, rock climbing is the reward that participants can earn by showing up every ...

RCC Basketball Hosts Exciting Games and Emotional Moments

RCC Basketball Hosts Exciting Games and Emotional Moments

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

Comebacks, superb basketball, and a paragon of sportsmanship marked the end of the annual River Cities Conference Basketball Tournament. The tournament featured both talented varsity squads from Skutt Catholic.   On the girls’ side, the Skyhawks earned the top seed, which set the team up...

SkyHawks cruise past Monarchs

SkyHawks cruise past Monarchs

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

December 7, 2018

The SkyHawks came into Tuesday Night with a 1-0 record, as they defeated Gretna this past Saturday. The SkyHawks knew they had a significant size advantage, and a lot of experience on the floor. As the game began, Skutt Catholic was in front from the get go.   The SkyHawks kept pouring it into their post...

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”...

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