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  • Musicians wanting to help with retreats/Campus Min events- meet today after school in CM Office!

  • Big Hawks! Friday we will being meeting up with your Little Hawks at 9:15 for a QR activity. Please bring your iPads to the gym.

  • Get your free 25th Anniversary T-Shirts During Lunch!

  • All students interested in Vivace Band or Crew, please stop and see Mr. Storm in the music room by Tuesday, August 22nd.

  • Set construction has begun for the fall play! Come to the stage after school at 3:30 and get involved.

  • SkyHawks for Life will be hosting their first Life Nite on Tuesday Aug. 22 @ 7pm in the Student Center.

  • Tryouts for the Mock Trial teams will be held on Sunday, August 27th at 5 p.m. in room C105.

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 Column, Showcase, 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 Column, Showcase, 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 Opinion, Showcase, 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 Features, Showcase, 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...

The Unseen Battle Before the Match

The Unseen Battle Before the Match

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

With district wrestling being this week all eyes are on the mats for the numerous battles to see who moves onto state. Moving onto state leads to the glory that dignifies Skutt Catholic wrestling: state championships. Although every wrestler has different opponents on the mats, each has to fight the...

Not Top Ten Plays: Skutt Catholic Winter Sports Edition

Not Top Ten Plays: Skutt Catholic Winter Sports Edition

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
February 6, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The Not Top Ten Plays features the worst plays athletes run during one week during Friday's weekly SportsCenter edition. It's a great way to end the week and always provides fans a great laugh. The reel features all kinds of sports, from NFL football to people chasing cheese in Great Britain. Some...

Young and Hungry: Girl’s Basketball Bounces Back

Young and Hungry: Girl’s Basketball Bounces Back

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
January 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

Usually when discussing varsity sports, the word 'young,' when associated with a team, has a negative connotation. It's used mainly to politely say that a team lacks the experiences, skills or mental capacity to excel at the varsity level. With a vast majority of underclassmen on the roster, it's no...

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