Skippers sail over Kirtland Firebirds

Staff Writer Savannah Wilcox    The SC4 boys smeared Kirtland Community College with a 71-51 win on Sat., Feb. 6. The boys worked toward a victory, starting the game off with a defensive mindset.    “We were worried about their height,” Coach Dale Vos said. “(Kirtland) had two guys that were 6’9” and I thought…

Animal Unleashed at McMorran

TwanaPinskey Photo Editor    Before he became a pro wrestler, he was a teacher. Born April 16, 1937 in Madison Heights, Michigan, William James Meyer would earn a Master’s degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University before becoming George “The Animal” Steele.    Steele dropped the ceremonial puck in…

A Weekend in the Soo

Garrett Gavin Staff Writer    As you can imagine, February in the Upper Peninsula can get pretty bitter.    However, the locals seem to embrace this time of the year as this weather gives them the opportunity to enjoy winter sports such as ice fishing and snowmobile races.    “We love this time of the…

Lights, Camera, Skippers

Thomas Pregano  Business/Advertising Manager    The Skippers weren’t the only ones heating it up on the hardwood Wednesday night Feb. 10 against Alpena.    The advanced television class along with adjunct professor and station manager of CPHS 6 (Port Huron Schools) Ed Senyk filmed the first televised basketball games ever at SC4. They will air…

The Road to Glory

If you predicted this in September, I don’t blame you. If you predicted this in week 17 of the NFL season, I could not argue. If you saw this coming, so did half of the football nation. Indeed, it’s February and Super Bowl XLIV has finally arrived. Maybe February is the shortest month of the…

Skippers Sail, Down Delta

The SC4 women’s basketball team defeated Delta College, 75-69, in a Saturday afternoon game. The Skippers maintained a lead throughout the game, but they never managed to pull away. Their biggest lead came at the fifteen minute mark in the second half, when they were up 49-38. Delta managed to whittle the lead down to…

O. D.’s Rant 57-9

Support your local Skippers athletics! ‘Twas a big day Saturday for both the men’s and women’s basketball athletic programs. The men’s team knocked off number one in the nation Henry Ford Community College, 76-72. This was the first singeing of the Hawks’ feathers all year. Henry Ford had won 19 consecutive games until that night.…

Lady Skippers Out Boarded by Ocelots

The Lady Skippers of SC4 got out rebounded by the Schoolcraft Lady Ocelots and lost the game 65-43 on their home court Wednesday night January 27. Both teams came out flying scoring with ease on one another and the half ended 32-22 with the Ocelots in the lead. “In the first half we came out…

Icehawks Ka-ream Komets

It was truly clobbering time for the Icehawks Tuesday, January 26 … both with red lights and black eyes. With the game out of hand the Fort Wayne Komets dropped the gloves. The Icehawks did not stand down. “We know most of our toughness is in the back end,” Port Huron Coach Stan Drulia said.…

Sure to be a Delicious Surprise

For many people the troubled economy today has ripped a whole through wallets nationwide. With the Superbowl coming up, there will be plenty of hungry mouths in the living room next Sunday. So I’m proposing a delicious snack that can be made right at home. Instead of ordering pizza, make a new kind of pizza…