Knight Life

Loy Norrix Loses Yet Another Beloved Alumni

Brian Tolson, lovingly referred to Big B, had a smile and heart that were larger then life which matched his big build. Brian was always making others smile and brightening up their day. He will be greatly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of having him in their life. (This picture is courtesy of the Whitley Memorial Funeral Home).

martagrabowski

May 3, 2012

Sunday, April 22, Brian Tolson was shot and killed. Brian was only 19 years old. Brian graduated from Loy Norrix last year and was attending Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The shock from his unexpected death was immediate. Soon after the shooting the word got out that Brian was the victim of the shooting. Those who knew Brian and...

Annual Red Cross Blood Drive Cancelled Due to Union Strike

Annual Red Cross Blood Drive Cancelled Due to Union Strike

martagrabowski

May 1, 2012

Every year the Loy Norrix chapter of the National Honor Society helps organize a blood drive held by the American Red Cross. As a result of striking and no sign of a resolution in the near future, the blood drive scheduled for the 25th of April was cancelled. “We certainly appreciate everyone who...

Dramatic Michigan Weather: What Else is New?

Dramatic Michigan Weather: What Else is New?

martagrabowski

March 29, 2012

By Marta Grabowski Just a week ago it felt like the beginning of summer with temperatures in the 80’s and shorts and tank tops everywhere, and this was all before spring had officially begun. Most are loving the warm weather especially the spring athletes at Norrix who have just begun their seasons. The nice ...

Loy Norrix Eyeing SMAC Conference Title

The Loy Norrix men's varsity basketball team huddles after a timeout. The Knights believe the teamwork is the key to success. l

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February 23, 2012

By Matt Streitel On Friday February 17, 2012 the buzzer went off and the Loy Norrix Men’s basketball team knew they were headed to the SMAC East Conference title game. “I was excited and anxious to get into practice and work hard,” said Loy Norrix junior basketball player Trenton Beamon. Loy Norri...

Alex Elwell Commits to Wayne State

Alex Elwell committed to play softball at Wayne State for four years. WIth her in the picture is her mom, who along with her dad, she credits for supporting her.

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February 21, 2012

“Even when I was in the womb, I was on the ball field because my mom was playing,” said senior Alex Elwell. Elwell grew up around softball and plans on taking her softball career to the next level signing all four years to play softball with the Wayne State Warriors next year. After her four year...

Valorian Cunningham Commits to Wayne State

Photo Credit: Gwen DeYoung

martagrabowski

February 8, 2012

The conference center was jammed packed with family, friends, coaches, administrators and fans yesterday when Senior Valorian Cunningham celebrated his official commitment to play football at Wayne State next year. While Cunningham has only been at Loy Norrix High School for a little over a year, it was ...

Remembering and Celebrating Mitzy Hernandez: A Dedicated, Loving Mother and Friend

Remembering and Celebrating Mitzy Hernandez: A Dedicated, Loving Mother and Friend

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January 11, 2012

By Marta Grabowski Mitzy Hernandez, who was only 20 years old, passed away recently from injuries sustained in a car crash. Mitzy attended Loy Norrix High School and ultimately graduated from Phoenix High School in 2010. When Mitzy was 16 she had her daughter Da’Nyiah. Mitzy somehow managed to continue with her education as well as provide the best...

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