Knight Life

2014 World Cup Leaves Brazilian Locals and International Fans Terrified

The 2014 World Cup was selected to be in Brazil and to start on June 12th. Brazil as the favorites to win look to use home court advantage and win the tournament.

mcintoshjay

June 3, 2014

The 2014 World Cup may be just a couple weeks away, but time is not in our favor as Brazil frantically prepares for the World Cup. Across the world, soccer brings problems whether it's an eruption by the fans after a bad call a referee makes or simply too much celebrating has lead to many injuries and dea...

Top Five Ways to Lose Weight without Working Out

Your body needs water to live and to lose weight. There has never been a better time for you to start drinking up!

mcintoshjay

May 14, 2014

1. Water, water, water. All of the energy drinks and all the fruit smoothies that you may think are healthy each contain on average 100 calories, these 100 calories don't satisfy you as much as eating would. Going on a plan to drink water will also be a great way to flush out water weight that you hav...

Time-Passing Apps for the Bored Senior

Loy Norrix senior Ryan Brozovich passes time playing the application 2048. Brozovich will attend Michigan State in the fall.

mcintoshjay

May 14, 2014

Do you find yourself bored in class constantly? Twiddling your thumbs? Watching the excruciating seconds go by? At your own discretion, download these hot apps for your smartphone to pass time:   1. Evil Apples An apples-to-apples game for a more mature audience. Sophomore Jane Labadie described i...

Senior Spring Break Fever

Mara Timmeney and her family scuba diving during Spring Break 2013. Last year Timmeney and family traveled to the Grand Cayman Islands.

mcintoshjay

March 31, 2014

Seniors are closing in on graduation but are even closer to their Spring Break senior trip. Whether it's across the country or across the world seniors are preparing themselves to take the trip of their life. Senior Rychard Kozminske said, "I just can't wait to travel, get out of Michigan's weather a...

How to get Recruited to Play Sports at the Collegiate Level Outside of Just Being an Outstanding Athlete

Loy Norrix basketball alumni Jeff Hoskins looks to push the team to a victory vs. Kalamazoo Central. Hoskins is now a basketaball player on Indiana Tech.

mcintoshjay

March 18, 2014

Growing up playing sports at a high level of competition the goal for a kid is to take their game to the top level, for many that's playing college ball, for others that is becoming a professional athlete getting paid to play a sport they love.Being the best athlete in your school, city or even state sometim...

Top Five Tips to Maintain Your New Year’s Resolution

Lori Umbanhower picked a New Year's resolution to try 50 different foods this year. Only 49 to go!

mcintoshjay

January 24, 2014

Many people across the world wait for the start of a new year to begin doing something healthy or something positive with their life. We label these kind of life changes as New Year's Resolution. The problem many now face is how to make sure that their resolutions sticks and how to keep faith in it. It's coming to that time, about two weeks int...

NBA Finals Winner Already Determined

NBA Finals Winner Already Determined

mcintoshjay

November 21, 2013

Just weeks after the start of the NBA season, teams such as the Indiana Pacers and the San Antonio Spurs are able to pull away from the pack and show their talent with a record of 9-1. Last year the Miami Heat ended the season on fire and were able to repeat their championship win from the 2011-2012 se...

The Weeknd Digs into Girls’ Hearts with Album Kiss Land

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The Weeknd's album Kiss Land placed #2 on weekly sales with just under 100,000 copies sold.  The Weeknd started as a YouTube sensation in 2010.

mcintoshjay

October 7, 2013

Lately, the end of a Friday and Saturday night has been called something a little different, it has adopted the tempo and lifestyle you can name Weeknd. September 10th, 2013 marked the day artist The Weeknd released his new album, "Kiss Land." Abel Tesfaye, better known to the R&B/Pop music cr...

Final Exams Determine Students Credits and New GPAs

Photo by Jay Mcintosh
Junior Brian Bartley focused full attention to his Economics final exam.  Bartley relies on his good memory skills to pass classroom tests.

mcintoshjay

March 13, 2013

This week begins the dreaded final exams Loy Norrix Norrix students are forced to ready themselves three times each year of high school for final exams. With the trimester based system, students must prepare for five exams and also keep their grades up at all times due to the short twelve week class...

Juniors Prepare for Most Important Test of Their Life

Junior Claire Mears instead of eating and socializing with friends at lunch decides to study for the ACT. With the ACT and MME tests being this week, many juniors are forced to crack down on studying.

mcintoshjay

March 5, 2013

March 5th 2013 is the day juniors of the 2014 class wish wasn't even a date on the calendar. The ACT is a test like no other, no way to study, no guarantee of what will be on it, and there is a time limit. For many aspiring college students this is the scariest thing they have to do in their time...

Ibrahimović Scores Goal of the Century

Zlatan Ibrahimović keys in on the ball for his fourth goal on the game vs England. Sadly, the astonishing goal would not be part of the 2012 Goal of the Year reward nominations.

mcintoshjay

January 8, 2013

November 14, 2012 many say the best goal in soccer history hit the net. Zlatan Ibrahimović, striker on the Sweden national team put a shot past the England goal keeper Joe Hart on Friends Arena field in Stockholm. The goal was a bicycle kick from twenty five yards out that soared into the bottom ...

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