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A Year in Review: NFL fans around Loy Norrix reflect on their favorite team’s season

Max Berlin, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2024

For many Norrix students, National Football League (NFL) Sundays are one of the most anticipated days of the week. Not many feelings can compare to the excitement and joy that can be felt when your favorite...

Henry Wilson and Michael McDonald discuss in refs position.  The wrestlers often talk through the movements while practicing.

Wrestling provides strength and discipline but demands dedication and hard work

Alexander Velo, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Out of all the after school activities Loy Norrix students can participate in, wrestling is one of the most time-and energy-consuming. After school ends, the hard work begins. The wrestlers run a couple...

Loy Norrix vs. Battle Creek Central

Loy Norrix vs. Battle Creek Central

Ethan Williams, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

A sold out crowd of 110,000 cheers on a 30-24 win against Ohio State.

University of Michigan football fans rejoice with the 2023-2024 college football season coming to a close

Alexander Houslander, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 7, 2024

 “It's hard to describe,” art teacher Gregory Stevens said. “I’m 42 years old and it feels like I accomplished something. Seeing them win their last National Championship in '97, and then it’s...

Senior Noah Allen checks his fantasy football team while in B lunch.

Fantasy Football seems like harmless fun but there may be more stress than anticipated

Max Berlin, Assistant Sports Editor December 18, 2023

Fantasy football is one of America's favorite games to play. Last year, more than 29.2 million people in the U.S. played, making it the most popular fantasy sport in the country.  For years, football...

Sophomore Sophia James watches her junior varsity volleyball team warm up as she waits for her turn to go on the court for the Battle Creek Central game. It was her first game back since being out on a shoulder injury.

An Athlete’s Perspective Recovering from a Sports Injury

Sophia DeAnda, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

It was 6 p.m., Ten hours after our volleyball tournament started,  and I was finally on my way home; although, it wasn't much of a relief, since I was scheduled to work shortly afterwards. I noticed...

Loy Norrix mens varsity receives pre-game talk by head coach Scott Forrester, before heading out to defeat Marshall, 3-1.

Loy Norrix men’s soccer breaks 12-year dry spell by making SMAC “Gold Division”

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor November 10, 2023

The wind blows on your face from the cracked windows on the bus while you’re blasting “Drake” in your headphones and guzzling down electrolytes, in an attempt to calm the pre-game nerves.  After...

Sprinters prepare to begin their event on the starting line of the Loy Norrix track.

High school track and field athletes prepare to face the challenges of competing in college

Miya Timmer and Carter Pickett May 30, 2023

The smell of popcorn fills your nose as you hear the pop of the starter pistol. Runners sprint by fast enough that you’d miss them if you blinked.  Across the field, you see a glimpse of a pole vaulter...

Kalamazoo United lacrosse teams explain the financial struggles of being labeled a ‘club’ team

Sophia Ciokajlo, Photo Editor May 29, 2023

As spring sports season began, many teams spent time prepping for the season by conditioning, but for club teams such as Kalamazoo United (KU), decisions about funding dominated the preseason. The...

Senior Trevor Watts doing long jump, placing 2nd overall.

Loy Norrix hosts its 36th annual Don Lukens track meet

Gracie Goschke and Naysa Quinones May 15, 2023

“The competition-level is my favorite part. It is highly competitive, and you have to be a very strong track and field athlete to win your event,” said Loy Norrix athletic director Andrew Laboe.  The...

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