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Knight Life

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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

(From left to right) Loy Norrix Coach Bradley Schmidt, Matawan Coach Scott VanLoo, and Portage Central coach Noah Krzan sporting their respective school gear before the race.

Norrix math teacher and coach runs a speedy race at the Boston Marathon

Kendall Sloan, Instagram Team May 3, 2022

Math teacher Bradley Schmidt was absent from school Monday, April 18, breaking his impeccable attendance record. Schmidt was not just skipping school, however. He was running.  Coach Schmidt, as cross...

Twenty-six people injured in brawl at Liga MX soccer game in Mexico

Twenty-six people injured in brawl at Liga MX soccer game in Mexico

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

On Saturday, March 5 in Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico, a massive brawl broke out during a Liga MX match. 62 minutes into the match between Queretaro and Atlas the crowd began to get very rowdy, soon multiple...

Loy Norrix swimming team holds up the number 1 after winning their meet against PN.

Mental health of high school athletes is more important than ever

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor March 10, 2022

Editor’s note: This story is part of  “State of Mind: The Modern Condition of Youth,”  produced in partnership with local, independent news outlet NowKalamazoo, which provided editorial support...

Senior Kevin Lucas goes up for a layup against multiple Tri-Unity players.

Knights men’s basketball gets close victory on “Senior Knight”

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor March 4, 2022

After the resounding victory by the Lady Knights against Union City, it was time for the men's basketball team to take on state championship runner-ups, Tri-Unity Christian from Wyoming, Michigan. This...

Senior Ella Boyea shoots a three-pointer in the third quarter. Teammate Vicky McGowan watches as the shot is nothing but net.

Lady Knights basketball has very successful “Senior Knight”

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor March 4, 2022

On Monday, February 21, the Loy Norrix men’s and women’s basketball teams took the court. For the seniors it was their final home game, a very emotional final game.  The Lady Knights took the court...

Naomi Pullman (left), Jamiah Jennings (right) and LN cheer team jump into a right herkie in the second round.

Competitive cheer team breaks 2012 record at Lakewood High School Invitational

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor February 24, 2022

Teams from all around West Michigan gathered at Lakewood High School Invitational. The Loy Norrix team waited around the mat holding hands to announce the score, all sharing the same anticipation after...

Senior Tyler Roberts starting off the Kalamazoo Central rivalry game strong with a 3 point shot.

Loy Norrix Men’s Basketball gets major upset victory over Kalamazoo Central

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

On Thursday February 10, the Loy Norrix Knights took on crosstown rivals Kalamazoo Central. With the fan restriction being lifted at the end of January, it was a packed house in the Zuidema Gym. “Going...

Washington Football Team rebrands to Washington Commanders

Washington Football Team rebrands to Washington Commanders

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor February 14, 2022

On Friday, February 4, the Washington Football Team announced a completely new rebranding for the team.  In 2020 the owner of the Washington Football Team, Daniel Snyder, announced they would no longer...

Opinion editor Thea Pipes illustration of her home away from home: the swimming pool. The illustration depicts swim starting blocks with the final block being colored as the Transgender pride flag, representing her place as a Trans athlete on the Loy Norrix womens swimming team.

Loy Norrix has made being a trans athlete feel safe

Thea Pipe, Opinion Editor February 1, 2022

Being transgender under any circumstance can be difficult. Being a trans athlete is a whole other level, especially when you’re going into a competition with students you’ve not interacted with before...

Three-sport athletes handle the grit and grind of school and sports

Three-sport athletes handle the grit and grind of school and sports

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor January 24, 2022

Sports are physically and mentally demanding. You have to practice your time management, make sacrifices and insure that people are around to help you with your troubles. But what if you don't play just...

Loy Norrix Mens Varsity Basketball team at Mattawan High School.

Men’s Basketball wins season opener

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor December 20, 2021

On Tuesday, December 14 the Loy Norrix Men’s basketball teams hit the court for their first game of the season against Mattawan High School. The freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams all played...

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