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Knight Life

Members of the golf team, (from left to right) Samuel Gagie, Xander Gorham, Isaac Scarvarda, Griffin Moore and Aaron Teal, stand arm in arm after a tough victory in one of their tournaments. They all played their hardest and are happy to earn this win.

Golf is overlooked but the men’s team still knows how to have fun

Fiver Simons, Guest Writer June 6, 2024

High school athletics are dominated by basketball, football and soccer. Golf is one of the sports our school offers, but it hasn’t received the same attention that many other sports enjoy.  Many...

Captains Ahlyceah Leake (21), Ella Stangl (1) and Zelda Molitor (18) prepare for the Gull Lake opponents corner kick. After Gull Lake crossed the ball into the goalie box, Loy Norrix cleared the ball to end the game.

The Loy Norrix Women’s Varsity Soccer captains are proud of their best season since 2016

Kanley Covault, Guest Writer June 2, 2024

It’s Apr. 22 and the sun begins to go down, cooling off the field. The grass is slick and the smell of freshly-cut grass fills the air. The announcer slowly counts down from 10 as Gull Lake and Loy Norrix...

Varsity tennis player Shiloh Schrader strikes the ball over the net in a 1v1 against Portage Northern. The match ended in a 6-2 win.

The women’s tennis team takes the lead for their upcoming season

Sahriah Casey, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

The tennis team has high hopes for their season, although they are off to a rough start. However, seniors Emma Doren and Lucy Langerveld have motivated the team with their three wins. “We are more prepared...

Team manager Fletcher gives the signal to start the dives from the diving board and gives tips to the divers.  Sometimes he holds a bar for the swimmers to dive over.

High number of underclassmen show promise after a successful season for the men’s swim and dive team

Flora Harper and Alexander Velo April 25, 2024

The 2023-24 men's swim team is a great example of what teamwork and determination can create. Although more than half the team members were underclassmen, they worked hard from November to January...

Womens JV basketball player, Jaela Moncrief shoots a free throw at a game late in the season. Moncrief often balances school basketball with travel basketball.

Travel sports are better than school sports

Jazlyn Hagan, Guest Writer April 11, 2024

Playing sports is fun, especially when you are playing at the level of competition you want. While people enjoy playing both travel and school sports, there are preferences as to which should be played. Although...

Sophomore Tamar Stuart warming up during shoot-around before playing Kalamazoo Central. Stuart and the Knights prepared for a tough match up against the Giants.

Student athletes ‘bounce back’ through adversity during the basketball season

JD Locke, Guest Writer April 10, 2024

Freshman Jake Gagie has a unique way that he prepares for his game: he uses music and food to get in the zone. "I have to have a nice pre-game meal, usually a Jimmy John's sub, and I usually sit back...

Junior Isaac Scavarda takes the mound for the first time this year. With the combination of a tough rivalry matchup and inclement weather on the radar, the Knights record fell to 0-1 for the season.

Baseball team hopes to build on foundations laid from last season

Daniel Ewing, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

The start of spring can mean many different things: it can mean that the school year is coming to an end or that warmer temperatures are on the horizon. However, for a group of young men at Loy Norrix,...

Senior Daniel Ewing and sophomore Jackson Lam are on the outsides, who both have to take on big roles with the loss of Sam Allen, and Oskar Wiedenhoft who are both in the middle.

Track and field team loses key athletes but plans to bounce back strong

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor March 14, 2024

Track and field is the biggest sport Loy Norrix has to offer with a variety of different events, and has the largest number of participants. From sprinting the 100 meters to throwing the shot put, track...

Swimmers Isaac Patrick, Westlee Weston and Zander Ligman relax in the Lakeview High School pool in Battle Creek before they swim again. The meet is coming to a close and soon these swimmers will have to go home and do their homework.

Balancing school and sports can benefit student athletes

Jaxon Grubaugh, Guest Writer March 13, 2024

A Loy Norrix swimmer arrives back to their house after a long away meet when suddenly, they realize they still have English homework to finish. However, it's 10 p.m. and the assignment is due tomorrow....

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