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Fall sports resume with COVID-19 precautions in place

Loy Norrix swimmers are lined up on the diving boards getting ready to jump in the pool and start the race!
November 23, 2020

Note:  This article was written before Gretchen Whitmer suspended high school sports fall tournaments starting November 18 for at least 3 weeks. “The second we get out of the pool we have to put...

Lady Knights swimming and diving make history during the pandemic

The Women's Swimming and Diving team celebrate their win against Portage Central.
October 26, 2020

As we are all aware, there is a global pandemic happening right now. School was shut down in March and started virtually this school year. Sports were hugely impacted by the shutdown, with gyms being closed...

Loy Norrix football takes on the Plainwell Trojans with safety protocols in place

Loy Norrix’s first varsity football game of the season against Plainwell. The end of a play in the third quarter of the game.
September 28, 2020

Last Friday night, the Loy Norrix varsity football team took on the Plainwell Trojans. With a strong start to the game, a touchdown was made in the first quarter by the Knights. A well fought game was...

The proper side of the street for when you are riding a bike or walking

Junior Lily Stickley is showing the proper side of the road for bikers. With the traffic or the right side of the road.
May 20, 2020

As people are now home because of the Stay at Home Order, they are able to get outside a lot more. People are playing in their yards and are going on walks or bike rides more frequently.  As someone...

Bowling is junior’s a favorite sport

Alexandria Stone and the LN bowling teammates pictured above.
April 24, 2020

The LN bowling season has finished successfully. Many students like sports and enjoy having sports clubs.  Junior Alexandria Stone is also really into sports. Though she has several sports clubs, her...

Rock climbing club takes Loy Norrix students to new heights

Climbers at Climb Kalamazoo tackle beginner to intermediate level walls. The facility offers a wide range of difficulties for every type of participant.
April 8, 2020

Here at Loy Norrix, it is widely known that all it takes to start a club is a student, an advisor and an idea. In the case of new Loy Norrix’s rock climbing club, it was health teacher Rich Labadie who...

Loy Norrix soccer girls prepare for the upcoming season

Victoria Hoppe, the author of this article, using her soccer skills on the field.  Hoppe must work out to maintain her game.
March 28, 2020

Loy Norrix soccer players workout and train for their upcoming season by playing indoor soccer, as well as training daily at school. Female student athletes have the opportunity to prepare themselves to...

Boys & Girls Club teens face off in a competitive basketball showcase

Senior from Kalamazoo Central Jakeise Gardner puts on a show and puts shock in the eyes of the fans of the Adrian Boys & Girls Club. Teammate, Sophomore at Kalamazoo Central Jamare Sims, sets a screen to open up Gardner for a wide open mid-range jumper.
March 11, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo’s Lake Street unit took a trip to a memorable basketball game against the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee in Adrian, Michigan....

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season
March 9, 2020

On February 22, 2020, crosstown rivals Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central played each other for the second time this season. This is a game many people, including the basketball teams, look forward to, and...

Comeback over setback: Loy Norrix women’s JV basketball wins against Grand Rapids Union High School

Junior varsity and sophomore Vicky McGowan dribbles around her opponent in an attempt to score a basket. McGowan scored a total of eight points in the game against Grand Rapids Union high school.
February 27, 2020

On February 4, at Loy Norrix High School, the Loy Norrix women’s junior varsity basketball team went up against Grand Rapids Union High School's JV team. After a grueling first half, the team was only...

Men’s swimming & diving team beats Coldwater 127-55

Freshman Keng Wee swims the 500 freestyle in a meet against Coldwater. Wee got 4th place in his heat and overall
February 26, 2020

The Loy Norrix men’s swim and dive team competed at their home pool on February 6, 2020. The Knight’s defeated Coldwater, 127-55. This meet was special because after the conclusion of diving, head...

Loy Norrix men’s swim team takes a strong win over Coldwater

Sophomores Andrew VanHouten and Roman Wassink get ready for their 50-yard freestyle. Both VanHouten and Wassink have been swimming varsity at Loy Norrix for two years now.
February 25, 2020

Water is flying everywhere, arms and legs are flailing and every person on the pool deck is cheering as loud as possible for the swimmers in the last event of the day.   The Loy Norrix mens swim and...

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