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Loy Norrix Student Shares Wrestling Journey

Loy Norrix Student Shares Wrestling Journey

June 11, 2018

  By Finn Brent Leonardo Galasso, a Loy Norrix Freshman has been wrestling since the 6th grade. “It made me have to grow as a person,” said Galasso. It has helped him learn about himself and has turned into more than a sport. For Leo wrestling is a lifestyle. Since 6th grade, Leo has come...

Norrix Senior Defeats the Competition

Norrix Senior Defeats the Competition

June 8, 2018

By Glenna Aldag Looking into South side Dojo, a surprising sight meets the eye. A five foot nothing individual, who might seem a lot younger than she actually is, facing off against her much larger opponent. Suddenly, the smaller opponent moves. With quick efficient movements, she takes him down. A thud ...

Loy Norrix Hosts Don Luken's Invitational Another Year

Loy Norrix Hosts Don Luken's Invitational Another Year

Jaelyn Anderson

June 6, 2018

The Don Lukens Invitational is the biggest invitational that Loy Norrix hosts all year. For the past 31 years over fifteen teams have come from all over the state of Michigan to compete against each other in this huge all day event. From shot-put to 4x400m relay, the Don Lukens started at 10am and went...

Kalamazoo United Lacrosse Team: Athletes Across Kalamazoo Join Forces

Kalamazoo United Lacrosse Team: Athletes Across Kalamazoo Join Forces

Devon Gross

June 1, 2018

  It’s a cool misty day in early April. After a long, tiring day of school, girls both from Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central high schools march onto the lacrosse field to prepare for their upcoming game. The Kalamazoo United Lacrosse program brings together high school students from the Kalamazoo ar...

Kickball, the Intense Sport

Kickball, the Intense Sport

May 31, 2018

Artist: Drew Strand  

Track On A Running Streak

Track On A Running Streak

Woodriona Chapman

May 29, 2018

This year’s track team is going all out, even with the new runners. Track on a running streak? Have you heard about it? This year track team has been going all out. They have been winning back to back and placing in all events. In every meet so far the track team is placing greater than 10th place...

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Bonnie Bremer

May 24, 2018

The crowd falls silent as the batter steppes up to plate. Getting into position, her cleats sink further into the dirt as the anticipation builds. The golden sphere is pitched into the air, as she tightens her grip on the bat. Crack! The ball flies across the field. “[Hitting a home run felt like] It...

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Bonnie Bremer

May 15, 2018

The crowd falls silent as the batter steps up to plate. Getting into position, her cleats sink further into the dirt as the anticipation builds. The golden sphere is pitched into the air, as she tightens her grip on the bat. Crack! The ball flies across the field. “[Hitting a home-run felt like] it ...

Remembering a Coach Lost too Soon: The Pat Stier Foundation is Formed in the Memory of Coach Pat Stier

Remembering a Coach Lost too Soon: The Pat Stier Foundation is Formed in the Memory of Coach Pat Stier

Bethany Dunham

May 10, 2018

Pat Stier was a man lost too early to cancer, a dedicated and selfless individual who treated his players like family. Stier coached JV softball for three years but had previously been a coach and umpire at Milwood Little League for twelve years. Stier passed away in 2017 after a battle with cancer. “Pa...

Loy Norrix Wrestlers and Cheerleaders Focus on the Wins No One Sees

Loy Norrix Wrestlers and Cheerleaders Focus on the Wins No One Sees

Mia May

March 28, 2018

The people that aren’t Loy Norrix athletes would know very little of what the team members go through every day during practice. They don’t know the struggles or the smiles a team has or the wins and losses the team has taken in and out of uniform. When people think of Loy Norrix sports teams, they...

Students Respond to Injured Athletes

Students Respond to Injured Athletes

March 19, 2018

Dear Editor, I really liked the story about Sierra Knight in the “Dedicated Fall Sports Players Face Injuries.” I like it because I play volleyball, and she was really inspirational to me when I was playing because she is so nice and such a good player. She is everything I want to be in volleyball...

Block, Parry, Thrust!: Loy Norrix Student Participates in Local Fencing Program.

Block, Parry, Thrust!: Loy Norrix Student Participates in Local Fencing Program.

Glenna Aldag

March 16, 2018

The graceful but violently dancing feet move across the floor. It’s all over in seconds. With a flash of the blade and shift of stance, a winner grasps victory and a loser tastes defeat. The sport of fencing is an elegant demonstration of the body and muscle through the art of combat. However, if...

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