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Sophomore Scores First Varsity Touchdown Against Rival KC

Sophomore Scores First Varsity Touchdown Against Rival KC

May 1, 2019

By Drew Dougherty BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! “TREYTON GET YO LAZY BONES UP!” yells Treyton Allens’ mom, Kim Allens. Treyton slowly crawls out of bed and looks for some “junkier” clothes to put on for a long day of hard work and sweating. Last summer, Treyton Allen had to get up at 7 a.m. every weekday...

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Paula Montoro

April 24, 2019

Because of the rain, the soccer field feels different. It smells like wet soil, and water drops are still falling from the sky. After almost three days, the first rays of sunshine reflect on the grass. The temperatures are still low, but not even the weather could stop the women’s soccer team from t...

New Competitive Cheer Coach Jumps into Action

New Competitive Cheer Coach  Jumps into Action

Jaelyn Anderson

March 4, 2019

“L-N-H-S! LET’S GO! L-N-H-S!” yells the Loy Norrix cheer team at Kalamazoo Central High School while preparing to take the mat for round one of the cheer SMAC tournament. It’s their first tournament of the season, and the new competitive cheer team finally gets to show off what they’ve been pr...

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Justin Timmerman

February 15, 2019

Swim team members work unbelievably hard with daily morning practices from 6 to 7 A.M, and then again, after school  from 2:45 to 5:15 P.M. Then over winter break, men swimmers have 3 hour practices with 2 hours in the pool and one hour in the weight room, and women swimmers have this same routine i...

Dedicated Loy Norrix Tennis Player Makes it to States

Dedicated Loy Norrix Tennis Player Makes it to States

Justin Timmerman

December 13, 2018

Twenty-three wins, four losses, this year’s record for Loy Norrix’s star tennis player, Reed Crocker shows his abundance of skill and promising future. Crocker had a stellar season, and performed phenomenally at regionals, a tennis tournament where players in the same general area compete with eac...

Colin Kaepernick is the New Face of Nike and the Results are Mixed

Colin Kaepernick is the New Face of Nike and the Results are Mixed

Karli Little

October 13, 2018

It’s a bright Sunday afternoon, a great day for football. The stadium is packed and full of anticipation. The players walk out, and the crowd goes wild. The game is about to start. Traditionally, before any sporting event, the United States National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” is play...

Gamers, Assemble!: Loy Norrix eSports Club’s First Year is Underway

Gamers, Assemble!: Loy Norrix eSports Club’s First Year is Underway

Justin Timmerman

October 5, 2018

If you’re looking for a place where countless all-nighters playing video games with your friends while eating potato chips and drinking soda will come in handy, the Loy Norrix eSports club has a spot for you! The eSports club is where gamers can get together and play video games either compe...

Going for Gold: Loy Norrix Soccer Looks For a Record Breaking Season

Going for Gold: Loy Norrix Soccer Looks For a Record Breaking Season

Nate Goodwin-Kelly

October 5, 2018

The crowd of students cheered as Carter Scheel ran towards the crowd, hyping them up. The sophomore forward had just scored his 4th goal of the season putting Loy Norrix on top of their match with Niles, 2-1. The Knights would go on to defeat Niles 7-1, with 6 different players scoring goals. Games ...

There's No 'I' In Team For This Football Family

There's No 'I' In Team For This Football Family

Miranda Cole

October 3, 2018

Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central High School are nearly identical, but worlds apart. Each school is located in Kalamazoo county with approximately 16 hundred students. Peers from both of these institutions feel that their school is superior to the other. When the football teams go up against each o...

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

Junior Alysia Smith leaps over in a hurdle in the 100m hurdles placing 12th place overall. “I was trying to continue running and not laugh because someone fell next to me,” said Smith. Photo Credit / Jaelyn Anderson

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...

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