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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

The varsity women's softball team pose for a picture in front of the dug-out. Photo Credit / Kristi Johnson

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...

Loy Norrix Students Fine-Tune Skills By Playing Club Sports

On February tenth 2018, USA Michigan defeated Lakeshore Elite with the final scores being 25-21 and 25-14. USA Michigan went undefeated this day at Inside Outs facility.

Olivia Ely

March 13, 2018

Many students at Loy Norrix play club sports in addition to playing school sports to stay in shape, advance their skills in that sport, build their skills as leaders and become well-rounded players overall. Club sports can be an outlet for emotions and a time to have fun, while working on skills and g...

Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central Basketball Game: Crosstown Rivals Meet at The Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse

Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central Basketball Game: Crosstown Rivals Meet at The Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse

Jordan Cox

February 22, 2018

On December 9, 2017, Loy Norrix squared off against Kalamazoo Central in their first meeting of the 2017-2018 basketball season at Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse. This is always an exciting game that both teams have highlighted on their calendars. Besides the district tournament at the end of...

Come Out for Indoor Track! Loy Norrix Track Athletes Prepare for the Outdoor Season

Come Out for Indoor Track! Loy Norrix Track Athletes Prepare for the Outdoor Season

Alexa Davis

February 16, 2018

There’s some excitement in the air. It’s a Friday before an indoor track meet and the track and field athletes are nervous about how they will run the next day. It’s their first race of the season, and while it’s a low stress meet, everyone is anxious to see where they stand time and place wise. ...

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