Knight Life

Softball Rebuilds After Major Changes

Junior Jess Boer pitches during Loy Norrix's double header against Mattawan. They lost both of their games, 20-0 and 11-2. Photo Credit / Bailey Handley

Bailey Handley

May 31, 2017

When a team graduates nine seniors, the opportunity arises to fill positions with players who have a coachable attitude and the will to win. This situation also gives coaches the chance to try players out at different positions to see which one fits them the best. This happens to be the case for head co...

KNIGHTS BASEBALL SWINGS INTO DISTRICTS

Senior Noel Cavey congratulates sophomore Yohaness Ademodi at home plate following Ademodi's two-run homer in the bottom of the 7th inning, to tie up the game. The Knights came out on top against the Kalamazoo Home School Cougars in extra innings for a win on senior night.

Michaela Whalen

May 31, 2017

Last year, on May 31st, 2016 the Loy Norrix High School baseball team celebrated a big 4-3 win over their first opponent, Gull Lake, in districts. Reflecting back on this major win, Senior catcher Griffin Conley describes the mindset of the team going into their first district game this year. “Last y...

Loy Norrix Athletes Sign to Compete at the Next Level

Tony Dougherty and Ryan Ross try to figure out how to make a K for K College, the swimmers will continue to swim together on Kalamazoo College’s swim team. “I chose K, one, because I got accepted but, two, because I really felt at home at K. I know it’s still in Kalamazoo but I feel like I can still be on the campus and away from home, but it is still here and that’s nice but I really love the campus and I love all that K has to offer,” said Dourgherty. Photo Credit / Griffin Conley

Abby Farrer

May 30, 2017

At Loy Norrix, athletes who were moving on to play their sport in college used to have individual signing days which were held in the main hall conference room. This year was different. Signing Day was one big event held after school, with all the athletes that were signing in attendance. The decision to...

Kalamazoo United Hockey Team Celebrates a Successful Season

Kalamazoo United Hockey Team Celebrates a Successful Season

Bill Bowser

April 24, 2017

The smell of ice, mixed with sweat, colored under the glare of fluorescent lights, a scene any hockey player knows all too well, especially a Kalamazoo United (KU) hockey player. Since its founding in 2000, KU hockey has been primarily associated with its negative records and continuous losing seasons...

Sophomores Help to Rebuild Varsity Basketball Teams

Sophomore Steffon Dunigan begins to shoot a freethrow against Gull Lake High School's varsity team. The Knights defeated the Blue Devils.
Photo Credit / MaKenzie Tolin

Dennasia Dixon

April 21, 2017

  The feeling of Friday night basketball games have become all too familiar to sophomores Nmeso Nnebedum, Steffon Dunigan, DeAndre Worthy, Abigail Roberts and Ebube Okpechukwu. Hard work, dedication and leadership are all qualities that led these second year high school students to become a part of ...

Loy Norrix Soccer Team Ready to Rock the Field

Maggie Grabemeyer, junior varsity goalie and field player, deflects a Mattawan player from getting the ball. This is Grabemeyer's first year playing as a Knight. Photo Credit / Deanna Puca

Sarita Nieminen

April 21, 2017

The spring has arrived, and for the Loy Norrix Women’s soccer team, it means putting their cleats on and running out to the soccer field. Soccer is a team sport where every individual matters. You’re expected to work hard and be in good condition. Practicing with your teammates makes the tough practices...

Detroit Red Wings Host High School Media Day for Journalism Students

The group of high school journalists pose for a final picture of the day. Photo Credit / Brian Woodworth

Abby Farrer

April 17, 2017

A small room at Joe Louis Arena (The Joe) was filled with journalism students from all over Michigan who came for the annual high school media day. The students waited for the first panelists of Detroit High School Media Day: Justin Rose, WXYZ-TV sports reporter, Michael Caples, Michigan Hockey editor ...

Recap Of The 2016/2017 Loy Norrix Winter Sports Season

Senior Takary Dreams stands at the free-throw line during the basketball game against Kalamazoo Central on Friday, January 20th. Dreams is a former Giant and faced old teammates during the latest matchup of the rival schools. Photo Credit / Michaela Whalen

Maxwell Link

March 29, 2017

Bowling Team “We had a great season. We had a lot of fun. We worked hard and I think we proved we worked hard at the end when we won the conference,” said junior Trevor Morgan, captain of the bowling team.   The bowling team was very successful this year. They won the conference for the first time the school’s histor...

Bowling Their Way to a New Championship Banner

Senior Connor Thomas bowls during practice. The team practices at Pinz bowling alley off Stadium Drive. Photo Credit / Connor Wilger

Sidney Richardson

March 1, 2017

The 2016-2017 Loy Norrix Men’s Bowling team will be raising a conference championship banner after they complete their season. The bowlers just capped a conference title win over the Portage Northern Huskies and are ranked third in the state. Led by junior Trevor Morgan and seniors Connor Thomas ...

Kalamazoo United Hockey Looks to Secure First League Championship

Kalamazoo United hockey team celebrates after Captain Jacob Remelius scores a game winning goal with 0.3 seconds left in overtime.  This win extended their win streak to twelve games. Photo Credit / Bailey Handley

Bailey Handley

January 25, 2017

The Kalamazoo United (KU) hockey team is off to a 14-1-1 start this season. They currently sit in second place in the Southwest Michigan High School Hockey League (SWMHSHL). KU is off to their best start in team history and they have proven to all the doubters that they are one of the teams to beat ...

Fighting Like a Girl Takes on a Whole New Meaning

Fighting Like a Girl Takes on a Whole New Meaning

Sidney Richardson

January 17, 2017

Loy Norrix senior Sheridan Britney, at first glance in the halls, is a seemingly normal teenage girl. But if you catch Britney after school, you’d find her in her element; out lifting her peers in the weight room and talking trash and destroying guys on the wrestling mat to back it up. Britney is...

Hockey and Swimming Morning Practices: Dreadful yet Helpful

Senior Jacob Remelius goes to defend against Portage Northern player from scoring. He is successful in getting the puck away from the opposing team. Photo Credit / Erika Wagoner

Erika Wagoner

January 16, 2017

Imagine finally laying down in bed for the night. As exhaustion takes over your body and your body finally relaxes, you get to sleep, but as fast as sleep comes, it goes away. The sound of your alarm wakes you from the deep slumber, and you’ve only gotten five hours of sleep. Still tired, you g...

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