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Kalamazoo Celebrates College GameDay

Kalamazoo Celebrates College GameDay

Griffin Conley

December 9, 2016

Kalamazoo is finally getting some positive recognition. ESPN’s pre-game broadcast, College GameDay, for any college football fan, is a big deal. The analysts talk about the games of the weekend, the stories from around college football and spend a great deal of time discussing the matchup they have decided ...

The Broncos are Cotton Bowl Bound

The Broncos are Cotton Bowl Bound

Sidney Richardson

December 8, 2016

And the Cinderella story continues: the Western Michigan University Broncos are headed to the Cotton Bowl. In a feat that could only be described as remarkable, the Broncos finished off their season with a perfect 13-0 record after beating the Ohio Bobcats 29-23 in the Mid-American Conference Champio...

Lady Knights Participate in the S.M.A.C. Championship

 Delany Eller (left) a junior on the Loy Norrix swim team practices her track start for her upcoming race in the S.M.A.C. championships. This is her last chance to work out the little things that might delay her start during her race.
Photo Credit / Morgan McCue

Morgan McCue

December 8, 2016

The Lady Knights swim season has ended with a splash. Their 2016 season started on August 10th and ended November 8th with a last chance meet, which allowed the swimmers a last chance to meet the goal times they wanted. The Lady Knights swam their way to the S.M.A.C. championship  or Southwest Mich...

New Knights Make a Giant Switch

New Knights Make a Giant Switch

BKeon Foster II

December 4, 2016

The Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central rivalry has always been a big deal, no matter the sport. If the two schools are playing each other, there will be a lot of people in attendance ready to support their side of town. Once you're enrolled in either school, it's unlikely you’ll make the decision of...

Should Michigan be in the playoff?

Sidney Richardson

December 2, 2016

With Western Michigan University (Broncos) on the verge of making history on the football field in the form of an undefeated Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship season, the University of Michigan Wolverines are looking to make history of their own. Unlike the aforementioned Broncos, the Wolver...

The Chicago Cubs Shock the World after 108 Years.

The Chicago Cubs Shock the World after 108 Years.

Abby Farrer

December 2, 2016

Thousands of eyes are glued to the pitcher dressed in a blue jersey and grey pants. He is one pitch away from a life changing play. Pitcher, Mike Montgomery of the Cubs has a count of  no balls and one strike, two outs on the scoreboard one more pitch, a solid pitch down the middle, ground ball to lef...

Swim Team Hopes to Make History

Swim Team Hopes to Make History

Sidney Richardson

November 28, 2016

The Loy Norrix Men's Swimming and Diving Team is a tightly bonded group of athletes that have grown and improved together. Now the team is ready to break through and win the Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference (SMAC) for the first time ever. Led by senior talents like Ryan Ross, Tony Dougherty, ...

Injuries Affect Athletes At Loy Norrix

Injuries Affect Athletes At Loy Norrix

Griffin Conley

November 7, 2016

Sweat and tears run down an athlete’s face as they lay on their back, unable to stand. The trainer rushes out and kneels down beside them trying to figure out what is wrong. Injuries occur all the time for athletes. Roughly two million injuries a year are accounted for by high school students in ...

Volleyball Players Balance Sports and School

Volleyball Players Balance Sports and School

Bill Bowser

November 7, 2016

Fall at Loy Norrix is the one of the best times for sports. Football games fill the stands with excited students and faculty. Men's soccer players run up and down the field tirelessly in the beating sun and the volleyball team continuously spike their way to victory. The volleyball team, both varsit...

NFL Player Takes a Knee for the Injustice in America

NFL Player Takes a Knee for the Injustice in America

Abby Farrer

November 7, 2016

People protest in different ways, from on the streets to social media. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers, has been kneeling while the national anthem plays before each of his games. Kaepernick began doing this during the National Football League’s (NFL) preseason. Although the NFL doesn...

Freshman Joe Meyers is not your Typical Two-Sport Star

Freshman Joe Meyers returns a ball during practice. Joe is coming off a 21-5 season. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

Sidney Richardson

October 10, 2016

  Think of your usual star athletes; they know they’re talented and they act like it. You can pick them out in a crowd, and you know that they’re an athlete as you pass them in the hallway. Not Joe Meyers. This young freshman is a whole different breed. He’s humble and quiet beyond belie...

The Lady Knights Volleyball Team is Back for More

The Lady Knights Volleyball Team is Back for More

Sidney Richardson

October 7, 2016

It’s volleyball season at Loy Norrix again and the Lady Knights are looking to build on the strong season they had last year. The 2015-2016 team finished with a winning record of 28-27-2. This year, the volleyball team is back with new faces. Led by seniors Lizzie Ko, Sophie Nielson, Morgan Hawkins...

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