Knight Life

Boys & Girls Club teens face off in a competitive basketball showcase

Senior from Kalamazoo Central Jakeise Gardner puts on a show and puts shock in the eyes of the fans of the Adrian Boys & Girls Club. Teammate, Sophomore at Kalamazoo Central Jamare Sims, sets a screen to open up Gardner for a wide open mid-range jumper.

Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

March 11, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo’s Lake Street unit took a trip to a memorable basketball game against the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee in Adrian, Michigan. There hasn’t been any time when Lake Street has gone up against another club outside of their c...

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team

March 9, 2020

On February 22, 2020, crosstown rivals Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central played each other for the second time this season. This is a game many people, including the basketball teams, look forward to, and are the most important ones of the season. The first rival game was at Kalamazoo Central earlier...

Comeback over setback: Loy Norrix women’s JV basketball wins against Grand Rapids Union High School

Junior varsity and sophomore Vicky McGowan dribbles around her opponent in an attempt to score a basket. McGowan scored a total of eight points in the game against Grand Rapids Union high school.

Hannah Locke

February 27, 2020

On February 4, at Loy Norrix High School, the Loy Norrix women’s junior varsity basketball team went up against Grand Rapids Union High School's JV team. After a grueling first half, the team was only down by two with a score of 17 points to Grand Rapids’ 19. However the girls managed to comeback a...

Loy Norrix Varsity Men’s Basketball team loses to St. Joseph after a tough game

Varsity basketball player and senior Joshua Mabon Cooks recovers the ball and scores in the second quarter. Loy Norrix had a rough first quarter but pushed St. Joseph until the 4th quarter, going into overtime. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

January 14, 2020

After a tough battle between the Loy Norrix High School and St. Joseph Varsity Men’s Basketball teams, St. Joseph pulled ahead in overtime to win 57-49. The first quarter was rough for Loy Norrix, but the team recovered and managed to push St. Joseph back. Senior Kamaria Tilley attended the game. “...

Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central basketball game location being changed

Senior Quincy Ellis shoots a three point shot. Ellis did not make the shot.

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team

January 10, 2020

With the basketball season approaching, the game almost everyone looks forward to is the rivalry game: Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central.  Many might not know, but this year the location of the game will be different than past years. For many years the Kalamazoo rival schools Loy Norrix and Kalam...

Michael Jordan is the Greatest Basketball Player of All Time

Michael Jordan is the Greatest Basketball Player of All Time

April 21, 2019

By Reed Crocker He was six for six in the National Basketball Association finals, six time Finals’ Most Valuable Player, with ten scoring titles, and scored the most points in a playoff game: 63. Michael Jordan, also referred to as “His Airness,” is regarded as one of the best, if not the best...

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...

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...

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 ...

More Focus Brings Success for Student Athletes

More Focus Brings Success for Student Athletes

April 17, 2017

By Grant Hazen Playing a sport can have a lot of effects on your grades. Some are good, some are bad, but choosing what is best for you is a decision that you have to make. Branden Bettison is currently a sophomore at Loy Norrix High School. Last year you may have seen him with the number 14 on his back...

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