Knight Life

Freshmen uses skiing to bond with family

Freshmen uses skiing to bond with family

Bianca Hobson, Guest Writer

February 21, 2020

Loy Norrix freshman Lucy Heystek started skiing in fourth grade, and her family has been going skiing every year since during winter break.  “I enjoy being out with friends and going down different hills,” Heystek said. “It felt good to show them that winter is fun.” Heystek has gone skiing ...

Youth Conservation Council members meet to discuss how to get kids outdoors

Left to right: Maxwell Spitler, Eli Wiitala, Tanner Peterson, and Maggie Staub hold up fishing lures made during the second day of the meeting. The entire meeting lasts three days and covers multiple topics.

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

Nineteen members of the Michigan Youth Conservation Council met over the weekend at the Ralph A. MacMullen Conference Center in Roscommon, Michigan. The intent of this meeting was to discuss projects focused on getting kids outside into Michigan’s natural spaces. Members range from ages 15-18 and inclu...

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Alexis Weeden

June 12, 2019

As of May of 2019, there have already been attempts at challenging the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade along with the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Conservative legislators have been pushing strict abortion bans called “heart-beat bills” in multiple states -- including Michigan. T...

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 ...



Jaelyn Anderson

September 27, 2018

It's Thursday and homecoming is tomorrow. Loy Norrix's spirit week is coming to an end, but first we have today's theme: Hat Day. Friday's theme is blue and white.  

Summer Job Opportunity for High School Students

Summer Job Opportunity for High School Students

Sofie Nehlsen

May 31, 2018

Summer is fast approaching and many high school students are looking for summer jobs to save up a little money and gain work experience. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) presents a great opportunity for this. MDOT runs a program called Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), ...

Kalamazoo Promise is a Gift that Pressures Students to Excel

Kalamazoo Promise is a Gift that Pressures Students to Excel

May 30, 2018

By Jose' Luis Campos Kalamazoo is counting on us. All of the US is watching us.        The Kalamazoo Promise is a great gift for Loy Norrix students because getting a college degree will give us many advantages. The Promise, which pays up to 100 percent of tuition at any of Michigan’s state colleg...

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 ...

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...


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...

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