Knight Life

Loy Norrix soccer girls prepare for the upcoming season

Victoria Hoppe, the author of this article, using her soccer skills on the field.  Hoppe must work out to maintain her game.

Victoria Hoppe, Guest Writer

March 28, 2020

Loy Norrix soccer players workout and train for their upcoming season by playing indoor soccer, as well as training daily at school. Female student athletes have the opportunity to prepare themselves to have a good tryout when soccer season comes into full swing. Members of the Loy Norrix women’s soccer t...

Freshman Hannah Locke opens up on her experience as a student athlete

Goalie, Hannah Locke, kicks the soccer ball out from the net. Hannah played a big role during a big away-match.

Adeline Turner, Social Media Team

February 18, 2020

Sports: a way to socialize and make friends, an outlet for stress teenagers across the country are feeling, and a way to work exercise into your schedule. However, sports aren’t all fun and games, they become more demanding as student athletes face numerous challenges presented by their hobby.  ...

Sierra Knight: Switching From Softball to Soccer

Justin Timmerman

May 7, 2019

Tryouts for the 2019 Loy Norrix Women’s Varsity Soccer team were held on March 11th and 12th. These were on the same day as the Women’s Varsity Softball tryouts. Senior Sierra Knight who has been playing softball during her entire high school career decided this time to try out for the varsi...

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Paula Montoro

April 24, 2019

Because of the rain, the soccer field feels different. It smells like wet soil, and water drops are still falling from the sky. After almost three days, the first rays of sunshine reflect on the grass. The temperatures are still low, but not even the weather could stop the women’s soccer team from 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, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team

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 ...

Referees Can Avoid Mistake Calls with VAR

Referees Can Avoid Mistake Calls with VAR

June 13, 2018

By Chase Thomas It was the Summer of 1986. Argentina and England were pitted against each other in the World Cup quarter finals. England was dominating the match until a counter attack by the Argentinian team led to a goal scored by Diego Maradona with an obvious handball in the 51st minute. This mo...

Remembrance of Ethan Fox

Remembrance of Ethan Fox

Mia May

May 30, 2018

Ethan Fox  2002 - 2018 On April 27th, 2018, at the age of 15 one of the happiest kids passed away. Ethan Fox was a friend, brother, son, student and teammate. He made an impact on a lot of people’s lives, even if they didn’t know him very well.  “No matter what was going on in his life, he still made sure that everybody else was h...

Dedicated Fall Sports Players Face Injuries

Junior Sierra Knight us pictured tipping the ball over the net earlier than anticipated. The Knights spent their season focusing on their offense, specifically at the net. Photo Credit / Paul Guimond

Olivia Ely

November 27, 2017

Three Loy Norrix High School students have faced and overcome minor injuries that have affected their fall sports seasons. Although the injuries were detrimental to their playing for a period of time, the student’s recovered from their injuries with minor long-lasting effects. Stoken Strained In Ga...

Sports Equipment: The Cost of What the Players Are Wearing

Sports Equipment: The Cost of What the Players Are Wearing

Alex Vonhof

November 12, 2017

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A Shared Love of Playing Soccer

Freshman Carlos Santos dives to block a shot.

Zach Skinner

June 14, 2017

Loy Norrix freshman Carlos Santos found love for the game of soccer from his father at an early age. As a child, his father had him playing in competitive games with adults and created practice regiments for him. Santos was never forced to play, but his father wanted to share his love for the game with...

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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