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Varsity tennis player Shiloh Schrader strikes the ball over the net in a 1v1 against Portage Northern. The match ended in a 6-2 win.

The women’s tennis team takes the lead for their upcoming season

Sahriah Casey, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

The tennis team has high hopes for their season, although they are off to a rough start. However, seniors Emma Doren and Lucy Langerveld have motivated the team with their three wins. “We are more prepared...

Sophomore Tamar Stuart warming up during shoot-around before playing Kalamazoo Central. Stuart and the Knights prepared for a tough match up against the Giants.

Student athletes ‘bounce back’ through adversity during the basketball season

JD Locke, Guest Writer April 10, 2024

Freshman Jake Gagie has a unique way that he prepares for his game: he uses music and food to get in the zone. "I have to have a nice pre-game meal, usually a Jimmy John's sub, and I usually sit back...

Sophomore Jackson Lam practices his sprint form at indoor track practice. Track and Field coach Bradley Schmidt gives Lam advice to perfect his form.

Offseason conditioning can help athletes make the jump to become elite high school athletes

Daniel Ewing, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

The offseason is what every athlete looks forward to at the conclusion of their season. Athletes get to finally rest and relax after months of hard work and competition. However, the offseason is a valuable...

Henry Wilson and Michael McDonald discuss in refs position.  The wrestlers often talk through the movements while practicing.

Wrestling provides strength and discipline but demands dedication and hard work

Alexander Velo, Assistant Podcast Editor February 23, 2024

Out of all the after school activities Loy Norrix students can participate in, wrestling is one of the most time-and energy-consuming. After school ends, the hard work begins. The wrestlers run a couple...

Loy Norrix vs. Battle Creek Central

Loy Norrix vs. Battle Creek Central

Ethan Williams, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Junior Mario Aseburey defending the ball while dribbling down the field. The Knights soccer team later went on to win the game defeating the Portage Northern Huskies 2-1.

High school athletes experience both high stress and high reward

Ella Perl, Guest Writer December 18, 2023

High school can be a challenge for everybody, but when you're also an athlete and you have a lot of homework, that adds a ton of stress.  For a student athlete, the minimum hours of practice per season...

Sophomore Sophia James watches her junior varsity volleyball team warm up as she waits for her turn to go on the court for the Battle Creek Central game. It was her first game back since being out on a shoulder injury.

An Athlete’s Perspective Recovering from a Sports Injury

Sophia DeAnda, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

It was 6 p.m., Ten hours after our volleyball tournament started,  and I was finally on my way home; although, it wasn't much of a relief, since I was scheduled to work shortly afterwards. I noticed...

Madeline Chappa scores a goal against Kalamazoo Central, making the score 2-0. The team comes together to celebrate the lead.

Loy Norrix women’s soccer upholds their 13 year win streak over rival Kalamazoo Central

Naysa Quinones, Sports Editor April 27, 2023

It’s been 13 years since the Giants have conquered the mighty Knights on the soccer field.  On Wednesday, Apr. 19th, the Loy Norrix women's soccer team defeated  their crosstown rivals, the Kalamazoo...

4 Star University of Michigan commit Cole Cabana runs down the side line in his last high school game

High school recruiting star ratings don’t matter

Alex Houslander April 5, 2023

College football experts, NFL scouts, coaches and even players have argued about whether “recruiting stars” matter.  Highly sought after players out of high school are recruited by colleges using...

Students with cool cars

Students with cool cars

David Henry, Social Media Team April 4, 2023

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