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Knight Life

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Knight Life

Team manager Fletcher gives the signal to start the dives from the diving board and gives tips to the divers.  Sometimes he holds a bar for the swimmers to dive over.

High number of underclassmen show promise after a successful season for the men’s swim and dive team

Flora Harper and Alexander Velo April 25, 2024

The 2023-24 men's swim team is a great example of what teamwork and determination can create. Although more than half the team members were underclassmen, they worked hard from November to January...

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...

Loy Norrix Swim and Dive team gets ready to go to States. In the photo from left to right there is Samantha Vande Pol (diver), Norah DeYoung, Annika Schnell, Grace Mahar, and Ellie Haase.

Record-breaking Loy Norrix swim relay team finally makes it to states

Annie Mansfield March 22, 2021

After over five weeks of time off, the Loy Norrix swim relay team, consisting of senior Ellie Haase, sophomore Norah DeYoung, junior Annika Schnell and freshman Grace Mahar, was finally able to go to their...

Senior Maya Moore competing at one of her many events against Mattawan.

How swim has impacted senior Maya Moore

Isabella Ramsdell December 21, 2020

As we know, there are many different sports teams and extracurriculars at school, but we're gonna look into Senior Maya Moore’s life and how she developed a passion for swimming. “One of my friends...

Sophomore Samantha Hogan is shown swimming at states for the 400 freestyle relay. She is competing at the 2019 championships at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Diving in: Sophomore talks about her time in the Loy Norrix Ladies Swim Team

Reesah Link, Guest Writer April 5, 2020

Swimming has been called the perfect exercise. After all, you can get all of the benefits of an aerobic workout without any damaging impact on joints, and it can be done by both the very old and the very...

Freshman Keng Wee swims the 500 freestyle in a meet against Coldwater. Wee got 4th place in his heat and overall

Men’s swimming & diving team beats Coldwater 127-55

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor February 26, 2020

The Loy Norrix men’s swim and dive team competed at their home pool on February 6, 2020. The Knight’s defeated Coldwater, 127-55. This meet was special because after the conclusion of diving, head...

Sophomores Andrew VanHouten and Roman Wassink get ready for their 50-yard freestyle. Both VanHouten and Wassink have been swimming varsity at Loy Norrix for two years now.

Loy Norrix men’s swim team takes a strong win over Coldwater

Samantha Hogan, Guest Writer February 25, 2020

Water is flying everywhere, arms and legs are flailing and every person on the pool deck is cheering as loud as possible for the swimmers in the last event of the day.   The Loy Norrix mens swim and...

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Justin Timmerman February 15, 2019

Swim team members work unbelievably hard with daily morning practices from 6 to 7 A.M, and then again, after school  from 2:45 to 5:15 P.M. Then over winter break, men swimmers have 3 hour practices...

Swimmers prepare to start the 50 freestyle. The start of this race is very important because the finish often comes down to hundredths of a second. Photo Credit / Zach Skinner

The Lady Knights Make Waves with Historic Wins

Zach Skinner November 1, 2017

The Lady Knights swim and dive team has had many great accomplishments this year, including a record of 7-3 and several great invitationals. One of their biggest is their victory over Battle Creek Lakeview,...

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

Loy Norrix Athletes Sign to Compete at the Next Level

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...

Senior Jacob Remelius goes to defend against Portage Northern player from scoring. He is successful in getting the puck away from the opposing team. Photo Credit / Erika Wagoner

Hockey and Swimming Morning Practices: Dreadful yet Helpful

Erika Wagoner January 16, 2017

Imagine finally laying down in bed for the night. As exhaustion takes over your body and your body finally relaxes, you get to sleep, but as fast as sleep comes, it goes away. The sound of your alarm...

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