Knight Life

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

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.

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 young. Samantha Hogan is a sophomore at Loy Norrix High School who has loved swimming her whole...

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

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

Ellie Haase, Business Manager/Social Media Team

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 coach Cameron Beauregard gave a speech to appreciate all the parents of the swimmers and divers.  ...

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

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.

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 dive team swam at home against Coldwater on Thursday February 6, putting up a strong fight. With a fi...

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 with 2 hours in the pool and one hour in the weight room, and women swimmers have this same routine i...

The Lady Knights Make Waves with Historic Wins

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

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, beating them with a score of 110-76 and putting a mark in the history books. This is the Lady...

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...

Hockey and Swimming Morning Practices: Dreadful yet Helpful

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

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 wakes you from the deep slumber, and you’ve only gotten five hours of sleep. Still tired, you g...

Knight Spottings

Knight Spottings


January 16, 2015

Three snow days during the week back from winter break has left the students at Loy Norrix in a snowy haze. Far below zero temperatures brought anticipation for more days off as we get back in to the swing of school and thoughts of Spring Break 2015 are stirring. Happenings around LN include the swim...

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