Knight Life

Boys & Girls Club teens face off in a competitive basketball showcase

Senior from Kalamazoo Central Jakeise Gardner puts on a show and puts shock in the eyes of the fans of the Adrian Boys & Girls Club. Teammate, Sophomore at Kalamazoo Central Jamare Sims, sets a screen to open up Gardner for a wide open mid-range jumper.

Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

March 11, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo’s Lake Street unit took a trip to a memorable basketball game against the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee in Adrian, Michigan. There hasn’t been any time when Lake Street has gone up against another club outside of their c...

The ups and downs of being on the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team

Junior Sophie Decker and other members of the Overwatch team are shown playing Overwatch. They are competing at the 2019 esport MiHSEF finals in Midland, Michigan.

Stella Amy, Guest Writer

February 28, 2020

“The Overwatch Team just kinda feels like a little family because we have grown together, and we are planning to stay friends for the rest of our lives,” said junior Sophie Decker. Sophie Decker is a member of the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team. Decker plays on the Overwatch team with her friends having ...

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.  ...

All in for the win: Sophomore talks about her time playing volleyball

Freshman Bianca Hobson plays in a Volleyball game for her school team. She has trained hard for her games and gave up two other sports to focus on Volleyball.

Lucy Heystek, Guest Writer

February 21, 2020

Sophomore Bianca Hobson steps onto the court, she feels anxious but excited, she sees her competitors on the other team and hears the audience cheering, she tastes the sweat sliding down her face and smells the leather material used to make the volleyball.  Bianca Hobson used to play basketball and ru...

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...

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 ...

Kalamazoo United Lacrosse Team: Athletes Across Kalamazoo Join Forces

Kalamazoo United Lacrosse Team: Athletes Across Kalamazoo Join Forces

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2018

  It’s a cool misty day in early April. After a long, tiring day of school, girls both from Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central high schools march onto the lacrosse field to prepare for their upcoming game. The Kalamazoo United Lacrosse program brings together high school students from the Kalamazoo ar...

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Setting Their Sights: Women’s Varsity Softball Showcases Talent From All Ages

Bonnie Bremer

May 24, 2018

The crowd falls silent as the batter steppes 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...

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 ...

Sophomores Help to Rebuild Varsity Basketball Teams

Sophomore Steffon Dunigan begins to shoot a freethrow against Gull Lake High School's varsity team. The Knights defeated the Blue Devils.
Photo Credit / MaKenzie Tolin

Dennasia Dixon

April 21, 2017

  The feeling of Friday night basketball games have become all too familiar to sophomores Nmeso Nnebedum, Steffon Dunigan, DeAndre Worthy, Abigail Roberts and Ebube Okpechukwu. Hard work, dedication and leadership are all qualities that led these second year high school students to become a part of ...

Bowling Their Way to a New Championship Banner

Senior Connor Thomas bowls during practice. The team practices at Pinz bowling alley off Stadium Drive. Photo Credit / Connor Wilger

Sidney Richardson

March 1, 2017

The 2016-2017 Loy Norrix Men’s Bowling team will be raising a conference championship banner after they complete their season. The bowlers just capped a conference title win over the Portage Northern Huskies and are ranked third in the state. Led by junior Trevor Morgan and seniors Connor Thomas ...

Hard Work Pays Off For Senior Swimmer

Hard Work Pays Off For Senior Swimmer

January 13, 2017

By Julia Perry Imagine getting out of the water and taking that big breath. Your mind is saying I did it, I made it through the race. The smell of chlorine fills the air, so familiar it’s as if it was your own perfume. Water is dripping off your body and you hear the sounds of a screaming crowd and yo...

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