Entries for 'Kalamazoo Loy Norrix'
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
When Paul Mahar was hired to coach at Loy Norrix High School, he had nine returning swimmers on a team of just 14 girls. That was in 2004, and the program was on the verge of becoming a co-op with Kalamazoo Central High School.
But Mahar turned the girls swimming &...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features a close swim finish in the 100-yard breaststroke as Battle Creek Lakeview's Alaya Marshall earns the win by 12 hundredths of a second.Continue Reading
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Joe Meyers placed an impressive 14th of 357 cross country runners at Friday's Portage Central Early Bird Invitational, but in a time that disappointed the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix sophomore.
He didn’t have much time to fret. The two-sport fall athlete had his f...Continue Reading
Friday, August 18, 2017
When the Traverse City Central boys cross country team opened practice last Wednesday, the gregarious John Lober was nowhere in sight.
Instead, the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame coach was teeing it up on a golf course in Kalkaska Count...Continue Reading
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
When Mitch Kihm was a freshman, his Kalamazoo United hockey team posted a 1-9 record in league play. A year later, the team went 0-10, and his junior season, 5-5.
The goaltender said he was confident things would get better – and his patience has paid off.Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Kalamazoo football players clad in pink and teal took to Loy Norrix’s football field Friday for one of southwest Michigan’s most anticipated annual rivalry games – but also, with the help of some notable alumni, to continue to spread the word about can...Continue Reading
Friday, March 18, 2016
As Mattawan’s Brady Neel stepped to the plate, the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix baseball coach called for a shift, expecting the batter to hit toward right field.
When Neel sent the ball into the gap between second and third, driving in a run with the hit, a voice in th...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Three years ago, 12-year-old Trevor Morgan became the youngest bowler in the Kalamazoo area to throw a sanctioned 300 game. These days, the sophomore is the top scorer on his Loy Norrix team with a 202 average.
As teams head into the MHSAA Division 1 Regionals, Morgan ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ottawa Lake-Whiteford senior Jessica Bubacz has helped the Bobcats to three straight Tri-County Conference championships and 41 straight league victories, after Whiteford’s wins Tuesday against Clinton.
This fall has been a continuation of her strong play as a ju...Continue Reading
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Many teams talk about their family atmosphere. The Midland Dow boys tennis team lives it.
Dow’s family approach was on display at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Friday and Saturday at Hope College in Holland as the Chargers aimed for a fifth conse...Continue Reading
Friday, May 10, 2013
Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central's Meika Ashby is finishing up an incredible high school career and a senior season that's already included breaking an MHSAA record for most straight-set shutout wins.
That and an impressive winning streak that ended in the final m...Continue Reading
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Mark Gorte did more this fall than just help Midland Dow capture a fourth straight MHSAA Lower Peninsula tennis championship.
He made some lifelong friendships that despite winning an MHSAA title made it tough to see this fall come to an end.Continue Reading
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Midland Dow has won three straight MHSAA tennis championships. Ann Arbor Greenhills has won four. And Detroit Country Day has finished among the top two in each of the last four seasons.
To find them as favorites again at this weekend's Lower Peninsula Finals is no su...Continue Reading