Entries for 'Kalamazoo Loy Norrix'

Loy Norrix Swim & Dive Rooted in Community

Loy Norrix Swim & Dive Rooted in Community
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 &...
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Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Alaya Marshall

Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Alaya Marshall
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.
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Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams

Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams
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...
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Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC

Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC
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...
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K-United Enjoying Dream Turnaround

K-United Enjoying Dream Turnaround
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.
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Kzoo Rivals Unite to 'Crush Cancer'

Kzoo Rivals Unite to 'Crush Cancer'
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...
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Father, Son: Diamond Rivals No Longer

Father, Son: Diamond Rivals No Longer
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...
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Loy Norrix Hopes to Roll to MHSAA Finals

Loy Norrix Hopes to Roll to MHSAA Finals
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 ...
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Bubacz Sets Whiteford Up for Success

Bubacz Sets Whiteford Up for Success
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...
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Chargers 'Family' Runs Streak to 5

Chargers 'Family' Runs Streak to 5
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...
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Records Report: Ashby Wins 6-0, 6-0 ...

Records Report: Ashby Wins 6-0, 6-0 ...
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...
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Dow Dynasty Continues at Division 2 Final

Dow Dynasty Continues at Division 2 Final
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.
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Finals Preview: Pushing the Powers

Finals Preview: Pushing the Powers
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...
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