Mike McCarthy

Howard senior Felix Knorr faces off as boys lacrosse Player of the Year

Howard senior Felix Knorr faces off as boys lacrosse Player of the Year

Howard senior Felix Knorr knew he was running out of time to make a change. He was regularly skipping school to hang out with friends, and it seemed like a matter of time until his family was uprooted for another destination in Alabama, Mississippi or Louisiana. It happened about once a year, as his mom — a single parent — continuously searched for her next job and a way to try to support the family.

Knorr was barely a teenager when he decided that he was ready for a new life outside of the Deep South.

“It was probably the hardest decision I’ve ever made,” he said, “and probably the most important, mature decision I’ve ever made. I came up here just to have a better life. It...

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