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Vols Vanquish Dawgs

Vols Vanquish Dawgs

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
October 11, 2016 • 167 views
Filed under Columns, Sports

On Oct. 1, 2016, the unbelievable happened at our very own Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia where the Bulldogs played the Tennessee Volunteers. It was a close game, but ultimately ended in defeat for Georgia with a score of 31-34. The game started off strong for Georgia and gave many fans hope of...

North Freshman Hanna Zinn Defies Wrestling Stereotype

North Freshman Hanna Zinn Defies Wrestling Stereotype

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 204 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Most girls are drawn to sports like softball, cheerleading, or volleyball -- but not NFHS freshman Hanna Zinn. Rather, she is a wrestler and has been for about five years. She even won state champion in 2014.    Now, she is on the North Forsyth co-ed wrestling team comprised of both girls and boys...

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
October 5, 2016 • 132 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the end of September, the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games winded down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over 160 countries participated in 528 medal events for 23 different sports- all competed by athletes with a large range of disabilities. Some disabilities include impaired muscle power, vision, range of...

Freshmen Volleyball Begins Season with High Hopes

Freshmen Volleyball Begins Season with High Hopes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
September 19, 2016 • 164 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

So far, the 2016-2017 North Forsyth Freshmen volleyball team has won three games and lost eight, giving them a total of 11 games this season. The first game of the season was on Aug. 10, against Dacula and Peachtree Ridge, where the North Forsyth Raiders won both sets of games. The second game...

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
September 19, 2016 • 263 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

With football season fully underway, North Forsyth is overflowing with school spirit as our team dominates game after game, certainly not in any position give up their well-earned success. However, also giving an excellent performance at all home games is a hard-working, determined, and passionate group...

Olympics Over: Team USA Comes Out on Top

Olympics Over: Team USA Comes Out on Top

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016 • 182 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It has been more than three weeks since the 2016 Summer Olympics kicked off in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the Aug. 5 opening ceremony. The games came to a close in a remarkable closing ceremony on Aug. 21. Team USA’s athletes represented well in all events, ultimately coming out on top...

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016 • 245 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last night at 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 7, the North Forsyth Varsity Lady Raiders play at the North Georgia campus’ softball field, facing the Madison County Lady Red Raiders in a non-region game. After a three-game losing streak, the NFHS Lady Raiders were eager to make their school proud and won the game...

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
August 31, 2016 • 269 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Junior Varsity softball team competed with South Forsyth on August 29, finishing the game with a disappointing score of 8-3 and a loss for the Lady Raiders. However, regardless of how the score might sound, the JV team put up a tough fight. The first inning passed without...

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016 • 316 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nobody expected anything special from the Braves this year. The 2016 season is definitely a rebuilding season for Atlanta. Over the summer, Braves fans checked the sports section of the news each week in despair as they read about yet another Braves superstar who was traded away. Players like Craig Kimbrel,...

Lady Raider Lacrosse Says Goodbye to Seniors

Lady Raider Lacrosse Says Goodbye to Seniors

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate Editor
May 23, 2016 • 305 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girl’s Varsity Lacrosse came to an end Tuesday, April 26th with a hard fight against the Northview Titans resulting in a devastating loss. The Raiders had outstanding games against teams like Whitewater and Norcross high school, but the most heartfelt game of the season was April 19th, Senior Night. The ...

Cubs Rolling Right Along

Cubs Rolling Right Along

Bailey Young, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016 • 274 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the Chicago Cubs being having one of the best preseason rankings coming into this season, expectations were high for the Cub fans. 2016 was a very big year for the Cubs and their fans, because this is the 100th year at Wrigley Field. They first started playing at Wrigley Field in 1916, so they wo...

Never Quitting is in Nick Chubb’s Blood

Never Quitting is in Nick Chubb’s Blood

Bailey Young, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016 • 265 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nick Chubb is an elite Running Back in one of the most dominant conferences in college football. He went into the 2015-2016 football season being a front-runner for one of the most prestigious awards in college football, the Heisman Trophy. Nick was performing very well on the field, being a down-hill...

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