The student news site of North Forsyth High School

The Raider Wire

Kyle Ellis: First Mountain Biking Georgia State Champion

Kyle Ellis: First Mountain Biking Georgia State Champion

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
December 5, 2014 • 648 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kyle Ellis, a senior here from NFHS, recently won the National Interscholastic Cycling Association State Championship.  His final time on this 18 mile race was over three and a half minutes faster than the second place runner up. This is the first year that high school mountain biking has been offered...

The Raiders Diving into First

The Raiders Diving into First

Maddy James, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014 • 482 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth High School Dive Team started off the 2014 season on Saturday, November 8th, at the Cumming Aquatic Center. The divers competed on the 1-meter diving board, and performed 6 dives. Senior McKay Middleton took home first place, and senior Josiah Selvig finished in third place. Middlet...

Varsity Football Team Loses To Habersham

Varsity Football Team Loses To Habersham

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014 • 390 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth Raiders suffered a disappointing loss to the Habersham Central Raiders on Halloween night, which dropped their record to one win and eight losses. Habersham overcame its longest winning drought, which dated back to 2012, and stunned North Forsyth with a 32-7 victory. North Forsyth...

JV Girls Cross Country Team Places Third in Meet

JV Girls Cross Country Team Places Third in Meet

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014 • 417 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth High School Cross Country team traveled to Jasper, Georgia on Saturday, October 18th to compete in the Sharptop Invitational.  Out of 160 runners, five athletes from the Junior Varsity (JV) Girls team finished the 3.1 mile within the top 50 teams, earning the NFHS JV Girls 3rd place....

NFHS Lacrosse Serves Wounded Warrior

NFHS Lacrosse Serves Wounded Warrior

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014 • 461 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth High School Lacrosse program hosted its first annual Wounded Warrior tournament this past weekend. Wounded Warrior is a charity organization dedicated to serving injured veterans and their families. While running for only ten years, the project has already racked up 148 million dollars...

Pink Out

Pink Out
:

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014 • 408 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past Friday in Raider Valley, it was the annual pink-out game for Cancer Awareness and the climax to a week of fund-raising on multiple fronts. The cheerleaders sold t-shirts; the faculty held a jeans fund-raiser and the football team took donations. Then the players, cheerleaders, drum line, and...

Raiders on Raiders

Raiders on Raiders

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014 • 395 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the girls pumped to play some softball, the Junior Varsity Lady Raiders softball team hustled onto the field last Thursday, September 25th, ready to dominate Habersham, who are also called the Raiders. Pitcher and junior, Courtney Walls, started the game and gave up zero runs to the opposing team. The ...

Freshman Volleyball Fights Back Hard

Freshman Volleyball Fights Back Hard

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer
October 13, 2014 • 426 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Freshman Lady Raider Volleyball team traveled to John’s Creek High School for a play day this past Saturday. Unfortunately, the team was not able to conquer the court, but they fought hard and refused to go down without a battling fight against Norcross High School, Hebron High School, St. Pious...

Raiders vs. Habersham

Raiders vs. Habersham

Jade Flack, Staff Writer
October 12, 2014 • 293 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth Freshman football team came out with their first huge win against The Habersham Raiders on Thursday, October 9th. “We were a lot more physical this game. The energy level was really high, and we were determined for a victory,” said Hampton Wingruber (#89) right after the team...

North Crowns New Homecoming Royalty

North Crowns New Homecoming Royalty

Lacy Hamilton, Editor in Chief
October 2, 2014 • 573 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth Raiders varsity football team played the Lambert Longhorns on Friday, September 26th for North’s Homecoming football game.  Within the first few minutes of the first quarter, the Longhorns kicked a field goal, leading Lambert over the Raiders by three points. The Raiders could not ...

Derek Jeter: The End of a Yankee Era

Derek Jeter: The End of a Yankee Era

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
May 13, 2014 • 5,405 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The stadium went silent, waiting for the Ray’s ace, David Price, to deliver the pitch. The Yankee’s Captain stepped in the batter box. Derek Jeter looked as relaxed as a ten-year-old playing stickball with neighborhood friends, just moments before adding another historic achievement to his Hall of...

My Name is Noelle and I’m a Guardaholic

My Name is Noelle and I’m a Guardaholic

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014 • 2,542 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

I’ve never found anything that I was sincerely passionate about aside from reading and writing. I’ve tried almost every sport imaginable; basketball, tennis, bowling, and I did played softball for years. I wouldn’t sign up for swimming because I never learned how to swim, and running wasn’t my...

The student news site of North Forsyth High School
Sports