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Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat

Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth football team has significantly done better this season than they have in a few years. Last year, the team only won five games in the whole season. The biggest surprise was North’s win against Lambert, 45-21. In the entire school’s history, the football team has never beat them....

Lady Raider Volleyball Experiences Best Season Yet

Lady Raider Volleyball Experiences Best Season Yet

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

North Forsyth High School’s Lady Raider Volleyball team is on a steep incline as they win competitions left and right, bringing home the gold for the school. Recently, the team traveled to Phoenix, AZ for the Nike Tournament of Champions, an exclusive competition for the top girls volleyball teams...

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

The North Forsyth Swim and Dive team is underrated sports teams at the school--and wrongfully so! The team is extremely accomplished, with former students Jack DalMolin holding the record for the Male Open 50 Free with 21.89 seconds and Kelsey Robins holding the record of 25.07 seconds for the Female...

North vs. West: Paving the Way to the Top

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth’s Varsity volleyball team took on West Forsyth on Sept. 14, snatching the victory with a 3 out of 5 point win. West put up a good fight, but North was able to sweep all three matches and make their record 3-0 in the region after that match. West Forsyth has been one of NFHS’s top...

Lady Raider Opinions of Women’s Lacrosse

Lady Raider Opinions of Women’s Lacrosse

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase, Sports

If you have ever watched men’s lacrosse and then watched a women’s game, it is safe to assume that the male version of this sport is a lot more of a contact sport than that of women’s. It requires a lot more equipment and gear than women’s lacrosse does, but does that mean that it is necessaril...

Lady Raiders Varsity Lacrosse Host Night of Hope

Lady Raiders Varsity Lacrosse Host Night of Hope

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Raiders just hosted the biggest game of their season, winning the game with a tight score of 9-8 against the Forsyth Central Lady Bulldogs, and they called it the Night of Hope. The rivalry between the two schools caused a lot of tension within the game. “There was a lot of tension due to bot...

Dear Atlanta Sports

Dear Atlanta Sports

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dear Atlanta Sports, You are probably the last group of people who want to hear about being “cursed” and “endless futility” at the moment. You are probably thinking “Yes, we are aware, can we please move on?” and to that I say, no. Atlanta, you should instead reflect on your mistakes,...

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3, and the epic collapses all Atlanta teams, not just the Falcons, seem to suffer. But if there’s one...

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3, and the epic collapses all Atlanta teams, not just the Falcons, seem to suffer. But if there’s one...

Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Nike Introduces Hijab for  Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In recent weeks, Nike has created a prototype for a hijab. It is designed for the Muslim Female athletes who were complaining about the comfort of their traditional hijabs while competing. The hijab is designed with the Muslim rules in mind. For example, it is breathable, but also opaque, which i...

Hockey from a Non-Fan’s Perspective

Hockey from a Non-Fan’s Perspective

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As a person who avoids sports and exercise like the plague and has almost never watched any kind of game on TV, I did not know what to expect from the first real hockey match I’ve ever been to this past Saturday. The teams playing were the Atlanta Gladiators and the Cincinnati Cyclones. At the first...

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