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Arik Gilbert celebrates his first touchdown after taking a year off. Photo by @georgiafootball Instagram.

The Georgia Bulldogs Show Promise for Next Season After Spring Game

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Georgia held their final scrimmage for the spring season on April 16, and the showing has Dawg fans excited for the future. A combination of new and familiar faces returning has the reigning national champions...

The esports team winning the “Smash Bros.” Game. Photo by Mikayla Matthews.

Esports Teams Qualify for Playoffs

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

The North Forsyth esports teams have shown their prowess, and during the week of April 18, 2022, several teams qualified for the playoffs. “Rocket League,” “Smash Bros.” and “Madden” all...

Just Released: The 2022-2023 Cheer Squads

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Throughout the last few weeks of March, the underclassmen and rising middle schoolers came to the practice gym at NFHS and had clinics to prepare them for cheerleading tryouts. Clinics were held from...

Akhil Crumpton was arrested in Philadelphia on March 16, 2022, almost a year after the Oconee shooting. (Photo by Oconee County Sheriff’s Office)

Former UGA Player Arrested for Suspected Murder

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

  Ahkil Crumpton walked onto Georgia history as a wide receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs during 2017 and 2018. He hailed from Philadelphia but signed to the Bulldogs after committing temporarily...

The North Forsyth golf team behind the 18th hole after a great tournament. Photo by Paige Mizer.

Golf on Island Time

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

The North Forsyth High School boys golf team traveled down to Jekyll Island on March 3 and stayed until March 5 to compete in the 2022 Johnny Paulk Invitational. The team, led by senior and UT Martin signee...

Austin Cindric celebrates his Daytona 500 victory in style with a burnout by the finish line. Photo by Haas Unlimited.

Recapping the Great American Race

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

The 64th running of the Great American Race did not disappoint. In a race full of wrecks, rough racing and heartbreak for many drivers, the race displayed NASCAR’s beauty as a sport throughout the weekend.    The...

The JV basketball cheer team with their awards. Photo by Emmelyn Harrison.

Nothing But the Best at the 2021-2022 Cheer Banquet

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

On Sunday, Feb. 6, North hosted the football, basketball and competition cheer banquet in the cafeteria. The cheerleaders were all recognized for their participation and outstanding efforts throughout...

Gainesville tested the Raider’s ability to play under pressure during the last game of the season (photo by Sydney Jarrard)

The Last Boy’s JV Basketball Game Secured Win for North

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

On Friday, Feb. 4,  the boy’s JV basketball team faced off against the Gainesville Red Elephants in the auxiliary gym after school. It was the last game of the season, and the stands were filled...

The winning score of the long-fought battle between the Raiders and the Longhorns. Photo by Emmelyn Harrison.

The Ninth Grade Boys Basketball Team Triumph Against Lambert (50-38)

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

On Thursday, Jan. 20, after school in the Raider Arena, the ninth-grade boy's basketball team faced off against the Lambert Longhorns. The Raiders triumphed against the Longhorns, winning the game...

The final score of the JV girls North Forsyth vs. Dawson game was 5-1. Photo by NFHS.

North Wins JV Soccer Game Against Dawson 5-1

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

On Thursday, Jan. 27, there was a JV girls soccer game at Dawson, and North won 5-1. They scored more goals this season than last season. The goalie was out with Covid-19, so newcomers had to fill in....

Steven Bradbury won Australia’s first gold medal in the Winter Olympics, defying all odds against him. (Photo from Google)

Steven Bradbury: An Unlikely Gold Medalist

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

The Winter Olympics are a celebrated symbol of global unity that has been taking place for almost 100 years. When politics and differences in opinion divide the globe, sports are what bring everyone...

Georgia starting quarterback Stetson Bennett IV kisses the CFP National Championship Trophy. (Photo by) @georgiafootball on ig

1980 No Longer

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

On Jan. 10, quarterback Stetson Bennett IV and the Georgia Football 2021-2022 team etched their name into UGA and college football history forever.    The tide had been the one hurdle that...

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