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Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Atlanta United is a soccer club in Atlanta, Georgia and in just two years of the club’s birth, they have already surpassed many records that were set in the Major League Soccer or MLS. Atlanta United have been making quite a name for themselves with their powerful offense and defense. United is coached ...

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Holley Murray, Literary Editor

October 15, 2018


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In the wake of the 2018 U.S. Open, the international buzz surrounding tennis is more alive than ever as people lament about the defeats of their favorite competitors, root passionately for them in their victories, and debate controversies regarding athletic star Serena Williams and her dispute with r...

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Are All About That Base

Carena Ravenel, Staff writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 17, the Lady Raider Varsity Softball team destroyed East Hall’s Vikings with a final score of 8-0. Our team certainly proved themselves worthy to be out in the field after such a thrilling game. Throughout the game, the Lady Raiders’ chants of encouragement reverberated from the ...

Modern Sexism in Sports

Modern Sexism in Sports

Ramya Raja, News Editor

September 21, 2018


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Serena Williams’ recent involvement in the U.S. Open women’s tennis final has left many critics, fans and athletes claiming that sexism still has a vital impact in the outcome of sports. However, Williams’ recent defeat is not the only incident that has reignited this controversy. Other athlete...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Takes on Georgia Challenge

Girls Varsity Volleyball Takes on Georgia Challenge

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

September 19, 2018


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On Saturday, September 15, North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team participated in the annual Georgia Challenge Tournament at the Southern Volleyball Center, ending the tournament with two wins and two losses. The stars of Saturday’s tournament were line senior Mary Ellen Enright, ...

Following a Season of Defeat, the 2018 Braves Season is Looking Up

Following a Season of Defeat, the 2018 Braves Season is Looking Up

Abby Marks, Features Editor

September 18, 2018


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After a season full of heartbreaking losses for the Atlanta Braves, their chances of making playoffs this time around are pretty likely. Their 2017 season ended with a record of 72-90, and they were eliminated from the post-season round against the Miami Marlins, keeping them from the playoffs for the ...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Lady Raiders Play Close Game at Final Four

Lady Raiders Play Close Game at Final Four

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth Raider’s girls basketball team was defeated in the Final Four by the Westlake Lions last Saturday, ending a close game with a score of 44-52.   The game was off to a slow start during the first quarter as both teams struggled to maintain possession of the ball, leaving...

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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The Boys Varsity Basketball team has had an exceptionally difficult  season this school year, only winning six  out of 21 games. Although they have a few more games left in the term, it does not seem like they have enough time to turn their season around.   Although their recent run has...

Raider Pride on the Wrestling Mat

Raider Pride on the Wrestling Mat

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wrestling is considered the oldest sport in history. It is sometimes used as entertainment but mostly it is a competitive sport. Wrestling is a combat sport comprised of grappling with an opponent, and the challenger declares victory when he is able to throw or “pin” the other down according to the...

Competition Cheer Takes Raider Pride to State

Competition Cheer Takes Raider Pride to State

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017


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This November, the North Forsyth competition cheer team made their way to the state finals championship and, for the first time in school history, were qualified for the ‘All Girls’ finals round, leaving the tournament as one of the top six girls teams in the state. This competition is hosted by...

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....

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