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North’s JV Softball Team Demolishes Lambert, Winning 16-0

North’s JV Softball Team Demolishes Lambert, Winning 16-0

Emma Simmons, News/Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

On Monday, Sept.14 after school, North Forsyth’s JV Softball team faced the Lambert Longhorns. Played on Raider turf, the lady Raiders won the game with a final score of 16-0.  In the first inning, the Raiders scored 13 runs, pushing them forward with a strong lead, which tipped the game immens...

10 Ways to Stay in Shape at Home

Freshman Varsity Swimmer Julia Wickman practices yoga to remain fit during quarantine. The Swim Team is having a competition to see which group can complete the most amount of workouts or physical activities, and the winners receive a surprise.

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing school closures, many spring athletes are left with their sports being canceled. It is recommended that the athletes remain in shape. This way players can come back to play at their best. If an athlete spends all their time lounging and sports return, they will play a...

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed for the First Time in History

The Olympics have been pushed back to 2021. What does that mean for the future of the Games? (Photo By: Charly Triballeau / AFP via Getty Images)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympics has been pushed back to the summer of 2021. The Games have been canceled in the past, such as in 1916, 1940, and 1944, but 2020 marks the historic year of the first time the games have been postponed since its creation in 1863. Despit...

North Forsyth Varsity Track takes Tenth Place at the Lambert Stampede

Running his last event, freshman Brock Casey relentlessly carried through his final laps in the 3200 meter run finishing the race at 11:05.

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Consisting of 18 events, the track girls and boys fall tenth place at the seventh annual Longhorn Stampede. Separately, the varsity boys team placed 12th, and the varsity girls took 11th. The “Longhorn Stampede” is just a fancy nickname Lambert has given their meet. The meet began early March 7, s...

Boys JV Soccer Team Suffers a Loss to West 4-1

North’s JV boys soccer team played a great game against
West, showing excellent teamwork and sportsmanship despite the loss (Photo by: Emma Simmons)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

The North Forsyth boy’s JV soccer team played against West Forsyth on Thursday, March 5 after school in Raider Valley. It had been raining throughout the day, but the players were lucky enough to have their game start just in the time when the sun came out and the sky cleared.   West had possess...

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

The JV Girls were ready to work their hardest as they faced off against South.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The North Forsyth JV girl’s soccer team was back to compete on Feb. 12 after their game was canceled on the 6 due to lightning and heavy rainfall. With a victory under their belt from their last game against the South Forsyth War Eagles, the JV girls returned to the Raider Valley after school at 5...

First Game, First Win for JV Boys Soccer

 Coach Bell rallies the JV boys to discuss the starters, the positions and any last pre-game strategies. Many players, such as Corey Muse (41), get their last practice touches on the ball for their big win.
Photo By; Sarah Treusch

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

All the way in Gilmer County, the North Forsyth Junior Varsity boys soccer team won 1-0 on Monday, Feb. 3. They started their season out with a region win. The team has been practicing since Jan. 16 and have been conditioning for many months prior, so all their hard work has paid off.   The ...

Raiders Boys Varsity Basketball Fall to Lambert

 Raiders Senior Forward Canon Jackson drives into the paint, and finds his teammate Bennett Helms for the three point shot.

Anes Ribic, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

North Forsyth Raiders Boys Varsity lost against Lambert Longhorns on Tuesday, January 28 at Raider Arena with a score of 59-73. The Longhorns improved to 16-8 on their record, which places them second in the region and the Raiders’ record declined to 6-18, placing them last in the region. The Raide...

North Forsyth Basketball JV Girls Win on Jan. 17th Vs. West.

The JV Raiders making a basket against West during the Jan. 17 game.

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The basketball game between North Forsyth and West Forsyth ended with a score of 49-26, the Raiders were 23 points ahead of West. During the first quarter, West fell roughly 10 points behind, struggling to make points on the scoreboard. Then during the second quarter, the Raiders pulled almost 20 po...

North Forsyth JV team pulls through and snags a victory.

 North Forsyth High School’s JV team works together to pull their way to victory.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the North Forsyth High School boy’s JV basketball team played against Forsyth Central Bulldogs. The game took place after school in The Raider Arena, and was a close match from start to finish. The Raiders won by 6 points, with the final score being 33-27. Both teams started st...

Boys and Girls Swim both take home Third Place last Saturday

Varsity swimmer Julia Wickman practices her fly in the warm up pool with other freshman Lauren Fields. They each take turns swimming a lap before they swim their next event, the 500 freestyle.

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

At the Aquatic Center, the Swim Team placed third for both boys and girls against seven other schools on Jan. 11 beating out Denmark and Lambert. The swimmers have been working diligently for upcoming meets for county and state. Many swimmers have already received a state cut individually or as a relay....

North Faces Heart-breaking Defeat Against West in JV Basketball Game

North and West Forsyth High School face head to head against each other in Junior Varsity Basketball game. Photo by Daphni Torres

Daphni Torres, News Editor

December 17, 2019

North Forsyth High School held a Junior Varsity basketball game against the West Forsyth Wolverines at the Raider Arena on Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m.. Throughout the whole game, North was behind roughly 10 points despite words of encouragement coming from family members sitting on the bleachers and No...

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