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How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

State competition for cheerleading has passed, and the competition cheer team for North Forsyth High School take fifth place. Cheerleading is not an easy process, and it takes practice and determination to attempt doing this as a sport. Coach Wood, the coach for competition cheer at North, provided some i...

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the chill of the winter winds drawing nearer, Raider Nation’s varsity football season has come to an end. The football team’s fall season consisted of games against schools including Cherokee, Northview, Gainesville, Lambert, Forsyth Central, West Forsyth, Milton, South Forsyth, Woodstock and Ke...

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


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Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia. Clicking on the “...

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the NFHS varsity boys’  basketball team played against the team from Osborne High School. The tournament took place at the Raider Arena with the game lasting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It started off very slowly until No. 40 on the Raiders’ team managed to score the first basket of th...

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is making strides to revoke the USA Gymnastics’ (USAG) status after all of the sexual misconduct by the team doctor, Larry Nassar, coming to light early this year. The CEO of the USOC, Sarah Hirshland, has offered for the team to voluntarily give up their status, saying that the challenges they have faced may be just too much to overcome at this point. USA Gymnastics responded by announcing that they will be considering whi...

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  On Saturday, Nov. 3, North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team played head-to-head against West Forsyth High School. The tournament took place at the home of the Wolverines, West Forsyth High School, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. West scoring 10 and North scoring 8, the Rai...

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many sports and activities for its students. One team that is not commonly known is the Raider Team. The team is  mainly composed of students that are in ROTC. They attend many competitions that require hard work and teamwork. Jessie Burnett is a member of the team...

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 19, an amazing game broke out between the South Forsyth War Eagles and the North Forsyth Raiders. With the Raiders winning the coin toss, their kickoff led to the game starting on the twenty yard line, and the ball in the hands of the War Eagles. Beginning on the defensive side, North ha...

Georgia Bulldogs Triumph Against Florida Gators With 36-17 Final Score

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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On Saturday, October 27, the age-old Florida-Georgia rivalry was reincarnated once more in an exciting game at Jacksonville, Florida. The seventh-ranked Georgia Bulldogs defeated the ninth-ranked Florida Gators, ending the game with a score of 36-17. Because of this loss, the Florida Gators are elimi...

A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Mr. Josh Montesinos, a teacher at North Forsyth High School, has recently started the “most exclusive” and “most secretive” club at NFHS: men’s volleyball. Montesinos decided to start this club in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports. However, this club only “reinforces ...

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School’s varsity volleyball team has shown  constant growth and has made continual progress throughout the 2018-2019 season. After losing nine seniors the previous year, the past players were at a loss as to who would fill these positions. This decision was crucial to the season and w...

Raiders Run Away With a Win

Raiders Run Away With a Win

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, October 11, the North Forsyth cross country team had a sweeping victory at the race located at Riverside Military Academy. The race after the school day was not a walk in the park, with the athletes beginning their run on an asphalt track which looped around the tennis courts of the academ...

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