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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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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....

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,...

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