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Sports: Wrestling Starts Season Strong

Sports: Wrestling Starts Season Strong

Abbie Findley, Short Story/ Non-Fiction Editor

November 22, 2013

5-0 was the final score, giving Varsity Wrestling first place at the November 16th match. The boys beat three of our biggest competitors in class 5A, including Ola, Woodland, and Alexander. Coach Montesinos credits their win to hard work over the last few months, as well as to select students on the...

The Road to Success

The Road to Success

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

The center snapped the football, and placed a perfect spiral into the grasp of the all-star high school quarterback. With the weight of the world on his shoulders, he dropped into the pocket and scanned the field for an open receiver. The scoreboard ticked down from ten seconds, and with no timeouts...

Lady Raiders Crush Central High School

Lady Raiders Crush Central High School

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

With a final score of 62-36, the varsity girls’ basketball team came out as number one against Central High School on November 12th.  This is not shocking considering the Lady Raiders practice every day except Sunday. With five seniors, six juniors, and three sophomores, the girls work hard to ma...

Boys and Girls Teams Make Waves in Gainesville

Boys and Girls Teams Make Waves in Gainesville

Lisa Counts Creech, Guest Writer

November 19, 2013

The North Forsyth High School swimming Raiders had a double sweep (Boys and Girls) winning first place this past Saturday as they competed against 11 other teams. With underclassmen making their names in the pool, as Jack DalMolin (500Fr), Owen Wickman (100 Fly), Rachel Sullivan (200Fr), and Kelsey Robins...

Spirited Sendoff

Spirited Sendoff

November 18, 2013

On the afternoon of Friday, November 15th, the students of North Forsyth High School cheered on and supported the Raider football team as they walked out the school to board the bus headed to the first round of state playoffs against Archer High School.  It was North's first ever Raider Walk. The Raider...

Swim Team Dominates High School Invitational

Swim Team Dominates High School Invitational

David Torrento, Guest Writer

November 15, 2013

The Cumming Aquatic Center’s parking lot was over flowing with swimmers and spectators as the North Forsyth High School Swim and Dive Team hosted the 6th Annual High School Invitational to kick off the swim season. There were 409 swimmers from 16 teams around the region who made a splash trying to ...

Kaylyn Thomas Makes Her Mark

Kaylyn Thomas Makes Her Mark

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

On November 9th, gathered a total of fifteen swim teams, each hoping to come out as number one. With so much competition in the air, it would be easy for someone to get nervous, have a panic attack, and completely demolish his or her chances of landing first place. However, this was not the case for R...

North vs. South: Raiders Push To Playoffs

North vs. South: Raiders Push To Playoffs

Chase Samples, Friday Links

November 12, 2013

The odds were stacked against us. South has a better record than us, and they are ranked higher than us. We didn’t let that stop us at all. We used that to motivate us, and we beat South for the state playoffs. This is the first time in four years we have gone to state playoffs. South fought hard,...

Getting to Know Kaylyn Thomas

Getting to Know Kaylyn Thomas

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Kaylyn Thomas tore through the water, crushing her opponents’ dreams with each stroke. Determination flooded through every muscle in her body, numbing the lactic acid with adrenaline. One goal filled her mind: medaling. All of the hard weeks of training were about to pay off. Kaylyn finished strong...

A Dive into the World of Swimming

A Dive into the World of Swimming

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

What comes to your mind when somebody says “I am a swimmer?” If an image of them in mid-stroke, giving their all in an eight lane pool at five o’clock in the morning does not pop into your head faster than Michael Phelps swims, something, somewhere, has gone terribly wrong. “What is swimming li...

A Glimpse at Coach Moore

A Glimpse at Coach Moore

Citlali Arzate, Staff writer

September 24, 2013

Coach Moore is funny, caring, sarcastic person who loves helping kids grow and learn. He enjoys being part of a student’s life to help guide them and make sure they do their very best throughout their high school career. For the past 14 years Coach Moore has been coaching at North Forsyth, and his...

Senior Year for Competition Cheerleaders

Senior Year for Competition Cheerleaders

Chase Samples, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Competition cheerleading is gymnastics and tumbling put together. They dance, cheer, and tumble the whole time through their routine. They compete with girls all around Georgia for first place. There is a lot of time and dedication that goes in their routine and the practice it takes to make it perfect....

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