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An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 164 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many different types of sports programs for students to partake in, just some of which include football, soccer, swimming, wrestling, cheerleading and more. Most spectators, however, only pay attention to the games or competitions that the athletes are in, and they do...

Raider Soccer Teams Prepare for a New Season

Raider Soccer Teams Prepare for a New Season

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 182 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the air grows colder here in North Forsyth, most students and staff members head home after the school day and bundle up in their warm blankets and spend the night indoors. However, during this time of year, athletes of all ages and grades begin conditioning and skills-training for the upcoming North...

“Do you do Karate?”

“Do you do Karate?”

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017 • 201 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There are over a thousand types and variations of martial arts in the world, each one different from any other, even if only slightly; however, many are yet to realize each martial art has its own unique style and origin. Each martial art is often remembered as only one, Karate. However, freshman Angel...

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
January 20, 2017 • 134 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 35 years of waiting, the Clemson Tigers have reclaimed the title as national champions in the College Football Playoff national championship game against Alabama, winning 35-31.  The game was tight, with Clemson managing to score the winning goal in the last second.  Given that the Crimson Tide...

Why is Football So Important in America?

Why is Football So Important in America?

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
January 5, 2017 • 379 views
Filed under Columns, Sports

It’s that time of year where NFL is the main topic at the dinner table during the holidays. That being said, why is football so important in America, but not in other countries? The fact that we religiously celebrate this sport while other countries frown at the thought of it just shows how American foo...

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 374 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NFHS Raider Team is operated under the JROTC program at North Forsyth High School. Gunny Snook supervises the group as they compete as a military-style physical fitness team. They compete against other JROTC schools in upper body strength and endurance. There is an all-male team, an all-female team...

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 199 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The temple is seen as a sacred ground, a place where people congregate for a common purpose. For 20 years, Atlanta’s temple, Turner Field, featured the Atlanta Braves. This is not a time to mourn a time to celebrate the good, the bad and the great moments that Turner Field and the Braves have given...

Marching Band 2016: The Accomplishments and Goals

Marching Band 2016: The Accomplishments and Goals

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016 • 192 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth marching band has participated in two competitions this season and scored relatively well in both. The first competition was in Hartwell, Georgia where the entire band, guard, percussion and drum major all scored superiors, whereas the following competition as Collins Hill placed the...

Pigs Fly, Hell Freezes, Cubs Win

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 183 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In 108 years, people have lived and died, sliced bread was introduced, the Nuclear Bomb was created and dropped (not once but twice), 14 teams have been added to Major League Baseball… and the Chicago Cubs hadn’t won a world series. Until now. After 7 games against an astounding Cleveland Indians...

A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
November 7, 2016 • 193 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you are anything like me, you are not at the front lines of sporting events or hosting football parties of your own, hosting a football party complete with nachos and the loud screaming with the event of each touchdown (whatever that is). If you are anything like me, you are going to be the person...

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 209 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cecile Flowe is one of the many new football coaches brought to NFHS this year. Flowe came to North Forsyth High School with high hopes and expectations for every player. He changes the dynamic in a way that not only gets the players pumped and ready for their games, but also gets their peers at school...

Smart Attacks the Day

Smart Attacks the Day

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2016 • 191 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Along with the pumpkin spice lattes and corn mazes, fall brings back SEC football to the South, and with college football, Georgia cannot wait to cheer on their beloved Georgia Bulldogs. University of Georgia is widely renowned for their football program and can be found between those notorious hedges....

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