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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

  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

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

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

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

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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

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

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

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...

Raider Varsity Softball Team Wins Region Championship Against South 5-3

Raider Varsity Softball Team Wins Region Championship Against South 5-3

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

This year the Lady Raiders softball team won the region championship against South with a score of 5-3. After battling for seven grueling innings, the Lady Raiders broke free and won. When interviewed before the game about the season so far, senior Brooke Black said, “I think, in my eyes, this ...

Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Atlanta United is a soccer club in Atlanta, Georgia and in just two years of the club’s birth, they have already surpassed many records that were set in the Major League Soccer or MLS. Atlanta United have been making quite a name for themselves with their powerful offense and defense. United is coached ...

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Holley Murray, Literary Editor

October 15, 2018

In the wake of the 2018 U.S. Open, the international buzz surrounding tennis is more alive than ever as people lament about the defeats of their favorite competitors, root passionately for them in their victories, and debate controversies regarding athletic star Serena Williams and her dispute with r...

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Are All About That Base

Carena Ravenel, Staff writer

September 21, 2018

On September 17, the Lady Raider Varsity Softball team destroyed East Hall’s Vikings with a final score of 8-0. Our team certainly proved themselves worthy to be out in the field after such a thrilling game. Throughout the game, the Lady Raiders’ chants of encouragement reverberated from the ...

Modern Sexism in Sports

Modern Sexism in Sports

Ramya Raja, News Editor

September 21, 2018

Serena Williams’ recent involvement in the U.S. Open women’s tennis final has left many critics, fans and athletes claiming that sexism still has a vital impact in the outcome of sports. However, Williams’ recent defeat is not the only incident that has reignited this controversy. Other athlete...

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