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Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 275 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With his team down by three points, Marcus Paige, the guard for UNC, went for the game tying 3-pointer. Every person in the NRG Stadium stood in anxious anticipation as the senior from North Carolina pulled up, double clutched to avoid the charging Villanova defenders, and finally released the ball as...

Can the Warriors Make History?

Can the Warriors Make History?

Bailey Young, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 238 views
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With the Warriors having the best three-point shooter in the league, Stephen Curry, they all would find the great amount of pressure that comes with being an elite team in the NBA. After Curry breaking 60+ records n 2015, the outstanding Golden State Warriors blew by Lebron James and the Cleveland Ca...

Twelth Man Strikes in Basketball

Twelth Man Strikes in Basketball

Connor Tennies, Sports Editor
April 27, 2016 • 201 views
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The comeback was improbable, but they overcame those odds. March continues to be madness in the NCAA after Texas A&M overcame a 12 point deficit in the final minute of regulation to force overtime, needing an additional OT period before defeating Northern Iowa and advancing to the Sweet 16. With...

First Round NBA Playoffs Breakdown and Predictions

First Round NBA Playoffs Breakdown and Predictions

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
April 15, 2016 • 234 views
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First round action of the 2016 NBA playoffs starts this weekend, and some great teams will be truly tested. The regular season ended Wednesday night with an emotional finish to the career of Kobe Bryant and finalized first round matchups. Each team has a clean slate heading into the playoffs, and history...

Michael Phelps Set for a Huge Comeback in Rio

Michael Phelps Set for a Huge Comeback in Rio

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016 • 284 views
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The crowd erupted with energy as Michael Phelps began to close in on the Serbian star, Milorad Cavic, in the Beijing Aquatic Center. As the Olympians neared the wall, the tension in the aquatic center boiled over.  In a split second decision, Phelps took a short stroke into the wall just as Cavic finished...

Top Ten Most Dangerous Sports

Top Ten Most Dangerous Sports

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 438 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sports have become a major pastime in the United States and the world.  Huge tournaments, televised events, and millions of dollars are spent each year on sports, but, however enjoyable they may be, sports can also be relatively dangerous.  Despite the fact that better safety equipment and other precautions...

The Spirit Behind Japanese Martial Arts

The Spirit Behind Japanese Martial Arts

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
March 8, 2016 • 363 views
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A flow of tradition has opened wide across the ocean between Japan and America. Since the time of the Shogunate’s fall in World War II, their foods, their stories, their art, countless things have melted into our culture from our island brothers. Beyond the many superficial ideas, however,...

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016 • 434 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Fifty years ago, the Atlanta Braves became the first Professional Sports Franchise in the city of Atlanta. It was a huge step for the city, and it marked a huge step for the city. Besides finally being involved in professional sports, it was a huge step for African American civil rights in the south...

New Sports in the 2016 Summer Olympics

New Sports in the 2016 Summer Olympics

Noah Smith, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 350 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year the Summer Olympics is making its triumphant return in Rio De Janiero with 28 sports and 38 disciplines in total. As of right now, the “new” sports that are appearing in Rio are golf, returning from a 112-year hiatus, and rugby sevens making its first ever appearance in the games. Among...

Starting up Lacrosse Season

Starting up Lacrosse Season

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor
February 17, 2016 • 343 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

A myriad of sports have recently kicked off their seasons and among the lot, lacrosse. North Forsyth High School’s lacrosse department is pumped for the new year. In addition to the many freshmen that have come out, North Forsyth has a new JV boy’s lacrosse coach, history teacher Jake Castleberry....

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 309 views
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The varsity girls basketball team faced a sound defeat against West at their basketball homecoming game on Friday, January 15. After starting off with a very early lead, North ultimately saw tough opposition as West fought back hard, scoring 32 points to North’s 17. In the second half, West maintained...

NFHS Winter-guard Returns with a Bang

NFHS Winter-guard Returns with a Bang

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 29, 2016 • 308 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is winter guard season here at NFHS, and our team and their coach, Mandy Brooks, have something special up their sleeves. With the team’s talent and dedication to the sport, captain Noelle Walker assures us that the guard will have a wonderful and memorable season with many surprises to come. The...

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