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Girls Varsity Volleyball Takes on Georgia Challenge

Girls Varsity Volleyball Takes on Georgia Challenge

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

September 19, 2018

On Saturday, September 15, North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team participated in the annual Georgia Challenge Tournament at the Southern Volleyball Center, ending the tournament with two wins and two losses. The stars of Saturday’s tournament were line senior Mary Ellen Enright, ...

Following a Season of Defeat, the 2018 Braves Season is Looking Up

Following a Season of Defeat, the 2018 Braves Season is Looking Up

Abby Marks, Features Editor

September 18, 2018

After a season full of heartbreaking losses for the Atlanta Braves, their chances of making playoffs this time around are pretty likely. Their 2017 season ended with a record of 72-90, and they were eliminated from the post-season round against the Miami Marlins, keeping them from the playoffs for the ...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Lady Raiders Play Close Game at Final Four

Lady Raiders Play Close Game at Final Four

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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