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Georgia Races

Georgia Races

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014 • 1,341 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Love to run? Atlanta and local cities have tons of fun races to run! Some of the interesting races that anyone can compete in are the Pancake Stampede, the Color Run, the Cupcake Run, and the Zombie Run. The Pancake Stampede will be a race you and your stomach will not want to miss! A pancake break...

Sports Superstitions

Sports Superstitions

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014 • 5,508 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lebron James (Miami Heat forward) throws powdered chalk towards the crowd before every game. Michael Jordan (former Chicago Bulls forward) wore his North Carolina shorts under his Chicago Bulls uniform for every game. Serena Williams (American woman tennis player) ties her shoelaces the same way for...

NFHS Swimmers Prepare for State

NFHS Swimmers Prepare for State

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014 • 3,680 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Don’t get too excited for spring sports just yet; the North Forsyth Swim Team has one more meet until the high school swim season is officially over. This meet is the pinnacle meet of the year for swim teams all around Georgia as they compete in the High School State Championship at Georgia Tech. In...

2014 NFHS State Swim & Dive Team

2014 NFHS State Swim & Dive Team

Lisa Couts-Creech, Guest Writer
February 3, 2014 • 2,605 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Swimming Raiders Hosted the Rockin’ Relays on Saturday February 1st at the Cumming Aquatic Center. The meet is not like any other during the season with backstroke, kickboard, coed, coaches, and senior relays. Swimmers score points for their teams while having a great time swimming out of the ordi...

Lady Raiders Soar

Lady Raiders Soar

Chase Samples, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014 • 1,784 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girl basketball team so far is 18-1 overall and 8-0 in the region. These lady raiders have worked hard this year to get where they are. Their national rank is 299 and their state rank is 11. A few of their games have been a close call but the rest were blow outs. We lost our first game against...

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

Andrea Martin, Photography Editor
January 14, 2014 • 1,073 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports

On January 9-11th the North Forsyth High School wrestling team competed at the state competition in Macon, Georgia. North Forsyth was one of sixteen teams invited to represent the state at this meet and made us proud by taking fourth place overall. “I feel like we put in a good fight. Fourth pla...

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer
December 18, 2013 • 1,570 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kaylyn Thomas has signed a 4 year full ride scholarship to swim for Georgia Southern.  She is the first North Forsyth High School Swimmer for Coach Kris Hunt to sign with a college. When asked when she started swimming and what her favorite event was, Kaylyn responded, “I love swimming with all m...

The Raiders Ride the Waves of Victory

The Raiders Ride the Waves of Victory

Lisa Clouts, Guest Writer
December 13, 2013 • 879 views
Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

The swimming Raiders caught a wave again at the Cumming Aquatic Center.  The boys topped the wave in 1st while the girls came in 3rd for a combined team placing of 2nd behind West Forsyth. Coach Kris Hunt is very pleased with how her team is performing, “The swimmers are really putting in the effort...

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer
December 13, 2013 • 3,576 views
Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

The Swimming Raiders plunged into the Riverside Military Academy pool on Wednesday November 20th. The waves were kicked up when the girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Kaylyn Thomas SR, Elly Wagner SR, NicoleSullivan JR, and Rachel Sullivan FR) swam their hearts out in 3:32.60. This swift race gave the relay...

Senior Softball Players for the Lady Raiders

Senior Softball Players for the Lady Raiders

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer
December 13, 2013 • 1,225 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The softball team practiced every day- they hit in the batting cages, performed throwing drills, ran for conditioning and fitness, and played two or three games a week. The days consisted of these practices for two months, but the team enjoyed every minute of the action. The Lady Raiders went to the f...

Tackling the Details of Harris Roberts

Tackling the Details of Harris Roberts

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer
December 12, 2013 • 2,152 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Most dreams cannot be measured in distance, weight, or even time. But for Harris Roberts, his dreams are measured 110 yards across a football field. His hard work, dedication, and goals have all contributed into making him the successful football player he has become. With ten years of experience, Harris...

Back On the Court

Back On the Court

Hannah Burton, Art Editor
December 12, 2013 • 2,524 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With every fall season comes the start of basketball season. Players and coaches alike prepare for the physical and mental challenges that the sport presents. From the start of conditioning to the first official day of practice, coaches set certain goals for their players and observe the team. This is...

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