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NFHS Swimmers Prepare for State

The calm before the storm.

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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

Seniors Elly Wagner, Kaitlyn Shafter, Noah Wagner, Kaylyn Thomas, Ryan Brown, and John Wayne Creech dressed as the Village People for their Senior Swim.

Lisa Couts-Creech, Guest Writer

February 3, 2014

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...

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Kaylyn Thomas with the North Forsyth High School Swim Team and her friends.

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer

December 18, 2013

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 200 Medley Relay of Noah Wagner SR, Ryan Brown SR, Owen Wickman FR, and Alejandro Garcia JR and the 400 Freestyle Relay of Gabe Brisuda SO, Owen Wickman FR, Tony Scheyer JR, and Alejandro Garcia JR both qualified for State. The Swimming Raiders will compete again on Saturday December 7th Center at the West Forsyth Invitational.

Lisa Clouts, Guest Writer

December 13, 2013

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

NFHS swimmer Owen Wickman gets into position on the starting blocks vs. Riverside Military Academy.

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer

December 13, 2013

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...

Boys and Girls Teams Make Waves in Gainesville

Raider Swim Team Poolside.  Used with permission by David John Torrento.

Lisa Counts Creech, Guest Writer

November 19, 2013

The North Forsyth High School swimming Raiders had a double sweep (Boys and Girls) winning first place this past Saturday as they competed against 11 other teams. With underclassmen making their names in the pool, as Jack DalMolin (500Fr), Owen Wickman (100 Fly), Rachel Sullivan (200Fr), and Kelsey Robins...

A Dive into the World of Swimming

The UGA aquatic center waits in peace, minutes before the college swim meet begins.

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

What comes to your mind when somebody says “I am a swimmer?” If an image of them in mid-stroke, giving their all in an eight lane pool at five o’clock in the morning does not pop into your head faster than Michael Phelps swims, something, somewhere, has gone terribly wrong. “What is swimming li...

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