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Braves Suffer 13-1 Loss to Cardinals in World Series Playoffs

Adam Duvall bats for the Braves, but couldn’t manage a homerun against the Cardinals in game 5 of the series playoffs. Atlanta lost 13-1 and was knocked from the playoffs.  Photo by: BusinessInsider.
October 10, 2019

The Atlanta Braves suffered a tough 13-1 loss against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth game of National League Division Series, leaving Atlanta 2-3 and the Cardinals 3-2,leading the Cardinals to advance...

Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

 Second basemen Ozhaino Albies catches an out to end the third inning. (Photo by Atlallday)
April 26, 2019

The Atlanta Braves  beat the New York Mets on Sunday, April 14, with a score of 7-3. The game took place at Suntrust Park, where the four-game series was held. In the MLB, a four-game series is when two...

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Students and coaches are already preparing for competitions and events for the 2018-2019 season of winter and spring sports!
December 3, 2018

Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization...

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

The Braves celebrate a homerun made by Nick Markakis, a common occurrence this season with how well they are doing. Currently, they are leading the National League East. Photo by Jeff Schafer.
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...

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

Concept art of Suntrust Park, which will be opening up next year (Source:
December 7, 2016

The temple is seen as a sacred ground, a place where people congregate for a common purpose. For 20 years, Atlanta’s temple, Turner Field, featured the Atlanta Braves. This is not a time to mourn a time...

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

The Braves’ new park, SunTrust Stadium, is set to be ready on opening day 2017. Photo from this video:
May 26, 2016

Nobody expected anything special from the Braves this year. The 2016 season is definitely a rebuilding season for Atlanta. Over the summer, Braves fans checked the sports section of the news each week...

Cubs Rolling Right Along

The Cubs plan to retain the number 1 spot in the MLB rankings. Photo Credit: EXTRA Newspaper
May 23, 2016

With the Chicago Cubs being having one of the best preseason rankings coming into this season, expectations were high for the Cub fans. 2016 was a very big year for the Cubs and their fans, because this...

No Hitter Makes History

Dixon poses with the Alpharetta scoreboard in the background, showing no hits. A feet that has not been accomplished since 2003.
April 24, 2015

On March 30th, a week before spring break, Senior Caleb Dixon became the 4th student in North Forsyth’s history to throw a no hitter. For those who do not know a no hitter in a baseball game is when...

A Curveball Worth Reading

The book heavily centers around photography, and the characters mainly spend their time at school in photography class.
March 23, 2015

For many years, my English teachers have told me about Jordan Sonnenblick, an author who writes books for teenagers like me, we would have rather been playing video games or reading books about sports....

National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Tiffany Raygor, a senior, signed to the University Louisiana Lafayette for a soccer scholarship. Photo used with permission from Nathan Turner.
February 13, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 was National Letter of Intent signing day at North Forsyth High School, and five athletes from North Forsyth High School signed college scholarships. The National Letter...

Derek Jeter: The End of a Yankee Era

From the stands we stare as Jeter does his magic with the baseball.
May 13, 2014

The stadium went silent, waiting for the Ray’s ace, David Price, to deliver the pitch. The Yankee’s Captain stepped in the batter box. Derek Jeter looked as relaxed as a ten-year-old playing stickball...

Russki Tourists

Russian children visit North Forsyth while traveling through Georgia. The youths and their adult chaperons will be visiting other locations in Georgia such as the World of Coke, the Georgia Aquarium, and Turner Field. The entire group spent two years saving in an effort to visit the States.
March 25, 2014

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