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Kobe Bryant Passes Away in a Tragic Helicopter Crash

 A famous picture of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at a basketball game is circulating the internet after the news of their passing.  Photo by

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on his way to his daughter’s, Gianna Bryant, AAU basketball game on Jan. 21. Along with the Bryants, Kobe and Gianna, seven other passengers were on board with them. The results of what cause...

Raiders Boys Varsity Basketball Fall to Lambert

 Raiders Senior Forward Canon Jackson drives into the paint, and finds his teammate Bennett Helms for the three point shot.

Anes Ribic, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

North Forsyth Raiders Boys Varsity lost against Lambert Longhorns on Tuesday, January 28 at Raider Arena with a score of 59-73. The Longhorns improved to 16-8 on their record, which places them second in the region and the Raiders’ record declined to 6-18, placing them last in the region. The Raide...

North Forsyth Basketball JV Girls Win on Jan. 17th Vs. West.

The JV Raiders making a basket against West during the Jan. 17 game.

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The basketball game between North Forsyth and West Forsyth ended with a score of 49-26, the Raiders were 23 points ahead of West. During the first quarter, West fell roughly 10 points behind, struggling to make points on the scoreboard. Then during the second quarter, the Raiders pulled almost 20 po...

North Forsyth JV team pulls through and snags a victory.

 North Forsyth High School’s JV team works together to pull their way to victory.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the North Forsyth High School boy’s JV basketball team played against Forsyth Central Bulldogs. The game took place after school in The Raider Arena, and was a close match from start to finish. The Raiders won by 6 points, with the final score being 33-27. Both teams started st...

North Faces Heart-breaking Defeat Against West in JV Basketball Game

North and West Forsyth High School face head to head against each other in Junior Varsity Basketball game. Photo by Daphni Torres

Daphni Torres, News Editor

December 17, 2019

North Forsyth High School held a Junior Varsity basketball game against the West Forsyth Wolverines at the Raider Arena on Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m.. Throughout the whole game, North was behind roughly 10 points despite words of encouragement coming from family members sitting on the bleachers and No...

Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated by West Forsyth High School

The girls plan their next steps for the game.

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

At West Forsyth High School, North lost to West 62 - 55. This was their tenth game of the 2019 season. On Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m, North took the tipoff and started the first .    Right from the start, the girls took a lead on West, and 10 minutes into the game the score was 9 to 1...

North Forsyth Boys Varsity Basketball Team Beats Cass 51-45

Bennett Helms shoots and scores three points during the second quarter.
photo by; Melody Scott

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth High School Boys Varsity basketball team won against Cass High School in a thrilling score of 51-45 in the Raider Arena on Nov. 14. North started off with a slow start, with Cass High School scoring five points in the first few minutes; however, they brought along with them grit and effort...

Lady Raiders Basketball Advance to Elite Eight

The Raider Arena is fired up after Lady Raider Ansley Allen makes a three.

Anes Ribic, Sports

February 25, 2019

The North Forsyth High School Lady Raiders advance after defeating the Duluth Wildcats 59-52. The game was played at Raider Arena on Feb. 20. The Lady Raiders entered the state playoffs after defeating the Central Bulldogs in the regional championship. North placed first in their region after finishing...

Lady Raiders Crush Milton 66-10 in Intense Varsity Basketball Game

The Lady Raiders varsity basketball team played an impressive game on Friday against Milton, in their last regular game of the season. They will now be proceeding to the Region Tournament Semifinals.

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 1, North Forsyth High School’s girls varsity basketball team faced off against the Milton High Eagles. It was an intense game, and the Lady Raiders fought hard to maintain the lead which they had gained in the first quarter. They won the game with a final score of 66-10. It was Senio...

North Forsyth Boys Basketball Dominates Central

North Forsyth Boys Basketball wins over Forsyth Central Bulldogs.

Photo by: NOFO Twitter

Anes Ribic, Sports

February 4, 2019

The North Forsyth High School Raiders boy’s varsity gained a win against Forsyth Central Bulldogs.. The Varsity Boys were tough enough to hold on in the fourth quarter to pull off the win 51-49.  The boys have improved to 9-10 while being 1-4 in the region which determines if they will make the playoffs....

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!

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

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 that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia. Clicking on the “...

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Both teams are finishing up their practice shots and preparing for the game.

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the NFHS varsity boys’  basketball team played against the team from Osborne High School. The tournament took place at the Raider Arena with the game lasting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It started off very slowly until No. 40 on the Raiders’ team managed to score the first basket of th...

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