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Sophomore guard #15 Alison Hiddema passing the ball into the paint. Photo by Brian Bearden Jr.

North Forsyth Varsity Basketball Splits Games with Gainesville Elephants

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

The North Forsyth girls basketball team hosted the Gainesville Lady Elephants in Raider Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 12.    Junior guard Anna Gliatta, #12,  led the way for the Raiders early as...

Junior Aiden Kudlas, #10, scores a free throw in the game against Lumpkin in Raider Arena. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood.

Varsity Boys Basketball Won First Game of the Season Against Lumpkin

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

The North Forsyth Raider Varsity Basketball Team won 79 - 52 against the Lumpkin County Indians in their first official game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Playing at the Raider Arena, North came out...

Coach Sokol peps the players up before the third quarter begins.
Photo by Melody Scott.

North Forsyth’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team Snags a Victory Against Landmark Christian

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2020

Wrapping up the first night of the 2020 “GetMickey.com Raider Classic Thanksgiving Tournament,” North Forsyth’s boys varsity basketball team beat the Landmark Christian Eagles 61-30. Playing at home...

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

Kobe Bryant Passes Away in a Tragic Helicopter Crash

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...

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

Raiders Boys Varsity Basketball Fall to Lambert

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...

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

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

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...

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

North Forsyth JV team pulls through and snags a 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...

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

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

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...

The girls plan their next steps for the game.

Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated by West Forsyth High School

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...

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

North Forsyth Boys Varsity Basketball Team Beats Cass 51-45

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...

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

Lady Raiders Basketball Advance to Elite Eight

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 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.

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

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...

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