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Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Boys Varsity Basketball team has had an exceptionally difficult  season this school year, only winning six  out of 21 games. Although they have a few more games left in the term, it does not seem like they have enough time to turn their season around.   Although their recent run has...

Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With his team down by three points, Marcus Paige, the guard for UNC, went for the game tying 3-pointer. Every person in the NRG Stadium stood in anxious anticipation as the senior from North Carolina pulled up, double clutched to avoid the charging Villanova defenders, and finally released the ball as...

Can the Warriors Make History?

Can the Warriors Make History?

Bailey Young, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the Warriors having the best three-point shooter in the league, Stephen Curry, they all would find the great amount of pressure that comes with being an elite team in the NBA. After Curry breaking 60+ records n 2015, the outstanding Golden State Warriors blew by Lebron James and the Cleveland Ca...

First Round NBA Playoffs Breakdown and Predictions

First Round NBA Playoffs Breakdown and Predictions

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

First round action of the 2016 NBA playoffs starts this weekend, and some great teams will be truly tested. The regular season ended Wednesday night with an emotional finish to the career of Kobe Bryant and finalized first round matchups. Each team has a clean slate heading into the playoffs, and history...

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls basketball team faced a sound defeat against West at their basketball homecoming game on Friday, January 15. After starting off with a very early lead, North ultimately saw tough opposition as West fought back hard, scoring 32 points to North’s 17. In the second half, West maintained...

Recap of Varsity Basketball Games Versus Lambert

Recap of Varsity Basketball Games Versus Lambert

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Varsity Girls basketball team suffered a tough defeat against county rival Lambert on Tuesday, December 1. North played a strong first half offensively scoring 23 points, but gave up 29 points on the defensive side. The game was kept in single digits until the final three minutes, in which Lambert...

Kevin Durant MVP

Kevin Durant MVP

Allen Carter, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014


Filed under Friday Links, Showcase

Recently Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder’s star player, was named the 2013-14 NBA Most Valuable Player. For the fourth time in Durant’s career, he led the league in scoring with 2,593 points. He also managed to sustain a regular season average of 32 points per game. Durant has been named an NBA all-s...

The Unsung Journey to State

The Unsung Journey to State

Sam Perryman, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In the excitement of the lady raider’s winning basketball season and their journey to the state championship, it is easy to forget about our very own unsung heroes of intelligence, the Academic Bowl team. On February 8th, the team participated in the state level RESA competition and won, meaning th...

Lady Raiders Soar

Lady Raiders Soar

Chase Samples, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014


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...

Back On the Court

Back On the Court

Hannah Burton, Art Editor

December 12, 2013


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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