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Adam Levine and Travis Scott’s Halftime Show Left Many Disappointed

Adam Levine and Travis Scott’s Halftime Show Left Many Disappointed

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

After artists such as Rihanna, Cardi B and Pink denied the request to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show, pop band Maroon 5 and rapper Travis Scott were asked to perform and accepted the offer. Fans had high expectations as Maroon 5 has many new hits, as well as old hits, that fans could no...

Alabama Sweeps Last-Minute Victory Against Georgia in SEC Championship Game: An Analysis Based on Past History

Alabama Sweeps Last-Minute Victory Against Georgia in SEC Championship Game: An Analysis Based on Past History

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the University of Alabama’s football team turned the tide to beat the Georgia Bulldogs in this football season’s SEC Championship Game. Georgia appeared to have the upper hand at the end of the first half, but with a change of players and some impressive plays, the Alabama Crimson Tide managed to pull ahead to win the game, scoring 35 points against Georgia’s 28. The game was held in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta; ...

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the chill of the winter winds drawing nearer, Raider Nation’s varsity football season has come to an end. The football team’s fall season consisted of games against schools including Cherokee, Northview, Gainesville, Lambert, Forsyth Central, West Forsyth, Milton, South Forsyth, Woodstock and Ke...

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 19, an amazing game broke out between the South Forsyth War Eagles and the North Forsyth Raiders. With the Raiders winning the coin toss, their kickoff led to the game starting on the twenty yard line, and the ball in the hands of the War Eagles. Beginning on the defensive side, North ha...

NFL Players are Choosing to Kneel During National Anthem

NFL Players are Choosing to Kneel During National Anthem

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, World

NFL players on teams from all over the country have been either locking arms with their team mates or kneeling during the National Anthem before the game. They are kneeling not to protest Trump or to disrespect veterans or our military, but to protest police brutality and oppression against African...

Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat

Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth football team has significantly done better this season than they have in a few years. Last year, the team only won five games in the whole season. The biggest surprise was North’s win against Lambert, 45-21. In the entire school’s history, the football team has never beat them....

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 35 years of waiting, the Clemson Tigers have reclaimed the title as national champions in the College Football Playoff national championship game against Alabama, winning 35-31.  The game was tight, with Clemson managing to score the winning goal in the last second.  Given that the Crimson Tide...

A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you are anything like me, you are not at the front lines of sporting events or hosting football parties of your own, hosting a football party complete with nachos and the loud screaming with the event of each touchdown (whatever that is). If you are anything like me, you are going to be the person...

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cecile Flowe is one of the many new football coaches brought to NFHS this year. Flowe came to North Forsyth High School with high hopes and expectations for every player. He changes the dynamic in a way that not only gets the players pumped and ready for their games, but also gets their peers at school...

Smart Attacks the Day

Smart Attacks the Day

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Along with the pumpkin spice lattes and corn mazes, fall brings back SEC football to the South, and with college football, Georgia cannot wait to cheer on their beloved Georgia Bulldogs. University of Georgia is widely renowned for their football program and can be found between those notorious hedges....

Vols Vanquish Dawgs

Vols Vanquish Dawgs

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

On Oct. 1, 2016, the unbelievable happened at our very own Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia where the Bulldogs played the Tennessee Volunteers. It was a close game, but ultimately ended in defeat for Georgia with a score of 31-34. The game started off strong for Georgia and gave many fans hope of...

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

With football season fully underway, North Forsyth is overflowing with school spirit as our team dominates game after game, certainly not in any position give up their well-earned success. However, also giving an excellent performance at all home games is a hard-working, determined, and passionate group...

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