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Boys JV Soccer Team Suffers a Loss to West 4-1

North’s JV boys soccer team played a great game against
West, showing excellent teamwork and sportsmanship despite the loss (Photo by: Emma Simmons)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

The North Forsyth boy’s JV soccer team played against West Forsyth on Thursday, March 5 after school in Raider Valley. It had been raining throughout the day, but the players were lucky enough to have their game start just in the time when the sun came out and the sky cleared.   West had possess...

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...

Stiff as Granite

He had promised never to leave her.  Now, as Lucy stands by the river, she wonders how he could have fallen back on those words.

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

May 19, 2017

She had fallen in love with him slowly, over the course of four squandered years.  He had loved her from the minute he saw her, and had vowed never to leave her, regardless of the reason. He had repeated that vow so many times that she had come to take it for granted, to take him for granted.  Now,...

Lady Raiders Suffer Loss to South Forsyth War Eagles

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017

The Lady Raiders Varsity soccer team suffered a loss on Tuesday, March 7, with a final score of 0-4 against The South Forsyth War Eagles. It was a short time before the South Forsyth War Eagles began to win, scoring a goal in the first 90 seconds of the game. By the end of the first half, they h...


There are many things in life that cannot be explained. The trick is to find the beauty in even the small things. Don’t let yourself miss out on the splendor of life.

Rachel (Rae) Lee, Staff writer

November 9, 2015

We are alone. All alone in the dark, But somehow, that darkness seems like light To the human eye. That is how we began: In the arctic, barren, and sinister nothingness. They call it the human race for a reason. That reason being, We are all trying to get somewhere. Where? No...

A Soldier’s Promise

“He was right, this was the life. This was the sacrifice of a US Marine.”

Jessica prouty, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

“I will love you until the end of time.” The words brought forth merciless tears Accompanied by all the emotion she so effectively hid Conjured by her greatest impending fears   “I will come home someday very soon.” Her breathing caught, hitching in her lungs Halting...

God’s Balloons

“It had been double-knotted, but my planet of a balloon, terrified by this endless ocean of alien people, slipped from my wrist and floated up and up and up… And then it was gone. Just like that.” (Art by Hannah Manikowski)

Hannah Manikowski, Editorial Editor

October 14, 2014

I sit on the swings, kick off my dirtied sneakers, admire my Pepto-Bismol-pink socks, look to the sky, and theorize thus- God owns a startling number of balloons. I remember things. I close my eyes, I block out the sky, and I remember things that, logically, I should not be able to remember. I remember...

Friday Links: Missing Malaysian Flight

Malaysian authorities give an update on the progress of the search for the missing airliner 6 days after its disappearance.

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

On Saturday March 8, contact was lost with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which was carrying 239 passengers and crew en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China, prompting an international search for the airliner. At first, speculation of the disappearance 40 minutes into the airliner’s fl...

Till Death Do Us Part

She didn’t want to die next to him. She didn’t want to die at all.

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

Watching the blossoming trees pass, her mind trailed off to the old days. The day where her husband romantically proposed to her. The days where even just being around him made butterflies tumble around in her stomach. It has been getting old. “Do you think we have enough butter at the house?”...

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