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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...

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

The JV Girls were ready to work their hardest as they faced off against South.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The North Forsyth JV girl’s soccer team was back to compete on Feb. 12 after their game was canceled on the 6 due to lightning and heavy rainfall. With a victory under their belt from their last game against the South Forsyth War Eagles, the JV girls returned to the Raider Valley after school at 5...

First Game, First Win for JV Boys Soccer

 Coach Bell rallies the JV boys to discuss the starters, the positions and any last pre-game strategies. Many players, such as Corey Muse (41), get their last practice touches on the ball for their big win.
Photo By; Sarah Treusch

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

All the way in Gilmer County, the North Forsyth Junior Varsity boys soccer team won 1-0 on Monday, Feb. 3. They started their season out with a region win. The team has been practicing since Jan. 16 and have been conditioning for many months prior, so all their hard work has paid off.   The ...

NFHS Varsity Boys Play Hard, Defeated by Central 3-1

No. 6, freshman Carlos Mondada making a beautiful pass to one of his fellow teammates.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

On April 10, the NFHS varsity boys soccer team traveled to Forsyth Central High School to challenge the FCHS team in one of the last games of the season. Unfortunately, North lost to Central with a final score of 1-3. The first half of the game contained a lot of action from North’s keeper, seni...

North’s JV Boys Soccer Team Loses By One Point to Central

No. 3, freshman Brayden Martin, preparing to attempt and score for his team.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, Forsyth Central High School traveled to North Forsyth territory for the junior varsity boys soccer game. NFHS lost 2-1, losing their 10th game o the season. Though North lost against Central, they did not go down without a fight.  In the first half of the game, Central quic...

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

North’s JV soccer team fought hard during the first game of the season.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 4, the first game of North’s JV soccer season took place at Denmark High School. North’s JV soccer players traveled to Dane territory in an attempt to defeat them on their own turf. Sadly, North lost to their opponent, with a final score of 1-2.   Toward the end of the first half, Denmark sc...

Atlanta United Crowned Champion After Winning the MLS Cup 2-0

 This marks the first time Atlanta United won a trophy in the two years that they have been a team.

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018

On Saturday, December 9, the Atlanta United soccer team brought home the MLS Cup against the Portland Timbers, which is the first trophy the team has received. The Five Stripes have been on fire this season, making it to the Major League Soccer Cup Finals for the first time in the mere two years...

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 “...

Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

Atlanta United fights to keep their place in top three in the MLS. Picture by: Mercedes Benz Stadium

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Atlanta United is a soccer club in Atlanta, Georgia and in just two years of the club’s birth, they have already surpassed many records that were set in the Major League Soccer or MLS. Atlanta United have been making quite a name for themselves with their powerful offense and defense. United is coached ...

What is Atlanta United FC?

Atlanta United will begin play on March 5 with a home game against the New York Red Bulls. The team will then play three more games that month: an away game against Minnesota United FC on March 12, a home game against Chicago Fire on March 18 and an away game against the Seattle Sounders FC on March 31.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

Soccer (or football in other countries) is the most popular sport in the world. While it is difficult to find exact numbers for the amount of fans, the sport known officially as association football (as opposed to gridiron football, its American counterpart) is ubiquitous across continents; it is hard...

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...

Raider Soccer Teams Prepare for a New Season

Coach Jared Steinberg joined the North Forsyth Raider Soccer coaching staff last year and led our Varsity girls to many victories and took over the boy’s team after a loss in the coaching staff.

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

As the air grows colder here in North Forsyth, most students and staff members head home after the school day and bundle up in their warm blankets and spend the night indoors. However, during this time of year, athletes of all ages and grades begin conditioning and skills-training for the upcoming North...

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