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Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Nike Introduces Hijab for  Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017 • 185 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In recent weeks, Nike has created a prototype for a hijab. It is designed for the Muslim Female athletes who were complaining about the comfort of their traditional hijabs while competing. The hijab is designed with the Muslim rules in mind. For example, it is breathable, but also opaque, which i...

Lady Raider Lacrosse Recap

Lady Raider Lacrosse Recap

Hailey Yarbrough, Editor in chief
April 12, 2017 • 104 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To start off the season, the lady Raiders have played some tough and heart-filled games in the month of February. They battled against the Chattahoochee Cougars, Whitewater Wildcats, Lambert Longhorns, Milton Eagles and West Wolverines to make a very difficult schedule. Long time region member Chattahoochee...

Seguin, Matthews, Crosby: NHL Names to Remember

Seguin, Matthews, Crosby: NHL Names to Remember

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
March 6, 2017 • 203 views
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On Tuesday, January 10 the National Hockey League (NHL) announced the roster for the NHL All-Star Game on January 29, 2017. The roster consists of 40 of the best current players in the NHL who have been split up into four distinct teams based on their geographical region: Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central,...

Top News Countdown

Top News Countdown

Hailey Yarbrough, Editor-in-chief
February 24, 2017 • 126 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Giraffes move toward “silent extinction” A conservation group reports that giraffe populations are falling fast and by 40 percent in the last 30 years. The main causes of why these gentle giants disappear so quickly point toward habitat loss, illegal hunting (poaching), and civil unrest in the ...

An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 165 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many different types of sports programs for students to partake in, just some of which include football, soccer, swimming, wrestling, cheerleading and more. Most spectators, however, only pay attention to the games or competitions that the athletes are in, and they do...

Raider Soccer Teams Prepare for a New Season

Raider Soccer Teams Prepare for a New Season

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 182 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
February 1, 2017 • 1,095 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

In March 2016, ground was officially broken for the construction of a new, 109-acre park off of Jot-Em Down Road named Lanierland Park, coined after its predecessor, Lanierland Music Park, a popular country music hot spot for more than 36 years which closed in 2006. The new recreational park's grand...

“Do you do Karate?”

“Do you do Karate?”

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017 • 201 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There are over a thousand types and variations of martial arts in the world, each one different from any other, even if only slightly; however, many are yet to realize each martial art has its own unique style and origin. Each martial art is often remembered as only one, Karate. However, freshman Angel...

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
January 20, 2017 • 134 views
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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...

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 375 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NFHS Raider Team is operated under the JROTC program at North Forsyth High School. Gunny Snook supervises the group as they compete as a military-style physical fitness team. They compete against other JROTC schools in upper body strength and endurance. There is an all-male team, an all-female team...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 288 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

Marching Band 2016: The Accomplishments and Goals

Marching Band 2016: The Accomplishments and Goals

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016 • 192 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth marching band has participated in two competitions this season and scored relatively well in both. The first competition was in Hartwell, Georgia where the entire band, guard, percussion and drum major all scored superiors, whereas the following competition as Collins Hill placed the...

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