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10 Ways to Stay in Shape at Home

Freshman Varsity Swimmer Julia Wickman practices yoga to remain fit during quarantine. The Swim Team is having a competition to see which group can complete the most amount of workouts or physical activities, and the winners receive a surprise.

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing school closures, many spring athletes are left with their sports being canceled. It is recommended that the athletes remain in shape. This way players can come back to play at their best. If an athlete spends all their time lounging and sports return, they will play a...

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed for the First Time in History

The Olympics have been pushed back to 2021. What does that mean for the future of the Games? (Photo By: Charly Triballeau / AFP via Getty Images)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympics has been pushed back to the summer of 2021. The Games have been canceled in the past, such as in 1916, 1940, and 1944, but 2020 marks the historic year of the first time the games have been postponed since its creation in 1863. Despit...

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...

Senior Alex Gonzalez Signs With University of Iowa for Swim

Coach Tyler Martin introduces the crowd to Alex Gonzalez at the North Forsyth High school signing ceremony (Photo By: Peyton Stenander).

Peyton Stenander, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

Senior Alex Gonzalez, a varsity swimmer, recently signed with the University of Iowa to continue his swimming career. Alex has been swimming competitively since he was six years old.  He has been a part of two teams, Swim Atlanta and North Forsyth. His coaches and teammates have watched him grow physicall...

Kobe Bryant Passes Away in a Tragic Helicopter Crash

 A famous picture of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at a basketball game is circulating the internet after the news of their passing.  Photo by DailySnark.com.

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on his way to his daughter’s, Gianna Bryant, AAU basketball game on Jan. 21. Along with the Bryants, Kobe and Gianna, seven other passengers were on board with them. The results of what cause...

Raiders Boys Varsity Basketball Fall to Lambert

 Raiders Senior Forward Canon Jackson drives into the paint, and finds his teammate Bennett Helms for the three point shot.

Anes Ribic, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

North Forsyth Raiders Boys Varsity lost against Lambert Longhorns on Tuesday, January 28 at Raider Arena with a score of 59-73. The Longhorns improved to 16-8 on their record, which places them second in the region and the Raiders’ record declined to 6-18, placing them last in the region. The Raide...

North Forsyth Basketball JV Girls Win on Jan. 17th Vs. West.

The JV Raiders making a basket against West during the Jan. 17 game.

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The basketball game between North Forsyth and West Forsyth ended with a score of 49-26, the Raiders were 23 points ahead of West. During the first quarter, West fell roughly 10 points behind, struggling to make points on the scoreboard. Then during the second quarter, the Raiders pulled almost 20 po...

North Forsyth JV team pulls through and snags a victory.

 North Forsyth High School’s JV team works together to pull their way to victory.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the North Forsyth High School boy’s JV basketball team played against Forsyth Central Bulldogs. The game took place after school in The Raider Arena, and was a close match from start to finish. The Raiders won by 6 points, with the final score being 33-27. Both teams started st...

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...

Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated by West Forsyth High School

The girls plan their next steps for the game.

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

At West Forsyth High School, North lost to West 62 - 55. This was their tenth game of the 2019 season. On Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m, North took the tipoff and started the first .    Right from the start, the girls took a lead on West, and 10 minutes into the game the score was 9 to 1...

North’s Swim Team Takes on the 2019 Central Invitational

Julia Wickman swims her 500 meter freestyle. Photo by; Peyton Stenander

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The North Forsyth High School swim team took on a long meet this Saturday. A total of 30 teams showed up to compete and after six hours, North’s girls took third and the boys took 12th. Many individual swimmers lost time in their events and the girl’s relay for the 200 meter Individual Medley mad...

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