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The esports team winning the “Smash Bros.” Game. Photo by Mikayla Matthews.

Esports Teams Qualify for Playoffs

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

The North Forsyth esports teams have shown their prowess, and during the week of April 18, 2022, several teams qualified for the playoffs. “Rocket League,” “Smash Bros.” and “Madden” all...

Akhil Crumpton was arrested in Philadelphia on March 16, 2022, almost a year after the Oconee shooting. (Photo by Oconee County Sheriff’s Office)

Former UGA Player Arrested for Suspected Murder

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

  Ahkil Crumpton walked onto Georgia history as a wide receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs during 2017 and 2018. He hailed from Philadelphia but signed to the Bulldogs after committing temporarily...

The JV basketball cheer team with their awards. Photo by Emmelyn Harrison.

Nothing But the Best at the 2021-2022 Cheer Banquet

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

On Sunday, Feb. 6, North hosted the football, basketball and competition cheer banquet in the cafeteria. The cheerleaders were all recognized for their participation and outstanding efforts throughout...

The winning score of the long-fought battle between the Raiders and the Longhorns. Photo by Emmelyn Harrison.

The Ninth Grade Boys Basketball Team Triumph Against Lambert (50-38)

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

On Thursday, Jan. 20, after school in the Raider Arena, the ninth-grade boy's basketball team faced off against the Lambert Longhorns. The Raiders triumphed against the Longhorns, winning the game...

Steven Bradbury won Australia’s first gold medal in the Winter Olympics, defying all odds against him. (Photo from Google)

Steven Bradbury: An Unlikely Gold Medalist

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

The Winter Olympics are a celebrated symbol of global unity that has been taking place for almost 100 years. When politics and differences in opinion divide the globe, sports are what bring everyone...

Senior Haelim Adle in action. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Raider Girls Varsity Basketball Dominated Chestatee 71-38

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The girl’s varsity basketball team had a game on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6 pm in the Raider Arena. They played against Chestatee. Coach Brad Kudlas stated that he was “excited for the girls to have...

Senior Tyler Triche looked up to his parents shortly before thanking them in his speech (Photo by Sydney Jarrard).

Hip Hip Hooray for Signing Day at North

Sarah Treusch, News Editor November 16, 2021

Senior athletes celebrated their commitment to play a college-level sport on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in the PAC from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Starting with softball and ending with baseball, each coach described their...

Senior Bentley Wheeler celebrates his win to advance to the Class 7A State Tournament. Photo By: Sydney Jarrard.

Leave It on the Mat: 2021-2022 Wrestling Outlook

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

As the coaches and wrestlers prepare for the new season, they believe it will be “super-duper swagalicious” as said by Coach Joshua Montesinos. Wrestlers have been practicing after school since the...

North has a wide range of sporting events held in October. Photo by: Cynda Allen.

Sports at NFHS for October

Kiera Walker, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

New sporting events at NFHS have been arising since fall started.    The boy's and girl's soccer parent meeting starts at 6:30 in the café on Oct.13. Girl's varsity softball game against...

Thomas Hicks being carried to the finish line as he hallucinated from the rat poison. Photo by: Unknown (pulled from Wikipedia).

Racing, Rat Poison and Road Dust

Kai Shabman, Literature Editor October 18, 2021

In the summer of 1904, St. Louis held the most disastrous Olympic Games in history. The Olympics was such a catastrophe that it put the entire future of the games at risk. In the beginning, The International...

(HOSA) by: Kerri Graczyk

Clubs: Are They Worth It?

Elizabeth Wood, Features Editor October 3, 2021

High School is stressful. A typical student is balancing seven classes and extracurricular activities like sports and jobs. Trying to balance school and activities can lead to stress. It’s not uncommon...

The North Forsyth team showed high levels of determination going into the game against Alcovy.
(Photo by Mikayla Matthews)

North’s Varsity Football Destroys Alcovy; 37-7

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor August 25, 2021

On Friday, Aug. 20 after school in the Raider Arena, the North Forsyth Varsity football team faced off against the Alcovy Tigers. The Raiders destroyed Alcovy, winning the game 37-7. In the first...

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