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Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

High school football is the epitome of the small-town American dream and students feel the need to associate themselves with those ideals. Football is an icon and remains a very popular part of student life; however, I personally believe that it is all over-hyped. Every weekend my Instagram feed is full of â...

The Boys Lacrosse Team Experience Pre-season Excitement in their Latest Scrimmage

The Boys Lacrosse Team Experience Pre-season Excitement in their Latest Scrimmage

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The North Forsyth High School boy’s lacrosse season is starting up once again with their latest scrimmage against River Ridge at Bennett Park on Oct. 8.  Although they lost their scrimmage, the Raiders came very close to beating the opposing team 8-9. It was a tough scrimmage, however senior attack...

Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team Tackles Their Sweet Sixteen

Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team Tackles Their Sweet Sixteen

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Lady Raider Varsity Softball team completed their Sweet Sixteen at the Raider Valley against Hillgrove’s Hawks. The two teams played two games within a four hour time period. For the first game, North’s Raiders lost 7-5 but pulled it together for the second game and demolis...

North’s JV Team Defeats West 28-7

North’s JV Team Defeats West 28-7

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The North Forsyth High School JV football team dominated in their game against West Forsyth on Oct. 10 with a final score of 28-7. North was in the lead for the whole game, scoring both the first and last touchdowns, and the team will now move forward to play in the sub varsity cross over championship...

Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Jess Dillon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the 1998 Lady Raiders Softball team was recognized for winning back to back championships. The Lady Raiders won the 1997 Softball State Championship, ending the season with a collective 472 hits and 28 home runs. Then in 1998 they won again, collectively hitting 474 hits and ...

The Mountain Biking Team Took on Allatoona Creek with Cheer

The Mountain Biking Team Took on Allatoona Creek with Cheer

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The North Forsyth Mountain Biking team raced on Sunday, September 22 at Allatoona Creek. Technically, North did not win, but they also did not lose. They placed fourth overall. It was blazing hot, but their game was not thrown off by this heat. Ranging from 9.8 to 14.7 miles in total, the team gave t...

Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

Anes Ribic

April 26, 2019

The Atlanta Braves  beat the New York Mets on Sunday, April 14, with a score of 7-3. The game took place at Suntrust Park, where the four-game series was held. In the MLB, a four-game series is when two teams compete against each other in four games before facing the next teams. The Mets were able to t...

Tiger Woods: “The Comeback Kid” Wins the Masters Once Again

Tiger Woods: “The Comeback Kid” Wins the Masters Once Again

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

It is no secret that Tiger Woods’ career took a turn for the worse between his divorce, DUIs and many injuries due to playing the game for so long. Many people thought he would never return to being the same player that he once was. It seems his many controversies have put a strain on his golf game a...

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

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

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 Lacrosse Obtains Win in Overtime Against Wesleyan

North Lacrosse Obtains Win in Overtime Against Wesleyan

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s varsity boys lacrosse team was able to score a win 10-9  against Wesleyan over a very hard fought win in overtime. The game took place on Monday, March 11 at the Raider Valley. The Raiders were the underdogs in this matchup, as Wesleyan had been on a winning streak before...

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

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

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...

Lady Raiders Have a Tough Break for their First Golf Tournament of the Season

Lady Raiders Have a Tough Break for their First Golf Tournament of the Season

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s girls golf team had their first tournament of the season on Saturday, Feb. 21. The tournament took place at Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course, almost two hours away from North Forsyth’s home course. Lady Raiders Annie Carpenter, Margaret Montgomery, Grace Wood and Samantha Taylor ...

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