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How Covid Changed Sports Forever

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Covid-19, the virus that was the cause behind a global pandemic that began in 2020, has been the subject of nearly every news article for over a year. It has changed everything about our day-to-day lives,...

The destination of sales and activities; the Raider Station is open and has it's March Madness schedule on the blue board. Photo by Micayla Peters.

March Madness: Raider Station

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

March Madness is almost here bringing days of fun and activities to NFHS. Students will be able to take part in Jersey Day, game predictions and, of course, sales at the Raider Station as a part of this...

Both teams prepare to face off in their latest game. Photo by Emma Simmons

JV Boys Baseball Defeated by War Eagles

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

On March 4, 2021, the JV boys baseball team faced off against South Forsyth on the Raider Valley after school. There was a decent turn out, and the game started just after five  p.m. with the War...

Tennis is a great way to produce endorphins for happiness and for feeling accomplished. Photo by Bleacher Report.

Why Tennis Is The Best Sport

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

When asking the average student in high school about their favorite sport, they might say something like baseball, football or cheer leading. But not many will say tennis, despite it being the most entertaining,...

Lumpkin County and North Forysth faced off in the Raider Valley after school. (photo by: Emma Simmons)

North Forsyth Girls JV Soccer Ties 0-0 with Lumpkin County

Emma Simmons, Sports Writer February 4, 2021

On Monday, Feb. 1, the Raider JV Girls soccer team faced off against Lumpkin County after school at 5:30 in the Raider Valley. The game was delayed slightly due to an issue with the clock and scoreboard,...

The Cumming Aquatic Center is where most of the swim meets are held for North Forsyth’s swim teams. Photo from Abby Beyers

North Girls Place First at Swim Meet

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 22, 2021

On Friday, Jan.15, North Forsyth’s swim team participated in a meet at the Cumming Aquatic Center. They faced off against West and Central Forsyth. North’s girls placed first and North’s boys...

Sarah Fuller becomes the first female kicker to play for the Power 5 game.
Photo by: Christopher Hanewinckel.

Sarah Fuller Kicks for the Power Five

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

College soccer player, Sarah Fuller, was announced to be the first female player to play in the Power 5 game when she first played for Vanderbilt on Nov. 28 against the Missouri Tigers. For her performance...

Sophomore Abigail Hutchenson diving into her swimming lane at the Forsyth Central Holiday Invitational. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Raider Swim & Dive Team Wins Second Place in Forsyth Central Holiday Invitational

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor December 15, 2020

On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Raider Swim and Dive team participated in the Forsyth Central Holiday Invitational. The event was located at the Cumming Aquatic Center and lasted from 12-5 p.m. North Forsyth...

Junior Aiden Kudlas, #10, scores a free throw in the game against Lumpkin in Raider Arena. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood.

Varsity Boys Basketball Won First Game of the Season Against Lumpkin

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

The North Forsyth Raider Varsity Basketball Team won 79 - 52 against the Lumpkin County Indians in their first official game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Playing at the Raider Arena, North came out...

 A photo of the North Forsyth High School Mountain Bike team which consists of high schoolers Brayden Martin, Isabella Neuwirth, Elizabeth Wood, Joel Unger, Dawson Roe and Thomas Wise.
Photo from the NFHS Mountain Biking Team

NFHS Mountain Biking Team Wins Second Place In Season

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer November 22, 2020

As this year's mountain biking season came to a close, the North Forsyth High School Mountain Biking team was able to land in second place in division 1. On Sunday Nov. 8, the fifth and final mountain...

North’s riders prepare to race at Dauset Trails.

NFHS’ Third Mountain Biking Race and COVID-19 Regulations

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, has changed many aspects of people’s lives, including work, schooling and daily routines. As an example, many stores now require masks upon entering,...

After the first night of their performance, Coach Mels saw a perfect opportunity to take a group photo. 
Photo by: Gabby Mels

North Forsyth Marching Band and Color Guard’s Performance of “Queen.”

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor September 30, 2020

The North Forsyth football season is starting up again with halftime performances from North’s marching band.    The North Forsyth High School’s marching band and color guard is rehearsing...

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