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Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Mary Ellen Enright: All-County Volleyball Player of the Year

Mary Ellen Enright: All-County Volleyball Player of the Year

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Forsyth County News named Mary Ellen Enright the All-County Volleyball Player of the Year for the 2018 volleyball season. Much of the weight of North Forsyth High School’s  volleyball season rode on Enright’s shoulders, considering that she is the only senior on the team this year and that she is known to be ...

North Students Participate in a Winter Barrel Race

North Students Participate in a Winter Barrel Race

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With winter closing in, outdoor sports tend to take a backseat and resume in the spring; however, barrel racers who attend North Forsyth High School are ready to start a new series at a local venue. Mountain View Stables and Arena is hosting a winter series barrel race in Dawsonville, Georgia with a ...

Atlanta United Crowned Champion After Winning the MLS Cup 2-0

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, December 9, the Atlanta United soccer team brought home the MLS Cup against the Portland Timbers, which is the first trophy the team has received. The Five Stripes have been on fire this season, making it to the Major League Soccer Cup Finals for the first time in the mere two years...

How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

State competition for cheerleading has passed, and the competition cheer team for North Forsyth High School take fifth place. Cheerleading is not an easy process, and it takes practice and determination to attempt doing this as a sport. Coach Wood, the coach for competition cheer at North, provided some i...

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Varsity Raiders Are Ready to Make a Comeback During Next Year’s Football Season

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the chill of the winter winds drawing nearer, Raider Nation’s varsity football season has come to an end. The football team’s fall season consisted of games against schools including Cherokee, Northview, Gainesville, Lambert, Forsyth Central, West Forsyth, Milton, South Forsyth, Woodstock and Ke...

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the NFHS varsity boys’  basketball team played against the team from Osborne High School. The tournament took place at the Raider Arena with the game lasting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It started off very slowly until No. 40 on the Raiders’ team managed to score the first basket of th...

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  On Saturday, Nov. 3, North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team played head-to-head against West Forsyth High School. The tournament took place at the home of the Wolverines, West Forsyth High School, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. West scoring 10 and North scoring 8, the Rai...

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many sports and activities for its students. One team that is not commonly known is the Raider Team. The team is  mainly composed of students that are in ROTC. They attend many competitions that require hard work and teamwork. Jessie Burnett is a member of the team...

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 19, an amazing game broke out between the South Forsyth War Eagles and the North Forsyth Raiders. With the Raiders winning the coin toss, their kickoff led to the game starting on the twenty yard line, and the ball in the hands of the War Eagles. Beginning on the defensive side, North ha...

Georgia Bulldogs Triumph Against Florida Gators With 36-17 Final Score

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, October 27, the age-old Florida-Georgia rivalry was reincarnated once more in an exciting game at Jacksonville, Florida. The seventh-ranked Georgia Bulldogs defeated the ninth-ranked Florida Gators, ending the game with a score of 36-17. Because of this loss, the Florida Gators are elimi...

A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Mr. Josh Montesinos, a teacher at North Forsyth High School, has recently started the “most exclusive” and “most secretive” club at NFHS: men’s volleyball. Montesinos decided to start this club in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports. However, this club only “reinforces ...

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