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

Senior Alex Gonzalez Signs With University of Iowa for Swim

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...

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

North’s Swim Team Takes on the 2019 Central Invitational

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...

Girl Swimmers from all across the county compete for their chance to swim in the finals.

Raider Swim Team Swims Their Way into the Forsyth County Championship

Grace Wood, Sports Editor February 4, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 19, the North Forsyth swim team went up against swim teams from all across the county in the Forsyth County Championship. The swim meet was held at the Cumming Aquatic Center, where...

Students and coaches are already preparing for competitions and events for the 2018-2019 season of winter and spring sports!

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2018

Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization...

Ainslee Silverthorne, center, poses with other team members during the 2017-18 Clubapalooza. The photo comes from the team website, linked in the article below.

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor November 2, 2017

The North Forsyth Swim and Dive team is underrated sports teams at the school--and wrongfully so! The team is extremely accomplished, with former students Jack DalMolin holding the record for the Male...

Michael Phelps (far right) poses next to Ryan Lochte and two other members of the gold-medal 4x200 meter freestyle relay foursome. The team beat Great Britain for first place by less than two seconds with a time of 7:00.26 (picture from Wikipedia).

Olympics Over: Team USA Comes Out on Top

Holley Murray, Staff Writer September 14, 2016

It has been more than three weeks since the 2016 Summer Olympics kicked off in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the Aug. 5 opening ceremony. The games came to a close in a remarkable closing ceremony...

Michael Phelps grinds out an early morning practice in his new training center at Arizona State. Screenshot from video here: https://youtu.be/Xh9jAD1ofm4

Michael Phelps Set for a Huge Comeback in Rio

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer March 22, 2016

The crowd erupted with energy as Michael Phelps began to close in on the Serbian star, Milorad Cavic, in the Beijing Aquatic Center. As the Olympians neared the wall, the tension in the aquatic center...

Being a swimmer means participating in something larger than yourself.

“Being a Swimmer”

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer November 30, 2015

Being a swimmer means more than simply playing a sport, it means participating in something larger than yourself, where dreams can be created or crushed by a fraction of a second.   Being...

An artist’s rendition of what North’s new pool will look like. The resemblance to Georgia Tech will be uncanny (Photo Credit to Jack Dalmolin)

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer September 2, 2015

North Forsyth’s Raider Swim Team is receiving some sweet new upgrades this year. Thanks to generous funding from the Forsyth County Board of Education, North Forsyth High School decided to undertake...

Part of the boys team poses at the podium after the state finals.

Record-Setting Performance by the Raider Swim Team at State

Jack Dalmolin and Owen Wickman February 27, 2015

On February 6th and 7th, the NFHS swim team competed at the GHSA 6A Swimming and Diving State Championships. The Raiders had a number of exceptional performances across the board, bringing a large contingent...

Kaylyn Thomas with the North Forsyth High School Swim Team and her friends.

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer December 18, 2013

Kaylyn Thomas has signed a 4 year full ride scholarship to swim for Georgia Southern.  She is the first North Forsyth High School Swimmer for Coach Kris Hunt to sign with a college. When asked when she...

Sean Conway lays on a John O’Groats sign for a camera.

Friday Links: Light News For a Dark Season

Jack Scott, Staff Writer December 12, 2013

With all the news of communism, US Government shutdowns, large, devastating storms in the Philippines, and other depressing reports, people need uplifting news for once. Earlier in November, Sean Conway...

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