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First Game, First Win for JV Boys Soccer

 Coach Bell rallies the JV boys to discuss the starters, the positions and any last pre-game strategies. Many players, such as Corey Muse (41), get their last practice touches on the ball for their big win.
Photo By; Sarah Treusch

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

All the way in Gilmer County, the North Forsyth Junior Varsity boys soccer team won 1-0 on Monday, Feb. 3. They started their season out with a region win. The team has been practicing since Jan. 16 and have been conditioning for many months prior, so all their hard work has paid off.   The ...

North Forsyth JV team pulls through and snags a victory.

 North Forsyth High School’s JV team works together to pull their way to victory.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the North Forsyth High School boy’s JV basketball team played against Forsyth Central Bulldogs. The game took place after school in The Raider Arena, and was a close match from start to finish. The Raiders won by 6 points, with the final score being 33-27. Both teams started st...

Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields Steals the Show and Crown for Miss America

Savvy Shields finally received her well-earned crown after all of her hard work in this competition. This photo was taken by Noah K. Murray from the U.S. News Associated Press, in Atlantic City.

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

On Sept. 11, 2016 in Atlantic City, NJ 52 contestants came together to compete for the ultimate crown at the Miss America Pageant. Savvy Shields from Arkansas impressed the crowd by performing a jazz dance to a song from the show “Smash” for the talent portion. She had previously used this act to...

Lady Raider Lacrosse Says Goodbye to Seniors

Seniors, Nina Carter, Clair Holbrook, and Corinne Thompson, play their last home game in Raider Valley. They fought hard to earn their last victory on home turf.

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate Editor

May 23, 2016

Girl’s Varsity Lacrosse came to an end Tuesday, April 26th with a hard fight against the Northview Titans resulting in a devastating loss. The Raiders had outstanding games against teams like Whitewater and Norcross high school, but the most heartfelt game of the season was April 19th, Senior Night. The ...

VE Day Commemorations Across the World

Victory in Europe (VE) Day is not a day to mark the end of the entire war, only the fighting in Europe. Later in the year (often around early September), various East Asian countries, as well as the United States, celebrate Victory over Japan (VJ) Day. VJ Day is the only holiday celebrated in both Koreas.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Countries from across the world have been hosting parades and elaborate celebrations to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. In the United States, period planes flew over Washington D.C. in formations recounting various battles from the war. One plane that experienced engine trouble landed safely at Reagan National Airport. The event was attended by thousands, including veterans of the war. President Barack O...

Raiders Compete for Region Championship

Coach Travis Jarrard (right) prepares to take home his fourth consecutive Region Championship. The Raiders fight Chattahoochee in one of their most exciting battles of the year.

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

On Saturday, January 10, the North Forsyth Raiders wrestling team traveled to Chattahoochee High School to compete in the finals of the Area 6-AAAAAA duals. The team had most of its roster healthy and ready to go, which was a tough task for such a physical and demanding sport. North fought a tenacious...

Lady Raiders Crush Central High School

Enthusiastic and focused, Lochlain Corliss is proud to be a Lady Raider.  Photo reprinted with permission from Coach Eric Herrick.

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

With a final score of 62-36, the varsity girls’ basketball team came out as number one against Central High School on November 12th.  This is not shocking considering the Lady Raiders practice every day except Sunday. With five seniors, six juniors, and three sophomores, the girls work hard to ma...

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