The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

 Shohei Ohtani holds up his new Dodgers jersey with Rahm Emanuel, the US Ambassador to Japan. Ohtani recently signed with the Dodgers.

MLB Has a Spending Problem, No Cap

Matt Craig, Opinions Editor January 25, 2024

On Dec. 11, 2023, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed two-time unanimous MVP Shohei Ohtani to a 10-year $700 million dollar contract, the largest contract in all of sports history. Two weeks later, the Dodgers...

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The Braves are currently playing in the MLB Postseason. They are predicted to win the World Series.

The Atlanta Braves ‘Chop On’ Into the Playoffs

Max Pennington, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

It’s that time of the year again: the MLB Postseason is starting, and the Atlanta Braves are ever-present. The Braves easily punched their ticket to the postseason as they won their sixth straight...

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Febrauary 1st, 2023. Sitting at the table are Alex Urias (left), Yash Jain (center), Michael Sime (right). The baseball team gathered around the table to celebrate the student athletes for this memorable occasion.

Bases Loaded: Three South Baseball Players Hit it Out of the College Park, Score Scholarships

Simra Waheed and Charley Sarmiento February 15, 2023

On Winter Signing Day 2023, the bleachers overflowed with support as South Forsyth High School congratulated three senior baseball players for signing on with colleges. “The baseball program is blessed...

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The story of the underdogs. The Atlanta Braves take their accomplishment to the streets of Atlanta and Cobb county. The Braves fans and Georgians cheered them on as they rode around in trucks and buses.

World Series 2021: The Atlanta Braves Take Home First Championship Since 1995

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2021

On the night of November 2nd, the Atlanta Braves won 7-0 against the Houston Astros in the 6th game of the World Series, crowning them this year’s World Series Champions. This is Atlanta’s second...

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2016 All-Star game at Petco Park. Baseball is a special game that brings about people from all over the world. Recently, Major League baseball brought about new rules into the minor leagues.

Baseball implements new rules into Minor Leagues

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor April 23, 2021

Baseball has returned and fans have enjoyed the sensation of being in a ballpark after last season. The pandemic has called for new policy changes; however, there are changes that one wouldn't expect....

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National League Championship Series. The Dodgers and the Braves face off in Game 7. Both teams fought diligently to secure the title of National League Champions, but there could only be one winner.

The Atlanta Braves lose the National League Championship Series

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief October 27, 2020

On Sunday, October 18th, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 at the Globe Life Field in the National League Championship Series (NLCS). This resulted in their advancement to the World...

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Nine innings. The game is nicknamed Americas favorite past time and continues to entertain all generations. With a delayed season everything right now is on hold but the Atlanta Braes will come up ready to play. With a team based on younger athletes with few veterans, the organization is looking good to get their third straight NL East pennant.

Atlanta Braves have the talent for third straight NL East pennant

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor May 13, 2020

Baseball is America’s pastime. It is a game that dates back hundreds of years, but never ceases to amaze Americans. This season, however, has provided a serious learning curve to the league.  Commissioner...

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Sports are worldwide. Sports have a large impact on society in every part of the world. The attitudes, actions, and outlook of professional athletes broadcasted on tv play a large role in how high school athletes view themselves and act in class.

Coach’s Corner: How do professional athletes influence high school athletes?

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor December 11, 2019

Fanatics all over the world pass down the love of sports teams to the generations below them; it brings families together or places walls at the dinner table. Fans spend millions of dollars a year on jerseys,...

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Their career, our entertainment. Ender Inciarte waits for the catcher to return from the mound. The game was in progress and the Atlanta Braves were on fire and they came out on top, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7.

My Atlanta Braves experience

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor March 22, 2019

A baseball; white and circular with bright red laces. A major league baseball emblem stamped cleanly on the pristine leather. I sit next to my dad on the hard green seats at Turner Field watching players...

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Lining up to bat. Souths boys baseball team is preparing for a new season by fundraising and hitting the field for practice. Players left to right: Peyton Presley, Colby Wheeler, Landon Sims, Jake Witterman, Dylan Mazzei, Cameron Fox, Cole Kliphouse, Tyler Cowan, Steven Thompson.

Looking forward to the upcoming baseball season

Alyssa Freyman, Editor-in-chief March 1, 2019

The crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball echoes through the fields. The crowds of fans and family cheer as the player runs from base to base. He slides into home, winning the game. The South Boy's...

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A vacant lot. Trees stand waiting to be bought after school has ended. Every year for the past twenty three years, baseball players stand in the cold, selling trees to help fund their team.  Friday morning early we have all the players and the dads unload the trees. Says Coach bayer,  Usually the lot itself is physically put up the week before and is ready and prepared so once the trees come we can go ahead and replenish the lot and by about noon on black Friday it officially opens.

Baseball team keeps the Christmas tree tradition alive

Alyssa Freyman and Kayleigh Emberton December 8, 2018

Bells and the sound of carolers ring in the air. People walk around, shopping bags filled with gifts wrapped around their arms. Everyone is getting ready for the holiday season. The only thing missing...

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The baseball team started off their season in February and have a current 7-2 record. The team is confident in their pitching staff and want to bring home the regional tittle.

War Eagles baseball enters a new season; expects to win regions

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor March 12, 2018

The crack of the bat brings in the runners on base. A quick 5-4-3 double play ends the inning and the crowd roars in excitement. The boys congratulate each other on the win and the coach lectures on what...

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