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

3 varsity girls. On August 22, Carmel Yonas (Sophomore), Emma OConnor (Senior), and Isabel Yonas (Freshman) finish the race smiling as they take a group picture. The girls wore a green ribbon in memory of Trevor Lockhurst who went to South, and was on the Cross-country team.

South’s 2nd Cross-country meet: Cherokee County Classic

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter August 22, 2020

On a Saturday morning in late August, the sun glared down and humidity filled the air. Despite the oppressing heat, South was full of energy and anticipation for Cherokee Country Classic . Cherokee Classic...

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South girls. South Forsyth Cross- country girls warm-up, and are getting ready to race. Seniors Megan Milstead and Madi Butler hype the team up with music, and get in the groove of racing in Souths first meet. This past weekend, the Lambert Tri-meet was hosted at Chattahoochee Pointe Park.

South’s First Cross-country meet of 2020: Lambert Tri-meet

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter August 15, 2020

On Saturday, August 15th, Lambert High School gets ready to host the first cross-country meet of the season, the Lambert Tri-meet. It’s early in the morning, and Chattahoochee Pointe is packed with cars...

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Sofopalooza shenanigans. Rising freshmen Matt Craig, Caleb Singh, and Tamsen Hayden relax on a bench in the plaza after a long day filled with smiles and laughter. They cannot wait to become a South Forsyth War Eagle in the 2020-2021 school year.

South Forsyth’s annual Sofopalooza welcomes the rising freshmen

Maggie Craig and Sierra Wamsley April 16, 2020

On Saturday morning, the South Forsyth High School campus buzzed with teachers and student volunteers dressed in tie-dye uniforms as they prepared the school for Sofopalooza, an event to introduce...

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Preparing to play. Souths players stand around preparing themselves for the game to come. The team has done much work to improve their skills and perform better then years before. The team this year not only improved in talent amongst players but also our leadership through our captains and Black Shirt Program. These connections led to a real brotherhood to be developed, Nick says.

South’s lacrosse team has a bright future

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor March 30, 2020

This year, South Forsyth High School’s boys' lacrosse team has a new group of competitors to represent them. The young team has much room to grow but shows signs of a bright future for the program as...

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Taking Charge. Freshman Drew Bramwell faces off in the game against West Forsyth. Bramwell crossed over the guard to lead the way to the basket.

Freshman Boys Basketball Recap

Sadie Rawlings, Co-associate Editor March 12, 2020

   The South Forsyth Freshman Boys began their season in November with an away game at Johns Creek followed by a home game at Centennial. The SOFO boys played the majority of their games...

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Senior season. Seniors Ryan Fuerst, Chris Dougherty, Josh Green, and Peyton Rawlins (left to right) pose for the last baseball picture of their high school career. Each of these boys have been working hard for the past four years to play to the best of their abilities and bring wins to South Forsyth.

War Eagles extend their winning record with a win against North Atlanta

Kayleigh Emberton, Senior Editor March 10, 2020

Monday February 17, students and fans gathered to War Eagle Stadium for the varsity baseball game against North Atlanta. The game started at one o'clock on a windy day. Parents and students covered with...

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Dribbling toward defenders. In a previous game against Centennial High School, Clara Morris runs across the court with the ball in hand. The final score was 57-26, South being the winner.

South Forsyth v. North Gwinnett throughout the years

Brooke Eldridge, Opinions and Arts and Entertainment Editor February 10, 2020

On Tuesday, December 3, the Lady War Eagles had a huge game against North Gwinnett. Varsity Lady War Eagles made a comeback this holiday season with the head coach, Keith Gravitt.  It seems that the girls...

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Bella Rhone, Emma OConnor, Carmel Yonas, Sophia Baker, Sydney Copeland, Madelynne Cadeau, and Caroline Patterson sit together covered up. On the morning of state on a Saturday, varsity girls warm themselves up to be ready for the race. They are determined to do well and are going to rely on all the training theyve had to prepare for state.

GHSA State Cross-country Championship

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter December 19, 2019

South's runners walked onto the field, already hearing applause and cheers early in the morning for State Cross-country Championship. The day consisted of cold weather and layers of clothes. Tension filled...

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Devoted team player hustling through a game. Senior Isabel Hui had a lot of pressure this season as being the most experienced at school softball and leading the rest of the varsity team. However, her leadership helped Souths softball team reach new heights like never before, winning 2nd place in regionals this year.

Senior Spotlight: Isabel Hui

Kate Haas and Minakshi Shivananda December 18, 2019

Isabel Hui, the only senior on South’s Varsity Softball team, hit strides this year as she led the team in winning against undefeated teams such as North Forsyth and Allatoona. Her endeavor and zeal...

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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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Bundle up. Mark Martin, Ansley Rogers, Emily Barnes, and Ashley Hunt cuddle up in the pouring rain. October 19th on a Saturday, runners from  South take on the speediest course and dominate it. The day being a mixture of rainy, and windy didnt stop them from running their hearts out on this meet.

South takes the lead in Area 3 Championships

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter December 6, 2019

Area 3 championships excites the South Cross-country team every season because of how well they do. This year, everyone was pumped up and ready to hit the course, knowing that a real show was about to...

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Moving waters. South Forsyth swimmers swiftly swam to the wall earning many state qualifying cuts. The meet prepares incoming swimmers for the competitive atmosphere of swim and dive.

SOFO Swim and Dive kick-start the season

Sierra Wamsley and Grace Drawdy December 2, 2019

People could hear the splashes from dives and flip turns from across the Cumming Aquatic Center on Saturday night as the beginning of the winter Swim and Dive season started. Swimmers cheered on their...

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