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West Forsyth edges North Forsyth in fishing showcase

West Forsyth edged the defending champions from North Forsyth for a top-five finish in the Georgia State High School Fishing Championship Sunday.

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GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jenna Staiti, West Forsyth

GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jenna Staiti, West Forsyth

The indelible image of West Forsyth junior Jenna Staiti’s season must be of the University of Maryland commit standing at the high post with the arms of two (often times three) defenders flailing around her head like tentacles.

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Fifth-inning rally lifts West Forsyth baseball over South Forsyth

Fifth-inning rally lifts West Forsyth baseball over South Forsyth

Maybe West Forsyth's performance Wednesday night was just what it needed to get over the hump.

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THE GRIND: West Forsyth's Bowman determined to get Lady Wolverines to playoffs

THE GRIND: West Forsyth's Bowman determined to get Lady Wolverines to playoffs

West Forsyth senior Landen Bowman keeps statistics of just about everything she does, though her reluctance to boast about them is the key component of her character.

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West Forsyth's May hired as new Collins Hill girls' basketball coach

West Forsyth's May hired as new Collins Hill girls' basketball coach

David May moved to Georgia with his family in 2012 to escape the cold climate of his native Ohio. He came to Forsyth County to get his family into a good community with a strong school system. In the process, he took a West Forsyth girls’ basketball program with little tradition of success and coached them to their best seasons in school history.

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West Forsyth's Staiti commits to UNC Pembroke

West Forsyth's Staiti commits to UNC Pembroke

There were eight games left in Jimmy Staiti’s high school basketball career, and the West Forsyth senior forward still had no scholarship offers to play in college.

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Pollack's MVP moment lifts West Forsyth girls lacrosse past South Forsyth

Pollack's MVP moment lifts West Forsyth girls lacrosse past South Forsyth

Some take the goal keeper for granted, West Forsyth junior Madie Pollack says, and maybe she had too for a while. She’s a defender, after all, and it can be painful work. Instead of swatting opponents’ shots, she fractures their ribs; or at least she did once (on accident, of course) to some poor Mill Creek player.

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Former West Forsyth football coach Frank Hepler returning to Georgia

Former West Forsyth football coach Frank Hepler returning to Georgia

Former West Forsyth football coach Frank Hepler is expected to be named the head coach at Discovery, the newest high school in Gwinnett County that’s slated to open in Lawrenceville later this year, according to multiple sources.

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Late FTs lift Woodstock over West Forsyth girls

Late FTs lift Woodstock over West Forsyth girls

WOODSTOCK – Ashton Sutton made a pair of free throws with 2 seconds left as Woodstock made just enough shots to hang on for a 60-57 victory over West Forsyth in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs on Wednesday.

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West Forsyth boys bounced from region tournament by Alpharetta

West Forsyth boys bounced from region tournament by Alpharetta

JOHNS CREEK — West Forsyth wanted to use the same game plan that allowed them to be within single digits of Alpharetta in the closing minutes of their first meeting on Nov. 20: slow play down to a virtual crawl.

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West Forsyth girls top Chattahoochee to secure state tournament berth

JOHNS CREEK — It’s getting to be that time of the high school basketball season when the strange and unexpected happens. Teams have played each other twice, and there’s not much coaches don’t know about their adversaries.

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McConnell leads class of eight football signees at West Forsyth

McConnell leads class of eight football signees at West Forsyth

For some of West Forsyth’s eight football signees, recruiting was quick and mostly painless. For a number of Wolverines, though, the process dragged on long past the conclusion of their senior seasons.

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THE GRIND: Nothing stops West Forsyth's Erika Cross

THE GRIND: Nothing stops West Forsyth's Erika Cross

Erika Cross experienced exhaustion for the first time this past fall when the West Forsyth senior joined the girls’ cross country team to augment her conditioning for lacrosse.

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West girls bounce back to top South; West boys fall short

West girls bounce back to top South; West boys fall short

While it may not seem like it in the immediate aftermath of a close, home loss, defeat can sometimes be just what a team needs.

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West Forsyth's Whittaker finds success at Loyola University

West Forsyth's Whittaker finds success at Loyola University

Two years ago, Megan Whittaker was at a crossroads. The former West Forsyth girls’ basketball standout felt ensnarled by the maelstrom of college basketball. The coach who recruited Whittaker to Louisiana-Lafayette in 2011 had been fired. Her new one brought in new assistant coaches and new players and a new style. Whittaker went from playing in 30 games as a freshman to nine as a sophomore.

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