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First Basketball Games Of Season

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Forge's first Varsity basketball game is November 29th. It will be a doubleheader against Mountain View. The Girls' game will be held at 5:30 and the Boys' will be at 7:00.

Marching Band Big Four

Marching Band Big Four

Connor Merk, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life

While at a football game, you walk up the metal bleachers, with the green wall shouting to your left, and music from the band into your ears from the right; you might walk by people standing on podiums. They are waving their arms in rhythmic motions and shouting commands to the marching band. Who are t...

Girls Cross Country Places 9th in State

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls Cross Country team placed 9th at the VHSL 6A Cross Country Championship on November 12th at Great Meadows. The team scored a total of 202 points with a team average 5k time of 20:08. Allison Fick ('19), Forge's top runner, placed 5th in the state with a time of 18:45.

A Superior Performance

A Superior Performance

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Virginia Band and Orchestra Director's Association held their final competition this past Saturday for the marching assessment at Liberty High School. After earning superior for the past 15 years, the Forge Sound and Guard got their 16th consecutive superior mark. Everyone showed up around 9...

Stafford County Schools Band Together To Fight Hunger

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

All high schools in Stafford County got together this past Monday, November 7 for the 6th annual Band Together to Fight Hunger. In order to get in participants were expected to bring canned goods and they were rewarded with a Chick-fil-A coupon. All of the donations went to the Frederickburg Food Bank.

Girls Cross Country Advances to States

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Girls cross country will compete for a state title on November 12 after a 4th place finish at the 6A South Regional Championship at Great Meadows on Wednesday. The team was seeded to place 7th and not expected to advance on, but they scored a total of 116 points, with a team time average of 20:32. Forge...

Varsity Football Looks For Win After Bye Week

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

Varsity football went into last week’s bye week with mean intentions: they look to advance to 9-1 Friday night. “We came into the bye week focused, motivated, and doing what “we had to do to get better, and also to clean up some mistakes we made in the past,” Josh Saratt (‘19) said. ...

Winter Cheer Tryouts Nov. 7-9

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Winter cheerleading tryouts are next week from November 7-9.  Tryouts will be held in the cafeteria from 5-8 p.m. Meet in the cafeteria and bring a copy of your updated sports physical form. Students can contact Mr. Berry or Coach Mitchell with any questions.

Colonial Forge 5k

Colonial Forge 5k

James Mims, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

This past Saturday, October 29 Colonial Forge High school hosted a 5k fun run/walk. The run was held bright and early in the morning and featured familiar faces such as teachers and administrators from all over the county, all dressed up in costumes, suited up to get some cardio in. One of the runners,...

Athletic Schedule Week of 10/24

James Mims, Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity Field Hockey plays home against Hylton at 4 p.m. 10/24 JV Football plays home against Patriot at 7 p.m. 10/24 Varsity Golf meet away 10/25 Varsity Volleyball play home against Charles J. Colgan Sr. at 6 p.m. 10/25 Varsity Field Hockey play away against TBA at 7 p.m. 10/25 Va...

Eagles soar again, defeat Forest Park 52-14

Ernesto Bowen

October 12, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity football soared again Friday night after picking up a 52-14 victory on the road at Forest Park. The Eagles started off slow with a three and out, but after the first drive they put up five touchdowns with no response from Forest Park Bears. The fast-paced passing attack, led by Ethan Garwood...

Game Schedule Week 10/10

James Mims, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports, Student Life

Varsity Volleyball plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5pm 10/10 Jv Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5:30pm 10/10 Varsity Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 7pm 10/10 Freshman Football plays away at Hylton 7pm 10/10 Jv Volleyball play home against Gar-Fi...

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