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North sports off to a great start.

With wins all across the board, fall sports are having a special year.
FOOTBALL
There have been some amazing plays in August and September for football. The first game of the season Aug. 18, the Spartan team won at Horace by an incredible 42-0. At the Grand Forks game Aug. 25, Senior Xzavier Buckmillers won player of the week for his amazing catch and defensive touchdown. Another notable play was the tip by senior Carter Zeller and block by senior Sam Fritel. Sept. 8 was another W for the board, a 65-7 win over Wahpeton. The Homecoming Game against South last Friday kept everyone on their toes with the tight game. Top-seeded North topped the #2 seeded South with a 28-27 finish. The Spartans remain undefeated as they look to get back to the State Title game in November.
VOLLEYBALL
Volleyball has been sweeping the floor so far this year, with a 15-1 record. The Spartans were undefeated in the season opening Bismarck Crossover tournament. They’ve continued that success sweeping South, Red River, Devils Lake, and Wahpeton. The first loss of the season came against West Fargo on Sept. 7, a narrow 2-3 finish. They’ve since turned things around, winning 3-0 against Valley City and Oak Grove, 3-1 against Fargo Davies, and sweeping Sheyenne 3-0 on Thursday. The Spartans played Grand Forks Central and Devils Lake the week of Sept. 25, and will play in the Scheels Invite Oct. 6-7.
TENNIS
Go tennis, as a team they have worked their way to fourth in edc. During the win against West Fargo 9-0 sophomore Brady Demers, Nate Wilson and senior James Lanners got theri first varsity win. On senior night Sept. 21 was an exciting 8-1 win over Wahpeton. Seniors James Lanners, Garrett Tostenson, Sam Vetter and Braydon Benson are surely going to be missed, as well as Senior Emma Burris for her managing skills. This was a big night, with the jazz choir making an appearance. On Sept. 25th they has a 9-0 sweep against valley city winning the Quad plaque
BOYS SOCCER
Boys Soccer has had a rough start for the 2023 season, dropping the first three games to Bismarck 0-3, Red River 0-1, and Fargo Davies 1-4. They turned things around for an away game against Grand Forks with a 5-0 win. Even JV won 5-0, and head varsity coach Mr. Costello obtained his hundredth career win. For the first time in a long time the North soccer boys beat Davies at home on Thursday, Sept. 14, 3-1.
GIRLS GOLF
Some amazing golf scores this year for the girls, On August 14 in Jamestown junior Kate McComb got a great score of 77, and junior Olivia Kalbus got 90. On August 22 at Grand Forks Central, McComb got 86 as well as Kalbus. Junior Olivia Olson got 95. Starting the month of September with a match on September 5, McComb got 98, Kalbus 94 and Olson got 95. On September 16 McComb got 83, Kalbus got 90, Olson got 89 and Senior Reese Hansen got 93.

GIRLS CROSS-COUNTRY
There are 30 girl runners this year for cross country, 6 of which are seniors and a lot of underclassmen. They had their first run on Aug. 26, they had a lot of runners that day including the top 6 from north being; junior Claire Bartel, Macy Mcshane, Lea Hofman, freshman Grace Devig, Maria Gates, senior Mya Solberg and many more. As a team that day they got 11th overall. On Sept. 23 as a team the north girls got 6 place overall. Some runners that day were Bartel, Sollberg, Gates, Hofman, and senior Samatha Trogstad.
BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY
There’s above 30 runners for boys cross-country, and the top five runners for this run Aug. 26 would be senior Owen Sondag, Sophomore Isaac Cerny, junior Christian Pochmara and freshman David Pochmara for the Originals Invitational . Senior Owen Sondag has even been part of the top five in the 5,000 meter run for Sept.1 at the Anderson/Stavn Invitationa , and Sept.16.

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Hi My name is Zoe Booth I'm currently a Junior at Fargo North Highschool. I'm involved in pit and wrestling at my school. I'm also in several clubs at my school, some including the Book club, JCL, Theater and Key club. I love to take pictures, read books while drinking coffee with friends at Babb's Coffee house. I also love being outside and in nature whether that's playing games, running or just reading a book in a hamic. I also love art, you wont catch me without a pencil or paint brush in my hand.
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