The Hi-Times

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Cheering on for another great season

Will Levine, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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The Broughton cheerleading squad came in third place at the NCHSAA State Championship competition on Saturday, December 2 at the convention center in downtown Raleigh. Around 158 schools from all across North Carolina participated in the competition. Teams were placed into divisions based of the size of their varsity or junior varsity team. Broughton competed in the small varsity D1- B division. The Caps were defending...

Swim team dives into the season

Liam Barton, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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Swimming might be the most captivating sport ever conceived. The swim caps, the goggles, and doing that thing where you flip around and push off the back of the pool just makes it a great sport to watch and participate in. “The atmosphere is great and it keeps me in good shape,” sophomore Ben Haugh said Some do it for fun, some are natural born swimmers, and others are just staying fit during the off season for other...

The John Wall Holiday Invitational

The John Wall Holiday Invitational

Branch Quirk, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017

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Broughton entered the John Wall Holiday Invitational with high hopes, coming in as one of the few undefeated teams in the state.  Their first game was against Downey Christian from Orland who was le...

Volleyball players commit to D1 schools

Volleyball players commit to D1 schools

December 8, 2017

  The Broughton volleyball team has been good for many years, and this year was a great one, as the team had five seniors commit to division one programs, the most commitments from a team in Broughton’s hi...

Broughton scores 72-65

Broughton scores 72-65

December 6, 2017

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   The Broughton men’s basketball team is off to a stellar start to the winter season with a 6-0 record. The Caps have defeated Cary, Knightdale, Rolesville, Apex, Southern Durham, and Athens Drive. The n...

Champion cheerleaders

Champion cheerleaders

March 27, 2017

“If you cower, you die!” the varsity cheer squad screamed before taking on the mat for day one and day two. With this mantra and all their hard work and dedication, the varsity cheer squad became ...

CAPS Baseball

Stuart Holmes, Entertainment Editor

March 7, 2017

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Strike three, you’re out!  The baseball team hopes to be hearing a lot of these while on defense this year. The team is led by senior Warren Grady, and junior captains Harrison Hemric and Kyle Ehlers. The team is coached by Jere Morton, who is in his first year as the varsity coach and was the previous JV coach.   Due to his previous coaching job at Broughton, many of the players cherish and enjoy Coach Morton ...

John Wall Holliday Invitational

Stuart Holmes, Entertainment Editor

March 7, 2017

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  Just like the old saying goes, “all good things must come to an end” so has the men’s basketball team’s season. This however, doesn’t go without many great moments in the season such as beating rival Sanderson twice and having a good showing in the John Wall Holliday Invitational.   The Caps finished 16-12 and were fourth in the conference. They made it to the second round of the state playoffs before losing i...

Women lay groundwork for strong season

Smith Brewer, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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The Lady Caps are sitting at 4-11 right now and are 1-6 in conference play. Despite the struggles throughout the year, they have still have time to finish the season strong. First year head coach Mike Loutzenheiser and assistant coach Melissa Patterson hope to turn the season around and finish strong. Coach Loutzenheiser, better known as Coach Loutz, is not only new to coaching the girls basketball team, this is his first...

Capitals look to finish the season strong

Trey Walker, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017

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Caps basketball is looking to squeak into the state playoffs at the end of the regular season, as making the playoffs has become an expectation for the program. “We haven’t missed the playoffs in a very long time and I hope we can keep it that way,” head coach Jeff Ferrell said. The Caps (14-9/7-6 CAP-8) have dropped a couple games lately in the final minutes that could have fallen there way. There record is better...

Caps capture All-Conference Honors

February 23, 2017

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Twenty-six Broughton team players were awarded All -Conference honors for fall sports. “Basically, it means that you were voted, by the Conference head coaches of each respective sport, as being one of the top players in the conference,” said athletic director Aaron Minger. Football: senior Tyair Smith; men’s cross country: Seniors - Stuart Holmes, Lanier Derbyshire, Andrew Brooks; Juniors - Ryan Brown, Jacob Wells,...

Hawks to retire alum’s jersey

Branch Quirk, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich is a name you’ve most likely heard or seen if you’ve ever taken the long walk down the Hall of Fame in the Holliday Gym. Well known for his flashy ball handling skills and creative play style, he has left his mark on the sport of basketball and has inspired kids all over the world to play basketball. His legacy has been left not only at Broughton, but also in the collegiate and professional...

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