Football: Cary vs. Broughton (8/30/18)

Lawson Faulkner, News Editor

October 1, 2018

Heading into the Labor Day weekend after the beginning of a fresh new school year, the Broughton Capitals’ football team wanted nothing more than to keep its 2-0 start to the 2018 season chugging along. With excitement about the new squad’s hot start buzzing throughout Broughton during school week, many students, staff, and even fans outside of the school began to take notice.   Naturally, all of this newly circulatin...

Update on Women’s Lacrosse

Regan Curtis, Co-Editor

March 28, 2018

 It’s only March, but women’s lacrosse is already looking forward to another solid season. So far the Lady Capitals are 7-3 overall and 4-1 in the Cap 7 Conference with wins against Millbrook, Sanderson, Wakefield, Leesville, Enloe, Chapel Hill and Rolesville, and losses to Cardinal Gibbons, Apex and Springfield (a team from Pennsylvania).   The team is led by senior captains Anneka Pace and Leaha Renee Burgess, wh...

Flying solo

Sarah Wallace, Reporter

March 16, 2018

   The Broughton gymnastics team is only competing in two meets this season (not including Cap 7 meets) but that doesn’t mean we can’t still support our team. This year, the team is only made up of one girl. However, that doesn’t limit them.   According to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s website, gymnastics is not listed as a varsity sport for all North Carolina high schools. Still, ...

March Madness is back

March Madness is back

March 12, 2018

   March Madness is back and North Carolina is making its presence felt in the field.   Duke, North Carolina, North Carolina Central, NC State, Davidson and Greensboro were the six teams from Nor...

Local hoopers on big stage

James Hodges, Reporter

February 7, 2018

The Broughton men’s basketball program has a tradition of excellence; eighteen winning seasons, four Cap 8 championships, six conference players of the year, and one state championship appearance. The team’s history of success is not the only thing that defines the program. Broughton is also known for producing basketball players who go on to have illustrious professional careers, from Pete Maravich in the late 1900s...

Webb Simpson still driving

Peter Fountain, Reporter

February 7, 2018

Webb Simpson was just a normal Broughton student just 13 short years ago. Now, just a little over a decade later Simpson has turned himself into one of the best golfers in the world. Simpson grew up in Raleigh, graduating in 2004 from Broughton. After high school, he went on to play collegiate golf at Wake Forest University where he had a successful career. Simpson has always been known by many as a hard worker. He practiced...

Top 10 NBA Jerseys

James Hodges and Trey Walker, Reporter and Managing Editor

February 7, 2018

Over the offseason, the NBA underwent drastic changes. Headlining those changes was the switch from the traditional Adidas jerseys to Nike jerseys. The change took the league by storm and many teams decided to change the look of their uniforms. Here are our top 10 jerseys of the 2017-2018 season: 1. Minnesota Timberwolves: The T-Wolves head up our list at number 1. This organization started from scratch and redesigned their...

Cheering on for another great season

Will Levine, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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

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

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 varsity basketball vs Cary. December 5, 2017.

December 6, 2017

   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...