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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...

Warm weather launches new sports season

Smith Brewer, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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As the weather starts to warm up and the snow begins to melt, the spring sports teams are springing into action. Tryouts for spring sports teams began February 10, and soon after tryouts, spring athletes will take the field and begin the 2017 season. Men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling and winter track, come to a close while giving way to many new sports. These new sports include women's soccer, men's tennis, baseball,...

Tough season continues on Tobacco Road

Trey Walker, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017

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The ACC basketball season is in full swing. This season is no different than any others. ESPN’s senior bracketologist, Joe Lunardi has projected that 11 out of 14 ACC teams will make the big dance. So far, most of the teams are performing as projected. Let’s get the inside view of the Tobacco Road teams: 1.) Duke Blue Devils One team that has really struggled in the opening weeks of conference play is the Duke Blue...

Caps alumni join Wolfpack

Branch Quirk, Reporter

December 18, 2016

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Walk-ons, most people hear that word and think of the boys at the end of the bench known for their flashy celebrations and excitement for their team. But in reality, walk-on’s push just as hard, if not harder than the scholarship players. Working to get better and working to make the team better is what the walk-ons ultimate goal is, whether it’s helping players with plays or pushing them to get that last rep in. Bro...

Swimmers look to make a big splash

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

December 18, 2016

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Broughton swimmers are already hard at work as the 2016-2017 season starts up.   “The season is going pretty good, it’s kind of tiring in the mornings but it’s fun. We stretch and then we get in the pool at 5:40 a.m and then swim for an hour and then get out, take a shower, and go to school,” Freshman John Michael Curtis said.   Their first meet was on November 15th, gaining a 2nd place rank among competit...

Ferrell’s legacy continues to flourish

Trey Walker, Sports Editor

December 18, 2016

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Tuesday night, Broughton coasted to an easy 63-51 win over the Southeast Raleigh Bulldogs. New faces made their first impression on the Caps Crazies, and returners pulled their weight as well. Highly touted freshman, Carson McCorkle, started his high school career on fire. The 6’2” combo guard led all scorers with 18 points. However, the scoring was spread across the board to other players. Junior Jalen Finch embraced his...

High hopes for Winter Caps

Vance Brice, Opinion and Caps Confer Editor

December 18, 2016

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 Despite the dropping temperatures, many of the runners from the men and women’s cross country team will continue to be found on the track, grinding away in the cold.   With the end of a successful cross country season, the men’s team reigning in as state champions, winter track is sure to have some exciting races in store.   Winter track is mainly a season for the track and cross country runners to sta...

Lady Caps work toward future success

Regan Curtis, News Editor

December 18, 2016

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In the midst of men’s professional, college and high school basketball, students sometimes overlook 13 gifted athletes who spend countless hours working to excel their own game.   Broughton’s varsity women’s basketball team has seen many changes since coach Mike Loutzenheiser was hired last April, and holds much promise for the future. CTE teacher Melissa Patterson serves as assistant coach.   The Lady Caps are...

John Wall takes over holiday tournament

Trey Walker, Sports Editor

December 18, 2016

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   People love the holidays. People love reconnecting with distant family and receiving and giving gifts. But most of all, people absolutely adore their hoops, especially around Christmas time.    For years, Broughton High School has been the host of the nation’s premier prep basketball tournament throughout the country. The tournament has been previously known as the “High School OT Invitational”. High School...

Dedicated coach resigns

Regan Curtis, Reporter

May 6, 2016

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On Wednesday, March 16, while the rest of the school was heading home, all female Broughton basketball players were called the the gym for a meeting.   At that meeting they faced the news of coach Brad McCorkle’s resignation.   McCorkle has coached the women’s varsity basketball team since the 2011-2012 season. He has grown the team into one of the top programs in the CAP-8 with three out of his four seasons ha...

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