Revamped offensive scheme gains attention

Revamped offensive scheme gains attention

October 19, 2015

School is back in session, which means every Friday night, the Caps football team will be suiting up to compete against other squads in our region. Billy Lane will enter his third year calling the shot...

Female football at its finest

Cate Brewer, Reporter

October 19, 2015

  October 21st, the day that girls take the field to prove they can play football just as well as boys.   Powderpuff has returned and the different grade levels have started to discuss strategy for the big game. The sophomores are looking for a chance to redeem themselves since they didn't have enough players to fill a team last year.   Powderpuff is two hand touch football for girls. The rules are almost the same...

Kickin’ it up

October 9, 2015

   After a second place finish in the state championship last year, the Caps are ready for a new winning season.  “(The) expectation is to go after a championship again,” head coach Nick Wheeler said.   Wheeler believes that even after losing 13 former players his team’s performance is still the same, if not better. The first part of the season has been a great amount of trial and error for the coac...

Serving up success

Tara Murray, Reporter

October 9, 2015

Game, set, match. This year’s women’s tennis team has started off the 2015 season with a bang. This far in the season, the girls have played a total of 12 matches including a pre-season tournament with a record of 10-2. Broughton has lost twice to Sanderson High School with a final score of 7-2 in the first match and 8-2 in the second.      Last year, the Women’s Tennis team ended the season with a record ...

Senior Caps complete conference sweep

Vance Brice, Reporter

April 24, 2015

The Broughton track team’s season is off to a quick start, and the Caps’ runners are as fast as ever. The capitals are led by coaches David Christian and Ryan Solomon. The men’s team got off to a fantastic season with a huge performance at the Apex Relays meet held in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 4th. The men’s 4 by 1600 team was made up of juniors Robbie Simmons and Jeremy Brown and seniors Will Sandin and Peter...

Hole in one

Hole in one

April 20, 2015

The Caps traveled to Spring Lake North Carolina to compete in the Anderson Creek High School Invitational. The annual high school invitational tournament of 12 teams included perennial power Pinecrest...

March Madness benefits Cameron Crazies

Keegan Quirk, Reporter

April 14, 2015

March. The craziest month of the year for basketball fans around the country. While march may bring spring, it also brings march madness. Each year basketball teams fight for a chance to play in the tournament, also known as the bring dance.  Teams can get into the tournament through two different paths. Every conference winner gets an automatic bid, and then the best of the other teams recieve at-large bids. At-large...

Lady soccer nets success

Francis Hoggard, reporter

April 14, 2015

The Lady Caps soccer team is off to a strong start, bringing home 6 wins out of 7 games. The girls talent might promise a spot at the state championship. With coaching from Kelly Mastin and help from Dani Blackwell, Broughton’s girl soccer team has been put to work, which might be the reason for their successful season and potential state championship win. “I think we have a chance of making it to the state championship...

Lady caps lax dominates conference

April 6, 2015

The lady caps lacrosse team was very satisfied coming off of a victory of 18-1 on Tuesday, March 10th against Enloe. The women’s lacrosse team has very high expectations for the 2015 season. Although losing star player Kelsey Dupree, they believe they have the ability to have a winning season. Losing Dupree does not give the team doubts of winning conference, regionals or states. Senior Sydney Fry knows she has big shoes...

Baseball swings for success

April 6, 2015

America’s favorite pass-time is upon Broughton High School. The Capitals baseball team has kicked off their 2015 spring season. The team, led by head coach Harry Jones, is looking forward to their season this year in the Cap 8. The team has a very challenging road ahead. The Cap 8 is historically a very strong baseball conference with powerhouse teams like Leesville and Sanderson. The team will need to dig deep and rely...

Caps lax lacks losses

Hardy Hogan, Reporter

April 6, 2015

The Broughton Men’s Lacrosse team has begun their 2015 campaign with a 1-1 start. A two goal loss to powerhouse Pope High School from Marietta, Georgia, and a dominating victory over Cap-8 opponent, Enloe. The Caps are determined to bounce back from last year’s loss to East Chapel Hill High School in the 3rd round of the state playoffs. “Last year’s finish was definitely a disappointment”, said senior captain...

Softball hungry for wins

Ford Hester, Reporter

April 1, 2015

Caps softball is back for the 2015 season and they are ready to rumble. This year Broughton is lead by captains English Dean, Abby Bugger, Kelsie Schmidt and Tequilla Cuervo  and first year coach Monique Fearrington. “Our goal is to improve and get better from the beginning of the season to the end,” said Senior pitcher English Dean. This year, like others, has brought adversity to the program as snow days and other...