Caps Swing for Success

Keegan Quirk, Reporter

March 30, 2015

With winter slowly moving out and spring moving in, golf is getting into the full swing of things here a Broughton.  This year’s team returns five of the top six scorers from last year and is looking to make its make as state champion for the second straight year. “Winning the state championship was an awesome experience last year, and I am hoping to help this team win another trophy this year” sophomore Jimbo Stanley...

Caps net home victory over Wildcats

Preyer Fountain, Business Manager

March 5, 2015

Legendary UNC Chapel Hill basketball coach, Dean Smith, died at age 83 on Saturday night, February 7. With two national championships, 11 Final Four appearances and 879 wins, Smith will go down as one of the best coaches the game has ever seen. Many would agree that Coach Smith built the basketball program at UNC, much like Coach Mike Krzyzews- ki has done at Duke. Smith coached 36 seasons at North Carolina, 1...

Senior signs with Boston College

Keegan Quirk, Reporter

March 5, 2015

If you’re coming to a Broughton game anytime soon, you better bring a jacket. Jerome Robinson also known as “Rome Cold Bucks” will be dropping some cold buckets. Robinson is a senior on the varsity basketball team this year and is signed to play basketball at Boston College. He has played here at Broughton since his freshman year. freshman and sophomore year Robinson played JV but was moved up to varsity d...

Lady Caps Start playoffs with Win

Jackson Brakebill, Online Sports Editor

February 28, 2015

The Lady Caps started their predicted deep run of the NCHSAA 4-A Women’s Basketball tournament with a dominant performance over the Apex Cougars. The girls got off to a hot start, scoring twenty-four points in the first quarter to Apex’s thirteen. Broughton went into halftime up by fifteen points and never looked back from there. They held the lady Cougars to only 12 points in the third quarter and 16 points in the...

Men’s Basketball Tips off Tournament

Jackson Brakebill, Online Sports Editor

February 28, 2015

The Men’s basketball team walked out of Holliday Gym Saturday beating the Southern Alamance Patriots sixty seven to thirty eight after a week long delay in pay due to snow to advance in the NCHSAA 4-A Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Caps got off to slow start missing several shots in a row, but went on a fast-paced run to but open the lead to twice the Patriots score, eighteen to nine.  Senior Jerome Robinson’s...

Splash for success

Vance Brice, Reporter

February 23, 2015

With the NC Swimming and Diving State Championship done and over with, the Broughton swimming and diving teams season has officially wrapped up. The mens team had a regular season record of 10-5 and a womens team record of 9-6. The mens team won their last regular season meet against Sanderson, Heritage, and Wakefield, beating second place Sanderson by a mere seven points. The meets nail-biting outcome was decided by the last...

Millbrook comes crashing down

Jack Nickens, Reporter

February 3, 2015

The Broughton and Millbrook basketball game has always been a blood bath. On Friday January the 30th, the Millbrook Wildcats played your Broughton Capitals. When Broughton won the game 76-62 it propelled them to second in the Cap 8, only behind Millbrook. This solidified their dominance in the Cap 8 conference and gave the team confidence for the upcoming conference playoffs. Needless to say, this was another chapter in the hea...

Lady Caps continue to roll

Lady Caps continue to roll

February 3, 2015

The Broughton Lady Caps basketball team continues to roll on the basketball court with a 8-2 conference record, 12-6 overall. The Caps have won six games in a row and will face their undefeated rival,...

Soccer Seniors Recognized

Soccer Seniors Recognized

January 30, 2015

The men’s soccer season is long over but the accolades keep coming for some of the team’s seniors. The team’s success and deep playoff run allowed several members of the team to win individual awards. Seven...

Basketball looking to be special

Keegan Quirk, Reporter

January 6, 2015

The Caps are looking to make some noise this season. With a hungry and experienced team that wants to win, this team has the chance to be great. The Caps finished last season with a 20-7 record. The Caps fell short of a state championship with a loss to Clayton in the East region quarterfinals. With early season hopes, the Caps are looking to bounce back. "I want to be Cap 8 regular season and tournament champio...

A fight to the rim

Hardy Hogan, Reporter

January 6, 2015

The Broughton lady Caps basketball team is off to a hot start of 3-1 with wins over Fuquay- Varina, Green Hope, and Lee County. Their one loss coming to Hillside. With coaches Brad McCorkle, Alex Slater, Sheree Bates, Rachael Shelton, and Becky Davis along with three new players and NC State commit Kaila Ealey, the lady Caps are expecting nothing short of success. “We have very high hope for the season”, sa...

Big names, big games

Ford Hester, Reporter

January 6, 2015

The Holiday Invitational sponsored by HighschoolOT. com will be back at Broughton’s Holliday Gym in 2014 with some interesting match- ups. The tournament will begin on December 26 and be played through December 30, excluding December 28th, which is a Sunday. The format of the tournament will remain the same this year as it has in past. The three brackets will consist of a boy’s public school and private sc...

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