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Freshman Grace Roberts wins the Girls State Wrestling tournament on January 26. Roberts became the second female wrestler in school history to win a state championship. Photo courtesy of County Athletics.

Freshman becomes the second female wrestler in school history to win Wrestling State Championship

Michaela Scott, Co Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2022

Growing up in a household of nine siblings who nearly all wrestle, freshman Grace Roberts began learning the fundamentals of the sport at the age of nine years old. “I started wrestling after watching...

Members of the boys basketball team pose after winning the regional championship against Loudoun Valley on February 25. The game was close, but the Captains pulled a 61-57 win over Valley to continue their journey to the state championship versus the Varina Blue Devils. Photo by Jim Klimavicz.

Boys basketball completes historic season

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

Going into the season the boys basketball team had no expectation of making it to states, only to play their best. “As we start going to start playing, I think we held a high expectation for ourselves...

Ayla Browning continues to improve her golf game

Jevonte Herron, staff writer March 4, 2022

Sophomore Ayla Browning tied for first place in the qualifying tournament for the state golf championship out of 40 girls. After qualifying, Browning placed 14 out of 60 girls in the VHSL Girls State Open...

Bengals and Rams face off on the big stage, and the whole world is watching. Photo credit by Shutterstock.

Stafford clinches ring after Bengals go on miracle run.

Daniel DeLargy, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

This past Sunday, Super Bowl LVI hit our television screens. The Rams and the Begals fought it out in a close game for the Lombardi trophy.  The Bengals came in as a 4 point underdog against the Rams....

Several high-stake games in the Divisional Round of the playoffs lead to victory and loss.

The Divisional Round of the NFL Playoff was filled with close games and heartbreak

Matt Starchville, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

This past weekend in the NFL was the Divisional Round of the playoff and was nothing less than chaotic which consisted of upsets and heartbreak. On Saturday afternoon, the first AFC game consisted of the...

In the home game against Broad Run, senior Brenden Boyers catches and shoots the ball behind the arch. The Captains were successful with this win. Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz.

Senior Brenden Boyers looks to capture states before graduating

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

As one of the few seniors on the team, guard Brenden Boyers has the earned leadership experience being one of the captains on the boys' basketball team.   “It’s a big responsibility as a...

Juniors Tyler Lusczek and  E.J. Faal work hard to help Captains place in their highest position ever. Photo by Ethan Weiss.

NJROTC achieves a second place finish in CyberPatriot competition

Ethan Weiss, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

The Captains NJROTC CyberPatriot teams competed in the National youth cyber defense competition last November and December. The NJROTC began competing in this event during the 2017-2018 school year. “At...

Brendon Boyers launches from three with a sea of white anticipating the shot behind him. 
Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz

The Captains Chase their 3rd District Title

Matt Starchville, staff writer February 7, 2022

     The Captains look to continue their District dominance in front of fans and the Captains Crew for the first time in over a year.        After an unorthodox basketball season that...

Jordan concentrates as she prepares to send a hard, driven spike ball to the other team at one of our many home games during the season. Photo courtesy of Debbie Senchak.

Sarah Jordan Ends High School Career With Another State Championship

Michaela Scott, Editor-In-Chief February 7, 2022

     During the COVID-19 pandemic, playing sports has been a highlight for many students and a way to take a break from everyday stress. They look forward to competing and being in their own world.     ...

New name, New QB: Washington battles through 2021

Daniel Delargy January 27, 2022

“The Washington Football team” doesn't really roll off the tongue, and the owners and fans agree. Coming up on February 2, the Washington Football team is finally getting a new name and mascot after...

Taylor Heinicke celebrates after a four game win streak. Photo credit by WFT Twitter.

New name, New QB: Washington battles though 2021

Daniel Delargy, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

“The Washington Football team” doesn't really roll off the tongue, and the owners and fans agree. Coming up on February 2, the Washington Football team is finally getting a new name and mascot after...

At the home game vs Tusky, Captain Sarah Jordan is setting Delaney Brosan up for a powerful hit. The Captains later won this game. Photo courtesy of Debbie Senchak.

Girls Varsity volleyball team wins 10th consecutive state championship

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer December 20, 2021

The varsity volleyball team won their 10th consecutive state championship on November 19 at Virginia Commonwealth University. Senior co-captain Delaney Brosan was happy to finish her senior year so strong.    “I...

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