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Capital High School (Boise, Idaho)

Capital High School
Location
8055 Goddard Rd.
Boise, Idaho
U.S.[1]
Information
Type Public
Established September 1965 [2]
53 years ago
School district Boise School District #1
Principal Sandy Winters
Faculty 87
Grades 10–12
Enrollment 1,340[3] (2014–15)
Color(s)

Gold, Silver, & Black [4]

              
Athletics IHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conference Southern Idaho (5A) (SIC)
Mascot Eagle [4]
Rivals Boise, Borah, Timberline
Newspaper Flight
Yearbook Talon
Feeder schools Fairmont Junior High
Riverglen Junior High
Elevation 2,670 ft (814 m) AMSL
Website

Capital High School is a three-year public secondary school in Boise, Idaho. Opened in the fall of 1965, it was the third of four public high schools constructed in the Boise School District, and serves its northern portion. The other high schools are Boise (1902) in the east, Borah (1958) in the southwest, and Timberline (1998) in the southeast.

Athletics

Capital competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 5A in the Southern Idaho Conference (5A) (SIC). The longtime rivals are Boise and Borah. The tennis team has won 16 state titles, including five consecutive from 1972 to 1976.[5] The boys basketball team won four consecutive A-1 (now 5A) state titles from 1975 to 1978.[6]

State titles

Boys

  • Football (2): fall 1983,[7] 1991 [8] (official with introduction of playoffs, fall 1979)
    • (unofficial poll titles - 2) - fall 1974,[9] 1977[10] (poll introduced in 1963, through 1978)
  • Cross Country (2): fall 1965, 1977, 2004, 2013 [11]
  • Basketball (6): 1968,[12] 1975,[13] 1976,[14] 1977,[15] 1978,[16] 2014 [6][17]
  • Baseball (3): 1989, 2009,[18] 2014 [19] (records not kept by IHSAA)
  • Track (5): 1974, 1979, 1980, 1985, 2009, 2015 [20]
  • Golf (1): 1974 [21]
  • Tennis - (combined until 2008, see below)

Girls

  • Cross Country (1): fall 1980 [11]
  • Basketball (1): 1977 [22]
  • Track (3): 1981, 1984, 1988 [23]

Combined

  • Tennis (16): 1968, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 2002, 2006, 2007[5] (combined until 2008)

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "Capital High School" (PDF). Boise School District. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Capital High School". Capital High School. Archived from the original on 2009-02-24. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ "Capital Senior High School". NCES. Retrieved September 15, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Idaho High School Activities Association". IHSAA. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  5. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Tennis champions - through 2012
  6. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Boys Basketball champions - through 2012
  7. ^ "Eagles stop Vikings 14-10 for A-1 title". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 27, 1983. p. 2B. 
  8. ^ idhsaa.org Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Idaho high school football - state champions
  9. ^ "Capital, Homedale, win mythical state grid titles". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. November 15, 1974. p. 2B. 
  10. ^ "Capital unanimous choice as No. 1 large school". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. October 27, 1977. p. 3B. 
  11. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Cross Country champions through fall 2011
  12. ^ "State A-1 crown goes to Capital". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 10, 1968. p. 12. 
  13. ^ "Capital tops A-1; Bears 4th". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 9, 1975. p. 1B. 
  14. ^ "Capital repeats as state's top team". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 14, 1976. p. 1B. 
  15. ^ "Capital wins third A-1 title". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. March 12, 1977. p. 11. 
  16. ^ "Capital wins fourth title by nipping Coeur d'Alene". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 12, 1978. p. 4B. 
  17. ^ "5A state basketball tournament: 2014 bracket". Idaho HSAA. March 8, 2014. Archived from the original on May 22, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  18. ^ "5A state baseball tournament: 2009 bracket". IdahoSports.com. May 16, 2009. Archived from the original on March 7, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  19. ^ "5A state baseball tournament: 2014 bracket". IdahoSports.com. May 17, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  20. ^ idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Boys Track champions - through 2012
  21. ^ idhsaa.org Archived March 21, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. - Golf champions - through 2012
  22. ^ idhsaa.org Archived October 1, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  23. ^ idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Track champions - through 2012
  24. ^ "GO HAILEY GO". Townsquare Media Group. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  25. ^ "ERNIE HUGHES". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 

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