Capital High School (Boise, Idaho)

Capital High School
Location
8055 Goddard Rd.
Boise, Idaho
U.S.[1]
Information
Type Public
Established September 1965 [2]
50 years ago
School district Boise S.D. (#2)
Principal John Ruzicka [1]
Assistant principals Abram Lines
Charlene Gimlin-Wells
Greg Oram
Faculty 87
Grades 10–12
Enrollment 1,310 [3] (2012–13)
Color(s)

Gold, Silver, & Black [4]

              
Athletics IHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conference Southern Idaho (5A) (SIC)
Mascot Golden eagle [4]
Rivals Boise, Borah, Timberline
Newspaper Flight
Yearbook Talon
Feeder schools Fairmont Junior High
Riverglen Junior High
Information (208) 854-4490
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, 1991[7] (official with introduction of playoffs, fall 1979)
    • (unofficial poll titles - 2) - fall 1974,[8] 1977[9] (poll introduced in 1963, through 1978)
  • Cross Country (2): fall 1965, 1977 [10]
  • Basketball (6): 1968, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 2014 [11][6]
  • Baseball (3): 1989, 2009,[12] 2014 [13] (records not kept by IHSAA)
  • Track (5): 1974, 1979, 1980, 1985, 2009 [14]
  • Golf (1): 1974 [15]
  • Tennis - (combined until 2008, see below)

Girls

  • Cross Country (1): fall 1980 [10]
  • Basketball (1): 1977 [16]
  • Track (3): 1981, 1984, 1988 [17]

Combined

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

Honors

Idaho's Gatorade Player of the Year

  • 1986: Steve Scussel, Boys Soccer
  • 1988: John Hatten, Boys Soccer
  • 1990: Ryan Sawyer, Boys Soccer
  • 1990: Justin Smith, Baseball
  • 1991: Scott Breckinridge, Football
  • 1992: Ryan Slaughter, Boys Soccer
  • 1993: Jake Plummer, Football
  • 1994: Aaron Smith, Baseball
  • 1995: Jim Brekke, Football
  • 1996: Cori Feeman, Girls Basketball
  • 1997: Nick Marchant, Baseball
  • 1998: Crissy Walsh, Girls Soccer
  • 1999: Josh Bradshaw, Boys Basketball
  • 2007: Brandy Hickcox, Girls Soccer

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ a b "Capital High School". Boise School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Capital High School". Capital High School. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ "Capital High School profile". Boise School District. 2012. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Idaho High School Activities Association". IHSAA. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  5. ^ a b idhsaa.org - Tennis champions - through 2012
  6. ^ a b idhsaa.org - Boys Basketball champions - through 2012
  7. ^ idhsaa.org - Idaho high school football - state champions
  8. ^ "Capital, Homedale, win mythical state grid titles". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. November 15, 1974. p. 2B. 
  9. ^ "Capital unanimous choice as No. 1 large school". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. October 27, 1977. p. 3B. 
  10. ^ a b idhsaa.org Cross Country champions through fall 2011
  11. ^ "5A state basketball tournament: 2014 bracket". Idaho HSAA. March 8, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  12. ^ "5A state baseball tournament: 2009 bracket". IdahoSports.com. May 16, 2009. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  13. ^ "5A state baseball tournament: 2014 bracket". IdahoSports.com. May 17, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  14. ^ idhsaa.org - Boys Track champions - through 2012
  15. ^ idhsaa.org - Golf champions - through 2012
  16. ^ idhsaa.org - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  17. ^ idhsaa.org - Girls Track champions - through 2012
  18. ^ "ERNIE HUGHES". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 

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