News

BCP/XCP exchange beneficial, expands class offerings

By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP While Brophy does not offer certain classes such as Chinese and French, students are still given the opportunity to take these classes on Xavier’s campus. This process is known as the BCP/XCP exchange, and it gives Brophy and Xavier students alike an opportunity to take classes that aren’t offered […]

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Entertainment Featured

‘NBA 2k17’ thrives with smooth gameplay, revamped ‘MyCareer’ mode

NBA 2K17 is a basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. (Handout/TNS) “NBA 2k17”—2k Sports—for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One 9.5 out of 10 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP 2k Sports created possibly their best work yet in the latest edition of the […]

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Entertainment

‘The Magnificent Seven’ lacks in plot, character development

‘The Magnificent Seven’ – Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt 6.5 out of 10 Hayden Welty ’19 & Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP Following the success of “The Revenant” and “Hateful Eight,” “The Magnificent Seven” supports the resurgence of the classic old western genre in modern movies. Evidence of this is “The Magnificent Seven” earning an […]

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Entertainment

‘The Accountant’ features outstanding fast-paced action, riveting story

‘The Accountant’ — starring Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick 9.5 out of 10 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP “The Accountant” is a unique blend of both action and drama that culminates in a thoroughly enjoyable, fast-paced thriller with the kind of twists and turns you won’t see coming. The film follows Ben Affleck as […]

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Basketball Featured Sports

Basketball working to earn 1st state championship

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Coach Hooten explains rebounding techniques to the team during a drill at practice. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Expectations for Brophy basketball soared when Gregg Rosenberg of Rivals forecasted the Broncos as the No. 1 ranked team in the state over the summer. “It was a huge compliment […]

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Featured Opinions

Water scarcity threatens future, sustainability

Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | The impact of water scarcity will change the way that we live in the desert. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP While our state has the potential to go down in the history for its achievements in engineering and human adaptation of and to the environment, it might […]

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News

College counseling department seeks new opportunities, improvement each year

By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP The College Counseling Department has been striving to provide more college information as the department has improved through the years. Three years ago the counseling department addded freshman advisors and assigned “college counselors” to every sophomore, junior and senior. This changed the traditional “guidance counselor” approach. College counselor […]

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Featured Football Sports

Big Red Mountain 2nd half knocks Brophy in quarterfinals

Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Red Mountain defeated Brophy 34-33 at Ray Laing field at Central High School Thursday Nov. 10 ending the Broncos season with a 8-4 record. Red Mountain 34 Brophy 33 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy went into the second half Nov. 10 with a 26-14 lead, but it […]

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Featured News

Elinski envisions himself opening doors of innovation

Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Mr. Elinski, the new Director of Innovative Technologies, helps out students in the innovation commons. By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP When it comes to Arizona climate, new Director of Innovation Technologies Mr. Kevin Elinski said has been used to it since the 60s when he would travel and visit […]

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Featured Sports Wrestling

Wrestling team prepares for rigorous schedule, Prep Slam

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Mr. Wayne Catan practices stances with the wrestling team Nov 7. Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Since August, the wrestling team has been training and preparing for a rigorous schedule and out of state tournaments with new captains and new wrestlers. The seasons started Nov. 1 and will run […]

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