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YMCA recreational basketball grasps the attention of seniors, strengthens community

Photo by Gianna Beck ’19 | YMCA teams 3’s and Dubs and DTD3CS play each other on Sept. 15 at the Christown YMCA   By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   One of the most popular events Brophy does in the community is the intramural sports tournaments. YMCA basketball takes that intramural experience and expands […]

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Owen’s leadership, work ethic, contributes to role on varsity basketball team

Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores’19| Basketball player Alec Owen’19 lines up to take a shot in the Dutch on Friday Dec. 15, 2017. Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP Two years after being cut from the Brophy Freshman Basketball Team, Alec Owen ’19 played his first varsity game as a junior Dec. 1 against Skyline High School. […]

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Students participate in YMCA basketball in the off season

By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP With the completion of the Broncos basketball season, basketball players and spectators switch gears and begin playing in recreational leagues. A popular recreational, off season league is the Young Men’s Christian Association or YMCA. The YMCA was founded in 1844 in London, according to their website. Today, they host […]

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Students create inclusive culture through basketball at break, lunch

Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Edwin Mehari ’18 shoots a basketball during a flex period Apr. 4. Students find inclusive community through playing basketball in the Dutch. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP When you walk into the Dutch during break or lunch, you are greeted with an overwhelmingly loud collection of noises. Hearing […]

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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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Student Council launches intramural basketball league

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s fall intramural basketball league began Monday, Aug. 15 in the Robson Gym, where competitive games took place during lunch, said Brophy Student Council Advisor Mr. Pete Burr ’07 in an email to Brophy students. The league consists of two divisions. “Division 1 will be basketball players, upperclassman and […]

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Sophomore Dunn splits time between volleyball, basketball

Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 – Connor Dunn ’18 practices his serve March 3. This is the second year that Dunn has made the transition from basketball to volleyball. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP After recently finishing up a long season playing for the JV basketball team, Conor Dunn ’18 is making a quick […]

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Basketball holds on against Pinnacle

Brophy 69 Pinnacle 60 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 led the team in scoring with 23 points Feb. 2 to help the Broncos outlast Pinnacle 69-60. The win helped Brophy improve their record to 12-11. Kempton credited his performance to film study and running the floor. “We watched film before the […]

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Basketball defeats Arcadia 79-58 in 1st round of Holiday Shootout

By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos defeated the Arcadia Titans Saturday at McClintock High School by a score of 79 to 58 to win their first game of the Holiday Shootout tournament. After a close first quarter, the Broncos overcame Arcadia’s full court press and jumped out to a 13 point lead at […]

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