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Athletic department must reconsider sponsored apparel policy to avoid hypocrisy

Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Brophy’s Denzel Burke (10) and Sully Shannon (26) attempt to intercept a pass intended for Desert Vista’s wide receiver Jake White (1) in a high school football game against Desert Vista Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Desert Vista defeated Brophy 17-14. By Hayden Welty ’19 & Jack Davis […]

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Football program hires former NFL quarterback, seeks revival

Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Jon Kitna was hired as the new coach and was introduced to coaches, players and faculty members for the first time on Feb. 19. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy announced the hiring of new head football coach Mr. Jon Kitna on February 15th. Kitna played in the […]

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Community Colleges look to end football

Photo Courtousy of Scottsdale Community College, Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, Glendale Community College. By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Maricopa community colleges are looking to end all their football programs after the 2018 season due to the recent emphasis on player safety and concussions voted upon by a state board. Recent NFL players have […]

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Head football coach Molander steps aside after 13-year career, two state titles

Photo Courtesy of Mica Mulloy ’99 | Mr. Scooter Molander watches as the play unravels on the field. His 13-year career included two state championships. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP In late November, Mr. Scooter Molander decided to step aside from his role as Brophy’s varsity football head coach. “I’m a competitive person,” Mr. […]

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OPINIONS: Football took more than it gave

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons user Dschwen. By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP I played football from my freshman year to my junior year and suffered back pain, neck pain, a fractured wrist and two concussions. I received treatment for the first three injuries over five visits to my doctor. As for the concussions, I […]

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Reiter ranked 1 in the nation as a long snapper, committed to CSU

Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Ross Reiter ’18 comes off the field after a defensive stop. By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP One of the top football recruits in the nation for long snapping, Ross Reiter ’18, has just committed to Colorado State University in the class of 2022. Reiter’s football career started in […]

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Varsity football wins first game after last second two-point conversion

Photo by Viper Photos| John Waters ’18 scores a touchdown and is helped up by Xavier Juniel ’18. Brophy 28 Westview 27 By Josh Spano ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy picked up their first win on the road Friday Sept.1 at Westview improving their record to 1-2. After going for two with 25 seconds left in […]

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Despite first half rally, Desert Ridge defeats Brophy 30 to 21

By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy lost its second straight game in a close contest Friday Aug. 25 against Desert Ridge at Central High School. Unable to score any points in the second half, the Broncos lost to Desert Ridge in a 30-21 defeat. The Brophy defense forced three fumbles, two of which were […]

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Broncos falter in loss to Pinnacle at Sollenberger Classic

Pinnacle 45 Brophy 7 By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Despite four forced turnovers by the Broncos defense, Brophy fell to Pinnacle 45-7 in the 11th annual Sollenberger Classic Aug.19 at Coconino High School. This was Brophy’s fifth matchup with the Pioneers over the last three seasons The Pioneers, led by junior receiver Hayden Hatten’s […]

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Editor’s Farewell: From football field to White House, journalism beneficial to society

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Andrew Howard ’17 sits on the fountain outside the chapel courtyard. Howard is on his final year of The Roundup staff and completes his first year as Editor in Chief. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP My first real memory as a Roundup staff member was during my sophomore […]

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