Rugby Sports

Dormant rugby club finds new life at Brophy

Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Since the first rugby match, the game has always been known as a “Gentleman’s Game.” From the collars of the uniforms to the proud sportsmanship on and off the field, we see why rugby is called a gentleman’s game. In 2010, the Brophy Rugby Club made its short debut on […]

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Argentinian exchange students share their culture, traditions

By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14
THE ROUNDUP

Several students strolled through campus in February as it they were on a different planet.

The students weren’t freshmen or transfer students, but were actually foreign exchange students from Argentina that attend a school called Inmaculada Concepción. The group made Brophy their home away from home from Jan. 26 to Feb. 17.

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Mr. Grindey incorporates football with religion

By Brett Mejia ’13
THE ROUNDUP

As a Scripture and Synthesis teacher students say Mr. Jim Grindey uses his trademark slogans and powerful voice to make religion a memorable experience.

Mr. Grindey has been teaching since 1987, and used to be the Dean of Students at Seton High school.

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Rugby Sports

Rugby club full of unfamiliarity, optimism as foreign sport makes debut on campus

By Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Rugby players across the world are known as tough guys who often strike fear into the hearts of their opponents.

Brophy students hope to be no different as they launch a new rugby club this year.

With the Brophy College Preparatory Rugby Football Club, BCPRFC, being so new, players are very inexperienced when they play at lunch. However, the coaches and players are certainly optimistic for the season coming up.

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Entertainment Rugby Sports

Unfocused ‘Invictus’ saved through performances

Director Clint Eastwood (“Gran Torino,” “Million Dollar Baby”) loves his Oscars.

Director Clint Eastwood, left, Morgan Freeman, center, and Matt Damon work on the set of “Invictus,” from Warner Bros. Pictures. (MCT)
Director Clint Eastwood, left, Morgan Freeman, center, and Matt Damon work on the set of “Invictus,” from Warner Bros. Pictures. (MCT)

He loves them so much that he has continued to direct into the late years of his life.

His latest work, “Invictus,” has all the ingredients of an Oscar-caliber movie; Famous actors, a true story and a winter release.

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