Basketball Sports

Prep basketball circuit becomes appealing option for Arizona players.

By Nicholas Williams THE ROUNDUP In the past couple of years, Arizona has seen many more talented basketball players make the switch from their high schools to the prep basketball circuit. The prep basketball league in Arizona that was formed in recent years is called the Grind Session.  The Grind Session for men’s basketball is […]

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Sports

ISSU introduces cricket to Brophy with resounding success

Nathan Wise ’21 THE ROUNDUP The Indian Subcontinental Student Union recently brought cricket to play at lunchtime, and in only a few months, a surprising enthusiasm for the sport has swept the Brophy community.  With the help of Mr. Londoño and the OEI, the ISSU was able to purchase cricket equipment this year, which was […]

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Sports

Teachers and students race for Foundation for Blind Children

Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP What started as just Kyle Tran ’21 putting up posters to see who would help with the Foundation for Blind Children’s March for Sight eventually turned into a group of twelve teachers racing at the Brophy Sports Complex in order to help out the charity. This all began with Tran’s […]

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Sports Tennis

Bronco sports year in review

Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP Baseball: The baseball season was cancelled last year after the Varsity team defeated Desert Vista to give themselves a 4-4 record. Looking for vengeance, the Broncos bring 12 seniors into the 2020-21 season to try and make a run at the State Championship this spring after a year dealing with […]

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Sports Wrestling

Trickle and Sweetman place in wrestling State Championships

By Ridge Peterson ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy wrestling concludes their season by sending two wrestlers to the Arizona State Championships, placing third and fourth in their respective divisions. Ty Trickle ’24 defeated competitors from Marana and Mountain Ridge but later lost to Chandler’s four-time State champion Zach Espalin. Trickle went on to place fourth in […]

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Sports Tennis

Teams adapt to gym restrictions in the Dutch

Thomas Haak ’23 The Roundup With the rule changes made to The Dutch, no students except PE classes and sports teams have been able to work out and this will likely last for the remainder of the year.  The teams that are allowed to use The Dutch are football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, wrestling and tennis. […]

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Basketball Sports

Flores brings rich basketball background to Brophy

By Nicholas Williams ’21 Brophy teacher Mr. Ivan Flores has quite the unique basketball history prior to his arrival at Brophy in 2018. Mr. Flores grew up in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the northern coastal valley. It has a population of approximately 208,000. He started playing basketball at the […]

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Basketball Opinions Sports

Shot clock necessary for high school basketball

Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP The high school basketball season this year may look different than ever, due to the ruling from the Arizona Interscholastic Association to continue winter sports with athletes wearing masks during competitions and extremely limited attendance. While all of these changes may be new for the Brophy basketball team, the high […]

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Football Sports

Amidst lower revenue, optimism reigns after football season

By Nathan Wise ’21 THE ROUNDUP Despite the abnormal financial situation brought on by COVID-19, Brophy administrators and faculty are proud of the school and football teams for their response to the unprecedented season. 23 games were played across four different football teams (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman Red and Freshman White) this season––a season in […]

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Sports

Brophy athletes pressured to ignore COVID symptoms

By Xander Welty ’21 and Nathan Wise ’21 THE ROUNDUP While facing COVID-19, athletes are faced with a choice: to be honest about symptoms and exposures even though it puts the team at risk of quarantine, or to lie. Each outbreak at Brophy, regardless of whether it occurs on an athletic team or not, is […]

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