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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Lacrosse Sports

Harberson brings professional insight as new lacrosse coach

By Sergio Arvizu-Rivera ’23 THE ROUNDUP Patrick Harbeson, a current professional lacrosse player, hopes to lead Brophy Lacrosse to the state championship as he takes the role of head coach. Harbeson has had a successful career as a lacrosse player, playing in the Major Lacrosse League at the beginning of his professional career and is […]

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Sports

AIA continues to loosen Guidelines to play winter sports

By: Nicholas Williams THE ROUNDUP The Arizona Interscholastic Association has loosened its  COVID-19 restrictions multiple times since the beginning of the year. However, at the moment, it doesn’t seem like it will be enough as Brophy basketball, wrestling and soccer have all been delayed. The AIA uses cases per 100,000 in the county to determine […]

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Football Sports

NFL Votes initiative urges citizens to vote in election

By Xander Welty ’21 THE ROUNDUP In early August, The National Football League launched an initiative called “NFL Votes” that will promote civic engagement through players, coaches, legends, teams and league personnel.  The NFL Votes initiative focuses on three key components: voter education, voter registration and voter activation. This initiative is a part of the […]

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Baseball Sports

DeCremer commits to play baseball for Oregon State

By Nick Zalle ’23 THE ROUNDUP Last Spring, Brophy’s James DeCremer ’23 committed to play baseball at the collegiate level. Although only being a freshman, DeCremer committed to play baseball at one of his “dream schools” Oregon State.  “I was in the car driving home after a game I pitched, and I found out I […]

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Sports

NBA makes commitment toward racial justice, civic participation

By Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP When the NBA restarted in the bubble, they made a major commitment to both racial justice and civic participation in the upcoming election.  On Aug. 23, a man named Jacob Blake was shot multiple times in the back by the police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Following that event, the Milwaukee […]

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eSports Sports

Brophy Esports are “dropping in” to upcoming Fortnite PlayVS tournament

By Ransom Kaul THE ROUNDUP      Get your gamer chairs and PCs ready, because Brophy’s upcoming Fortnite Intramurals are already here! Beginning in early October, three teams, coached by Ms. Shawna Khan and Mr. Kyle McCoy, have been representing Brophy in a PlayVS-run Fortnite tournament for a chance to compete on the national stage.       With matches […]

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Football Sports

Pac-12 postpone college football over COVID-19 worries

By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP Around this time, University of Arizona and Arizona State fans would be bickering at each other, tailgating before games, and getting ready for a new college football season, but after the Pac-12 decided to postpone their season, this won’t happen for a while. On Aug. 11, the Pac-12 conference […]

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Golf Sports

Golf emerges as pastime amongst students during COVID-19

By Xander Welty THE ROUNDUP Drew Shyman ’21 said he played lots of golf as a little kid but gave up the game as he grew older. During the spring, Shyman began to play golf everyday and developed a love for the game. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down almost all possible sports for students to […]

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Sports

NCAA and its recruiting during COVID-19

William Gruwell ’21 THE ROUNDUP As COVID-19 continues to affect everyone’s life in a different way, those aspiring to be collegiate athletes are facing an unconventional complication.  COVID-19 has completely upended the NCAA’s recruitment process, halting many student athletes aspirations. Announced by the NCAA on Sept. 16, the “dead period” has now been pushed to […]

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