Sports

Garcia brings culture of leadership to sports

By Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Joshua Garcia ’07, current head baseball coach, was named as the new Athletic Director starting with the 2020-2021 school year.  This has not been the typical year for the new Athletic Director. COVID-19 has hampered the sports world in numerous ways.  “There are no smooth days with COVID, […]

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Football News Sports

Football enters phase 3, set to play October

THE ROUNDUPBy George Anton ’21 The moment that school shut down last March, the conversation began as to how and when athletics would be able to return. Since then, Brophy has pieced together a three-phased approach to bring athletes back to practice and competition. Phase one began with athletes practicing in groups less than 10, […]

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Reinhart wins Man of the Year

Man of the Year By Cooper Parson’20 THE ROUNDUP Owen Reinhart ’20 is this year’s winner of The Roundup’s Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a Brophy student who embodies what it means to be a model individual inside and outside of the classroom. Each year recipients are nominated by teachers, voted on […]

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Sports

Students begin Virtual Workouts

Photo courtesy of Nate Craft’20 | Pictured above is Nate Craft’s workout room he has created due to the coronavirus pandemic closing his native gym By Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP With Brophy’s facilities as well as gyms across the valley closed for the foreseeable future, students and athletes alike have come up with creative […]

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Basketball Sports

Both the NBA and NCAA Basketball Affected by COVID-19

By Nicholas Williams ’21 Photo courtesy of Nicholas Williams ’21 | COVID-19 has put all sports on hold for the time being Some sports more are being heavily affected by COVID-19 than others. The sport making the most buzz and seems to be getting affected the most is basketball. March Madness has been canceled, and […]

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Sports

Current NFL player Brooks Reed shares insights on how he has been affected due to COVID-19

By: Nicholas Williams ’21 Photo courtesy of @BrooksReed on Twitter Most have heard of the ways COVID-19 is affecting in-season sports, such as basketball, swimming, track, etc. It has also affected one of America’s favorite sports, football. The National Football League, in particular, has been affected in a multitude of ways during this offseason and […]

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Sports

All African American starting five signals a new cultural era

Photo courtesy of Brophy Hoops Instagram page | The basketball team is seen huddling around the starting five in between quarters. By Nicholas Williams ’21 The ROUNDUP For the first time in Brophy history, The 19-20 basketball team stepped on the court with an all African American starting five. The closest occurrence of this was […]

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Sports Tennis

Energy Builds as the Tennis Team Prepares for Fast Approaching Season

Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | 7th hour tennis practices together as the season comes to a beginning By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP While the spring season of varsity tennis approaches, players are beginning to prepare for the upcoming tryouts and for the season as a whole. Having won state championships for three consecutive […]

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Baseball Sports

Dual-sport athlete Michael Diaz commits to Santa Clara on a baseball scholarship

Photo provided by Michael Diaz ’20 | Michael Diaz ’20 waiting to swing off of an opposing pitch By Nicholas Williams ’21 Brophy senior Michael Diaz ’20 recently announced his college commitment to Santa Clara in order to continue his baseball career. Diaz’s primary position is 3rd base, and he also plays in the outfield. […]

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Lacrosse Sports

Lacrosse aims for redemption after state championship loss

Photo courtesy of Andrew Welty | Members of the varsity lacrosse team pose for a picture at the Blackjack Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada The ROUNDUP By Kaidan Linse’20 Though falling short in the state championship final last season to Notre Dame Prep, the 2019 Brophy lacrosse team racked up a number of impressive accomplishments, […]

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