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Wrestling pins 13-12 record, looks to get healthier for state tournament

By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  The wrestling team is currently 13-12 as of Jan. 14, and is hoping to get healthier so they can push as many students to the state tournament as possible. The team is nearing the end of their season and their coach said they are, for the most part, […]

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Wrestling launches into new season

By Tanner Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy wrestling team begins their new season Nov. 26 in a match against three other schools. “We will wrestle three matches, we will wrestle three different teams; Mountain Ridge, Pinnacle and Desert Mountain,” said head coach Mr. Jose Leyba ’94. According to Mr. Leyba in his first year […]

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New wrestling club open to all students in Phoenix community

By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP Every Monday and Wednesday the AMDG Wrestling Club meets after school in the wrestling room to improve their skills and prepare for future matches. “People say wrestling is like a lifestyle, it’s just something you can’t stop,” said varsity wrestler Valentine Hernandez ’16. Hernandez said he has […]

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Wrestling season comes to a close with 7 competitors in state tournament

Mr. Frank’s fruitful wrestling career at Brophy culminates with state tournament By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP Unknown to the wrestling team at the time of the state tournament Feb. 7-8, this would be Mr. Brad Frank’s last season as a wrestling coach. Although the Brophy wrestling season did not go as they wanted to […]

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Wrestling finishes dual meet schedule with winning record

By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP So far in the 2012-2013 wrestling season, the Broncos have competed in numerous dual meets with Arizona opponents and have traveled to a couple national tournaments. “We have to keep pushing to gain an advantage over other teams,” said varsity wrestler Ben Sierpina ’13. “Hopefully our hard work will […]

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Frank splits time on wrestling mat, in classroom

By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Coaching a varsity sport is a difficult job for anyone, adding five honors math classes to the mix just makes the challenge even harder. Head wrestling coach Mr. Brad Frank said he has been into wrestling for the majority of his life. “My dad got me to start in […]

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Wrestling finishes dual meet schedule with winning record

By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP So far in the 2012-2013 wrestling season, the Broncos have competed in numerous dual meets with Arizona opponents and have traveled to a couple national tournaments. “We have to keep pushing to gain an advantage over other teams,” said varsity wrestler Ben Sierpina ’13. “Hopefully our hard work will […]

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Wrestling prepares for end of season

By Tyler J. Scott ’12
THE ROUNDUP

As the sectional and state meets approach, the Brophy wrestling team is hard at work.

On Wednesday, Jan. 11 the Broncos fell to Horizon High School by four points with Horizon bringing up wrestlers from JV to secure the victory.

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Coaches, practices give edge in wrestling

By Jack Macias ’14
THE ROUNDUP

With the start of the wrestling season closing in, coach Mr. Brad Frank is doing all he can to get his athletes ready for competition.

“A typical practice will last about two and a half hours,” Mr. Frank said, with warm ups and conditioning included.

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Wrestling team walks path to state

By Dillan Ducar ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Wrestling was first devised long ago to be a test of strength and mind between two people, providing a friendly and competitive way to settle differences or to just have fun.

The wrestling team, coached by Mr. Brad Frank and Mr. Jose Leyba ’94, takes part in this competitive experience in tournaments and matches weekly as well as during daily practice.

10 of the 12 varsity members who wrestled at sectionals were invited to state, a prestigious invitation for the most dedicated players.

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