Defensive miscues cause evaporation of 4-run lead for baseball

By Justin Janssen ’11

The Harvard-Westlake Wolverines (North Hollywood, Calif) capitalized on three Brophy errors in a 7-5 comeback victory March 29 during pool play of the Horizon/Big League Dugout Invitational.

Trailing by four runs in the fourth inning, the Wolverines (8-2) rallied off of Brophy starting pitcher Nick Jones ’11.

Broncos pitching leads to fifth tournament win of season

By Erik T. Masingill ’12

Monday, March 28 kicked off the Horizon/Big League Dugout National Invitational at Brophy where the Broncos’ baseball team faced the La Jolla Country Day Torreys from California.

The Torreys (7-1 overall) came into the tournament undefeated, but after Brophy starting pitcher Sean Maxon-Maldonado ’11 pitched six innings on 95 pitches giving up one run, La Jolla Country Day was victim to its first loss of the season 8-1.

Broncos lead too much to overcome

By Erik T. Masingill ’12

The Brophy baseball team (9-4 overall) looked ready to finish the game against Salpointe Catholic (10-4-2 overall) by mercy rule after the scoreboard showed the Broncos leading 10-1 after three innings.

However, in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, the Lancers scored 11 runs on nine hits and six walks.

“Salpointe is not a team we will run over no matter how many runs we score,” said head coach Mr. Tom Succow.

Summit hits harder than last year

By Dillan J. Ducar ’13

Brophy has a reputation for scholarly excellence in central Phoenix so it is no surprise that no other high school has an event like the Summit on Human Dignity, where we take time from our studies to express a much higher cause.

Though the Summit is always a highlight, this year’s topic of food was what I believe to be a harder hitting subject than last year’s focus on the economy.

We were shown how diet related disease has been on the rise, as our American meal standards decreased in quality.

Political structures crumble in Middle East due to protests

By Brian Brannon ’11

Brophy students have been bombarded with information from various sources regarding controversy in the Middle East.

The current wildfire of political uprisings within the Middle East requires students to examine the causes of these events and the effect they have on each other.

The siege of Tunisia’s government began in December as citizens started demanding more jobs and more freedom from the government, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Dean and Ravo show promise with new mixtape

By Ben Jackson ’11

New York-based hip-hop duo Dean and Ravo released their new mixtape “A to B” Feb. 28 via the music blog

On “A to B” the duo released 12 tracks.

Dean and Ravo’s music is considered hip-hop, but they have a style of music that is much different from many other hip-hop groups today.