O’Neill’s swimming background creates coaching success

By Michael Moroney ’13

Ever since his first year of coaching the Brophy swim team in 2006, head coach Mr. Pat O’Neill’s record has showed nothing but success.

Mr. O’Neill began swimming at the age of six and started coaching the sport in college. Starting in 1997, he coached the Mesa Mountain View swim team for nine years before he came to Brophy to coach and teach math.

A Man and His Movies: ‘The Change-Up’ takes body switch genre to new level

By Jackson Santy ’13

“The Change-Up” – Starring: Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds

The comedic “switch-up” movie subgenre has been around for decades. Films such as “Big” and “Freaky Friday” have always attracted viewers across multiple generations.

However, this month’s release of “The Change-Up” takes the switch-up comedy to a whole new level of humor and vulgarity.

Three and Out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. Boulder Creek

The Bronco offense portrayed another productive week as they scored 45 points Friday, Sept. 2 off of six touchdowns (three rushing, three passing) and a 31-yard field goal.

After the first two weeks, quarterback Tyler Bruggman ’13 has a total of six touchdown passes and no interceptions.

Devon Allen ’13, Fred Gammage ’12, Matt Auran ’13, Andrew Simon ’12 and D’ Amani Grayer ’13 have all recorded a touchdown in the first two games.

Broncos take down Boulder Creek in offensive shootout

Last week against Mountain Ridge on Aug. 26, the Brophy football team witnessed its defense shut down Mountain Ridge 32-0.
In their second game against Boulder Creek Sept. 2 at Phoenix College, the Broncos’ defense did not shut out the Jaguars, but made key stops to maintain the lead all game, contributing to a 45-33 win.
“You are going to have success sometimes, and you’re not going to have success every time,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander of the Bronco defense the first two games. “I’m proud of our kids for bouncing back. They (Boulder Creek) got the momentum a little bit there for a while, and we kept coming. I’m very proud of that.”