Brophy golf wins state championship
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf won the state championship Oct. 29 with Tyler Kertson ’13 scoring 66 and 69. Altogether, Brophy scored 561 points in the tournament, directly ahead of Desert Vista and Hamilton. Coach Mr. John Shores took the varsity team to victory. “We finished one over par, three shots better Desert Vista, four shots better than Hamilton and Red Mountain,” Mr. Shores said. Ryan…
Cross country team races to fourth in state meet

By Andrew Marini ’13
Brophy’s cross country team finished its season with a run to a fourth place finish in 2011 the state meet.

This year was considered a rebuilding process since only three of the seven runners at state this year had been there before.

“All of the top varsity members were leaders during the season,” said coach Michael Keahon ’73. “The improvement by the team during the regular season was remarkable.”

The Roundup’s best of 2011 football season photos

The Roundup’s photography staff covered the 2011 Brophy football season from the first kick off to the final down.

Here is the best of this season’s photos from photographers Christian Schroeder ’12, Nathaniel Toledo ’12, Ryan Ricci ’12, Dalton Radcliffe ’13, Steven Douglas ’12, Scott Soethe ’12 and Bryan Smith ’14.

M83’s dreamy new album proves to be good listen

By Alex Stanley ’12

M83 – “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming”

8 out of 10

M83’s new album “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming” could not have a more fitting title.

The man under the mask of M83, Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez, captures the essence of dreamy music in this new age of electronic pop.

The first song, “Intro,” sets up the album perfectly. With synthesized background music and wistful lyrics it makes one feel like they are drifting through the stars.

Pearce is not the only problem Arizona faces

By Manuel A. Sigüenza ’12
Arizona voters made history Nov. 8 when they successfully recalled Russell Pearce, President of the Arizona Senate, from office.

He lost to Republican candidate Jerry Lewis, a Mesa resident with experience as a superintendent of the Sequoia Charter School.

Three and out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. Basha

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
First Down: Broncos’ playoff run comes to early ending

A 32-29 quarterfinal loss to No. 7 Basha at Phoenix College on Thursday, Nov. 10 not only marked the first loss of the season for the Broncos, but also the last game of the year.

This loss also marks the third straight season in which the Broncos have been eliminated from the playoffs in the quarterfinals.

Broncos’ perfect season ends in loss to Basha

By Ian Christopher Beck ’12
A 390-yard outing from quarterback Tyler Bruggman ’13 and 171 receiving yards from Devon Allen ’13 could not stop a dwindling clock as the Bronco’s perfect season ended in a final-second loss to the Basha Bears 32-29, Friday night, Nov. 10.

Students express creativity, interests through computer stickers

By Michael Moroney ’13
Since laptop computers arrived on the Brophy campus in the fall of 2006, students have placed stickers on the back of their computer screens as a way to artistically express themselves.

Students can use the stickers to show their political beliefs, support for a sports team, involvement in a certain activity or love for something.

Family name stays with school over decades

By Julian De Ocampo ’13
The word “Brophy” is uttered, typed and read every single day by hundreds upon hundreds of students and faculty.

It’s shouted at football games, the letters are painted on students’ bodies every Friday and it’s been printed on dozens of articles of clothing worn by hundreds.

Teachers recognize rich campus history
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 & Joshua Galvin ’13 THE ROUNDUP Looking at an aerial picture of the Brophy campus from 1928, the Brophy bell tower stands resolute much like the present day. Aesthetically, the buildings have maintained their timeless appearance, but the community housed within their walls has morphed and grown over the years. Mr. Tom Reithmann and Mr. Dan Whitehead are two teachers who have seen a wealth…