BLAM wins highest honor from national association

By Logan Hall ’14
Principal Mr. Bob Ryan received an email Tuesday, Jan. 17 informing him that the National Council of Teachers of English awarded BLAM, the Brophy Literary Arts Magazine, with the Highest Award rank in their 2011 NCTE Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines.

Wrestling prepares for end of season

By Tyler J. Scott ’12

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.

Fall sports success translates to heavy haul in awards season

By Ian Christopher Beck ’12 & Michael Moroney ’13

Brophy’s fall sports season saw the varsity football team go undefeated in the regular season, the golf team win state for the first time in 12 years, the swim team capture its 23rdconsecutive state title and a fourth place finish by the cross country team in their state meet.

Brophy’s stance on the 99 percent should preach acceptance not exclusion

By Joe Skoog ’13
The Roundup

“We are the 99 percent.”

While the Occupy Wall Street movement may have far reaching effects on the United States, many do not know what the idea of being the “99 percent” entails The Occupy Wall Street movement sprung up in response to what their website calls, “The Arab Spring, which gave rise to the European Summer, and finally continues on into the American Spring.”

McGovern influenced by Radiohead in creating own music

By Kevin M. Cabano ’12
During this previous summer, I attended a concert by a band of largely Brophy students called Treefingers.

I have known Treefingers songwriter, keyboardist and lead vocalist Quinn McGovern ’12 for several years, but this was my first time seeing him in a musical setting.