Hockey enters playoffs with No. 1 seed and first round bye
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP After losing to Notre Dame two years ago in the state championship, the Broncos look to bring home their first hockey state title this year after a 14-5-2 season that earned them their first No. 1 seeding in the playoffs. “We had a pretty successful regular season, but all that matters is if we end up first in the end of the year,”…
Oscar set to be a tight-knit battle between greats
Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Ah, Oscar night—to avid moviegoers, this is the Super Bowl. And just like the hard hits and clutch moments we saw this past February, Oscar night will deliver quite the same thing. With the countless five star films that have received nominations this year, there will be a hard fought battle between them to see who will rein champion of each category. Here are my…
Basketball earns third-round game with victory over Westview
Brophy 73 Westview 64 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP The No. 9-seeded Broncos maintained the lead all four quarters Saturday, Feb. 18 as they advanced to the third round of the state playoffs with a 73-64 road victory over the No. 8-seeded Westview Knights. “The key to the game was the fact that we made 31 of 39 free throws, and that was the game,” said head coach…
Basketball avoids first round upset with blowout of Cienega
Brophy 62 Cienega 34 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP Although the No. 24-seeded Cienega Bobcats scored first, the No. 9-seeded Broncos scored seven unanswered points to gain and hold the lead throughout the game, which ended as a 62-34 Brophy victory in the first round of the Div. I state playoffs Thursday Feb. 16 at Robson Gymnasium. “We played defense, we got some steals early, we got some…
Varsity Shop coordinators manage sales daily

By Julian De Ocampo ’13

There are racks upon racks of clothes scattered throughout the room, a bookshelf filled to the brim with paperbacks and a large metal desk smack-dab in the middle of the room.

At the desk sits Ms. Andrea Pierre, Varsity Shop coordinator and manager.

Star Wars series set to revamp in 3D this year

By Jackson Santy ’13

Since its debut in 1977, the groundbreaking “Star Wars” franchise has been an iconic within the film industry.

The series ended in 2005 with the “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,” which led into the previously released fourth, fifth and sixth installments, released decades earlier.

‘Bronco Beat’ music coverage debuts on Roundup website

By Julian De Ocampo ’13

In a 2005 essay published in Scotland’s The Sunday Herald, the great late author Kurt Vonnegut once wrote, “No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious and charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful.”

We here at The Roundup recognize that while events like the Occupy Protests or school drama are unfolding, the music will always be, as Vonnegut said, wonderful. That’s why we’re happy to unveil the expansion of our music coverage into “The Bronco Beat.”

Soccer loses state championship in second golden goal overtime
Brophy 1 Hamilton 2 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP After a 107 minute marathon game, a sudden death Hamilton goal gave the Huskies a 2-1 victory over the Brophy soccer team in the second overtime period of the state championship game on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Campo Verde High School. The Broncos and Huskies would have gone to penalty kicks just minutes later had the game remained tied at…
Soccer headed to state championship rematch with overtime Tolleson win
Brophy 3 Tolleson 2 By Rohan Keith Andresen ’12 & Ian Christopher Beck ’12 THE ROUNDUP Playing on the same field where they captured a state championship a year ago, the Brophy soccer team staged a two goal comeback against Tolleson High School Feb. 8, pulling out a 3-2 overtime win to vault them into the 2012 state championship game against Hamilton. Tolleson took a 2-0 lead but the Broncos…