Stoa flourishes with dedication and perseverance

By Roan Enright ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Tim Stoa ’13 grabs his brown pastel and smears the soft color across his paper in hopes of perfecting the highlights in his newest portrait of Danica Patrick.

This scene has become a common occurrence for Stoa who has been a part of Ms. Debbie Cronin’s drawing class since freshman year.

In-class gaming poses major student distraction

By Jackson Santy ’13
THE ROUNDUP

In 2006 Brophy jumped into the technological education world by introducing the Tablet PC program on campus.

Brophy’s class of 2010 was the first class to be introduced to the Toshiba laptops.

We should embrace technology

By Logan Hall ’14
The Roundup

Technology is a part of life that needs to be embraced.

All around the school, students are texting, calling, tweeting and emailing along with all the work that they do on their Tablets.

Argentinian exchange students share their culture, traditions

By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14
THE ROUNDUP

Several students strolled through campus in February as it they were on a different planet.

The students weren’t freshmen or transfer students, but were actually foreign exchange students from Argentina that attend a school called Inmaculada Concepción. The group made Brophy their home away from home from Jan. 26 to Feb. 17.

Tech deprives students of social acts

By Joe Skoog ’13
The Roundup

In recent years, many people have focused upon the seemingly endlessly expansive domain of social networking sites and the changes they create with social contact between young people.

Sites like Twitter and Facebook are marketed as furthering the teen “social experience,” but in many ways severely diminish our propensity for real social interactions.

Excess of sports can cause daily stress, impact on schoolwork

By Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

While competing in Brophy athletics, student-athletes who are committed to their team often find they have limited time for their normal academic workload.

Student athletes said they can find it difficult to balance both athletics and academics.

Moore takes on defensive pressure, leadership role

By Tyler J. Scott ’12
THE ROUNDUP

When Connor Moore ’12 was three-years-old he would go to his brother’s t-ball games with his dad.

“I would play catch with my dad on the sidelines,” Moore said. “I loved anything to do with throwing a ball, and baseball was the best fit for me.”

Veteran core looks to lead baseball club

By Ian Christopher Beck ’12 & Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Eleven returning lettermen lead the Brophy baseball team into the upcoming season.

David Graybill ’12, outfielder Chris Beall ’12, catcher John Rapisarda ’12, shortstop Connor Moore ’12 and second baseman Emilio Torrez ’12 have all been starting for the varsity team since their sophomore seasons.

Volleyball team ready to use experience to achieve success

By Andrew Marini ’13
THE ROUNDUP

“Although we didn’t place as well as we wanted to, I think it was probably the best season we’ve ever had as a program,” said head volleyball coach Mr. Tony Oldani with the season about to start.

As March rolls in, tryouts are over and Brophy volleyball looks to translate experience into success.