Video: Delis and Dives
A look at favorite local places to eat By Kevin Valenzuela ’13, Roan Enright ’13 and Andrew Marini ’13 Edited by Stavros Moschonas ’13 THE ROUNDUP
Photo Story: Brophy robotics dukes it out at state championship
Photos by Jordan Bruner ’13 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP On March 22-24, 2012, the Brophy robotics team, nicknamed The Dukes, took on 42 teams from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil in the FRC Arizona State Championship. Months of work on their robot was devoted to a basketball-themed competition, culminating in three final matches on Saturday. Despite their efforts, the team ultimately fell short of the playoffs, finishing in…
iPads have pros and cons for future students
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP   I pull my finger back on the screen, take aim and fire. I watch as my little bird flies across the screen hurling towards a group of pigs, surrounded by a wooden structure. This game is “Angry Birds.” This is just one of the hundreds of thousands of apps located on Apple’s App Store. Brophy, a one-to-one computing school, is replacing the Tablet…
Roundup takes home 22 journalism awards
The Roundup recently earned 22 journalism awards from the Arizona Scholastic Press Association. The AIPA gave the honors at its Spring Awards Reception Thursday, May 3 at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Awards were for work during the first semester of the year, which included the October, November and December editions of The Roundup. Students earned either honorable mention, excellent or superior ratings. Second semester…
Photo Story: The great debaters
A look at what it takes to succeed at Speech and Debate Photos by Gurkaran Chotalla ’13 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP Open publication – Free publishing – More brophy
Baseball finishes runner-up in back and forth championship game
Chaparral  5 Brophy  3 By George A. Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP A walk-off homerun by Chaparral’s Dylan Cozens gave the Firebirds the Arizona Division I title with a 5-3 win over Brophy May 15. “We walked a couple in early and that ended up being the difference…I thought Dave Graybill ’12 did a great job coming back from that for us tonight,” said head coach Mr. Tom Succow of the…
Photo Story: A quest for the Shooting Sports cup
Photos by David Meyers ’13 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP On Saturday March 31, 2012 Brophy College Preparatory Shooting Sports team took the field for the 2012 Commissioner’s Cup. Thirty-four members represented Brophy in this major event in the Arizona shooting community. Established late last year, Brophy Shooting Sports is the newest club sport offered at Brophy. Brophy is the second high school in the state to offer a shooting team.…
Photo Story: Brophy track setting the pace
Photos by Casey Weinstein ’13 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP What do you get when you combine hard work, persistence, determination and running? The Brophy track team. Brophy is a host to one of the largest track teams in the state, with nearly 150 athletes on its roster. The track team won the 5A state championship last year, and they are aiming to win it again this year. The state meet…
Tupac’s hologram ushers change in live concerts
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Rappers Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog emerged on the stage on Sunday, April 15 at the annual Coachella festival in California. Suddenly another figure emerged with them. Although it took the audience a second to understand what they were seeing, they soon realized that the figure was famous rapper Tupac. Tupac has been dead or 16 years and is considered to be a…