‘World Peace’ does not deserve to play in NBA playoffs
By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 THE ROUNDUP It is hard to believe that Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, will be able to play for the Lakers in their Western Conference Semifinals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. World Peace was suspended seven games by the NBA for his vicious elbow to the head of Thunder guard James Harden the last time the two…
Baseball advances to state final with comeback win
Walks, Chris Beall grand slam in 6th inning put Brophy on top Brophy 9 Mesquite 3 By George A. Liddy `14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Mesquite High School Saturday night at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The Broncos had trailed the entire game entering the sixth inning. “We preach to the guys every game to play every pitch, and we did…
Baseball moves to loser’s bracket with extra-inning loss to Chaparral
Chaparral 6 Brophy 5 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP Although the Broncos were up 5-0 in the top of the fourth, Chaparral rallied in the later and extra innings scoring six unanswered runs to win 6-5 and advance to the state championship game at Glendale-Camelback Ranch Stadium. “A good team like Chaparral is going to keep on doing that,” said head coach Mr. Tom Succow of the Firebirds’…
Cooper named Man of the Year
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 & Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Each year, among the group of graduating seniors from the Brophy student body there are always those who have left their mark on the community. The Roundup’s Man of the Year award is given to one senior who has indeed proven that he embodies the key qualities of a man for others and has left his own mark on…
Under-the-radar Rodriguez voted Man of the Year runner-up by peers
By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Voted by a combination of Brophy faculty and peers, Manny Rodriguez ’12 has been selected as a runner-up for The Roundup’s Man of the Year award. “I was surprised to be nominate d,” Rodriguez said. “I didn’t think I was really well known around campus by teachers and other students.” Rodriguez describes himself as reserved and quiet, but his impact at Brophy has been…
Man of the Year runner-up Bravo lives out Grad at Grad
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Being a leader at Brophy is just one aspect to what it means to become a Man for Others. Flavio Bravo ’12, a 2012 runner-up for The Roundup’s Man of the Year Award, has gone above and beyond when it comes to helping the community, Brophy and his fellow Broncos. When Bravo attended St. Francis Xavier for grades four through eight, he said…