Broncos end regular season with rout of Pinnacle
Brophy to face Chandler in 1st round of playoffs Brophy 59 Pinnacle 21 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Tyler Bruggman ’13 tossed six touchdown passes to lead the Brophy football squad to a 59-21 win over Pinnacle Friday, Oct. 28 at Phoenix College. “This year our offense has been picking up our defense and as a result our defense rallies,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander.  “We beat a…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
‘Cruel Summer’ lacks consistency, underwhelms

By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14
THE ROUNDUP

G.O.O.D. Music – “Cruel Summer”
6 out of 10
Every once in a while an album is released amidst an almost unbelievable amount of hype.

Chances are that Kanye West released that album.

Sparks fly after recent SB 1070 controversial regulations
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP As SB 1070, Arizona’s 2010 tough stand on immigration, continues to be scrutinized, it may be the police department that finds itself in trouble. SB 1070 is useless and unnecessary. Others say the bill will help control the flow of illegal immigrants into this country. Whatever the case may be, all that matters is the current issue at hand with the bill. Police…
Broncos roundup Knights for second straight year
Brophy 58 St. Mary’s 6 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The football rivalry between Brophy and St. Mary’s is nearly evenly split since the two teams began the series in 1959, but the 2012 rendition was a one-sided affair in Brophy’s favor. St. Mary’s leads the series 27-26 according to the Arizona Republic but on Friday Oct. 12 the Broncos came one step closer to closing the gap with…
Homecoming goes ‘Back to the Future’
By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP The movie “Back to the Future” was a success when it hit box offices in 1985 and since then it pop-culture has been a symbol of time traveling. On Saturday, Oct. 20th   from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. “Back to the Future” will be the theme for Brophy’s 2012 Homecoming Dance. Last year’s homecoming dance was Carnival themed and was a hit, with more than…
Roundup named best in state 2nd year in a row
Roundup staff also earns 1st place for Online General Excellence, 29 additional awards  The Arizona Newspapers Association named The Roundup the “Best High School Newspaper” in Arizona for the second year in a row. The ANA announced the award, co-sponsored by Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors, as part of it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest Sept. 29. The Roundup was also the 2011 winner. Along with this honor, The Roundup recently…
Fine Arts Extravaganza set for November 20
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP The annual Fine Arts Extravaganza comes back to Brophy next month, on Tuesday, November 19th from 6-10 p.m. The event features art, live music, and poetry and prose readings.  There will also be coffee and snacks. There will be live music at the Black Box Theatre, the Mall stage, in the Brophy Art Gallery underneath Romley Hall, and in the Chapel. Students should watch their…
Students given chance to get flu shots
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP Students had the opportunity to get their flu shots on campus from the Mollen Immunization clinics Monday, Oct 1. “Influenza is a highly contagious illness that makes healthy people feel miserable and can be very serious in patients with chronic diseases–especially lung and heart disease,” said Dr. Charles Pollack, the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. “Influenza vaccination is a simple…