Soccer advances to quarterfinals with defeat of Tucson
Brophy 3 Tucson 0 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy soccer squad gained a 3-0 home victory over the 16th seeded Tucson Badgers in the first round of the Arizona state tournament Jan. 30. The Broncos entered the playoffs as the No. 1 seed in Arizona after finishing the season with a 12-0 record against Arizona opponents. They had not played the Badgers yet this season. “They weren’t…
Basketball point guard bounces back from injury
Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP During the first basketball game of the season, Austin Hammond ’13 dove for a routine loose ball in the fourth quarter which resulted in a scrum with some opposing players on top of Hammond. When Hammond stood back up he had a sprained collarbone, concussion and his season was drastically changed. Hammond started playing basketball in fifth grade and found his niche…
Architecture class builds new foundation for students
By Roan Enright ’13 THE ROUNDUP Students pile into the faculty room at the top of Eller each fifth period to be a part of the one of the newest classes at Brophy, Architecture. At the beginning of the year Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98 introduced the new curriculum based on his former profession. “I feel like I wanted to continue to bring the things I like about architecture to Brophy.…
Kush’s music blossoms, paints pictures for listeners
By Roan Enright ’13 & Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP Wherever music is playing on campus, Nick Kush ’13 is likely to be nearby. Having been a part of several projects over the course of his high school career, Kush is one of Brophy’s most recognizable musical performers. Kush operates mainly as a guitarist and a drummer but is not afraid of venturing outside of these instruments. Although he had been playing the guitar…
Django impresses critics, Academy Awards
By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP “Django Unchained”- Starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson 8.5 out 10 Directed by Quentin Tarantino, who is notorious for creating controversial and cult-classic movies such as “Pulp Fiction”, “Django Unchained” (pronounced Jango) keeps viewers shocked and laughing. The Spaghetti-Western is an “R” rated action film, and as usual when directed by Tarantino, has its share of violence and does…
Wrestling finishes dual meet schedule with winning record
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP So far in the 2012-2013 wrestling season, the Broncos have competed in numerous dual meets with Arizona opponents and have traveled to a couple national tournaments. “We have to keep pushing to gain an advantage over other teams,” said varsity wrestler Ben Sierpina ’13. “Hopefully our hard work will pay off in the end.” The Broncos began practicing in November and their first dual…
Politics look to dominate Oscar night
By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Directors, Hollywood moguls and movie buffs alike are becoming more and more excited as the Oscars approach. Despite the fact that I am not an actor or director, I usually hold an excitement equivalent to those who are nominated for a golden statuette. We will learn their fates Sunday, Feb. 24th. However this year after nominations were released, my feelings have changed and my…
Zemites completes Eagle Scout project by helping St. Timothy Catholic Church
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP Patrick Zemites ’15 constructed a “Memorial Garden for the Unborn” at St. Timothy Catholic Church, which was dedicated Sunday, Jan. 20. Zemites constructed this garden, along with the help of Boy Scout troop 565, as a part of his Boy Scout Eagle Project. The garden was dedicated in honor of the 40th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade, which…
Bronco basketball takes hard-fought victory against DV Thunder
Brophy 71 Desert Vista 62 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 & Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Romano Bottini ’14 helped Brophy past Desert Vista Jan. 17 with 19 points shooting, 100 percent from beyond the three point line and seven of nine from the free throw line. “My teammates just found me when I was open,” Bottini said of his performance in the 71-62 win. “They helped draw defenders and…
Basketball bucks Chaparral Firebirds in close game
Brophy 59 Chaparral 54 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Tim Kempton ’13 had a double-double with 22 points and Max Kufel ’15scored 15 points at the Broncos defeated their rival, the Chaparral Firebirds 59-54 at home Jan. 11. “It’s a huge one for us, especially since we’ve been in a bit of a slide lately so it’s good to beat St. Mary’s and Chap back to back heading…