Singles state champion Blake named All-American
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Arizona singles tennis state champion Hudson Blake ’13 was named an All-American May 19 by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation. The NHSTAA names 40 male and female All-Americans each year. Less than a month ago Blake helped the Broncos take home the team tennis championship and also won the singles state championship against James Ponwith of Chaparral. Blake committed to TCU…
Listening with a critical ear is a craft
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 THE ROUNDUP Who cares about what the critics say anyways? Comb through the discographies of your favorite artists and there’s a significant chance that you’ll find the classic anti-critic anthem that’s become a staple of successful artists. Most fans don’t often hold the critics in better esteem. A poor review of someone’s favorite artist might have someone throwing down their copy of Rolling Stone and…
Weekend athletic events bring home 2 state championships
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos brought home two state titles in as many days. Lacrosse and Track won state championships on May 10 and May 12 respectively. Track tallied up a total of 85 points and scored points in 10 out of the 17 events. Brophy athlete Devon Allen ’13 won three gold medals and a silver medal and set the state record in the 300m…
Harris demonstrates commitment to leadership
By Aakash Jain ’14 & Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP When he discusses his community service endeavors or his recent night photography excursions, Matthew G. Harris ’13 speaks with culpably sincere enthusiasm and humility. With evident passion, he describes the various roles he has played as a Brophy student: president of Best Buddies, Kairos leader, school ambassador and photographer. When told that he had been chosen as a finalist for The…
MIT-bound Alba-Rivera aspires to be ‘vulnerable’
By Aakash Jain ’14 & Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP With a bevy of offers from prestigious universities across the country, one of The Roundup’s “Man of the Year” runners-up Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 plans to attend MIT this fall. Alba-Rivera’s diverse interests include programming, video making, animation and robotics. “When I came to Brophy freshman year, I followed the tendency of most students by signing up for a lot of different clubs, like…
Wirth named ‘Man of the Year’

When Greg Wirth ’13, recipient of the The Roundup’s 2013 “Man of the Year” award, was asked to detail some of his experiences at Brophy, he said, “My story’s really not that interesting.”

Pulling back the curtains
Many may read about Brophy’s sports standouts in the newspaper, or hear stories of students’ favorite teachers and hobbies. Hundreds of students file through the food line in the Great Hall every day, and the campus is always clean for visitors. But who is responsible for all of this? This edition, The Roundup pulls back the curtains and looks behind the scenes at those who make Brophy what it is.…
Burr inspires students to look behind the lens
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy has promotional videos for almost everything these days, but who is really responsible for making these videos? After graduating six years ago, Mr. Pete Burr ’07 is back at Brophy as the Digital Media Manager. “I was originally hired to create content for both the school’s side and the president’s office side that would bring what the school does to a larger community.…
Former residential hall Romley serves as traditional heart of campus
By Austin Norville ’15  THE ROUNDUP As one of the original buildings on campus and now home of administrative and business offices, the Romley building is the foundation and support that makes Brophy run. The building that used to be the main Jesuit residence during the school’s early years has become the main office for principal, business offices and counselors. Students will often visit the building to meet with their…