College athletes should be paid for talents
Players would be able to provide money for families from the hard work they put in Commentary by J.P. Hajjar THE ROUNDUP A highly discussed topic today in the world of athletics is whether or not collegiate athletes should be paid for their participation in their respective sports. Every year, Brophy graduates become part of this discussion as they join college teams. For the hard work and dedication they put into…
Athletes should be required to finish college
Student-athletes receiving degrees at all-time high of 82 percent, still should be higher Commentary by Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Many college athletes forgo their final year or years of college to become a professional athlete, but with that choice comes a major risk they should not be willing to take. Each year a select group of Brophy students move on to play sports in college. Some will have the…
More money should go to school arts
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Take a moment and imagine the world without artists. No musicians, painters or poets. No John Lennon or Michelangelo. It seems like a bleak world. So why do schools continuously cut the budget for the arts? I consider myself blessed and to have a good idea of why arts are important because Brophy is a place that keeps adding art programs as other schools…
Wrestling aims to overcome obstacles, develop youth
Captain Woodburn sees potential in younger athletes, wants to build up the program By Gabe Morrison ’17 THE ROUNDUP With their new season beginning Nov. 3, the wrestling team aims to have multiple state placers and will develop the team’s younger talent. Head coach Mr. Jose Leyba ’94 said that some key contributors to this year’s team will be captain Keenan Woodburn ’15, Anthony Brady ’16 and Valentine Hernandez ’16…
Revisiting the Classics: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumors’ shows raw emotion, true creation
By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Rumors” by Fleetwood Mac 9.5 out of 10 The music business is a cruel industry, where many experience true betrayal and personal relationships go off the rails. There are many music feuds that have lasted decades and careers. For example: British band Fleetwood Mac. This band has experienced horrible personal relationship drama such as divorce within the group. Much of this drama hinged…
Should diet soda be allowed on campus?
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Oct. 8, Ethan Mena ’18 purchases a soda during lunch. Should we still have these soda machines on campus? Regular soda is banned, yet diet soda is equally unhealthy By Jack Cahill ’17 The Roundup Recent studies from major universities like Harvard have reached the conclusion that aspartame, commonly found in diet sodas, is harmful to human health. This has left some people at…
Knox deeper than sports, reveals personal side
Teammate describes Knox as a key role to success of team, one of offense’s main threats By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Cade Knox ’16  starting quarterback for the Broncos’ varsity football team, has always been involved with sports since he was a kid. “Growing up I played basketball, baseball, soccer, I played them all,” Knox said. “Football was always my favorite though.” He said his biggest goal for this…
Marks shaves head, spreads cancer awareness
By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP People who know John Marks ’16 noticed at the beginning of October he had shaved his head. “October is breast cancer awareness month, and my mother has been fighting cancer for a little over a year now,” Marks said. “I just thought that I would show her some support and spread awareness about cancer by shaving my head.” One of Marks’ friends, Chris Favela…
Football shuts out Perry 45-0, advances in playoffs

Quarterback Cade Knox ’16 was back in the lineup Friday, Nov. 7 in the first roundup the state playoffs after missing the previous two weeks with a hand injury and threw for three touchdowns in the shutout win. The broncos came out strong against Perry High School at home, scoring 21 of their 45 points in the first quarter and 38 in the first half.