Revitalized chess team narrowly misses state qualifiers

One of Brophy’s new teachers, Mr. Thomas Mar, has returned the sport of chess to the school after a decade hiatus.
The chess team resurfaced during September, with the members of the Chess Club as well as the chess team meeting in Mr. Mar’s room every Wednesday and Thursday during lunch.

Pro/Con Debate: The Right Rx?
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Eslava plays flute, piccolo for enjoyment, competition
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 | Martin Hans Eslava ’17 practices the flute and the piccolo in an Eller practice room. He plays in concerts for the school as well as the Phoenix Youth Symphony. By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP When walking through the hallways of third floor Eller, students may hear the faint sound of a flute or piccolo. That is likely the music of Martin Hans Eslava…
Students involved in politics, statewide campaigning
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‘Dracula Untold’ serves plot not worth telling
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Dracula Untold”—Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper and Charles Dance 6 out of 10 Perhaps the most bizarre and unworkable aspect of “Dracula Untold” is its premise. The film tries to serve as an origin story for Bram Stoker’s iconic character Count Dracula by showing Vlad the Impaler’s (on whom Stoker based Dracula) transformation into Dracula the vampire. Hearing this, my initial reaction…
Game recap, photos: Brophy tops DV, ends regular season with 7-game win streak
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 | Sean Roberton ’15 looks to pass against Desert Vista. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31. By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy topped Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31 and enters the state playoffs as the No. 4 seed. The Broncos will host Perry High School, the No. 13 seed, at home Friday, Nov. 7. Photos from the game: [View the story “Brophy…