Broncos drop game to rival Chaparral
Chaparral 68 Brophy 58 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP In a game with a number of momentum swings, the Broncos could not quite pull out a victory Wednesday, Jan. 16 against the Chaparral Firebirds. Despite having a student section of equal size and energy, the Firebirds had homecourt advantage and the last say as they stormed the court after their victory. Fred Erlandson ’14 played a significant role…
Vogel contributes to Student Council, produces videos
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP Greg Vogel ’15 is making a name for himself both in front of and behind the lens. Vogel is a member of the Student Council as well as a photographer and filmmaker across campus. “I’ve done a lot of different stuff,” Vogel said. “I am in Student Council and I have been making a lot of videos for that. I’ve also done things like…
Spy vs. No Spy: Students weigh pros, cons of NSA spying program
NSA spying oversteps boundaries, strains U.S. relations By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Americans learned the truth about U.S. espionage and covert operations when The Guardian’s article on Edward Snowden’s leaks hit newsstands in May. The revealed secrets about the NSA’s program PRISM, NSA call database and Boundless Informant, quickly drew the public’s eye. What a bad day for the rights of U.S. citizens. Thousands read the articles before…
Wrestling pins 13-12 record, looks to get healthier for state tournament
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  The wrestling team is currently 13-12 as of Jan. 14, and is hoping to get healthier so they can push as many students to the state tournament as possible. The team is nearing the end of their season and their coach said they are, for the most part, proud of how they have done. “We’ve had maybe a couple of letdowns this season,”…
Basketball edges Westwood with aggressive play
Brophy 59 Westwood 47 By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP  In Brophy’s first game since the McClintock Tournament, the Broncos outlasted Westwood, Thursday, Jan. 9 in a physical game. A defensive effort led to a much needed win for the Broncos as they defeated Westwood 59-47. Forward/center Freddie Erlandson ’15 led the team with 11 rebounds and added 10 points in the team’s effort. Guard Matt Stark ’15 scored 15…
Audio Story: Student authors write for hobby, success
By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP Junior Anthony Gutierrez sat in the Brophy mall on a cold morning last December and pulled up a collection of creative writing on his computer. Gutierrez is one of numerous students on campus who pen original stories and keep a large folder on their computer full of writings. Some work to get their writing known and others write for hobby. Audio Story: [mp3t track=”http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Student-writers.mp3″…
Senior Grant commits to University of Miami
By Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP Senior track athlete Bobby Grant ’15 committed to the University of Miami late last first semester. He had received offers from five other schools before ultimately choosing Miami with intentions of pursuing his track career. Grant received one silver and two bronze medals during the 2012 Division 1 state track meet, and was named second fastest 300-meter intermediate hurdles runner in Arizona high school…