Sophomore Hughes aims to excel in pool
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Parker Hughes ’19 competes in a freestyle event. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Parker Hughes ’19 has been swimming since second grade and is one of the most prominent swimmers on the Brophy swim team. Hughes grew up in Jakarta, Papua New Guinea for seven and a half years, and had a very different childhood than the average Brophy student. He said that Jakarta was…
White brings 31 years to field and classroom
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Mr. Chris White grabs a bag of ice for an injured football player. By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP For 31 years, Mr. Chris White has been the athletic trainer and the stronghold of oddur sports care. Mr. White first began his love for athletic training in college assisting other athletic trainers on the field of many sports. He decided that athletic training was for him due…
‘Madden 17’ improves on gameplay,game modes, not graphics
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | ‘Madden 17’-from EA Sports  Xbox one, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 8.5 out of 10 By Edwin Perez-Morales ’18 THE ROUNDUP EA released its yearly madden game Aug. 23 for all consoles that improves on various aspects of the game making a big improvement from last year’s version. “Madden 17” made some adjustments but did not focus on the graphics. This Madden…
Defense helps Brophy’s narrow win
Photo by Nathaniel Kerber ’19 | Nico Nicholson ’17 returns a kickoff for a  95 yard touchdown. Brophy defeated Mountain View 20-17 to maintain a perfect 6-0 record. Brophy 20 Mountain View 17 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Defense reigned in a game Friday, Sept. 23 that included eight turnovers and swapping three and outs. In the end Brophy kept an undefeated record of 6-0, edging out the Mountain View…
‘The Dutch’ envisioned as a modern athletics center
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Progress continues on “The Dutch”, Brophy’s new gym. Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Harry T. Olivier, SJ Athletic Complex will bring new opportunities for teams and students alike, expanding both intramural programs and team practice sessions with the addition of space and equipment. According to Brophy President Ms. Adria Renke, the $10-11 million construction of the 46,000 square foot facility began in October…
Super Delegates hurt Democratic party
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP According to dictionary.com, a super delegate is an unelected Democatic party delegate who is free to support any candidate for the presidential nomination at the party’s national convention. The problem with this is the word “unelected.” Why are we allowing people the party picks to have votes at the convention? Superdelegates have no obligation to vote for who their constituents want; they have complete freedom.…
Bercy explores elite soccer in Italy
Photo courtesy of Karl Bercy ’17 | Bercy spent his spring semester playing soccer in Italy.  By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP Karl Bercy ’17 decided to spend the second semester of his junior year studying abroad in Italy while exploring his future interests in soccer. Bercy lived and studied at Convitto Nazionale Principe Di Napoli, a boarding school with a soccer team, from January to June of 2016. He spent most…
Junior Cibulka continues fight against cancer, offers new view on life
Photo courtesy of the Cibulka Family | Sammy Cibulka ’18 continues to battle cancer.  By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Sammy Cibulka ’18 has been having a life changing experience fighting a battle against cancer for the last seven months. Cibulka was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma right after his Argentine exchange student left his house in February last winter. He had surgery on his right shoulder in April to remove a malignant tumor. He…
Return of film cameras brings new perspective on photography
By Camden Andl ’19 & Matthew Ramella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Just as vinyl records and ’80’s clothing have been finding their way back into modern culture, film cameras seem to also be following this trend. Multiple modern variables of the Polaroid camera have recently been created and can be purchased in almost every camera store around the U.S. Although these cameras are more modern, they use the same technology featured…
Fees active in many parts of campus
By Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP In less than a 10 minute span, at least four different teachers approached Max Fees ’17 while he was sitting in the McCain Colonnade. In a friendly, comfortable tone they asked Fees about the football game he would play in that night, and then Student Council activities he would help run after the game. Fees is a busy guy. A starter on the football team’s defense, a Student Council…