Tennis Team ready to compete nationally, lead by ideals of team first
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Andrew Chong ’21 serves in a practice session.  By Eric Lindholm ’19 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy Tennis team has a pedigree of success in Arizona, and this year, the team looks to test their strengths nationally with their acceptance to the Newport Invitational. The team has a unique dynamic this season, with the top two players on the team being a Freshman and…
Faces of Brophy: Giovanni Mantes
Photo by Jackson Moran ’20 | “I am a student leader in Hermanos Unidos. It’s somewhere where I can express my culture, and I feel at home there. I come from a small school so I have that sense of family there.” -Giovanni Mantes ’20
Sneakers divide community: obsession or expression?
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | A number of student’s shoes lay together stacking up to create a parody on the large amounts of money sneakerheads spend on shoes. By Ryan Loo ’20 THE ROUNDUP    High school is a crucial time for the development of kids’ sense of identity and self-expression. Clothing and personal style choices offer one of the most readily available and visible ways for students to…
Faces of Brophy: Gus Chavez
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | “My favorite part of Red and White Club is that we get to meet prospective students from middle schools, and we get to tour them around campus and enlighten them about what it means to be a Brophy Student.” -Gus Chavez ’21
Communal response to scandals among Catholic Church
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | The statue of Jesus Christ, located in the Brophy Chapel. By Juan Sanchez ’20 and Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP THE ROUNDUP   On August 14, the first stories broke about the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covering up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a 70 year period. This statement opened up old wounds and triggered past memories for the…
Coach Jon Kitna making history
By Luke Odden ’21 | Head Coach John Kitna celebrates with the team after a victory during his first season.  Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Coach Jon Kitna takes a new job with the new Alliance of American Football. Varsity football coach, Mr. Jon Kitna, has taken on a new position as the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Fleet in the upcoming Alliance of American Football (AAF). Although…
Senior Blake excels on tennis court, tries out hockey
Photo by by Jackson Moran ’21 | Profile photo of Owen Blake ’19  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Owen Blake ’19 has been a dual sport student athlete on campus ever since his Freshman year. Blake currently plays tennis and hockey on campus, but has tried many different sports over the years. Blake has played tennis for six years, a prior commitment that he hoped to continue when…
‘Egypt Station’ demonstrates Paul McCartney’s ability to keep up with contemporary music ‘Egypt Station’ by Paul McCartney 10 out of 10
Photo by Frankie Pastor ’20 | Paul McCartney’s musical ability has influenced Brophy, with his guitar in display inside Eller. By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP   With many contemporary musicians such as Drake, Cardi B, and Travis Scott claiming the top position in the American album charts over the past few months and weeks (otherwise known as Billboard 200), a surprise twist has occurred this fall as Paul McCartney’s…
Three seniors commit to collegiate sports in California
Brophy Seniors (left to right) Tony Hendricks ’19, Will Worthington ’19, and John Dowse ’19 pose for a photo representing their respective schools.  By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP    Three Brophy seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in Brophy’s Robson Gymnasium Nov. 15, 2018. Tony Hendricks ’19 will make his way to Westwood, CA next year as he commits to play for…
Early exit from playoffs leaves Brophy lacrosse motivated for season ahead
Senior Lacrosse Player Tommy Moore ’19 sets up to pass in a game against Arcadia High School on April 20th, 2018. By Vipul Dua ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The varsity lacrosse team is looking to pick up from where they left off last season after ending their run in the quarterfinals of the state tournament last year. The lacrosse team finished the regular season with a 7-5 record. The team…