Celebrities leave legacy of positivity, convey messages missing today
Photo courtesy of Bernard Dupont | Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, waves to a crowd after performing an educational performance with a crocodile at the Australia Zoo. By Jackson Moran ’19 THE ROUNDUP For over fifty years, children’s television has had a Renaissance with programming directed towards children diversified to include nature shows, educational shows and purely fun based programming. Lessons instilled in our malleable child brains by the hosts…
Schmidbauer discusses prior Jesuit education
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | Mr. Andrew Schmidbauer ’88 teaches spelling-changing verbs to his Honors Spanish 2 class. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Agliano’s question from the last teacher’s pet,”What is your favorite part about teaching at a Jesuit School?” There’s a lot of things that I like. I think its because the best part is that you don’t just have to focus on having kids become…
Student athletes to represent Brophy all across country in college
Photo courtesy of Brophy College Prep | Mason Kokodynski ’19 signs his National Letter of Intent on April 26, 2019. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Marques White – Football – Dartmouth CollegeJackson Garcia – Football – University of San DiegoJoey Kelly – Football – Syracuse University E.J Hamilton- Football – Blackhill State UniversityZander Wondrash- Football – Simpson CollegeSully Shannon- Football – University of IdahoTony Hendricks – Golf – UCLANate…
New football coach arrives, key player leaves program
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Denzel Burke carrying the ball in a game against the Liberty Lions on Aug. 17, 2018. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Jason Jewell will be the new head football coach after the departure of Mr. Jon Kitna who left to take over as the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys. Mr. Jewell coached at Glendale Community College for 12 years before accepting his new role at…
Spring training brings tourism, unique events to Arizona sports season
By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP Spring Training is an annual event in Arizona. The Cactus League, hosted across Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs, draws two million fans to the valley per year. The Arizona Republic told the story of the beginning of the Cactus League in March 2017. “What would become today’s Cactus League began in 1947 with just two teams,” the article explained. Those two teams were the…
Brophy Coaches Focus on the Faith Aspect of Coaching
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Former baseball coaches look on as the baseball team goes through warm ups. By Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Ignatian identity can be found in Brophy’s athletic department with prayers at the beginning of sports events such as swimming, football and baseball. Brophy sports teams like the baseball and football team are competing in the highest division of sports in the state. With…
Players, coaches emphasize playing for one another
By Xander Welty ’21 THE ROUNDUP Two of the biggest parts of Brophy’s life on campus are religion and athletics. Incorporating religion into sports can be a tricky thing to do, but a lot of the teams on campus find time for some sort of religious activity before, during, or after they play. Whether it be prayer, retreats, or spending time in the chapel, teams utilize a variety of different…
Faith should be defined by public service, acts
Photo by Frankie Pastor ’20 | The St. Ignatius of Loyola statuette sits in the McCain Colonnade. By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP It is easy for us to define faith as simply having a belief system or belonging to a certain religion. We think that having faith is different depending on the religion we are affiliated with, but this isn’t always the case.  Faith shouldn’t be defined by our…
College Board now unreliable due to scandals, stress
Photo illustration by Raymond Link ’20 | Nate Kerber ’19 shows fear as the overwhelming amount of standardized tests loom over the near future. By Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP In wake of the recent college scandals, it might be a good time to look at the validity of standardized testing. Even saying the words “standardized testing” gives some people anxiety. The ACT and SAT are two standardized tests that…
Quiet room says goodbye to quietness, effectiveness
Photo by George Anton ’21 | Mikey Stehly ’21 and Christian Kelly ’21 (left) discuss classes while Charlie Cobb ’21 (right) plays Clash Royale with Noah Nuez watching. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Two years ago, K10, a room in the Keating building, was transformed into a quiet room designated for students looking for a place to study without noise or interruption. For the most part, K10 stays quiet…