Students use art to create an escape from the school day
By Jude Unrein ’23 Sergio Arvizu-Rivera ’23 THE ROUNDUP COVID-19 cases have continued to skyrocket since March of 2020, shutting down schools, businesses and most social events in its wake.  With the continuing closures of social events and precautionary quarantines, art has grown in the form of an outlet for many students. Reilly Blake ’23 is a Brophy student who has taken Mixed Media as well as 2D studio art…
Flores brings rich basketball background to Brophy
By Nicholas Williams ’21 Brophy teacher Mr. Ivan Flores has quite the unique basketball history prior to his arrival at Brophy in 2018. Mr. Flores grew up in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the northern coastal valley. It has a population of approximately 208,000. He started playing basketball at the age of 8 years old when a friend wanted him to play with him on…
Shot clock necessary for high school basketball
Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP The high school basketball season this year may look different than ever, due to the ruling from the Arizona Interscholastic Association to continue winter sports with athletes wearing masks during competitions and extremely limited attendance. While all of these changes may be new for the Brophy basketball team, the high school players will still be playing without a shot clock. The shot clock is a…
Brophy finishes the first-ever hybrid semester
By Nick Zalle ’23 THE ROUNDUP  Brophy announced that they would be offering classes online for the first time on Friday, March 13. This announcement was unprecedented, but after offering a year of classes online, Brophy has proven that this could be the new normal. During these unprecedented times, Brophy has been forced to adapt to new normal and allow students to not only observe class from the safety of…