Kaidan Linse

Birgenheir plans to leave Brophy, has lasting impact in various areas
Photo Courtesy of Jack Munhall ’20 | Brophy’s Rocket League team defeated Valley Christian High School 4-0 in a best-of-seven series to win the first ever AIA Esports state championship. By Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP Seen primarily in Piper Hall or the Innovative Tech Commons, Mr. Birgenheir is always busy at work. During his six-year tenure at Brophy, he has accomplished many feats such as being one of the…
Students begin Virtual Workouts
Photo courtesy of Nate Craft’20 | Pictured above is Nate Craft’s workout room he has created due to the coronavirus pandemic closing his native gym By Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP With Brophy’s facilities as well as gyms across the valley closed for the foreseeable future, students and athletes alike have come up with creative and new ways to stay fit during quarantine. One of the most popular methods for…
Canyonlands immersion trip offers students a new outlook on how water is used
Photo courtesy of Fr. Juan Pablo Murrufo del Toro | Mr. Cooper Davis ’10 gives students directions before heading out onto the river. Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP After every school year, for approximately 10 days, Mr. Cooper Davis ’10 leads a group of 20 Brophy students by canoe into the wilderness of Canyonlands National Park in southeastern Utah, a region known for its dramatic desert landscape carved out by…
Lacrosse aims for redemption after state championship loss
Photo courtesy of Andrew Welty | Members of the varsity lacrosse team pose for a picture at the Blackjack Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada The ROUNDUP By Kaidan Linse’20 Though falling short in the state championship final last season to Notre Dame Prep, the 2019 Brophy lacrosse team racked up a number of impressive accomplishments, most notably earning the ranking as the No. 1 high school division one lacrosse team…
Social Media can play a detrimental role on athletes if used improperly
Photo courtesy of Regis Velez ’20 | The varsity football team sets up for a play against Liberty. By Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP Following a 38-13 loss at Utah, Mike Leach, the head coach of the Washington State Cougars football team, enforced a social media ban for his players, according to the Yakima Herald. It was Washington State’s third loss in a row to start the season. Leach, the…
The Importance of Online Safety in the Digital World
Photo courtesy of lyncconf.com | Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are among the most popular iOS apps that teens use in 2019, however, potential problems may arise. By Kaidan Linse ’20 THE ROUNDUP A recent case in Tempe, Arizona serves as a warning as to what can happen if teens are not careful in the digital world. Steven Anthony Spoon, a 34-year-old man, posed as a girl on Snapchat, a popular…