News

Sophomore Henry Wagy, a Skilled Fly Fisherman, takes home silver
Whether it be a competition, training or just relaxing, Henry Wagy ’24 can always be found near some water with a fishing rod. Ever since his dad first taught him, Wagy has been an avid fisherman, and a pretty good one at that.    Henry Wagy competes for Team U.S.A. Youth Fly Fishing, which is a group of 16 teenagers who have shown their talent throughout multiple clinics. They are…
How the Bod Pod has Changed Professional and Educational Sports Medicine
THE ROUNDUP By Alex Gross ’24   While awkwardly sitting in a pill-shaped capsule wearing nothing but your underwear and a hair cap, you can receive one of the most accurate body composition tests in the market today. The Bod Pod is widely regarded as the standard for body composition testing and has helped revolutionize the sports medicine industry, giving us a better understanding of body construction and what we…
Sun Devils support Brophy’s music program 
Harrison Simmons ’22 THE ROUNDUP   It takes a lot of work to prepare all the different levels, classes, and students for Brophy’s multitude of concerts and performances throughout the school year. Dr. Jonathan Robinson is only able to assist his hundreds of students, varying in the instruments they play, to a certain degree since he mainly focuses on the clarinet. In response, Dr. Robinson has called in help from…
A Deeper Look into the Cube Sat Team
By Edward Hoppensteadt ‘24 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Cube-Sat team is working on taking a big step in the study of dust patterns leading to Valley Fever cases in the American Southwest.   According to Mr. Mica Mulloy, a faculty advisor for the Cube-Sat team, “The Cube-Sat team is building a 20cm by 20cm by 10cm microsatellite that will study dust patterns around Earth from low Earth orbit in space.” …
This class goes to Manresa every month to eat, sleep, and look at stars
Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Unlike most science classes at Brophy, the astronomy class, taught by Fr. Juan Pablo Marrufo Del Toro, is a semester-long class where students observe the stars monthly and have common trips to Manresa, where they can sleep and play games with their best friends before returning to Brophy the day after. This class is only a single semester, and it meets during sixth period. “It’s…
Squid Game: The story of a deathmatch that could make you billions
Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Children’s games could make you a billionaire, and if you don’t pass the round, you are killed. That’s the premise of Netflix’s number one show, Squid Game, which follows the stories of people who have amassed enormous amounts of debt who go through six children’s games that will determine the course of their lives, but how does a show like this relate to our life?…
BSC hosts record breaking distance run
By Renzo Moran ’24 THE ROUNDUP   Alice Wright, a runner for the Hoka NAZ Elite team, broke a British national record last week at the Brophy Sports Campus when she ran 17,044 meters in one hour on October.   The one hour event that started back in the 17th century saw a rise in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic with world records being set in Brussels by Mo Farah…
Students dive into deep end of job spectrum
By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP   Getting a job as a student is not uncommon, but there are unlimited jobs to choose from. It can be easier to work somewhere more conventional with set rules, but how many students are willing to dive into more uncharted territory on the job spectrum?   Miguel Aguirre ’23 got the idea to resell clothes in eighth grade. He used a site called…
STUCO finds stress and fun planning in-person events
By Jack Willmore ’24 THE ROUNDUP   It’s the night of Sept. 3 and the blinding, flashing lights from the opening football game after-party at Brophy are very noticeable to someone taking a late-night walk by the canal. The students are yelling, dancing and jumping on the already roughed up and muddy grass to the blaring music being played by the DJ. If you rewind almost a year into the…
New soccer coach brings a faith-based culture to reigning champions
Harrison Simmons ‘22 THE ROUNDUP   After a month-long coaching search, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan announced on July 16 that Sandra Day O’Connor Head Coach Mr. George Archuleta would be the program’s new leader.   This comes after the soccer team’s third straight state championship with former coach Mr. Paul Allen ’03. Brophy received the unexpected news over the summer that former coach Mr. Allen was resigning. The resignation…