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Coaches, training staff prioritize concussions, students must self report

Coaches, training staff prioritize concussions, students must self report

Photo by Hunter Franklin, ’19 | Brophy’s football team kneels as their injured quarterback, Noah Gonzales ’18, is looked over by Brophy’s physical trainers in a high school football game against Desert Vista Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Desert Vista defeated Brophy 17-14. By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP While

Should athletes keep politics out of the game?

By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP With the controversies behind kneeling for the national anthem and “shut up and dribble,” the resulting discussion has turned to the validity of athletes utilizing their platform to promote their political opinions. Football defensive consultant Mr. Thurmond Moore has trained many NFL athletes during their seasons or to prepare

Year in Sports Review

Photo Illustration by Manny Mata-Flores ’19.  By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Football Football finished their season 1-9. Mr. Scooter Molander has decided to step down from his head coach position after 13 seasons and two championships. Former NFL quarterback Mr. Jon Kitna will take over the program come fall.

Volleyball Team wins Las Vegas Tournament, 2nd title in 4 years

Photo Courtesy of Brophy Volleyball| The varsity volleyball team went to the 2018 Easter Vegas Invitational and won the tournament. By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP The varsity volleyball team placed 1st in the 2018 Las Vegas Easter Invitational on March 27th. In the Championship Game, Brophy defeated Centennial High School (Las Vegas,NV) by a

Community Colleges look to end football

Photo Courtousy of Scottsdale Community College, Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, Glendale Community College. By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Maricopa community colleges are looking to end all their football programs after the 2018 season due to the recent emphasis on player safety and concussions voted upon by a state board. Recent NFL players have