Sports

2020 Tokyo Olympics add new sports
Photo courtesy of the Olympics | The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Committee breaks boundaries by adding five new sports. By Ridge Peterson ’21 THE ROUNDUP The International Olympic Committee has added five new sports to the games this upcoming year. Which will be held in Tokyo, Japan from Friday, July 24, 2020, to Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. The new sports include karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. While those sports are…
Pitch and Catch: Resley embraces challenges, rigor of rowing
By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP What is your name and year at Brophy? I’m George Resley, Class of 2020. I’m a senior. What sport(s) do you participate in at Brophy? Right now, for the past two years, I’ve been rowing. Previously, I did pole vaulting my sophomore year, tennis my freshman year, but crew is definitely the sport for me. I can really apply myself athletically there and my…
Wrestling Preview
By Tynan Schwartz The Roundup Coming off of Cesar Alvarez ‘22 winning second and Thomas Derr ‘19 making it to quarters at Freakshow 2019 the wrestling team is off to a great start with Head Coach Mr. Wayne Catan and Coach Mr. Jose Leyba ’94 have high hopes for this year. With the preseason training being difficult and the in-season training being even more difficult, Mr. Catan hopes to train…
Rugby Players are Hopeful to Win State Championships as the Fall Season Begins
Photo by Garret Van Wie ’22 | The Rugby team and players warm up and practice for the current fall season. By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 With the first of two seasons of rugby having begun, the players are ready to work hard and train well. Looking to the future, they hope to overcome their challenges and bring in a state championship in the later, spring season. “I really want guys…
Church Of Jaelen House Basketball Team Ignites Brophy Fans
Photo by Raymond Link’20 | The Church competing at Talking Sticks Resort Arena for the League Final Game. By Jacob Cross Mayhew ’20 Over the past three months, a new sports team has emerged on Brophy’s campus. Not the esports team, not archery nor quidditch, but several Brophy students’ YMCA recreation basketball league team, “The Church of Jaelen House”. “One day me and Asher Josephs [’20] were talking about making…
NBA criticized for censoring manager, reporter over Hong Kong protests
Photo courtesy by Wikimedia Commons | An image of the protests in Hong Kong in 2019 The National Basketball Association (NBA) has been receiving backlash in recent weeks, all starting with a single Twitter post. General manager Daryl Morey of the Houston Rockets gave his views on the Hong Kong protests against the People’s Republic of China, posting in support of the protesters in Hong Kong. The NBA disapproved of…
Former Brophy basketball star Ian Burke transfers to Portland State
Photo courtesy of Brophy Prep | Ian Burke ’18 works on his ball-handling during warmups of 2017-18 quarterfinals against Perry. By Nicholas Williams ’21 THE ROUNDUP Over the college basketball offseason, former Brophy Basketball player Ian Burke ’18 transferred to Portland State from Seattle University to continue pursuing his basketball career. On June 8th, Burke announced via twitter his move to Portland State. During his Brophy career, Burke was a…
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…
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…