Football

Perry defeats Brophy in back and forth game
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19. Noah Pittenger looks on after being defeated. Perry defeated Brophy 35-27 Friday October 14 in Gilbert. Perry 35 Brophy 27 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP After a first-half lead Brophy did not score in the fourth quarter and lost to Perry 35 to 27 Oct. 14 in a back in forth game filled with penalties at Perry High School. With 1.6 seconds left, Brophy still had a chance to…
Brophy upset by Basha, drops 1st game of season
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Brophy players walk off the field as time expires after a missed field goal. Basha defeated Brophy 27-24 Friday Oct. 7 at Phoenix College. Basha 27 Brophy 24 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Basha’s Ryan Kelley threw for three touchdowns to lead the Bears over Brophy 27-24 during the Oct. 8 Homecoming game at Phoenix College. Kelley threw his first touchdown of the…
Sophomore White, defense roll as undefeated Brophy beats Hamilton
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Marques White ’19 returns an interception for a touchdown. Brophy defeated Hamilton 44-21 Friday Sept. 30 at Phoenix College. Brophy 44 Hamilton 21 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by Marques White ’19’s three turnovers, the Broncos defeated Hamilton 44-21 Sept. 30 at Phoenix College to improve to 7-0 on the season. White intercepted Hamilton quarterback Tyler Shough twice and forced a fumble.…
Defense helps Brophy’s narrow win
Photo by Nathaniel Kerber ’19 | Nico Nicholson ’17 returns a kickoff for a  95 yard touchdown. Brophy defeated Mountain View 20-17 to maintain a perfect 6-0 record. Brophy 20 Mountain View 17 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Defense reigned in a game Friday, Sept. 23 that included eight turnovers and swapping three and outs. In the end Brophy kept an undefeated record of 6-0, edging out the Mountain View…
Brophy holds off Desert Vista, improves to 5-0
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs through a defender and sheds a tackle. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Friday Sept. 16, 2016 at Desert Vista High school. Brophy 21 Desert Vista 7 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by running back Noah Pittenger ’17’s three touchdowns, the Broncos defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Sept. 17 in Ahwatukee. Pittenger rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns on…
Adams connects with players, brings knowledge to coaching staff
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Walker Adams ’16 (left) instructs Jake McIvor ’18 (right) on the sidelines vs Westview, Sept. 2. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Walker Adams ’16 exited the field for the last time Oct. 11, 2015 in Brophy’s 38-35 loss to Hamilton. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL for the second time in his career. Almost 11 months later, Mr.…
Defensive shutout leads Brophy to a 31-0 victory over Highland
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Matthew Kempton ’17 makes a catch Sept. 9 against Highland at central. Brophy Won 31-0. Brophy 31 Highland 0 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by their defense, Brophy kept an undefeated record of 4-0, shutting out the Highland Hawks in a 31-0 win at Central High School Sept. 9. On the opening drive, Highland gave up possession quickly on a three-and-out, allowing…
Pittenger’s 5 TDs lead broncos to win over Westview
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs the ball against Westview Sept. 2 at Phoenix College. Brophy Defeated Westview 35-14. Brophy 35 Westview 14 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Noah Pittenger ’17 led Brophy to victory over Westview Sept. 2 scoring all five of the Bronco’s touchdowns at Phoenix College. Pittenger carried the ball 14 times for 183 yards and four scores on the ground and one more…
Brophy bests Pinnacle in Sollenberger Classic
  Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Noah Pittenger ’17 hurdles a defender at the goal line for the touchdown vs Pinnacle Saturday, Aug. 20. Brophy 31 Pinnacle 10 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by Noah Pittenger ’17‘s two touchdowns, Brophy starts the season 1-0 after defeating the Pinnacle Pioneers Aug. 20 31-10 at Coconino High School. The 2016 Sollenberger Classic was delayed 70 minutes due to lightning and a…
Brophy ends season with close loss at Mountain Pointe
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Cade Knox ’16 stiff arms a Mountain Pointe defender Nov. 13 while running the ball. Brophy lost to Mountain Pointe 35-31 in the quarter final round of the 2015 state football playoffs. Mountain Pointe 35 Brophy 31 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In a season that has been marked by dramatic finishes and close losses, Brophy found themselves 16 yards from a game-winning…