Basketball remains undefeated at home with win over Chaparral
Brophy 55 Chaparral 51 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP  Despite a 12-point deficit at halftime, the Broncos outscored the Chaparral Firebirds 35-19 in the second half to clinch their second home victory Friday, Dec. 9 at Robson Gymnasium. “We played defense, got some stops and made our free throws,” said head coach Mr. Tony Fuller of the team’s performance in the second half. Although the end result was…
Fine Arts Extravaganza highlights musicians, writers, visual artists

By Alex Stanley ’12, Julian De Ocampo ’13, Roan Enright ’13 & Josh Galvin ’13
The Blackbox Theater was abuzz all night Nov. 22 at the Fine Arts Extravaganza, with school bands and four student acts filling the small theater for more than four hours of music.
The first student organized groups came on at around 8:15 p.m.

Hyper-competitive Turkey Drive needs a face

By Ian Christopher Beck ’12

The annual Brophy Turkey Drive is an effective and heartening way that the Brophy student body gives back every November.

The money goes to a good cause: It helps needy families and it improves the lives of those who have little. But it could use a bit of a change.

Turkey Drive raises money for community
By Chase Stevens ’12 THE ROUNDUP Every year, Brophy students donate money during the month of November to help out the less fortunate. Sixth period classes compete against each other in the Turkey Drive to see who can raise the most money. The winning class of the Turkey Drive will receive a Turkey Drive T-shirt. As of The Roundup’s press deadline of Nov. 18, students had contributed just more than…
Movember provides health awareness, mustaches for students, faculty

By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14
This November a small portion of students and teachers strolled around campus with unshaven upper lips, an unusual sight considering the school’s dress code.
“Movember” was in the air, a fundraiser sponsored by The Wrangler for raising awareness for men’s health issues. Following the lead of the national campaign, students and faculty alike could buy into the event for at least $25 and then compete to see who could grow the best mustache in one month.

Cross country team races to fourth in state meet

By Andrew Marini ’13
Brophy’s cross country team finished its season with a run to a fourth place finish in 2011 the state meet.

This year was considered a rebuilding process since only three of the seven runners at state this year had been there before.

“All of the top varsity members were leaders during the season,” said coach Michael Keahon ’73. “The improvement by the team during the regular season was remarkable.”

The Roundup’s best of 2011 football season photos

The Roundup’s photography staff covered the 2011 Brophy football season from the first kick off to the final down.

Here is the best of this season’s photos from photographers Christian Schroeder ’12, Nathaniel Toledo ’12, Ryan Ricci ’12, Dalton Radcliffe ’13, Steven Douglas ’12, Scott Soethe ’12 and Bryan Smith ’14.

Pearce is not the only problem Arizona faces

By Manuel A. Sigüenza ’12
Arizona voters made history Nov. 8 when they successfully recalled Russell Pearce, President of the Arizona Senate, from office.

He lost to Republican candidate Jerry Lewis, a Mesa resident with experience as a superintendent of the Sequoia Charter School.

Family name stays with school over decades

By Julian De Ocampo ’13
The word “Brophy” is uttered, typed and read every single day by hundreds upon hundreds of students and faculty.

It’s shouted at football games, the letters are painted on students’ bodies every Friday and it’s been printed on dozens of articles of clothing worn by hundreds.