2012

Seniors sign to play college sports
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP There are a total of 16 Brophy seniors who have made NCAA commitments so far this year to play athletics in college. Fifteen of these committed athletes will play Division I at their respective universities while one more athlete is heading to a Division II school. These 15 athletes include players from football, golf, swimming, cross country, basketball, soccer, baseball and lacrosse. However, it…
Basketball cruises past Westwood for momentum building win
Brophy 63 Westwood 36 By George Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy basketball beat Westwood at home Dec. 4 putting up 56 points in the first three quarters leading to their 63-36 victory. “This was a good team win, and we played good defense keeping them less than 40 points” said head coach Mr. Tony Fuller about the win. Tim Kempton ’13 had 10 points and seven rebounds in the first…
Brophy survives 1st round battle against Chandler
Brophy 54 Chandler 44 By George Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP “Chandler is explosive … they deserve a lot of credit for playing as well as they did” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander about Brophy’s first round opponent Nov. 2. Brophy football defeated Chandler 54-44 after a back and forth battle, helped by three Will Edwards ’14 touchdowns. Chandler was able to keep the game close the entire night and…
Broncos end regular season with rout of Pinnacle
Brophy to face Chandler in 1st round of playoffs Brophy 59 Pinnacle 21 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Tyler Bruggman ’13 tossed six touchdown passes to lead the Brophy football squad to a 59-21 win over Pinnacle Friday, Oct. 28 at Phoenix College. “This year our offense has been picking up our defense and as a result our defense rallies,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander.  “We beat a…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Broncos roundup Knights for second straight year
Brophy 58 St. Mary’s 6 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The football rivalry between Brophy and St. Mary’s is nearly evenly split since the two teams began the series in 1959, but the 2012 rendition was a one-sided affair in Brophy’s favor. St. Mary’s leads the series 27-26 according to the Arizona Republic but on Friday Oct. 12 the Broncos came one step closer to closing the gap with…
Roundup named best in state 2nd year in a row
Roundup staff also earns 1st place for Online General Excellence, 29 additional awards  The Arizona Newspapers Association named The Roundup the “Best High School Newspaper” in Arizona for the second year in a row. The ANA announced the award, co-sponsored by Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors, as part of it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest Sept. 29. The Roundup was also the 2011 winner. Along with this honor, The Roundup recently…
Late interception stuffs comeback, seals victory over Westview
Brophy 35 Westview 21 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Zach Kotoske ’13 intercepted a Westview pass in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 5 to stop a potentially game tying drive and shift moment back to Brophy’s advantage. The Broncos entered Friday night ranked No. 6 in the state with a 5-2 record. They trotted off the field at 10:10 pm with a 6-2 record and a 35-21victory over…
Broncos balance Red & Blue
Throughout this first semester, Brophy students have become increasingly involved in the upcoming presidential election. Students slap political stickers on their computers, campaign for candidates and some even prepare to vote for the first time. As students explore new political ideas, they also expand political boundaries past party lines. As the campus dives head first into politics, this edition of The Roundup focuses in on the 2012 presidential election and…