2013

2013 widened spectrum of cinema
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP  In 2013 there was a multitude of bad and good movies, spanning all all categories. In action and adventure movies there were “Pacific Rim” and “Elysium”. “Pacific Rim” brought stellar visual effects and an actually good and fresh storyline on an old concept. The effects were truly outstanding and left viewers in awe. In “Elysium”, Matt Damon gave a stellar performance to go along…
Football clinches playoff spot with win over Desert Vista
Brophy 34 Desert Vista 7 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos were able to come away with a much needed victory Friday, Nov. 1 against Desert Vista as they scored the third most points all season and allowed only one scoring drive. Brophy finished their season with back-to-back wins over Dobson and Desert Vista to secure a spot in the playoffs, as the No. 12 seed with a…
Top-ranked Hamilton defeats Brophy football with long drives
Hamilton 26 Brophy 9 George Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP “I thought we played pretty well, Hamilton is a great team…we just made a few key mistakes and couldn’t get the win” said Brophy wide receiver and cornerback Isaiah Oliver ’15 about the Broncos’ Sept. 6 26-9 loss against Hamilton. On Hamilton’s second possession, Oliver intercepted a pass in Huskie territory giving the Broncos the ball at the Hamilton four-yard line.…
Opportunity gap present in high school sports
Commentary by Andrew Marini ’13 THE ROUNDUP This year’s Summit topic on the economic opportunity gap presents itself on a daily basis in the form of high school sports. With the price of college already high and continuing to rise, many teenagers hope to use high school athletics as a pathway to pay for college through scholarships. The opportunity gap appears when you look at the financial burden of some…
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…
Kush’s music blossoms, paints pictures for listeners
By Roan Enright ’13 & Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP Wherever music is playing on campus, Nick Kush ’13 is likely to be nearby. Having been a part of several projects over the course of his high school career, Kush is one of Brophy’s most recognizable musical performers. Kush operates mainly as a guitarist and a drummer but is not afraid of venturing outside of these instruments. Although he had been playing the guitar…
Basketball bucks Chaparral Firebirds in close game
Brophy 59 Chaparral 54 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Tim Kempton ’13 had a double-double with 22 points and Max Kufel ’15scored 15 points at the Broncos defeated their rival, the Chaparral Firebirds 59-54 at home Jan. 11. “It’s a huge one for us, especially since we’ve been in a bit of a slide lately so it’s good to beat St. Mary’s and Chap back to back heading…