Andrew Howard

Baseball looks to young core as new leaders
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — The Brophy Baseball team takes ground balls as they practice on Wednesday Feb. 18. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP After a state championship appearance in 2012, Brophy’s baseball team has not made it past the first round of the playoffs since. The team hopes to break that trend this year. It is made up of 12 juniors and nine seniors, and will look…
Vaughan receives first official coaching job, 6th grade basketball team
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Ms. Vaughan instructs members of a Loyola basketball team on Jan. 7. The players typically practice up to three times a week. Vaughan enjoys seeing kids smiling and happy as she coaches By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP College counselor Ms. Kalli Vaughan has been around coaching her whole life, and the opportunity to coach Loyola sixth-grade basketball was something she could not pass…
Roundup reporter sees St. Francis remains in India
Photo by Andrew Howard ’17- People waiting in line for the remains of Saint Francis. At this time over 20,00 people are waiting in Goa, India, Dec. 28. Editor’s Note: Roundup reporter Andrew Howard ’17 traveled to Goa, India over the Christmas break to see the remains of St. Francis Xavier. He wrote about his travels for the publication Goa Streets. By Andrew Howard ’17 To be completely honest, the…
Golf team takes 3rd in state
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP With no seniors on this year’s state golf team, Brophy took third in the state golf tournament. “This year’s team really exceeded my expectations,” said head coach Mr. John Shores. Michael Feagles ’16, and Chip Getz ’16 were two players Mr. Shores said had particularly good seasons. “Feagles was probably our most consistent player this year,” Mr. Shores said. This team also showed unity…
Online activism greatly helps to spread awareness, inform public
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Information spreads more easily and quickly online There are many ways to spread awareness on important issues, but few are as efficient as the Internet. Online activism has the ability to change the world in only a matter of minutes. The convenience of online activism is what makes it appealing to many people. The ability to reach people by simply clicking a button is…
Athletes should be required to finish college
Student-athletes receiving degrees at all-time high of 82 percent, still should be higher Commentary by Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Many college athletes forgo their final year or years of college to become a professional athlete, but with that choice comes a major risk they should not be willing to take. Each year a select group of Brophy students move on to play sports in college. Some will have the…
Brophy holds off Chaparral for 5th straight win
Brophy 17 Chaparral 9 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In an up and down game featuring everything from muffed punts to a safety, Brophy held off the Chaparral Firebirds 17-9 Oct. 17 at Camelback High School. The game was marked by solid defense and just enough key plays on offense for Brophy to get the win, but also a total of 15 personal fouls and another 14 procedural calls…
Broncos push in 4th quarter to top highly ranked Mountain Pointe
Brophy 31 Mountain Pointe 28 By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In the last 45 seconds of the game Friday, Oct. 10 Streator Bates ’15 connected for a 47-yard field goal and Isaiah Oliver ’15 intercepted a pass to lock down a 31-28 Brophy win over Mountain Pointe. Bates and Oliver were joined by a cast of Bronco contributors to take down one of…
Blake serves multiple roles on swim team
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Jack Blake ’17 said he does not know what his life would be like without swimming. Blake competes in the 50, 100, and 200-meter freestyle, as well as the 100-meter breaststroke, 200 IM, and the 100 backstroke. Blake started swimming competitively at age six. “Brophy swim is really geared toward being unified as a team, whereas club you really want to do well individually,…
Swim team adds depth, seeks No. 27
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP As the swim season gets started, the team looks to add new talent and make a push for a 27th state championship. “This year will be exciting, especially having home meets at the new and fast pool,” said head coach Mr.Patrick O’Neill. With the opening of the new Brophy Aquatics Center, home swim meets will now be on campus. “With returning seniors Isaiah Williams…