Baseball

Baseball squad expects forward leap, strong leadership
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Lionel Robert ’19 throws in the practice bullpen at Brophy’s Opus Field on Jan. 22, 2019.  By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy baseball team is looking forward to next year, where they hope to continue on their upward trajectory in wins from last season, where they finished with a 14-17 record. Last year, the Brophy baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals…
Diamondbacks honor Succow
Former Brophy College Prep advisor and varsity baseball coach Tom Succow throws out the first pitch prior to a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Rory Cunningham ’18 THE ROUNDUP On Friday, August 25th retired Varsity Baseball Coach Mr. Tom Succow was honored by the Arizona Diamondbacks for his more than…
Garcia steps up to plate, takes over varsity baseball as head coach
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19| Coach Josh Garcia stands in front his plans for practice. By José Acuña ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Josh Garcia ’07 graduated from Brophy and first began to play baseball at the age of three This year, he returns as Brophy varsity baseball in his first season as head coach. “I played a variety of sports while growing up but it was always baseball that stuck…
Year in Sports: Several teams have successful seasons
Photos by the Roundup Staff | Brophy Sports completed many successful athletic seasons highlighted by state championships and all-state athletes while sending many athletes to play collegiate sports. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Football The football team started out with a 7-0 record, including a win in the Sollenberger Classic against Pinnacle High School in Flagstaff to open up the season. The team then lost their final three regular…
Brophy waves farewell to Succow after 42 years
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Mr. Tom Succow instructs his team during batting practice Feb. 15. Succow is coaching his final season of a 40 year baseball coaching career at Brophy. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Tom Succow has been a fixture at Brophy for four decades, impacting students’ lives as a college counselor, an English teacher and the head varsity baseball coach. Under Mr. Succow’s guidance,…
Highly recruited sophomore baseball player seeks fit on varsity
Photo Courtesy of Will Worthington ’19 By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Sophomore baseball player Will Worthington ’19 currently has a Grand Canyon University offer, an unofficial visit planned to Vanderbilt and is pursuing the varsity team. Worthington said that the varsity team has been working hard and really gelling together. He also said he is hoping to find a spot in that group. Apart from his current GCU…
Baseball to lean on senior pitching during Succow’s final season
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Baseball player Tommy Trudeau ’18 pitched against North Canyon Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP With the graduations of Chad McClanahan ’16, JJ Hessel ’16 and more, the Broncos are without a player who has hit a homerun at the varsity level as they prepare to kick off the 2017 season Feb. 22 in the Adam Donnenfield Memorial Tournament. Head coach…
Sophomore Grennan focused on future in baseball
By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP With tryouts for varsity baseball lasting three days Feb. 9-12, sophomore Lucas Grennan ’18 knew he had to give full effort the whole time. His dedication and effort put him on the varsity squad as the youngest player and youngest starter for the 2016 season. “Sophomores making the varsity team is a huge deal because of how rare it is at Brophy,” said Jake…
Dyer brothers, McAndrew connect through grandfathers, NY Mets
Photo by Jack Davis ’19 – Jim McAndrew models his 1969 World Series ring. McAndrew and Duffy Dyer were members of the “Miracle Mets”, and now their grandsons Drew Dyer ’18 and Max McAndrew ’18 are teammates on the JV baseball team. Students’ grandfathers played baseball together on the New York Mets By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brothers Drew Dyer ’18 and Bryce Dyer ’19 grew up in a…