Brendan C. Hinkle

Wrestling pins 13-12 record, looks to get healthier for state tournament
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  The wrestling team is currently 13-12 as of Jan. 14, and is hoping to get healthier so they can push as many students to the state tournament as possible. The team is nearing the end of their season and their coach said they are, for the most part, proud of how they have done. “We’ve had maybe a couple of letdowns this season,”…
Lego game builds cast of superhero characters to smash crime
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Lego Marvel Superheroes 9 out of 10 The new video game “Lego Marvel Superheroes” brings together every character with a large fan base that marvel has made. It allows for the player to be a marvel character from The Avengers, to X-Men, to the Fantastic Four and more. The game also includes a diversity of marvel villains, and it becomes the game player’s…
Velez strives to play college football
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Ryan Velez ’16 plays running back for Brophy’s football team, along with other sports, and he hopes to continue playing football in the future. Velez said he has been playing football for seven or eight years now and it’s his favorite sport. “Football is my favorite because it’s the one sport my parents didn’t want me to play when I was younger,” Velez…
Christmas dance takes on Gatsby theme
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Xavier holds their annual Christmas dance in Founders Hall Saturday, Dec. 14 from 8-11 p.m. The theme of the dance is “Christmas at the Gatsby’s.” The dance is open to all Brophy and Xavier students, and they must arrive by 8:30 p.m. and stay until 10:30 p.m. To be admitted into the dance, students must have a pre-purchased ticket and a Brophy or…
Hockey starts off season 3-1-3, desires more support from students
Moderator McShane hopes to create more of a following for team By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Hockey is one of the many club sports offered, which means that the team is in a non-Brophy organized league. Mr. Lane McShane ’82 said he has grown up around hockey his whole life, and became the hockey moderator for Brophy because he loves the sport and the team. “I’ve never seen…
McShane entertains students while teaching English classes
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Most teachers make it their goal to bring a positive attitude to the classroom, but none do it like Mr. Lane McShane ’82. Mr. McShane is an English teacher for sophomores and juniors. He is currently finishing his 20th year of teaching at Brophy. “Ever since I was 14, I’ve been at Brophy and I think I almost live here,” Mr. McShane said.…
Homecoming sweetens up students’ week
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Last week Brophy students can be seen putting off homework, sending candy-grams to Xavier students and participating in lunchtime activities because Homecoming had arrived. Saturday Oct. 5, marked the annual Brophy/Xavier Homecoming dance, and this year Student Council wasn’t holding back. “It’s going to be probably one of the best dances we’ve had yet,” said student council member Jack Rose ’16. “All of…