Carl Justice

Spring training brings tourism, unique events to Arizona sports season
By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP Spring Training is an annual event in Arizona. The Cactus League, hosted across Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs, draws two million fans to the valley per year. The Arizona Republic told the story of the beginning of the Cactus League in March 2017. “What would become today’s Cactus League began in 1947 with just two teams,” the article explained. Those two teams were the…
Animation club uses different methods to work on a common goal
Photo by Carl Justice ’21 | Nathan Zonn ’21, Rajveer Walia ’21, and Dean Kobs ’20 work on animation during a meeting. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP At the beginning of the year, two different animation clubs were created at Brophy. Dean Kobs ’20 created a club with Mr. Steve Smith ’96, and Nathan Zonn ’21 and Rajveer Walia ’21 created a club with Mr. Cooper Davis ’10. Once they were asked to band together, the…
Winter sports season capped off with soccer championship
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Connor White ’19 sprints past his defender. Photo courtesy of Jaime Hidalgo | The varsity soccer team posing with the state championship trophy following their victory. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s winter sports season wrapped up in February with soccer and basketball playoffs and the wrestling state championship. Soccer finished the year as state champions with a win over Hamilton in the…
Science fair winners celebrate success and reflect on projects
Photo by Juan Sanchez ’20 | First place winner Daniel Noon ’20 stands by his first place winning project. By Carl Justice ’21 and Juan Sanchez ’20 THE ROUNDUP The science fair wrapped up on Thursday, February 21 with the winners in each category going to the state championships. First place was a tie between Bryan Gopal ’19 and Daniel Noon ’20. Noon’s project was a computational radiation shield program. Second place…
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…
Teacher’s Pet: Smith uses experiences from his Brophy past to help current freshmen
Photo courtesy of the Brophy Yearbook Team | Mr. Smith (bottom left) in the 2018 Yearbook. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Mr Davis’s question from the last Teacher’s Pet: What is the most awkward thing that has happened to you this year? Every year, I try to take an awkward photo in the great hall. It becomes my picture in the yearbook at the end of the year.…
Eller Room transforms into study room for seniors
Photo by Carl Justice ’21 | Dave Mohan ’19 works on some homework in Becker’s Corner   By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Room 200 in Eller Hall, which was previously Assistant Principal for Technology Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99’s office, is now a quiet study space for seniors that is available from 7 a.m to 4 p.m., according to Brophy Dean Mr. Patrick Higgins. The former office, now officially…