Chase Bayless

‘Divergent’ acquires unfair poor reviews
By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP “Divergent”─  starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Miles Teller 7.5 out of 10 Next in the long line of recent book series turned major films, “Divergent,” modelled after author Veronica Roth’s book trilogy, provides viewers with an original and exhilarating adventure. It is set in post-apocalyptic Chicago, which is cut off from the rest of the world by a giant wall. No…
Volleyball relies on ‘persistence’, ‘camaraderie’ to carry team
By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP With just five more matches on the schedule as of April 10, the volleyball team is focused on improving the little things to make themselves a contender for the state championship. The team holds a current record of 21-10-1 under head coach Mr. Tony Oldani. Mr. Oldani cited the camaraderie and closeness of the group as a reason for their success. “Typically you get…
8 seniors commit to colleges, athletic programs
By Chase Bayless ’15 & J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP  With graduation on the horizon, eight senior athletes have committed to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. Seven of the eight commits signed letters of intent on National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 5, while another committed later. Austin Todd (AT) Hall ’14, an offensive lineman, committed to Stanford in late July of 2013 prior to his senior football…
Basketball overtakes Horizon in final quarter, shoots for playoffs
By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy 51 Horizon 42 Thanks in large part to a fourth quarter in which the Broncos outscored their opponent by 10 points, Brophy was able to pull ahead of Horizon Wednesday, Jan. 29 for the 51-42 win. After leading 22-15 at halftime, Brophy cooled down and went into the fourth quarter down by one. “The reason they got the lead was because we started…
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…
Football wins big over Dobson, keeps playoff hopes alive
Brophy 52 Dobson 3 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos’ put up a season-high 52 points and held their opponent to a season-low three points Friday, Oct. 26, leading to a blowout victory over Dobson.. Players and coaches celebrated on the sidelines after the last home game of the year, taking pictures and talking with friends and family. This was an important win for the team as “it…
Mountain Pointe shuts out Brophy, Broncos drop to 2-5 on the season
Mountain Pointe 31 Brophy 0 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy was unable to keep up with MaxPreps.com’s ninth best team in the country as undefeated Mountain Pointe held them scoreless Friday, Oct 11. The Broncos came into this game looking to build on the previous week’s 38-point victory over Corona Del Sol and avenge last year’s 30-0 playoff loss to Mountain Pointe. The result wasn’t were they were…
Football unable to stop Desert Ridge in 2nd half
Desert Ridge 38 Brophy 14 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy went into halftime Sept. 27 tied with Desert Ridge, but was unable to keep up with Desert Ridge’s high-paced offense after they put up 31 second half points. “They’ve got a lot of speed and they run a very effective offense,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander. The Broncos got off to a quick start recovering a Desert…
Football loses against Centennial despite forcing 5 turnovers
Centennial 17 Brophy 13 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Even with Brophy’s defense holding the opposition to 17 points and forcing five turnovers, the offense was unable to muster up enough points Thursday, Sept. 14 as the Broncos fell to Centennial. The defense recovered four forced fumbles and had an interception from safety Leonard Gutierrez ’14. “They ran the ball effectively and our defense did a good job getting…
Special teams, defense lead to Brophy upset over Desert Mountain
Brophy 13 Desert Mountain 6 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s special teams unit blocked three kicks Friday, Aug. 30 in route to a season opener upset over Desert Mountain. Going into the game as underdogs, Brophy nearly shut down Desert Mountain’s offense. All 13 of Brophy’s points came from the special teams unit as Phillip Mourikes ’14 connected on two field goals and Walker Adams ’16 recovered a…