Erik Masingill

Hockey enters playoffs with No. 1 seed and first round bye
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP After losing to Notre Dame two years ago in the state championship, the Broncos look to bring home their first hockey state title this year after a 14-5-2 season that earned them their first No. 1 seeding in the playoffs. “We had a pretty successful regular season, but all that matters is if we end up first in the end of the year,”…
Basketball earns third-round game with victory over Westview
Brophy 73 Westview 64 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP The No. 9-seeded Broncos maintained the lead all four quarters Saturday, Feb. 18 as they advanced to the third round of the state playoffs with a 73-64 road victory over the No. 8-seeded Westview Knights. “The key to the game was the fact that we made 31 of 39 free throws, and that was the game,” said head coach…
Soccer, basketball celebrate break with tournament championships
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP While most students, teachers and administrator at Brophy were on their Christmas break, the soccer and basketball teams both managed to finish first place in their winter tournaments. The soccer team participated in the Arizona Soccer Showcase at the Scottsdale Sports Complex Dec. 27-30. The Broncos went 4-0-1 in the showcase to get into the championship round. They tied Catalina Foothills (1-1), then…
Three and out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. Basha

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP
First Down: Broncos’ playoff run comes to early ending

A 32-29 quarterfinal loss to No. 7 Basha at Phoenix College on Thursday, Nov. 10 not only marked the first loss of the season for the Broncos, but also the last game of the year.

This loss also marks the third straight season in which the Broncos have been eliminated from the playoffs in the quarterfinals.

School foundation paves way for future growth
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 & Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP In 1928, construction crews built the first buildings on the new school campus in Central Phoenix: Brophy Hall, the Chapel and Romley Hall, to house classrooms and later a gym. Brophy Hall, which at the time was named Regis Hall, also used to be where the counseling and administration offices were located. By 1980 the original locker room,…
Three and Out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. St. Mary’s

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP

First Down: Broncos avenge 16-13 loss to St. Mary’s

Last year’s 16-13 loss to the Knights broke the streak of seven consecutive wins for the Broncos. However, St. Mary’s consecutive win streak ended at one after the Broncos’ 63-0 victory Oct. 14.

The 63-point victory is also the highest margin of win for the Broncos throughout every game in the rivalry.

Sports medicine contributing to athletic success

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Whether the sport is football, baseball, soccer, track, lacrosse, tennis, basketball or anything else, the Sports Medicine squad is there to help and prepare.

Sports Medicine is a Physical Education elective class during seventh and after school taught by athletic trainer Mr. Chris White.

Broncos approach new season with young core

By Ian C. Beck ’12, Erik T. Masingill ’12, Tyler J. Scott ’12 & Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

The 2010 season for the Brophy football team saw changes to their starting quarterback and running back position among others, a rash of season-ending injuries to key players and the adoption of a spread offense.

In 2011, the Broncos will attempt to grow in their second year in the new offensive scheme while welcoming back numerous starters who bring experience to a young group.

Desert Vista’s big fourth quarter too much for Brophy

By Erik T. Masingill ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Leading the majority of the game, the Brophy basketball team was ready to celebrate their eighth victory of the season over the Desert Vista Thunder Jan. 21.

However, the fourth quarter arrived and the Thunder charged from 33 points to 55 points.

The Broncos fought to protect their lead with 17 fourth quarter points, but in the end Desert Vista’s 22-point quarter was enough for a comeback win 55-54.