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Students, staff members support Senator John McCain’s legacy
CNS Photo Ross D. Franklin, Pool via Reuters | Jesuit Father Edward Reese, President of St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco, blesses the casket of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during an Aug. 29 memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. McCain died of brain cancer Aug. 25 at age 81.    By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP   On Aug. 30. 2018, Brophy and Xavier students left…
Athletic department must reconsider sponsored apparel policy to avoid hypocrisy
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Brophy’s Denzel Burke (10) and Sully Shannon (26) attempt to intercept a pass intended for Desert Vista’s wide receiver Jake White (1) in a high school football game against Desert Vista Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Desert Vista defeated Brophy 17-14. By Hayden Welty ’19 & Jack Davis ’19THE ROUNDUP The Issue: Brophy Athletic teams continue to employ gear from companies that fail to…
Paul named Man of the Year Runner-Up
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18 | Ben Paul ’18 streches during warmups of the Quaterfinal Perry game. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy encourages its students to expand their horizons and leave their comfort zone, something that one of The Roundup’s Man of the Year runner-ups, Ben Paul ’18, took to heart. “I think freshman year I was mostly interested in sports, because that’s kind of all I’ve known in…
Looking back on the monster legacy of Elton John
Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune| Elton John performs “Tiny Dancer” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP As Elton John’s career is coming to a close, it’s time to look back on the legacy he is leaving behind. Elton John has just recently announced his retirement after a final three-year-long worldwide tour. Elton John…
Volleyball Team wins Las Vegas Tournament, 2nd title in 4 years
Photo Courtesy of Brophy Volleyball| The varsity volleyball team went to the 2018 Easter Vegas Invitational and won the tournament. By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP The varsity volleyball team placed 1st in the 2018 Las Vegas Easter Invitational on March 27th. In the Championship Game, Brophy defeated Centennial High School (Las Vegas,NV) by a score of 2-0. Historically, the Broncos have been successful in this tournament. They have reached…
Head football coach Molander steps aside after 13-year career, two state titles
Photo Courtesy of Mica Mulloy ’99 | Mr. Scooter Molander watches as the play unravels on the field. His 13-year career included two state championships. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP In late November, Mr. Scooter Molander decided to step aside from his role as Brophy’s varsity football head coach. “I’m a competitive person,” Mr. Molander said. “I’ve been around the game of football for every year except for one…
Energy drink availability increases likelihood of usage, dependence
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Noah Self ’18 drinks an energy drink before class on Monday, January 22nd. Students have become more dependent on caffeinated drinks to stay awake at school. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Athletic trainer Mr. Chris White said that energy drinks and caffeinated beverages may cause students to have an increasing dependency with ever-decreasing returns. “Caffeine is a substance, a drug, that people develop…
White’s assistants bring valuable help day-to-day
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18| Ethan Mena’18 works on the Bod Pod during lunch as atheltes get ready to use it. Mena is one of Mr.White’s student assistants and runs the Bod Pod testing, which is one of the duties as a student assistant. By Edwin Perez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Chris White has many duties on campus that he can’t manage by himself—enter his assistants. Mr. White is the…
Lopez excels at portraits, leads Best Buddies
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores’19 | Ceaser Lopez ’18 paints a profile on a singer which he admires on Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Eller 218. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Cesar Lopez ’18 has been involved in Brophy’s art program for three years, and Ms. Deb Cronin said that not only is he one of her best students, but is also incredibly generous and passionate. “I think he is…
Admissions from Arizona a mixed bag, varies from case-to-case basis
Photo taken from Sabino Counseling | Arizona universities all compiled on a list to show all universities offered in AZ. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP One possible sentiment among college applicants from Arizona is that their personal residency could be advantageous towards gaining admission to out-of-state universities. However, Ms. Megan Ederly said that college applications are a lot more complicated than that, with a variety of factors playing into…