Football

Big Red Mountain 2nd half knocks Brophy in quarterfinals
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Red Mountain defeated Brophy 34-33 at Ray Laing field at Central High School Thursday Nov. 10 ending the Broncos season with a 8-4 record. Red Mountain 34 Brophy 33 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy went into the second half Nov. 10 with a 26-14 lead, but it wasn’t enough to stop Red Mountain. Brophy lost to Red Mountain 34-33 at Central in…
Brophy loses to Chandler, drops 3rd consecutive game
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Chandler defeated Brophy 56-7 Friday Oct. 21 at Chandler high school. Chandler 56 Brophy 7 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by sophomore quarterback Jacob Conover’s four touchdown passes, Chandler defeated Brophy 56-7 Oct. 21 in Brophy’s last regular season game at Chandler High School. The defeat marks Brophy’s third straight loss, making the Broncos’ record 7-3 after winning their first seven games…
Perry defeats Brophy in back and forth game
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19. Noah Pittenger looks on after being defeated. Perry defeated Brophy 35-27 Friday October 14 in Gilbert. Perry 35 Brophy 27 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP After a first-half lead Brophy did not score in the fourth quarter and lost to Perry 35 to 27 Oct. 14 in a back in forth game filled with penalties at Perry High School. With 1.6 seconds left, Brophy still had a chance to…
Sophomore White, defense roll as undefeated Brophy beats Hamilton
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Marques White ’19 returns an interception for a touchdown. Brophy defeated Hamilton 44-21 Friday Sept. 30 at Phoenix College. Brophy 44 Hamilton 21 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by Marques White ’19’s three turnovers, the Broncos defeated Hamilton 44-21 Sept. 30 at Phoenix College to improve to 7-0 on the season. White intercepted Hamilton quarterback Tyler Shough twice and forced a fumble.…
Brophy holds off Desert Vista, improves to 5-0
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs through a defender and sheds a tackle. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Friday Sept. 16, 2016 at Desert Vista High school. Brophy 21 Desert Vista 7 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by running back Noah Pittenger ’17’s three touchdowns, the Broncos defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Sept. 17 in Ahwatukee. Pittenger rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns on…
Adams connects with players, brings knowledge to coaching staff
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Walker Adams ’16 (left) instructs Jake McIvor ’18 (right) on the sidelines vs Westview, Sept. 2. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Walker Adams ’16 exited the field for the last time Oct. 11, 2015 in Brophy’s 38-35 loss to Hamilton. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL for the second time in his career. Almost 11 months later, Mr.…
Defensive shutout leads Brophy to a 31-0 victory over Highland
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Matthew Kempton ’17 makes a catch Sept. 9 against Highland at central. Brophy Won 31-0. Brophy 31 Highland 0 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by their defense, Brophy kept an undefeated record of 4-0, shutting out the Highland Hawks in a 31-0 win at Central High School Sept. 9. On the opening drive, Highland gave up possession quickly on a three-and-out, allowing…
Pittenger’s 5 TDs lead broncos to win over Westview
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs the ball against Westview Sept. 2 at Phoenix College. Brophy Defeated Westview 35-14. Brophy 35 Westview 14 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Noah Pittenger ’17 led Brophy to victory over Westview Sept. 2 scoring all five of the Bronco’s touchdowns at Phoenix College. Pittenger carried the ball 14 times for 183 yards and four scores on the ground and one more…
AIA football playoff locations unfair to lower seeded teams
Site choices contradict AIA’s “neutral” location listing Commentary by Henry Erlandson ’16 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP The Arizona Interscholastic Association sure has a unique interpretation of the word “neutral.” In a Division 1 semifinal playoff game this December that was supposed to be at a “neutral location,” Centennial played Mountain Pointe at Desert Vista High School. Desert Vista is a nine minute, 3.6 mile drive from Mountain Pointe in…
Best football photos from 2015
Click below to view the best photos from the 2015 football season. Thanks to this years Roundup football staff photographers and contributors: Cory Wyman ’16, Carter Van Winkle ’16, Lou DiMuro ’16, Devin McManimon McNally ’16. Noah Rodriguez ’17, Andrew Howard ’17, Bryce Owen ’17, Juan Reyes Ramirez ’18, Micheal Placenti ’19, Hunter Franklin ’19.