Freshman

For First Time Ever, Xavier Hosts Frosh Mixer
Chris Stanek’19 THE ROUNDUP After hosting the annual Frosh Mixer every year since its creation, Brophy turned the event over to Xavier this year. Due to this change many opinions struck up about how it was going to turn out, but no one was sure. Aidan McGuire ’20, a freshman at Brophy, said he enjoyed the Frosh Mixer very much. “I met a lot of Xavier girls and didn’t expect…
Former player reflects on coach’s ‘Shear’ brilliance
By Jack Hutt ’14 THE ROUNDUP After 15 seasons—six of them undefeated—Mr. Shear finished his career earlier this fall as head freshman football coach with a record of 121-13-1. “Mr. Tim Sanford and the principal at the time wanted me to take over the program, and that is what I did,” Mr. Shear said. Based on my own experience playing under him as a freshman in 2010, it is not…
Tennis serves up new freshman squad for the first time in school’s history
Veteran varsity coach Woods takes on new team By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s first ever freshman tennis team has its players and coaches excited for a new tradition of Bronco sports. This year will be the start of Brophy’s freshman tennis team after having only a JV and varsity team for the past few decades. Coach Mr. Bill Woods, who coaches a variety of sports including tennis and…
Many freshmen flock to AJ’s for Friday food, social scene
[mp3j track=”http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/AJs-Audio-Story.mp3″] By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP With the implementation of the new late start schedule, Friday’s bell rings at 1 p.m. each week. Students flee from their classes, beginning the weekend. While upperclassmen drive off to various food places and hangout spots, a wave of freshmen can be seen walking the path to AJ’s Fine Foods at Central and Camelback. The outdoor sitting area is a center…