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Pro/Con Debate: The Right Rx?
Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus | This summer school administrators banned the use of medical marijuana by students, even with a doctor’s prescription. Medical marijuana policy not right solution By Mateusz Bendisz ’15 THE ROUNDUP In recent years, the United States has seen a greater effort to legalize medical marijuana. Numerous studies have shown medical marijuana’s potential in treating different types of cancers and debilitating diseases. Because of that, opposition…
Game recap, photos: Brophy tops DV, ends regular season with 7-game win streak
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 | Sean Roberton ’15 looks to pass against Desert Vista. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31. By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy topped Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31 and enters the state playoffs as the No. 4 seed. The Broncos will host Perry High School, the No. 13 seed, at home Friday, Nov. 7. Photos from the game: [View the story “Brophy…
Brophy beats Dobson on the road for 6th straight win
Brophy 49 Dobson 19 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy racked up seven touchdowns and handedly defeated Dobson 49-19 Oct. 24 at Dobson High School despite starting quarterback Cade Knox ’16 not playing because of an injury. The Broncos juggled between quarterbacks Sean Roberton ’15 and Chad McClanahan ’16 all game, making it difficult for the Dobson Mustangs to counter Brophy’s offensive attack. Running back Ryan Velez ’16 had…
Brophy holds off Chaparral for 5th straight win
Brophy 17 Chaparral 9 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In an up and down game featuring everything from muffed punts to a safety, Brophy held off the Chaparral Firebirds 17-9 Oct. 17 at Camelback High School. The game was marked by solid defense and just enough key plays on offense for Brophy to get the win, but also a total of 15 personal fouls and another 14 procedural calls…
Broncos push in 4th quarter to top highly ranked Mountain Pointe
Brophy 31 Mountain Pointe 28 By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In the last 45 seconds of the game Friday, Oct. 10 Streator Bates ’15 connected for a 47-yard field goal and Isaiah Oliver ’15 intercepted a pass to lock down a 31-28 Brophy win over Mountain Pointe. Bates and Oliver were joined by a cast of Bronco contributors to take down one of…
New pool adds benefits for swim team, should attract more fans
By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP By the beginning of this school year, a new campus pool was finished and ready for use. Officially named the Brophy Aquatic Center, it replaces Loyola field just outside the Great Hall. Now the teams will not have to drive to the former sports campus near 28th Street and Campbell Avenue to have practices and meets. “It’s adding a lot of excitement to the…
Badhaircut(s) bring together Bronco generations
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Badhaircut(s), a Brophy and Xavier band composed of current and past students, played a show on Sept 23 at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe. The band is the creative combination of juniors Will Olesiewicz ’16 and Devon McCauley ’16, alumnus Charles Dominguez ’14, and Xavier alumna Meg McCauley ’13. Olesiewicz switched between playing bass, guitar and clapping, the McCauley siblings both played guitar and sang,…
Special Feature: Navigating Change
Photo illustration by Alec Vick ’15 | This year starts with many new changes students will navigate. Change, whether large or small, is an essential characteristic of the modern world, and students have to adapt in order to succeed. From new rules to new faculty to new facilities, Brophy continues to handle, respond to and create many changes. This month’s edition explores these recent changes, how the community has responded…
Football wins 3rd straight, beats Corona Del Sol 55-7
Brophy 55 Corona Del Sol 7 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy scored 49 points in the first half and allowed just one score the entire game Thursday, Oct. 2 en route to a 55-7 victory over Corona Del Sol. After starting the season 1-3, this marks the team’s third straight win, improving their record to 4-3. “We knew that the tough schedule early on was going to pay…
New band director looks to make subtle changes
Photo by Nick Park ’15 | New band director Mr. Leo Werner conducts students during jazz band Sept. 15. Mr. Werner comes to Brophy after six years at Combs High School and 17 at Mountain Pointe. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP After 17 years of directing band at Mountain Pointe and six at Combs High School, Mr. Leo Werner is now the new band director and said he is…