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Broncos drop game to rival Chaparral
Chaparral 68 Brophy 58 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP In a game with a number of momentum swings, the Broncos could not quite pull out a victory Wednesday, Jan. 16 against the Chaparral Firebirds. Despite having a student section of equal size and energy, the Firebirds had homecourt advantage and the last say as they stormed the court after their victory. Fred Erlandson ’14 played a significant role…
Grimes teaches athletes about life, basketball
By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP Since 2006, Brophy assistant coach Trons Grimes has aided in coaching the Broncos basketball team along with head coach Mr. Tony Fuller. Although Mr. Grimes is a relatively recent addition to the Bronco basketball program, his coaching started almost four decades ago in 1975 coaching a junior-high girls basketball team while he was still a high school player. Grimes had several scholarship offers from…
Basketball edges Highland in final seconds
Brophy 65 Highland 63 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP With six seconds to go and the game tied on Jan. 31, Tim Kempton ’13 was fouled as he drove toward the basket and missed the shot. As the crowd went crazy, Kempton hit both of his free throw attempts and the Broncos defense stopped Highland to walk away with the two-point win, 65-63. “I told them to switch everything,…
Basketball defeats longtime rival Knights at home
Brophy 60 Saint Mary’s 49 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Despite a third quarter rally and being outscored 34 to 28 in the second half, the Brophy Broncos defeated the Saint Mary’s Knights 60-49 Jan. 8 at home. Brophy never let St. Mary’s lead at any point in the game on their way to an 11-point victory. Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos in scoring with 20 points, shooting…
Basketball rebound after loss, knockoff Westwind Prep
Brophy 72 Westwind Prep 32 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos walked off the court Friday Nov. 30 with grins on their faces after beating Westwind Prep by 40 points. One night after their first loss of the season and giving up 79 points, the Broncos turned the tables. Westwood shot 26 percent on 11 of 42 for the game. “It was big, it was a big…
Broncos drop 1st loss of the season against Horizon
Brophy 66 Horizon 79 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP     Tim Kempton ’13 scored 37 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Thursday Nov. 29 at Horizon High School. “It was a good individual performance, but basketball is a team game,” said head coach Mr. Tony Fuller. “Great players make their teams better, they carry their team to great heights.” Despite Kempton’s performance the team lost by 13, 79-66. “He had…
Basketball starts season with win over Mountain Pointe
Brophy 52 Mountain Pointe 39 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos started off their basketball season by not letting Mountain Pointe lead at any point in the game on Brophy’s way to a 13 point victory Nov. 27 at Brophy. Max Kufel ’15 and Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos along with a team effort on defense. “Our zone helped us,” said head basketball coach Mr. Tony Fuller.…
Broncos prepare as basketball season approaches
By Christian Guerithault ’14 & P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Broncos are set to begin another basketball season when they tip off their 2012-2013 regular season against Mountain Pointe on Nov. 27. The Broncos have spent a long summer preparing for this coming season, and they say they are as ready as ever to play. “It started right after last season ended. Offseason workouts and June summer…