Henry Erlandson

Sports finishes year of ups and downs
Photos by Roundup Staff — Various student athletes compete in Brophy sports. By Henry Erlandson ’16 and Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Varsity sport teams capped off a year of mixed results, featuring successes from cross country, swim and golf. Some teams fell short of their expectations while others found ways to exceed them. Cross country The Brophy runners brought home a Division 1 state cross country runner-up title Nov.…
Freshman Kolbe edges out narrow win in March Madness bracket challenge
Photo Courtesy of Max Wear ’17 – Students watch the March Madness tournament in the SAC. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP After a last second buzzer-beater by Villanova to win the National Championship game Monday, April 4, Jack Kolbe ’19 squeaked by the remaining competitors to win this year’s March Madness Bracket Challenge. The tight race between Kolbe and second-place finisher Enrique Ortega ’18 came down to the final…
Wrestling takes 1st place at sectional meet
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Hunter Talbo ’16 and Archie Garcia ’19 face off at wrestling practice. The wrestling team won 1st place at their sectional meet. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The varsity wrestling team grabbed the first place spot in the Division 1 Wrestling Championships at Boulder Creek High School Feb. 6 and had two wrestlers place fifth in the state tournament. The top four wrestlers…
Agliano strives to build leaders among his players
Photo by Devin McManimon McNally ’17 – Mr. Chris Agliano instructs a player during Lacrosse practice Monday, March 7. Mr. Agliano coaches in the lacrosse, basketball and football programs. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP When he isn’t teaching religion classes, Mr. Chris Agliano is coaching either freshman football, JV basketball or the underclassmen lacrosse program. Now in his fifth year of coaching lacrosse, Mr. Agliano said he has a…
Sophomore Dunn splits time between volleyball, basketball
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 – Connor Dunn ’18 practices his serve March 3. This is the second year that Dunn has made the transition from basketball to volleyball. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP After recently finishing up a long season playing for the JV basketball team, Conor Dunn ’18 is making a quick transition to playing volleyball in the spring. A two-sport athlete, Dunn said the transition of…
Surrounded by Violence: Students debate gun control
Gun regulations provide for common sense, natural rights By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP President Barack Obama’s new executive order will usher in an era of regulations for handguns, assault rifles and more. President Obama ordered this after a series of violent events cascading from school shootings to terrorism, in San Bernardino, Calif. Gun regulation has been the hot-button topic in the United States for the past few years.…
Brophy loses to St. Mary’s in OT despite comeback effort
St Mary’s 68 Brophy 60 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy mounted a strong comeback in the final two minutes of the game Jan. 20, but it was not enough to beat rival St. Mary’s away, making their record 8-9. Brophy struggled all night to stop St. Mary’s from grabbing offensive rebounds, especially in the first quarter when the Knights scored 10 of their first 13 points from offensive…
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…
Basketball looks to succeed with new coach, young players
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – The varsity basketball team looks to make it far in the playoffs this year with young talent and a new head coach. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The varsity basketball team expects to make it farther into the playoffs this season after losing in the first round of the playoffs last year led by a new head coach and a young team. Head…
Brophy improves to 4-3 with victory over Central
Brophy 38 Central 34 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The basketball team nudged past the Central Bobcats at home Dec. 4 to grab a non-conference victory in a low-scoring game despite a late comeback attempt. Central’s fourth quarter surge fell short due to seven made free throws down the stretch from guard Bo Brunkhorst ’16, who finished with 10 total points. Matthew Kempton ’17 gave the Broncos most of…