Hockey

Brophy Hockey team acquires new coach, very optimistic for new season
By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | Goalie Nathan Mazur ’19 awaits the oncoming attack in a hockey game on Aug. 31. The varsity team is 1-4 this year. This season, Brophy has acquired a new hockey coach and he is looking to create a better hockey program. Head coach Mr. Michael Grams is very hopeful for what this season will bring. Mr. Grams has…
Year in Sports: Several teams have successful seasons
Photos by the Roundup Staff | Brophy Sports completed many successful athletic seasons highlighted by state championships and all-state athletes while sending many athletes to play collegiate sports. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Football The football team started out with a 7-0 record, including a win in the Sollenberger Classic against Pinnacle High School in Flagstaff to open up the season. The team then lost their final three regular…
Hockey team aims to move past last season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Cam Grams ’17 looks up the ice to an open teammate. Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP After a winless 2015-16 season, the hockey team hopes this year will be more positive. New head coach Mr. Taylor Nelson ’08 said that fans would not be looking at the same team as last year. “Leadership is not following but setting the example, if things aren’t going…
‘NHL 15’ boasts enhanced graphics, lacks core mechanics
“NHL 15”—Electronic Arts—PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 6 out of 10 By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP “NHL 15” is the most recent iteration in Electronic Arts’ perennial sports congregation, often used as the benchmark for other sports games and other related events. Alas, this time is different. The NHL series has lost much of that depth in its transition to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox…
Hockey caps off regular season with 8-6-6 record, seeks momentum going into playoffs
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Crisp ice shearing, wooden sticks cracking and rubber pucks flying as players check each other into the boards. This season, the Brophy varsity hockey team leads the D1 league with a 8-6-6 record through 20 games. They faced and surpassed rivals Pinnacle High School in standings with a total of 37 points to 35, leading the D1 Division. Kyle Perez ’14 leads the…
Hockey ends season ranked 7th in the nation, caps off runner-up playoff run
By Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP The last time Brophy varsity hockey was on the ice was after a crushing overtime defeat in the state championship game against Pinnacle. However their season didn’t end there. Two weeks following the defeat, the team traveled to Florida to compete against the top teams in the nation, which would be the last chance for seniors to play in a Brophy…
Hockey atop rankings early, in stride to repeat championship
By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP While there was still triple-digit and blistering heat outside, Brophy’s hockey team embarked on a new season early September in slightly cooler conditions. And their hard work on the ice is beginning to pay off. “The coaches are very happy with the start to this season,” wrote via email head coach Mr. Gordon Hester in an email. “We have a lot of games left…
Two time state champion reflects on successful year
By Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP Spencer Smith ’13 walked away from his junior year with a Division I athletic scholarship and two newly earned state championship rings glistening on his right hand, but he is still thirsty for more. Sports have been a major part of Smith’s life since his youth, and as a three sport athlete freshman year he continued this lifestyle into his career…