J.P. Hajjar

Wu named ‘Man of the Year’
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — Yuxuan Wu ’15 is the Class of 2015 Man of the Year. Wu is especially known for his academic prowess and mathematic and linguistic capabilities. By Gabe Morrison ’17 and J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP While most students spent their sixth-grade year focused on middle school academics, athletics and social lives, The Roundup’s 2015 “Man of the Year” recipient Yuxuan Wu ’15 contended with…
College athletes should be paid for talents
Players would be able to provide money for families from the hard work they put in Commentary by J.P. Hajjar THE ROUNDUP A highly discussed topic today in the world of athletics is whether or not collegiate athletes should be paid for their participation in their respective sports. Every year, Brophy graduates become part of this discussion as they join college teams. For the hard work and dedication they put into…
Knox deeper than sports, reveals personal side
Teammate describes Knox as a key role to success of team, one of offense’s main threats By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Cade Knox ’16  starting quarterback for the Broncos’ varsity football team, has always been involved with sports since he was a kid. “Growing up I played basketball, baseball, soccer, I played them all,” Knox said. “Football was always my favorite though.” He said his biggest goal for this…
Baseball’s Succow enjoys mentoring students, developing players
By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Tom Succow is a college counselor and the head coach for the varsity baseball team. Mr. Succow said he enjoys his job as a college counselor and mentoring students as they head to college. “I like working with individuals, especially college counseling,” Mr. Succow said. “I really enjoy working and directing young people in the college process in helping or assisting them in…
Teams execute pre-practice and pre-game rituals across seasons
By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Sports teams and athletes tend to be creatures of habit and superstition. Many have certain traditions before every practice or game. “We listen to music to pump us up in the locker room and then do a prayer,” said Patrick Rottman ’16 when asked about what he does before a varsity hockey game. For the hockey and soccer teams, they like to play music…
Students pack schedules with classes, activities throughout the day
By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Students partake in activities outside of the classroom each day from sports, charity events and music to arts and clubs. Students and teachers say they enjoy the close community this involvement creates, as if everyone is part of a big family. “The community, because everyone is there for each other,” said Brock “Bo” Brunkhorst ’16 when asked what his favorite thing about Brophy is.…