Jack Davis

Three seniors commit to collegiate sports in California
Brophy Seniors (left to right) Tony Hendricks ’19, Will Worthington ’19, and John Dowse ’19 pose for a photo representing their respective schools.  By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP    Three Brophy seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in Brophy’s Robson Gymnasium Nov. 15, 2018. Tony Hendricks ’19 will make his way to Westwood, CA next year as he commits to play for…
Raising Cane’s coming to North Central Phoenix, students excited
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | A new Raising Cane’s restaurant is under construction and is set to open Nov. 13th on 7th Street in Central Phoenix. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Raising Cane’s, a popular nationwide chicken eatery, has expanded to North Central Phoenix and is currently under construction. The restaurant, which is just a short drive from Brophy’s campus, will soon open up. The future convenience in…
Soto engineers ‘Stop the Stigma’ campaign
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Engineered by Freddy Soto ’18, the Stop the Stigma campaign is presenting the Brophy community a week of advocacy, including presentations at lunch and a prayer service. Soto said that the purpose of the movement is to allow kids the opportunity to come and talk about how they truly feel when no one is around. “Too often, we tend to suffer in silence when…
Stock market game prepares students
By Spencer Inglett ’19 and Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Stock Market Game, moderated by Social Studies Department Chair Ms. Kelly Guffey, brings a low-risk, high-reward competitive iteration of the stock market to campus. Along with this, the Consumer Business and Finance class–taught by Mr. Blair Cook–readies students for their adult life. The club meets in Ms. Guffey’s room every Thursday to discuss possible investments, trades, and the…
Senior Fletcher awarded Flinn scholarship, plans to study at ASU Barrett
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18| Griffin Fletcher ’18 poses for a photo with letters of Flinn scholarship in his hand. Fletcher won the Flinn scholarship award which awards a student a scholarship to any AZ university. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Every year, the Flinn Scholarship is awarded to 20 Arizona high school seniors. Benefits of the merit-based award include fully paid tuition at an Arizona public university, along…
DACA Teach-In offers Brophy DREAMers outlet to discuss issue
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy community gathered in the Harper Great Hall in support of DREAMers Feb. 15 at the DACA Teach- In, one component of a larger-scale effort on campus to learn and act against the repeal of DACA. According to USCIS.gov, DACA is an American immigration policy that allows minors “who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration…
Head football coach Molander steps aside after 13-year career, two state titles
Photo Courtesy of Mica Mulloy ’99 | Mr. Scooter Molander watches as the play unravels on the field. His 13-year career included two state championships. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP In late November, Mr. Scooter Molander decided to step aside from his role as Brophy’s varsity football head coach. “I’m a competitive person,” Mr. Molander said. “I’ve been around the game of football for every year except for one…
Besh’s game-winner lifts Brophy over Mountain Pointe for first win of season
Brophy 62 Mountain Pointe 61 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Thanks in part to Colin Besh ’18’s game-winning layup, the Broncos beat the No. 4 ranked Pride to capture a victory in their 2017-18 opener Nov. 28 and make their record 1-0. “Tonight, we were obviously very excited,” said Jaxson Baker ’18. “Our first game, we didn’t play in a Thanksgiving tournament … we were dying to get on…
Admissions from Arizona a mixed bag, varies from case-to-case basis
Photo taken from Sabino Counseling | Arizona universities all compiled on a list to show all universities offered in AZ. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP One possible sentiment among college applicants from Arizona is that their personal residency could be advantageous towards gaining admission to out-of-state universities. However, Ms. Megan Ederly said that college applications are a lot more complicated than that, with a variety of factors playing into…
‘The Glass Castle’ adequately complements autobiography
‘The Glass Castle’ — starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts 7.5 out of 10 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Glass Castle, a memoir by Jeannette Walls, was undoubtedly my favorite book that I’ve been assigned to read in school—and it may even be my favorite book, regardless. So naturally, when I heard that Walls’s life story was being adapted to the big screen, I was ecstatic.…