Jack Davis

Students should apply service experience of all Phoenix has to offer
By Hayden Welty ’19 & Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP As a Brophy student, do you feel that you have put forth a maximum amount of effort to your service projects? Phoenix is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. and the most populous state capital; as such, it boasts a rich ethnic blend of bountiful culture and life, which is easily accessible by the entire student body.  …
Future Physicians largely student-run, appeals to students seeking remedial career
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP During lunch break on Thursday, a group of motivated students meet in Piper 221 to discuss the latest news in medicine. “I’ve been the moderator for Future Physicians pretty much my whole tenure here,” said Mr. Patrick Kolb. “So, I’d say about eight to nine years.” “Mrs. [Cheryl] Lenox started off with the club and I joined her,” he added. “Eventually, she drew away…
Football receiver Nicholson to join Navy, serve United States
Photo Courtesy of Nico Nicholson ’17 | Nico Nicholson ’17 takes his oath to the United States Navy. Nicholson will forego college to enlist in the Navy and hopes to work in the nuclear division. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Attending a university is generally thought of as customary after a student obtains his or her high school diploma. However, one soon-to-be Brophy graduate and former football player, Nico…
TopGolf provides unique atmosphere, integral in promoting sport
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP TopGolf is like the 21st Century bowling alley. A visitor at the trendy, multi-story driving range can spend time with friends and enjoy outside activity. All while also improving their golf game. At the turn of the millennium, TopGolf was founded in the United Kingdom. Since then, it has expanded and spread across both England and the United States. One proponent of TopGolf, Bryce…
Brophy waves farewell to Succow after 42 years
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Mr. Tom Succow instructs his team during batting practice Feb. 15. Succow is coaching his final season of a 40 year baseball coaching career at Brophy. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Tom Succow has been a fixture at Brophy for four decades, impacting students’ lives as a college counselor, an English teacher and the head varsity baseball coach. Under Mr. Succow’s guidance,…
Pro/Con: Wake up! Students debate favorite java
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 | The Dutch Bros. and Starbucks mascots battle it out over who has the best cup of coffee on the west coast. Trophy students attend both of these coffee shops.  Dutch Bros. offers superior pricing, options, customer service By Jack Davis ’17 THE ROUNDUP Dutch Bros. Coffee was founded in the early 1990s and since then, it has expanded across the west coast, providing a…
Maintenance staff works to keep campus clean
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The maintenance staff plays a large part to how Brophy functions on a day-to-day basis, but they largely go unnoticed. Mr. Vidal Barocio has been working with the Brophy maintenance crew for almost five years. He said that the crew is responsible for doing the unsung jobs, but jobs that are necessary for a smoothly-run campus. “We do almost everything here,” Mr. Barocio said.…
Coaches: Starting lineups determined through work ethic, attitude, performance
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP From their first day of high school to the last game they suit up for, every athlete works in their respective sports with the goal of a starting position. “A lot of playing time in games is determined by effort and performance in practice,” said varsity basketball assistant coach Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’08. “I think coaches always evaluate players during practices even before they…
Junior pole vaulter Kurtz aims to continue athletic growth
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Carson Kurtz ’18 pole vaults at the Brophy home meet March 1. Kurtz originally got into pole vaulting after some friends joked that he should join, and it has turned into a positive and successful experience. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Carson Kurtz ’18 said that he wasn’t serious about pursuing pole vaulting when he initially picked up the sport two years ago.…
Scheuring grateful for Alumni Service work, hopes to continue teaching
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Can I please get your full name and class year? Dominic Michael Scheuring, Brophy Class of 2011. Where did you go to college and what was your major? I went to the University of San Francisco and studied Theology & Religious Studies. A bit of a hybrid major considering the approaches within each respective discipline can vary dramatically. Where are you now and what…