Jack Davis

Basketball working to earn 1st state championship
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Coach Hooten explains rebounding techniques to the team during a drill at practice. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Expectations for Brophy basketball soared when Gregg Rosenberg of Rivals forecasted the Broncos as the No. 1 ranked team in the state over the summer. “It was a huge compliment obviously to our program and the work that our players have put in,” said head…
Brophy loses to Chandler, drops 3rd consecutive game
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Chandler defeated Brophy 56-7 Friday Oct. 21 at Chandler high school. Chandler 56 Brophy 7 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by sophomore quarterback Jacob Conover’s four touchdown passes, Chandler defeated Brophy 56-7 Oct. 21 in Brophy’s last regular season game at Chandler High School. The defeat marks Brophy’s third straight loss, making the Broncos’ record 7-3 after winning their first seven games…
Pro/Con: Hillary vs. Trump
Photos Courtesy of Tribune News Service Trump will usher in era of prosperity, strength By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP Our country is at a political crossroads, a position where we have two options: the failed status quo or a reinvigorating, populist movement with fresh ideas. Donald J. Trump represents the latter, whereas Hillary Clinton represents the failed establishment that needs the boot. This establishment has been active in pushing…
Brophy holds off Desert Vista, improves to 5-0
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs through a defender and sheds a tackle. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Friday Sept. 16, 2016 at Desert Vista High school. Brophy 21 Desert Vista 7 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by running back Noah Pittenger ’17’s three touchdowns, the Broncos defeated Desert Vista 21-7 Sept. 17 in Ahwatukee. Pittenger rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns on…
Adams connects with players, brings knowledge to coaching staff
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Walker Adams ’16 (left) instructs Jake McIvor ’18 (right) on the sidelines vs Westview, Sept. 2. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Walker Adams ’16 exited the field for the last time Oct. 11, 2015 in Brophy’s 38-35 loss to Hamilton. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL for the second time in his career. Almost 11 months later, Mr.…
Dyer brothers, McAndrew connect through grandfathers, NY Mets
Photo by Jack Davis ’19 – Jim McAndrew models his 1969 World Series ring. McAndrew and Duffy Dyer were members of the “Miracle Mets”, and now their grandsons Drew Dyer ’18 and Max McAndrew ’18 are teammates on the JV baseball team. Students’ grandfathers played baseball together on the New York Mets By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brothers Drew Dyer ’18 and Bryce Dyer ’19 grew up in a…
Brophy’s comeback effort denied, knocked out of playoffs by Mountain Pointe
Mountain Pointe 62 Brophy 59 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 led Brophy in scoring with 25 points Feb. 18, but Brophy could not get a first round playoff win over 16 seed Mountain Pointe. Mountain Pointe won by three points, 62-59. The Pride returned the favor after the Broncos beat them 65-62 in the regular season. Brophy finished the 2015-16 season with a 13-14 record. The…
Brophy drops last game of regular season to Basha
Basha 56 Brophy 37 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 led Brophy in scoring with 18 points Feb. 11, but his offensive contributions were not enough as the Broncos fell to Basha 56-37. Brophy finished the regular season with a 13-13 record and heads into the playoffs. Kempton said that effective defense was the key to future tournament success. “It wasn’t a bad game, we put in…
Basketball holds on against Pinnacle
Brophy 69 Pinnacle 60 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 led the team in scoring with 23 points Feb. 2 to help the Broncos outlast Pinnacle 69-60. The win helped Brophy improve their record to 12-11. Kempton credited his performance to film study and running the floor. “We watched film before the game and we just saw what they did defensively and how we were going to…
Brophy suffers 2nd straight loss to Sunnyslope
Sunnyslope 48 Brophy 33 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos struggled to score in a lopsided defeat Jan. 12 to the hands of the Sunnyslope Vikings. The Broncos lost by a score of 48-33, making their record 5-6 and dropping their third straight game. Sunnyslope’s Dane Maggi had a big game, draining three 3 pointers and scoring several other times. At the end of the first quarter the…