JP Hajjar

Volleyball falls short at state, ends season in second place
Photo courtesy of Mr. Tony Oldani | Brophy plays Hamilton at the state championship, May 16. By JP Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP In an intense game, volleyball fell to Hamilton in the state championship Saturday, May 16. After swapping sets twice, it came down to the fifth set. With the score tied at 11-11, Hamilton scored two straight points to lead 13-11 and Brophy could not recover. Hamilton then scored a winning…
Baseball ends season after loss to Valley Vista
JP Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Baseball lost to Valley Vista at the beginning of the month of May ending their season. The final score of the May 5th game was 6-4 Valley Vista. They finished the season with an 18-10 record.
Swimmer Blake sets sights on Olympics, competing for Spanish team
By Chase Bayless ’15 & J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Swimmer Jack Blake ’17 officially acquired dual citizenship in Spain with the hopes that he will compete for the country’s swim team in the upcoming Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. As a frequent visitor of the country and whose mother was born there, Blake said he felt comfortable with his decision and liked his chances of making the team. “I knew…
Track and field starts season with inter squad pentathlon
By JP Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP Track and field held a pentathlon event at Brophy, Feb. 13 including only runners from the team. Isaiah Oliver ’15 set pentathlon records for the Broncos with a 6.89 second 60-meter sprint, a 7.48 second 60-meter hurdle, and finished with 4,111 points overall. For the seniors, Oliver and Ken Conklin ’15 finished at the top of the leader board. Joshua Benjamin ’16 and Gabriel…
Football shuts out Perry 45-0, advances in playoffs

Quarterback Cade Knox ’16 was back in the lineup Friday, Nov. 7 in the first roundup the state playoffs after missing the previous two weeks with a hand injury and threw for three touchdowns in the shutout win. The broncos came out strong against Perry High School at home, scoring 21 of their 45 points in the first quarter and 38 in the first half.

Basketball edges Westwood with aggressive play
Brophy 59 Westwood 47 By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP  In Brophy’s first game since the McClintock Tournament, the Broncos outlasted Westwood, Thursday, Jan. 9 in a physical game. A defensive effort led to a much needed win for the Broncos as they defeated Westwood 59-47. Forward/center Freddie Erlandson ’15 led the team with 11 rebounds and added 10 points in the team’s effort. Guard Matt Stark ’15 scored 15…
‘White out’ game leads to a black out on the field
Chaparral 44 Brophy 10 By J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP With 49 seconds left in the game Thursday, Oct. 17, the lights went out on Chaparral’s field, but by this point Brophy’s offense had already experienced a power outage of its own. Chaparral defeated Brophy 44-10 in the first ever game between the two football programs, which was televised on Cox 7. Brophy struggled to score throughout the entire game.…
Football falls to Red Mountain after 4th quarter surge
Red Mountain 13 Brophy 12 J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP After leading the majority of the game, Brophy football fell to Red Mountain in the fourth quarter Friday, Sept. 20. The Broncos defense held the opposing team to just 13 points the entire game, but that was still enough for the Mountain Lions of Red Mountain to defeat Brophy 13-12. “They have a very powerful offense, very dynamic offense, and…