Michael Ahearne

Track and field looks to underclassmen to prove themselves
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Track and Field began its season at Chaparral, March 5, after training for just over a month with both old and new coaches. Brophy Track began their training with their first practice Feb. 10 at the Brophy Sport Complex. The team has been practicing every day since, during the season, as well as Saturday and no school day practices, which will be arranged…
Middle Eastern Club looks to educate students on array of issues
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Middle Eastern club offers students a chance to become educated not only about Islam, but also about Christianity, Judaism and other cultural and religious areas in the Middle East. “The purpose of the Middle Eastern Club and why we thought it was so important for the Brophy community is to educate our peers on many issues regarding the Middle East that they have…
Vogel contributes to Student Council, produces videos
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP Greg Vogel ’15 is making a name for himself both in front of and behind the lens. Vogel is a member of the Student Council as well as a photographer and filmmaker across campus. “I’ve done a lot of different stuff,” Vogel said. “I am in Student Council and I have been making a lot of videos for that. I’ve also done things like…
Golf continues top finishes, Triplett steps up as leader
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Golf team finished their season placing fourth in the state finals with the help of team captain Sam Triplett ’14 and golfers Chip Getz ’16 and Michael Feagles ’16. “We finished fourth at the state tournament, which, out of the 20 or so teams, it wasn’t bad,” Triplett said. “But we were hoping to finish a little higher, so it was a…
Shooting Sports club should remain affiliated with Brophy
By Michael Ahearne ’14 The Roundup  Brophy is home to many great sports teams, including a variety of club sports. The lacrosse club team has been the state champion five times, the hockey club team won state in 2012 and the crew club team won the 2012 Arizona state championship. One club sport, though, has been left out of this list this year: the Brophy Shooting Sports club team. Last…
White uses new technology to help athletes recover from injuries
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP While athletes recover from injuries, many will use the new and advanced technology available to them through Athletic Trainer Mr. Chris White and his staff. “We basically have the same sort of equipment that physical therapists have, that high level pro sports use, that colleges use,” Mr. White said. “It’s all here.” Mr. White said he is very proud of his program and the…
MIT-bound Alba-Rivera aspires to be ‘vulnerable’
By Aakash Jain ’14 & Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP With a bevy of offers from prestigious universities across the country, one of The Roundup’s “Man of the Year” runners-up Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 plans to attend MIT this fall. Alba-Rivera’s diverse interests include programming, video making, animation and robotics. “When I came to Brophy freshman year, I followed the tendency of most students by signing up for a lot of different clubs, like…
Harris demonstrates commitment to leadership
By Aakash Jain ’14 & Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP When he discusses his community service endeavors or his recent night photography excursions, Matthew G. Harris ’13 speaks with culpably sincere enthusiasm and humility. With evident passion, he describes the various roles he has played as a Brophy student: president of Best Buddies, Kairos leader, school ambassador and photographer. When told that he had been chosen as a finalist for The…
Wirth named ‘Man of the Year’

When Greg Wirth ’13, recipient of the The Roundup’s 2013 “Man of the Year” award, was asked to detail some of his experiences at Brophy, he said, “My story’s really not that interesting.”

Campus needs more recycling options for students
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP  With clubs such as the Environmentally Sustainable Club and classes of students who collect all of the recycling each week, students may think that we are totally environmentally friendly. That might not totally be the case though. I see an unequal ratio of trash cans to recycling bins at Brophy, which I believe encourages more people to throw away items that may be recyclable.…