Michael Moroney

Students bring commitment and discipline to gym through strenuous exercise
By Michael Moroney ’13 and Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP For some students, working out is as much about mental health as it is about physical health. “What I love about a hard workout is that it helps me find what I am made of. Once you hit exhaustion, you have to dig deep inside,” said Austin Groen ’13. After years of never working out, Groen decided to change his…
Students interact with disabled through Best Buddies
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP After school every other Friday, a group of Brophy students drives west to Gompers Private Day School to work with intellectually and developmentally disabled students. These students are part of Brophy’s own chapter of Best Buddies, a non-profit organization that tries to engage friendships between high school students and students with disabilities. “The purpose of Best Buddies is to create lasting friendships with people…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Broncos end regular season with rout of Pinnacle
Brophy to face Chandler in 1st round of playoffs Brophy 59 Pinnacle 21 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Tyler Bruggman ’13 tossed six touchdown passes to lead the Brophy football squad to a 59-21 win over Pinnacle Friday, Oct. 28 at Phoenix College. “This year our offense has been picking up our defense and as a result our defense rallies,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander.  “We beat a…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Student voters feel inspired to stray from parents’ preferences
Some seniors buck household alliegence with personal opinion By Logan J. Hall ’14 & Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP A small group of Brophy students will have the privilege of voting in the 2012 Presidential Election, and some will clash with their parents. Most students have been politically influenced by their parents’ political leaning towards either the left or the right. These 18-year-old students will have the chance to make…
Broncos upset in shootout against Red Mountain
Red Mountain 33 Brophy 31 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP A late fumble led to a Red Mountain touchdown with just more than 20 seconds remaining Friday, Sept, 7 at Phoenix College and gave the Mountain Lions a 33-31 victory over Brophy. “I give credit to Red Mountain, they had a good game plan and they played well,” said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander. “They deserved to win.” The…
Football begins 2012 with win over Mountain Ridge
Brophy 34 Mountain Ridge 14 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Broncos captured a 34-14 win Wednesday, Aug. 22 in the first game of the season with a fast offensive start and a strong finish against the Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions. Brophy was forced to start their 2012 season on a Wednesday in order to schedule their Saturday, Aug. 25 game against Rancho Santa Margarita out of California.…